Play silk - Grotto Blue (Water)
This beautiful and durable play silks with a gorgeous blue inspired by water is an essential and versatile item to any toy collections, and will provide hours of endless play opportunities for your little dreamers.
From babies for sensory play, to older children for imaginative and small world play, these buttery soft and free flowing silks will nourish the senses, inspire creativity and spark imagination. Children will enjoy using them for different activities such as pee-a-boo, cape wearing, blankets for their babies / picnics, landscapes for building...anything they can imagine.
Our play silks are designed and hand-dyed in Australia by Fibre Artist Laura using colourfast, child safe dyes. Her creations are inspired by nature, and variegated colour with depth and realism are achieved with her unique hand dye method, producing an one-of-a-kind piece to treasure. The natural crinkles in the silk are specifically preserved for added texture.
Material : 100% pongee silk
Size : 90 x 90 cm
*Due to the nature of hand dying, each piece is unique and may vary slightly in design.
About the craftsmen :
Laura is an Fibre Artist and Early Childhood Educator trained by Kathy Walker in the The Walker Learning Approach - a play based curriculum. Laura is a firm believer in constructivist teaching, with a particular focus and keen interest in play based learning and the Arts.
In 2017, she opened her home studio and developed a process art program, inviting many young children and their families to join in discovering the joy of art and messy play.
She enjoys working with natural fibres such as wool and silk to bring open-ended toys to life, offering children a unique play experience that will nourish their senses and encourage their imaginations to blossom.