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30 Ways to Play Seek & Find Playsilk

$20.00

In honor of Sarah's Silks' 30th anniversary, we made a Playsilk that shows 30 of Sarah's favorite ways to play!

Children will delight in this special edition Seek & Find Playsilk that asks the question: what is YOUR favorite way to play?

Seek & find your favorite open-ended toys and dress-up pieces and discover new play ideas along the way. This 22 x 29 inch Playsilk features original artwork by Gemma Koomen, showcasing each beloved toy from the magical world of Sarah's Silks. 

  • 22 x 29 inches
  • 100% Mulberry Silk
  • Designed for creative, open-ended play

Playsilks are inspiring, magical toys that children will be drawn to play with time and time again. The simplicity and open-ended nature of Playsilks tap directly into the child’s creative potential.

  • Open-ended play with Playsilks allows children to express their imagination and support their independence.
  • Nourishing the senses with Playsilks gives the child an amazing tactile experience.
  • Growing with the child sets our Playsilks apart from any other toy, allowing for a limitless range of play possibilities, and years of lasting play value.

Playsilks are made from 100% pure mulberry silk - painted and dyed by hand. They are light weight and airy, providing a wonderful sensory experience while also being easy for children to play and 'work' with.

Loved by children

Playsilks have been a staple in Montessori & Waldorf homes around the world for 30 years!

Care instructions

Hand-wash with mild shampoo or dish soap and warm water. Hang dry, and iron on medium to restore shine

Sustainably made

Playsilks are made from 100% pure mulberry silk.

Safety tested

Fun & safe for all ages! Safety tested by the rigorous standards of the U.S. & E.U.

100 things to do with Playsilks

Dress-up play ideas
  • Superhero cape
  • Flag
  • Princess dress
  • Princess skirt
  • Genie pants
  • Wedding veil
  • Fairy wings
  • Pirate scarf
  • Wizard Cloak
  • Belt for a sword
  • Karate headband
  • Knight tunic
  • Rapunzel hair
  • Mermaid tail
  • Chef apron
  • Wear as a favorite animal
  • Wedding gown
  • Ghost
  • Fashion designer
  • Clown
Open-ended play ideas
  • Make bubbles in the bath
  • Doll sling
  • Treasure pouch
  • Doll hammock
  • Dog leash
  • Sling for pretend broken arm
  • Hot lava
  • Pretend bandage
  • 'Swim' on one
  • Prop for charades
  • Puppet theater
  • Camping tent
  • Fort building
  • Fortune telling
  • Circus performance
  • Story reenactment
  • Dragon fire
  • Doll blanket
  • Yellow sun
  • Jellyfish
Learning & active play ideas
  • Tie knots
  • Braid
  • Make a Playsilk pull
  • Practice counting
  • Juggling
  • Float in the air
  • Make a parachute
  • Wrap yourself up
  • Gently float over a baby
  • Dance
  • Play peek-a-boo with a baby
  • Fly as a kite
  • Use in yoga class
  • Run in the wind
  • Bring on trips
  • Collecting shells
  • Tie to swing
  • Gift to a friend
  • Sensory play
  • Tie on bike handles
Small world play ideas
  • Color matching
  • Water for a boat
  • Grass for wooden animals
  • Sky backdrop
  • Star gazing
  • Potion
  • Cooking ingredients
  • Blanket for a tea party
  • Stir in a pot like soup
  • River for canoeing
  • Sand for a beach
  • Sensory bowls
  • Camp fire
  • Moat around a castle
  • Straw or hay for wooden animals
  • Ice for skating
  • Snow for cold mountains
  • A fence for a farm
  • Playmap for learning
  • Make a rainbow
Decorative & party ideas
  • Colorful bunting
  • Tooth fairy pillow
  • Party table cloth
  • Pinata
  • Hang in windows
  • Party favors
  • Pretend cake
  • Cover a Playstand
  • Use as gift wrap
  • Hang in doorway
  • Sunshade for car windows
  • Decorate a birthday table
  • Dye white Playsilks
  • Tooth fairy gift
  • Draw or paint on one
  • Tie a Christmas tree ornament
  • Grass for an Easter basket
  • Spooky Halloween ghost
  • New Year's Ball
  • Valentine's gift

Try Playilks in the Water!

Put your Playsilks in water to make bubbles

A silk & wood childhood

Play is the world of the child. Through play the child learns and discovers their inner selves and the outer world around them!

Open-ended, loose parts essential toy

Children naturally engage in deep, meaningful play when provided with simple, open-ended toys, like Playsilks.