Registered NDIS Provider.

The best sensory toys near me

When you perform an online google search for "the best sensory toys near me" or "where to buy sensory toys in Melbourne?' look no further than The Sensory Specialist! We have the best range of sensory toys and educational products that are affordable, durable and bound to engage your little ones.

The Sensory Specialist is an online sensory store based in Bentleigh, Melbourne, Australia. We are also a registered NDIS provider - meaning that NDIS participants, parents and carers of individuals with special needs such as autism, ADHD and disabilities can use their NDIS funds to purchase their sensory support items and equipment from us.

We pride ourselves on being an Australian small business and have built a 5 star reputation across our locals areas of Bayside, Glen Eira and Melbourne regions. We pride ourselves on using the best Australian suppliers - so shopping with us means you are supporting small business too!

Henlee Lounger bean bag chair

What are the benefits of sensory toys for my baby or child?

Sensory toys are designed to stimulate the senses. This includes your baby or child's sense of: sight, touch, smell, sound and taste. Sensory play also helps with the development of your child's:

  • imagination
  • creativity
  • memory recall
  • physical development including fine and gross motor skills
  • vocabulary skills
  • social, emotional and communication skills

Creative Sprout emotions cards for kids

 Why shop at The Sensory Specialist Australia?

We are a one stop sensory shop, meaning you can get all of your sensory items in one place. We deliver anywhere across Australia, so you can shop from the comfort of your home or office. We have a huge sensory product range including:

What brands does The Sensory Specialist stock?

The Sensory Specialist stocks a wide range of sensory toys, educational supplies and sensory homewares for babies, children, teens, adults and the NDIS special needs community. Some of our best known brands include:

  • Jellystone Designs
  • Tiger Tribe
  • My Happy Helpers
  • Neptune Blanket
  • Grace and Maggie Playmats
  • Hape Toys
  • Miniland Educational
  • Kaper Kids
  • Springfree Trampoline (coming soon!)
  • Vuly Play (coming soon!)
  • Fitball Australia
  • Creative Sprout
  • Yumbox Lunch boxes
  • Sensory Matters

Just to name a few!

Sensory toys and autism resources NDIS near me

The Sensory Specialist is an NDIS Registered Provider. To become an NDIS Registered Provider, a business must meet strict government quality and safety requirements and pass a rigorous auditing procedure. If you shop with an NDIS registered Provider such as The Sensory Specialist, it means you may be able to use your NDIS funds to purchase your sensory toys, core supports, consumables, assistive products and assistive equipment. You can make an NDIS claim using the following options:

  • self managed 
  • plan managed
  • NDIA managed accounts.

NDIS Registered Provider The Sensory Specialist