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Kidsplay Crafts now offers Wicki Sticks, available both online and at our Gold Coast – Tweed Heads Store. Have you ever considered why we unleash the enchantment of Australia’s cherished Wicki Sticks and transform your creations today?

These delightful tactile Wikki stixs, crafted in the USA, consist of synthetic yarn/wool covered in a waxy, slightly tacky coating that facilitates easy bending, shaping, and sticking together by hand. Whether creating vibrant 2 dimensional artworks, intricate 3 dimensional figures, or utilizing them for educational purposes in the classroom to teach letters, numbers, and words, the possibilities are endless.

Wikki Stix or Wicki Sticks are resilient yet can be easily trimmed with scissors, adhering effortlessly to various smooth surfaces such as cardboard, wood, plastic, desks, and glass.

Their repositionable nature allows for hassle-free lifting, readjusting, and resticking, making them a sought-after tool among kids, parents, teachers, and educators thanks to their unmatched versatility.

Compliant with strict safety standards, Wikki Stix feature a food-grade wax coating, ensuring they are entirely non-toxic and lead-free. From playtime and craft projects to classroom activities, these sticks cater to a wide range of applications.

Moreover, many Occupational Therapists utilise them to enhance fine motor skills, while support needs educators find them beneficial for students with autism or visual impairments.

Ideal for kinesthetic learning, Wikki Stix facilitate hands-on engagement that resonates with tactile learners, enhancing their participation in educational tasks beyond traditional auditory and visual methods. With Wikki Stix at your disposal, ignite creativity, promote learning, and foster interactive experiences that captivate and inspire young minds.

5 simple educational uses for Wicki Sticks

  • Letter and Number Formation: Have the students move their fingers over the letters to “feel” the shape. Blindfold and turn it into a guessing games for extra fun!
  • Hand Writing: Use Wikki Stix to make borders when handwriting, to keep letters on the line, as well as to indicate where to start and stop on the paper.  You can also wrap Wikki Stix around a pencil to aid in pencil grip correction to show a student where to hold a pencil. 
  • For the Sight-Impaired:  Use Wikki Stix as a tactile activity of touching the outlines shapes of letters, numbers and shapes.  A great way for children to learn shapes in a creative way. 
  • For Fine Motor Skills:  Wikki Stix can help with the development of fine motor skills, through use of hands and fingers and also developing a sense of touch through pressing and connecting pieces.
  • Literacy Activities:  Use them to underline or circle parts of a word or a sentence.  Show the division of words into syllables, using different coloured Wikki Stix to code words.  Alternatively select a colour to underline parts of speech.  Eg green for adjectives; red for verbs; green for nouns, etc.

Kidsplay Crafts stock a range of the Wikki Stix products suitable for both educators and childrens play activities.    To check our prices, products and for more information, click our link below:

If you would like to find out more about Wikki Stix and how they are used by Occuapational Therapy click here.