Sunset Silk || Play Silkies

Type: Loose Parts

Take things to golden levels with our Sunset Silk Play Silkies! These richly-hued silks will bring an explosion of pinky-purple to your child's sensory and pretend play. Whether it's a riot of colors or an awe-inspiring sunset, we've got your sunset dreams covered. Let's get the play started! 🌅

Play silks, a staple in any playroom. These wonderful toys may not seem like a ‘toy’ but put them in the hands of a child and what emerges can be surprising. There are so many ways to play with this simple toy that is only limited by imagination.

Will it be used for dancing, dress ups, a treasure basket, colour hunt or, an old favourite, peek-a-boo?

Play silks are a magical play resource that inspires children's play. They are a timeless addition to any play space, be it home, early learning space or classroom. These materials are toys that children will be naturally drawn to play with over and over. The simplicity and open-ended nature of play silks inspire child’s natural creativity. 

Play silks are a perfect addition because:

  • They are open-ended and inspire children to express their imagination and support their independence 
  • They are a wonderful sensory addition to your loose parts play!
  • Play silks gives the child a unique sensory and tactile experience. They can feel the silks with their hands, their faces and their bodies as well as observe how the silk flows and moves though space. 
  • Play silks are timeless. They will grow with your child and inspire play for years to come.  From the posting box to the small world play set up to doll play, play silks are versatile and timeless in their offerings to children's play and learning. 

Play Silkies are designed in Melbourne, Australia and made from the highest quality, 8mm (momme) A-grade Habotai Silk. These silkies are made to be strong, soft and silky to allow for years of imaginative and sensory rich play. 

Read our amazing blog on 47+ Ways to Play with Play Silks.


  • Approximately 90cm x 90cm
  • Age 0+

Images credit @yasminrosephotography, @x_macy_and_ollie_x, @miles.and.noah and