Weighted Blanket for Kids by Harkla

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  • Soft, comfortable, and just what your child needs for a full nights rest
  • Easy to wash and dry
  • The dotted minky fabric is great for sensory seekers
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    Blanket Dimensions:

    • 5lb Blanket - 36 x 56 in
    • 7lb Blanket - 36 x 56 in
    • 10lb Blanket - 45 x 65 in

    The Perfect Weighted Blanket for a Good Night's Sleep

    Are you struggling to get your child to relax or fall asleep? If so, then maybe it’s time you invest in a heavy blanket.

    Our sensory weighted blankets are designed with your family in mind. Whether you are buying one for trouble sleeping or sensory processing disorder, you’ll be happy you finally made the investment in a Harkla weighted blanket.

    Our minky dot design makes this a perfect sensory blanket, as the soft minky fabric, combined with the dots and added weight make a sensory input trifecta!

    Our goal at Harkla is to help your child live a happier, healthier life, and we both know getting them to relax and get a good nights sleep is one of the highest priorities for that goal.

     

    "The Best Children's Weighted Blanket of 2018" - New York Magazine



    Made in 2-pieces for Easy Washing

    • Children get messy, which means you need a blanket that easy to wash!
    • With ties in the corner, your blanket is easy to put together and won't bunch
    • We use padding on the inside for a more comfortable weight than other blankets
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    Frequently Asked Questions about Weighted Blankets

    How Heavy Should My Weighted Blanket Be?

    The rule of thumb for a weighted blanket is to be 10% of your body weight, plus a pound or two. So for a 60-pound child, our 7-pound blanket would work best. Click here to see our heavier blanket options.

    Here is a chart to help:

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    What Are the Dimensions of the Blankets?

     

      

     

    What is the Science Behind Weighted Blankets?

    The science behind weighted blankets is called Deep Touch Pressure (DTP). DTP is simply distributed weight across the body. If you'd like to read more about the natural benefits of DTP, we wrote a guide to it here

    DTP releases serotonin in the body which turns into melatonin, as well as decreased nervous system activity. These combine to give a feeling of calm, relaxation, and naturally improved sleep. If you'd like to dive into the studies about weighted blankets and the science behind them, we wrote an article on it here.

     

    Who Do Weighted Blankets Work for?

    Weighted blankets have historically been used for those with special needs. However, they are beneficial to most people. Especially people who suffer from sleeping issues.

    If you'd like to dive into the benefits of weighted blankets for specific people, we have some articles covering that here:

    Do Weighted Blankets Work for Adults?

    Yes, weighted blankets also work for adults. Click here to see our adult styles