Storytelling Fairy Tale Playsilk

$13.00 Regular price $20.00 (35% off)

Our Fairy Tale Playsilk will be LOVED during storytime with your children. Little ones delight in following along with the stories you tell, imagining them and then playing them out with this Playsilk! Children will then make up stories to tell as well.

This also may be used as a Seek and Find Playsilk, with so many beloved fairy tale characters to discover!

Sarah's story suggestions include:

  • Rapunzel
  • The Princess and the Frog
  • Peter Pan
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • Little Red Riding Hood
  • Hansel and Gretel
  • The Three Bears
  • Snow White

Fairy Tale Playsilks are 21" x 29", and are made from heavyweight, 100% pure mulberry silk.

Illustrated by @mhairi.hellbrandt

Why Children LOVE Playsilks:

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.

Discover Sarah’s 100 favorite play ideas with Playsilks

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

Our Playsilks are dyed with non-toxic, eco-friendly dyes and have been safety tested for children of all ages.

Safety tested

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

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 water
  • 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
  • Collection 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 Playsilks 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.