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String Games

String Games

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Remember playing Cat's Cradle when you were little? I do! With my Grandma!

String games are one of the oldest games in human history, involving creating various string figures, either individually or by passing a loop of string back and forth between two or more players. Games can range from simple to complex, so practice and patience are required! Many parents carry string games along on trips, to restaurants, and visits with relatives as a way to pass the time and share tricks with their children.

  • Handmade and dyed in California by my son Noah in all the colors of the rainbow. 
  • Open-ended play with String Games will keep children amused as they use their imagination to create different patterns and unique shapes!
  • Promotes development by building finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination, patience, communication, and encouraging the growth of neural pathways in our brains - Read More

Game instructions can be found here.

If they break (from rough yanking) light a candle and burn the ends back together. (adults only!)

Ages 5 and up. Great party favors!

Sustainably Made

Silk toys are made from 100% pure mulberry silk. Gentle on Mother Earth, silk is a natural fiber that breaks down easily and returns to the soil, replenishing and nourishing Mother Earth.

Care Instructions

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

Easy Returns

We happily accept returns that are initiated within 30 days of the order’s delivery date.

Safety Info

Warning: Strangulation hazard - long cord

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A Silk & Wood Childhood

Our silk and wood toys are open-ended and inspire children to pretend. At Sarah's Silks, we have a wide variety of carefully designed natural toys that will delight your child's imagination and be lovely to have around the house. Waldorf teachers recommend simple items just like our silk and wooden toys to help spark any child's imagination.

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  • Easy Returns

    We happily accept returns that are initiated within 30 days of the order’s delivery date.

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LO
07/23/2019
Lori O.

So much fun!

My six year old son is in love with his strong game. I had no idea what a huge hit it would be. Such a wonderful, simple toy. Thank you!

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SS
06/14/2022
Sarah S.
United States

String Games

My daughter loves the string games. It has been so fun to play and she even took it for show and tell at preschool. We accidentally washed ours in with a load of laundry and it came out pastel. Oh well still fun!

CC
11/05/2021
Carol C.
United States United States

A lovely string for classic finger/ hand games

I stashed this little string in my purse when visiting my granddaughter. She was thrilled to find it and played quietly while the grownups talked.

MG
06/09/2021
Melanie G.
US US

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02/26/2021
Kathryn R.
US US

I've been shopping from Sarah's

I've been shopping from Sarah's Silks since my daughter was born. Now I get to shop for my grandchildren and watch them play and have fun while developing their imaginations. I have always been thrilled with the quality of their products and service.