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NECKLACE Unisex Caterpillar by Kaiko


These are an awesome wearable sensory tool, feel amazing to use & look good with anything. Roll the beads between fingers whilst wearing it.   Wearable sensory tools are often most effective as the hand starts to use them often before we consciously register we need it, helping assist with regulation.

The weighted stainless steel beads roll between fingers beautifully. Many rub the cord also. This fidget is super soft in effect.   You can push your fingers in between the beads for a similar sensation to the pea popper.  

It is particularly great for those that stim with fabric, Blu-Tack rollers or like low sensory input as it glides between the fingers & is very calming. It is small, discreet and quiet. Given it is a quiet fidget, it makes it ideal for the workplace, travel or the classroom.

"I'm so glad your fidgets are durable. I've accidentally put my caterpillar fidget through the washing machine twice and the dryer once now because I keep forgetting it's in my work shirt pocket. 😅🤣 I absolutely adore my caterpillar fidget the first time I used it, I cried because of the instant relief it gave me.Please keep doing what you are doing because it helps so many people.  Samantha may 2024"

"I am a recluse but forced myself to go to a comedy show (1st trigger leaving the house). I was running late (2nd trigger). Had to park a bit away so had to walk really fast (3rd trigger). By the time we got to the venue where there were heaps of people (final trigger) I was really struggling with anxiety/panic. I couldn't get my breath. It was awful. What saved me? This hand caterpillar I had slipped in my pocket before leaving the house. I don't leave the house without one after that experience. Something I HIGHLY recommend. THANK YOU! Bec October 2023"

"One of my favourite anxiety fidgets. I love how easy it is to put over my head(don't need to around with a clasp). Convenient hands free only when ii need to fidget with it. So smooth. I get many compliments about it. Only wish I could choose my rainbow colours otherwise it would be a 5 star! Perfect tool. Rachel Oct 2023"

"A really helpful gadget for self soothing. I’m a hair twirler which was obsessive at times, so this is a healthier alternative and truly works for me. Aliesha K July 2023"

"I love these and have several. Good for a ‘fidget’ which looks professional and not childish. I can wear it like jewellery or like a lanyard (with a clip) for everyday, and also for meetings or formal occasions when I want if need to be discreet or appear to blend in - especially if it’s tense and I need a non self-injurious way to manage panic and distress, and to help me focus. Necklace/lanyard style means I can almost have it to hand when I need it, even if I don’t have pockets or am without my bag.  Aug 2023"

These have been effective for those who

  • hair twirl or pulling
  • stim with fabric
  • roll Blu-Tac (NOTE : SPEKS range also helpful to replace this also)
  • love squishies and soft sensory input
  • also wonderful for decreasing agitation.

They come in one size that will fit all but can easily be shortened to the wearer's preferred length (see below). They have a break away clasp for safety if pulled & come in a storage container.

 To shorten necklace:

Simply cut and retie knot at each end to the desired length & pull knot back into the casing of the clasp. We find the easiest way to find optimum length is to have arms at right angle across belly. The bead length should be about at this height.

Kaiko Fidget sensory tools can assist with...

  • Supporting mental health 
  • Emotional regulation & sensory input
  • Focus & concentration - great study or work tool
  • Tactile awareness & desensitisation
  • Hand function – improving fine motor, strength & circulation
  • Active listening - can increase focus & attention
  • Reducing unhelpful habits - such as nail biting, tapping, hair twirling, pen clicking & leg bouncing etc.
  • Sensory seeking substitution - finding a more socially acceptable outlet for sensory preferences

    Keeping the fidgets sanitised. - They are fine to wipe , ours regularly go through washing machine, the trick is to wipe excess moisture off them. If left wet/damp (eg in washing machine lol) they can rust in appearance a little but generally does not affect function. wiping with an antibacterial wipe or damp cloth then drying off thoroughly is the key.

     Please note they are made using cord that can frey over time due to friction.  This is wear and tear and cannot be avoided.  The time this takes to occur can depend on how the fidget is used. 

      Keep out of reach of children under three years old as the beads can pose a choking hazard.

      Materials:   Beads : stainless steel & cord polyester



      Shipping & Returns

      We aim to post all orders within 24 hours of receiving an order.

