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Friday, April 24, 2009

Work-Play Trays from APH

Durable trays hold objects which might roll out of reach. Trays provide enclosed work space for sorting, matching, classifying, counting. Two sizes and colors:

Large Work-Play Tray (21 1/4 x 13 1/4 inches)

Catalog Number: 1-03761-00

Catalog Number: 1-03740-00

Small Work-Play Tray (17 x 11 3/4 inches)

Catalog Number: 1-03751-00

Catalog Number: 1-03660-00

These products requires special handling. Please call APH customer service at 1-800-223-1839.

Dividers for work-play trays

Divide the work area into two, three, four, or five parts. Note: Dividers are not available for the large tray.

Catalog Number: 1-03770-00
Click this link to purchase Dividers for Small Work-Play Tray (4-pack) work-play trays

The Jumbo Work/Play Tray is designed to provide learners who have visual impairments and significant challenges with a tool in which they can play, explore, and learn independently. The large size tray (24" x 24") allows ample space for active learning and prevents toys from rolling out of reach.

Can be used with:

  • A HOPSA Dress™ or similar device so a child uses his or her feet on the tray
  • A swing, hammock, or foam wedge while the child is prone and uses his or her hands on the tray
  • A child sitting on the tray

A liner accompanies each tray for additional color contrast. Adhesive foam (included) can be cut and placed on the bottom of the tray to protect floors or prevent sliding.

Catalog Number: 1-03761-00

Catalog Number: 1-03740-00

This product requires special handling. Please call APH customer service at 1-800-223-1839.

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1839 Frankfort Avenue
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 6085
Louisville, Kentucky 40206-0085
Toll Free: 800-223-1839
Phone: 502-895-2405
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