Giant Desert Playsilk

$21.60 Regular price $36.00 (40% off)

Giant Playsilks measure 70 x 35 inches - ideal for parachute play, draping as a canopy over a bed, a roof forĀ a play stand, fort building, or as a backdrop for puppet shows. Pairs great with ourĀ Playclips!

Why Children LOVE Giant Playsilks:

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

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

Give your child a Giant Playsilk and youā€™ll be amazed by all the ways they play!

GiantĀ PlaysilksĀ areĀ painted by hand on gorgeous, lightweight (5 momme) 100% pure mulberry silk.

DiscoverĀ Sarahā€™sĀ 100 favorite play ideas with Playsilks

    Also available in ourĀ Mini PlaysilkĀ &Ā Classic PlaysilkĀ size.

    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 childā€™s creative potential.

    • Open-ended playĀ with Playsilks allows children to express their imagination and support their independence.
    • Nourishing the sensesĀ with Playsilks gives the child an amazing tactile experience.
    • Growing with the childĀ 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 ages 3+. 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.