Silk and Wood Childhood

Musings from Sarah's Silks

Capturing the Joy of Childhood Play

Capturing the Joy of Childhood Play

by Sarah Lee June 15, 2018 4 Comments

We spent three days filming and playing with children all around Sonoma County. Don Prouty captured so beautifully the essence of Sarah's Silks- light, sun, freedom, living in the moment, connection with others and nature, imagination and finding moment of joy.
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100 Things to Do With a Playsilk

100 Things to Do With a Playsilk

by Sarah Lee June 05, 2018 125 Comments

Some of our favorite new ideas to do with playsilks: be a mama kangaroo with baby joey playsilk pouch, collect sea shells in them, as something tied to a bedpost to hold onto while pushing during a home birth...how many of the 100+  things have you tried?
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How to Wash Playsilks

How to Wash Playsilks

by Sarah Lee May 15, 2018 1 Comment

All of our silks can be hand washed in the sink, bathtub or a basin. Here is how: Use shampoo or dish soap and warm water. Get them soaked and soapy, scrub gently, rinse and hang to dry. Use a medium iron to restore the shine.
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Making Playsilks: From Caterpillars to Cloth

Making Playsilks: From Caterpillars to Cloth

by Sarah Lee February 08, 2018 2 Comments

Did you ever wonder where the silk for playsilks comes from?  We did!  So, we spent some time finding out. First we took a trip to China to chronicle the process from the Mulberry trees to the hemmed playsilks; then we came home and raised some of our own silkworms in our living room and in our son’s third grade class at our local waldorf school.
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Wavee Boards for Creative Play

Wavee Boards for Creative Play

by Sarah Lee May 12, 2017 1 Comment

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Magical Playsilks with a Señorita Twist!

Magical Playsilks with a Señorita Twist!

by Sarah Lee April 05, 2017 145 Comments

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