What is PlayMais?
PlayMais® is a natural, versatile craft material for children, which is 100% biodegradable and therefore harmless to the environment. It is made from maize, water and food colouring.
- PlayMais® sticks together with a tiny dab of water
- PlayMais® can be shaped easily with the fingers
- PlayMais® helps develop fine motor skills
- PlayMais® encourages creative thinking
- PlayMais® aids your childs creative development
- PlayMais® is educational
- PlayMais® is a natural product and is environmentally friendly
- PlayMais® is easy and fun
Contrary to many toys currently in the marketplace, all development and production of PlayMais®takes place in Germany. Furthermore the environmental sustainability of PlayMais® is not just a theory. It truly sets new standards for intelligent stewardship of the available resources of our planet!
What Can I do with PlayMais?
PlayMais®, can do it all! You can reshape, squeeze, cut, roll and rip it, and much more: PlayMais® offers endless modelling opportunities! PlayMais stick to each other, and to many different types of surfaces, simply by making them moist with a little water - no glue required.
You can click the following pictures to see how these models were made step by step.
PlayMais® - natural and meaningful learning games
Development of social skills:
- Since PlayMais® is ideal for use with large groups of children, it supports the development of social behavior in groups.
- PlayMais® natural play method strengthens the ability to problem solve.
- The simple playing and crafting of PlayMais® ensures rapid success for every child’s experiences.
- The transition from two dimensional to three-dimensional creativity occurs rapidly, once children start interacting with PlayMais®.
- Development of colour recognition and ability to think and adapt all the time.
- Improve the perception of how form and shape work.
- Improves touch and dexterity by the development of motor skills.
- With PlayMais® children will be introduced with guidance in a playful way to letters and numbers.
- PlayMais® is loved by children, as it allows them to quickly and easily produce impressive models!
- PlayMais® encourages focused play, therefore helping to develop a child's attention.
- Development of creativity
Free decoration cards
MOSAIC decoration cards
PlayMais® Crafting Book
This book contains information on the amount of necessary PlayMais®, a colour suggestion and many pictograms that show the recommended approach step by step.
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