These Tinker Tray Play subscription boxes are packed full of open ended toys and resources that celebrate the changing of the seasons. Each box contains a seasonal Peggy & Pip peg doll, Little Munchkins playdough, Crayation Station crayon plus other seasonal and festive products from across the site, and you can choose the perfect sized box to suit your budget and needs.
Available as a Big Ole box, a Midi box or a Diddy box to suit all budgets and play room spaces.
Boxes will be posted each quarter; the Spring box during March, the summer box during June, the autumn box during September, and the winter box during December. The cut off period is the 1st of each of those months and boxes will be posted before the end of that month.
This is a 4 part subscription service that you can join anytime of the year. Your first box will be sent after the next seasonal cut off.
The price includes packing and posting.
Each Big Ole box contains the following items;
Spring – Rainbows and New Beginnings
|A beautiful hand painted wooden Peggy & Pip peg doll. This doll represents the season of Spring. Each doll is 6cm tall and painted using non toxic paints and sealant.|
|A 130g pot of Little Munchkins handmade playdough in a beautiful bright spring green colour.|
|A Crayation Station handmade crayon in the shape of a bird, to represent the beautiful songs of nesting birds in spring.|
|A Puppet Company finger puppet. A cheerful yellow duckling is a great nursery rhyme prop and a lovely sign of spring and new beginnings.|
|This set of stone farmyard footprints is double sided, one side has the raised footprint of an animal and the other has the indented image of an animal. Perfect for use with Little Munchkins playdough. These are robust enough for use indoors or out. A great way to learn about spring lambs and all of the other animals on the farm|
|These beautiful rainbow dancing ribbons have strong woven nylon hand straps and six strands of 1m long colourful ribbon. A fun way to embrace those blustery spring days and enjoy some physical outdoor play.|
|Set of six beautiful organza sensory scarves in bright rainbow colours. These are ideal for sensory play, role play, small world play or as a loose part play item.|
|This chunky wooden easy hold colour panel allows little people to view the world from a different colour perspective. A little bit like rainbows and springtime new beginnings.|
|A set of 72 detailed farm animal counters in six varieties (chicken, cow, duck, horse, pig and sheep). Ideal for counting, sorting, creating patterns and using with simple mathematical processes. These are rainbow coloured and can be used with the farmyard footprints for sorting play.|
Summer – Bug Hunts and Outdoor Play
|A beautiful hand painted wooden Peggy & Pip peg doll. This doll represents the season of Summer. Each doll is 6cm tall and painted using non toxic paints and sealant.|
|A 130g pot of Little Munchkins handmade playdough in a beautiful bright summer flowers colour.|
|A Crayation Station set of handmade crayons in the shape of summer bugs.|
|A Puppet Company finger puppet. This incy wincy spider is a fun nursery rhyme prop and a great addition to a bug themed toy collection.|
|Support children’s growing understanding of the world with this engaging and realistic set of eight bug stones. Featuring an ant, beetle, butterfly, centipede, dragonfly, ladybird, spider and woodlouse. This fascinating set is perfect for some outdoor creepy crawly summer fun.|
|A set of 72 detailed bug counters in twelve varieties (ant, butterfly, caterpillar, cockroach, dragonfly, fly, ladybird, locust, rhinoceros beetle, scorpion, spider, and stag beetle) in six rainbow colours. Ideal for counting, sorting, creating patterns and using with simple mathematical processes.|
|This wooden easy hold magnifier is a must have for any serious summer bug hunter! Chunky and with 3x magnification, plus an inset lens offering 5x magnification.|
|Two brightly coloured tweezers for garden exploration.|
|Zimplikids ‘bug’ slime.|
Autumn – Changing Seasons and Leaf Play
|A beautiful hand painted wooden Peggy & Pip peg doll. This doll represents the season of Autumn. Each doll is 6cm tall and painted using non toxic paints and sealant.|
|A 130g pot of Little Munchkins handmade playdough in a warm, rich autumnal colour, and scented too.|
|A Crayation Station set of handmade crayons in the shape of leaves.|
|A Puppet Company finger puppet. A woodland animal is a lovely seasonal toy, perfect for those autumn treasure scavenger hunts through the woods.|
|This set of 12 wooden sensory leaf tiles offer an engaging, tactile way to explore pattern and shape in the natural world. They are perfect for matching games, developing language, creating rubbings, taking imprints, as well as being an appealing resource for treasure baskets. Such a fun way to play and learn about leaves and changing seasons.|
|A pack of 50 fabric craft Leaves. These make an ideal resource for autumn themed invitations to play, and are great for arts and crafts too.|
|This set of leaf shaped sponges make great imprints with paint and glue for some seasonal crafts.|
|This chunky wooden easy hold plane mirror is a great way to learn about reflections and perspective. In this season of changing light it’s a fun way to introduce mirror play.|
Winter – Snow, Ice and Christmassy Nice
|A beautiful hand painted wooden Peggy & Pip peg doll. This doll represents the season of Winter. Each doll is 6cm tall and painted using non toxic paints and sealant.|
|A 130g pot of Little Munchkins handmade playdough in a crisp, cool winter colour.|
|A Crayation Station handmade crayon in the shape of a snowflake.|
|A Puppet Company finger puppet. This shiny silver star is a great nursery rhyme prop, and vey festive in the run up to Christmas. It’s silvery colour makes it a useful prop for invitations to play too.|
|These chilly polar footprints stones will encourage interest in the fascinating wildlife that inhabits our frozen polar landscapes. Including animals from the Arctic and Antarctica, these stones are perfect for fostering an understanding of our fragile natural world and promoting a commitment to protecting it. Each stone features a raised footprint on one side and its owner on the other. Contains eight double-sided footprint stones: polar bear, reindeer, wolf, musk ox, arctic fox, arctic hare, albatross and penguin.|
|This beautiful small world play igloo is fantastic fun for some winter themed play.|
|This messy play snow is such a fun seasonal product. Insta-Snow is an amazing super absorbent powder that looks like real snow when you add water. Just add water and Insta-Snow expands to 100 times its original volume to make the most amazing faux snow you’ve ever seen. A great addition to your small world play too.|
|This chunky wooden easy hold convex/concave mirror is a fun way to learn about reflections and changing perspectives, like the changing of the seasons. Its reflective surface also makes it a good addition to winter themed play.|
* substitutions for alternative but similar products may be made, and colours may vary.
Suitable for age 3+