Sensory Play for Kids

DESIGNED BY A PRESCHOOL TEACHER

Holiday Subscription Deal

Order a prepaid 6 or 12 month gift subscription and you'll receive a FREE BONUS BOX in December's shipment

($40+ Value, No coupon code necessary!)

HURRY! This bonus ends soon!

Last day to order for 2022 is Dec 16th!

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Holiday Shipping Notice

Messy Play Kits will be on Holiday Break beginning December 17, 2022 through the end of the year. 

All orders placed by December 16 will ship promptly. 

Any orders placed December 17 or later will ship out in January 2023. 

Happy Holidays!

Sensory Play Made Easy

Play-Based Learning without the time-consuming prep work

We know you're busy. Wouldn't you rather spend your precious time hands-on with your child instead of searching, finding age-appropriate sensory activities, planning, shopping, and prepping the materials? 


We offer convenient ready-to-play kits and sensory bins so you can provide the educational and sensory processing benefits of messy play while enjoying time spent with your child. 


Just open the box and play!

What's Inside Your Box?

 
Messy play kit subscription contents

Messy Play Kits

AGE 3-8 

Messy Play Kits contain 3-5 activities designed around a theme. They contain science projects, art activities, and so much more. Projects inside the Kits are intended to be done with adult supervision. 

Convenient monthly subscription: $44, free shipping.

Sensory Bins

AGE 3-5 

Sensory Bins are open-ended exploratory play. They contain a base material (like pasta or rice) plus themed toys and fine motor tools. These are re-usable and allow children to take the lead and play independently!

Convenient monthly subscription: $44, free shipping.

Messy play kit subscription contents

You'll receive a new Kit or Bin each month. Subscriptions ship out on the 8th of each month, and you may cancel at any time.

Parents Love Messy Play™

What is Messy Play™?

Messy Play is a style of play in which children get to take the lead, explore and learn with their hands, and experience a wide variety of textures and materials. It focuses on play-based learning and allows children to learn at their own speed. 


Messy Play helps build fine motor control, problem-solving skills, foundational math and science concepts, language and vocabulary, social-emotional skills, and so much more! 


Messy Play Kits are STEAM* activity kits that help you provide sensory play without having to stress over the how and what. They provide all materials and instructions necessary so you can enjoy the play with your kids! 


*STEAM: science, technology, engineering, art, math 

Messy Play Kits & activities are designed to engage and sharpen your child's skills

Cognitive

problem-solving, cause and effect, spatial awareness

Math

counting, shape identification, matching, timing

Science

physical properties, chemistry, predictions, observations

Creative

using open-ended materials, building self-confidence

Social

group problem-solving, sharing tools and space

Responsibility

following rules and instructions, setting up, cleaning

Language

pre-literacy skills, learning new words for materials

Fine Motor

pinching, poking, grasping, strengthening pencil-grasp

Each of our products comes with the background educational info, all of the materials, and detailed instructions contained right inside the box so that you don’t need to spend time researching, shopping, and testing the activities ahead of time.

Hi, I'm Robin

the maker behind Messy Play Kits.

My experience teaching preschool in one of California’s top laboratory schools inspired me to start a company to support families at home.


Kids learn best through play, but many families struggle to find the activities, recipes, materials and time to do the projects! 


I created Messy Play Kits to alleviate this frustration and allow parents to enjoy the time they have with their kids. It combines my expertise in child development and sensory play with my love for all things colorful and messy (and washable!).


All my products are made by hand in the Santa Cruz Mountains in California.  

Robin with oobleck