Tinker Tray Play Christmas Gift Guide

Tinker Tray Play Christmas Gift Guide

Top Ten Christmas Picks Christmas is just around the corner, so close I can almost hear the tinkling of the reindeer bells in the air… a perfect time for me to share some of my top picks and best sellers with you! 1. Seasonal Subscription Boxes Give the gift of...
Getting to Grips with Loose Parts Play

Getting to Grips with Loose Parts Play

Written for, and published by The Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY). https://www.pacey.org.uk/news-and-views/pacey-blog/march-2019/getting-to-grips-with-loose-parts-play/ Anna Welch, owner of Tinker Tray Play, 26th March 2019. Children...
Treasure Baskets: A Heuristic How To

Treasure Baskets: A Heuristic How To

My first Treasure Basket encounter was as a new mum at a baby class run by my local children’s centre… and I didn’t get it. I remember wondering why on earth they were passing round baskets full of strange household items, and not toys. Surely funding constraints...