By , February 10, 2007 10:21 am

If you have ever wondered whether children can have fun with a toy that is not loud and hi-tech, then set down a basket of playsilks and turn your little ones loose!

A playsilk is a simple, colored silk scarf. Really any silk scarf will do, but children’s playsilks are readily available from Waldorf-type stores if you do not want your scarves messed up.

Things I have seen kids do with playsilks: dress-up, “wrap gifts,” make sister “disappear,” peek-a-boo, tent, stage curtains, doll blanket/carrier…etc., etc. You get the idea!

You can find these here on Amazon and at many other nice toy stores too.

Please also visit my post on Wooden Playstands for another playsilk idea.

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3 Responses to “Playsilks”

  1. MC Milker says:

    I was thinking recently about doing a post on play silks. Maybe I’ll get to this week – I’ll link you!

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