      Domestic Shipping:

      Standard Shipping Rate is $12.95 (3-5 business days)

      Express Shipping Rate is $16.95 (1-2 business days)

      Large or special items may incur additional postage & handling charges.

      International Shipping:

      We ship to most destinations around the world. There are some set up for flat rate shipping.

      Please note that charges do not include any duty/taxes charged by your country's port authorities (if applicable).  You will be responsible for any charges they may add.  We are unable to quote these as they vary from country to country, however will show up as a flat rate at checkout based on your location.

      If your country isn't set up for flat rate shipping please email us a list of the products you are interested in and your shipping information /address to and we can provide you with a quote.

      Returns Policy:

      We have a 30-day return policy, which means you have 30 days after receiving your item to request a return.

      To be eligible for a return, your item must be in the same condition that you received it, unworn or unused, with tags, and in its original packaging. You’ll also need the receipt or proof of purchase.

      To start a return, you can contact us at If your return is accepted, we’ll send you a return shipping label, as well as instructions on how and where to send your package. Items sent back to us without first requesting a return will not be accepted.

      You can always contact us for any return question at


      How is my order shipped?

      Typically we use Australia Post.  If it is more economical, we may use an alternative carrier and we deliver Australia wide.

      We aim to post within 24 hours of receiving our order.

      Once payment has been received we will send you an email confirmation.

      Postage times will vary depending on location however in most cases you should receive your order within 3-5 business days from the purchase date.

      Large or special items may incur additional postage and handling charges.

      Can I have it sent Express Post?

      Absolutely!  Just select that option at check out.  

      Express Post orders are sent via Australia Post. Please refer to the Australia Post website for delivery time frames.  For items larger than Australia Post limits we use a range of courier services. 

      Do you ship internationally?

      We ship to most destinations around the world.  There are some set up for flat rate shipping. 

      Please note that charges do not include any duty/taxes charged by your country's port authorities (if applicable).  You will be responsible for any charges they may add.  We are unable to quote these as they vary immensely from country to country. 

      If you country isn't setup for flat rate shipping please email us a list of the products you are interested in and your shipping information /address to and we can provide you with a quote.

      Again, please remember customs and duties are the responsibility of the Customer.

      Please note shipping to Europe and UK is currently disabled on the website while I try get my head around the Brexit law changes and regulations.  

      If your order is over 135 pound (approx 260 AUD) then we can ship and you pay the VAT on its arrival.  Unfortunately orders under this amount are way to complicated to manage as we have to charge all the fees our end. 

      This is what is on the UK information pages:  For the sale of goods over £135, you might not be required to collect VAT at the point of sale. In this case, VAT and duties are remitted by the importer. If you use registration-based taxes and have a UK VAT registration, then VAT will not be applied to your sales to customers in the UK. If you choose to, you can charge your customer for VAT and duties at the time of sale, and then provide these funds to the shipper or importer using a shipping label. Alternately, you can send the orders without charging VAT and duties, and your customer will pay extra funds at the time of delivery. 

      How can I track my order?

      When we ship your order, we automatically send you your tracking number. (Please check your junk folder)

      Check your email and enter your tracking number here: Track My Order

      What is your return policy?

      All claims must be made within 14 days of delivery.

      Please contact us quoting your order number, with details of your proposed return before proceeding.

      Unless the goods are defective or sent in error, you will be required to pay postage with tracking to return goods. Items must be received in original, unopened condition and packaged safely so damage does not occur.

      If returned goods are used or in an unsaleable condition, then your return may not be processed.  There is no return or exchange available on discounted or on sale items.  

      What if my order is damaged when it arrives?

      If the goods are faulty, damaged on arrival or they have been incorrectly described we offer the choice of a refund or exchange.

      Please contact us with 48 hours of accepting delivery. 

      We may ask for images to help investigate the damage or fault. 

      What if I change my mind?

      We are passionate about making sure you have the right product for your needs. If you change your mind about the purchased items, you are welcome to return it to us (at your cost) and we will provide you with a credit so you can chose something else.  

      All returned items must be in original, unused and unopened condition and proof of purchase will be required.

      Please note that, for hygiene reasons, we cannot accept change of mind returns or exchanges for any oral motor/chewable related items, wearable items such as body socks & fabric items such as weighted products.