When buying toys for Sunnyboy I've tried to put an emphasis on natural and open-ended toys, and something I thought he would enjoy was playing with silk. I found several companies selling beautiful play silks but (like many Waldorf inspired toys) they were expensive and even buying plain silks to dye was more than we could afford. So instead I looked for secondhand square silk scarves in charity shops and was able to get Sunnyboy a whole collection of 'play silks' for a fraction of the price. The silk scarves pictured here cost less than £5 in total and have been used in many different ways for imaginative and creative play.
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