Character Queen Bed Weighted Blanket

$587.04$648.30

Or from $146.76 in 4 instalments with Afterpay or Zippay.
 
NEW RELEASE!
Design your own Queen bed weighted blanket with your favourite Character to soothe the feelings of anxiety and overwhelm away.

Buy it in 4 easy steps:

Step 1: Select your blanket's weight from the dropdown menu.

Select your blanket’s weight from the dropdown menu.

Step 2 - choose your blanket's colour.

Choose the fabric for the front.

Step 3

Pick the fabric for the back.

Step 4: add to cart and then check out

Add to cart and then check out.

 
Bluey licensed fabric for a weighted blanket
Pink Frozen Licensed Fabric
Licensed Print with Paw Patrol Pattern
Calming weighted blanket made with licensed Blue Star Wars fabric
Trolls licensed fabric for a weighted blanket
 
Airforce blue
Aqua cotton swatch
Baby Pink Cotton Swatch
Hot Pink Cotton Swatch
Beige Cotton Swatch
Black Cotton Swatch
Burgundy Cotton Swatch
Dark Grey Cotton
Light grey cotton swatch
Emerald Green Cotton Swatch
Lime green cotton swatch
Navy blue cotton
Royal blue cotton swatch
Purple cotton swatch
Lavender cotton
Red cotton swatch
Orange
Satsuma cotton swatch
White cotton
Sensory minky weighted blankets
Sensory minky aqua
Sensory minky baby pink
Beige sensory minky
Black sensory minky
Brown sensory minky
Burgundy sensory minky
Hot pink sensory minky
Light grey sensory minky
Lime green sensory minky
Midnight blue sensory minky
Navy blue sensory minky
Orange sensory minky
Pale yellow sensory minky
Red sensory minky
Royal blue sensory minky
Toffee sensory minky
Violet sensory minky
White sensory minky
Yellow sensory minky
Aqua smooth minky
Baby blue smooth minky
Baby pink smooth minky
Dark grey smooth minky
Hot pink smooth minky
Lavender smooth minky
Navy smooth minky
Peach smooth minky
Red smooth minky
Violet smooth minky
White smooth minky
Yellow smooth minky
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Calming Moments' weighted blankets are premium quality and get free shipping Australia-wide
Premium quality guaranteed

Size: 146cm x 205cm
This Character weighted blanket is designed to fit on top of a Queen bed, with no overhang. This gives the best calming effect to people with sensory sensitivities.

 

Fabric:

This Character weighted blanket for a Queen Size bed has a front of your choice of printed cotton. Pick your favourite colour in cotton, sensory minky or smooth minky.

 

Available designs:

Pink Frozen, Paw Patrol, Star Wars Blue, Minecraft, Bluey, Trolls.

 

How it’s made:

  • Each weighted blanket’s calming effect comes from its weight. This comes from filling each blanket with the correct weight of micro glass beads.
  • The glass beads are the size of mustard seeds with smooth edges. 
  • Each blanket has evenly spaced, individually sewn pockets. These are each filled with an equal weight of micro glass beads. This means that the blanket’s weight is evenly distributed across your whole body.
  • We fill each blanket with two layers of cotton wadding. This keeps the glass beads evenly spread through each pocket. 

 

Care instructions: 

This weighted blanket is machine-washable on cold, gentle cycle.

We pay the post! FREE shipping Australia-wide.
 
We typically take 2 -3 days to prepare your product for shipping. We use Australia Post for our free shipping option.
 
The table below shows how long the post usually takes.
 

State Delivery Estimate
ACT 6 – 7 Business Days
NSW 6 – 7 Business Days
NT 10 – 11+ Business Days
QLD 6 – 7 Business Days
SA 5 – 7 Business Days
VIC 6 – 8 Business Days
WA 2 – 5 Business Days

Calming Moments guarantees that all its weighted blankets will last at least two years (subject to a “sensible use” clause).
 
This means we will repair or replace it in the unlikely event that the stitching breaks.
 
This guarantee is unique. No other weighted blankets available in Australia have it.
 
We give it to show our premium, Australian-made quality.

Occupational Therapists recommend that a Single Bed weighted blanket be 10% of your body weight.
 
As the weight is spread over a wider area in a Queen bed blanket, we recommend adding 1.5kg to the 10% of body weight guideline.
 
Please use the next weight up if you are “in-between” weights or want to leave room for a child’s growth.
 
The calculator below will show you the recommended weight for your blanket.
 

Here are answers to some frequently asked questions. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have a question that hasn’t been answered here
 

FAQs

  • How do weighted blankets help relieve anxiety?
    Weighted blankets work because they are heavier than an ordinary blanket. The extra weight provides calming Deep Pressure Touch. Deep Pressure Touch is a firm but gentle consistent pressure. It triggers two responses in the body that bring feelings of reduced anxiety. It firstly shuts off the body’s “fight or flight” instinct that is governed by the sympathetic nervous system. It then activates the parasympathetic nervous system. This causes both the breathing rate and heart rate to slow and the muscles relax. The end result is that you feel more relaxed and less anxious.
  • How do weighted blankets help you sleep?
    The extra weight of a weighted blanket gives your body soothing Deep Pressure Touch. Deep Pressure Touch is constant, gentle pressure that first works to deactivate the body's sympathetic nervous system (the body's "fight or flight instinct). Next, Deep Pressure Touch switches the body's parasympathetic nervous system on. The parasympathetic nervous system works to calm the body and mind by slowing the heart rate, reducing the respiration rate and relaxing the muscles. All this helps relax your body so that you can sleep easily and soundly.
  • What does “lies on top of the bed” mean? And why is it important?
    The weighted blanket’s area is the same as the top of your bed. We make them this size as studies have shown this maximises the calming effect. If you prefer the feeling of being cocooned, the please take a look at our weighted quilt insert options.
  • What weight should the weight of the weighted blanket be?
    Occupational Therapists recommend that a single bed weighted blanket should be 10% of your body weight. If your weight is “in between” weights or you want to give a child some room for growth, please choose the next weight up. Larger blankets with a wider area need to be a bit heavier to achieve the same level of calming Deep Pressure Touch. Each product page contains guidance on the best weight to choose for your blanket.
  • Is there an age restriction for using weighted blankets?
    Yes - children younger than two should not use a weighted blanket.
  • Can I use NDIS funding to buy a weighted blanket?
    The NDIS funds weighted blankets in some circumstances. If you are self-managed, you can order online, pay online and then reallocate the funds to yourself. Alternatively, we will send you an invoice and you can make direct payment. If you are plan-managed, we will send your case manager an invoice that they can submit. (Please ensure that a weighted blanket has already been added to your plan or they will not pay for it.) If you are NDIA-managed, we will submit the payment request through the portal. Please make sure it has been approved as part of your plan. We will make your blanket and ship it to you as soon as we receive payment.
  • What causes the weight in the weighted blanket?
    Calming Moments’ weighted blankets are available in weights from 1.5kg to 12kg. The weight is supplied by micro glass beads. These are incredibly fine and - unlike poly pellets - have no sharp edges that could disturb your rest. They are also silent, unlike poly pellets that can make whooshing and rustling noises.
  • Where do you make your weighted blankets?
    Calming Moments operates from its factory in Mandurah, WA. As a result, all our weighted blankets are certified Australian-made.
  • What are Calming Moments' weighted blankets made of?
    The outside of the weighted blankets is made in your choice of fabric type and colour. We have a wide range of coloured cottons, sensory raised dot minky and smooth minky. We sew two layers of cotton wadding inside the fabric. We then sew evenly spaced pockets into the blanket and fill each pocket with an equal weight of micro glass beads. The cotton wadding helps keep the beads spread evenly through each pocket. This means your body gets consistent Deep Pressure Touch. This gives you the best calming effect.
  • How to wash your Calming Moments' weighted blanket
    All Calming Moments' weighted blankets are completely machine-washable on cold, gentle cycle if your machine can take the weight. If not, please take it to a laundromat and wash it there. Please do not tumble dry or dry clean.
  • What Makes Calming Moments' Weighted Blankets Unique?

    Weighted blankets made with love and care

    Made with Love and Care

    Our team of Aussie mums carefully makes each weighted blanket with love and care (and a lot of laughs).

    Certified Australian-made

    Certified Australian-made

    Calming Moments’ weighted blankets are the only certified Australian-made available in this market.

    How to wash your Calming Moments' weighted blanket

    Machine-washable

    All our weighted blankets are easily machine-washable on cold, gentle cycle.

    Custom-made with the right weight

    Custom-made with the Right Weight

    This gives your body the best calming effect.

    Made with Silent Glass Beads

    So that your sleep won’t be disturbed by poly pellets’ rustling, swooshing noises.

    The Weight Won’t Shift Around

    The cotton wadding keeps the beads in place so that the weight stays evenly distributed over your body. 

    This maximises the calming benefit.

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