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The Original PlayTRAY

An award-winning early learning product, opening up a world of sensory play & creativity.

Opening Up a World of Sensory Play and Creativity

We believe in the power of sensory play to nurture a child’s healthy development. Our carefully crafted products are designed to help create unforgettable open-ended play experiences that encourage exploration, and ignite imagination whilst strengthening a child’s bond with their caregiver.

Say hello to a new way of looking at playtime

The PlayTRAY takes care of everything. With a deep tray, shallow tray, and 6 removable compartments, it’s perfect for keeping activities contained and organising play resources after.

Check out these videos for inspiration!

Why Sensory Play Matters

Sensory play is more than just a fun activity - it plays a critical role in a child's development, building the foundation for lifelong learning, creativity, and wellbeing.

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Get Started with Sensory Play

Getting started with sensory and small world play can be daunting, especially when it comes to thinking up ideas of what to play, and choosing the right resources and supplies for your child's PlayTRAY. But don't worry - we're here to help!

FREE Resources and Ideas
Watch them tip, mix, pour and explore

Give little hands the tools they need to make the most out of sensory & creative play, with scoops and bowls designed to complement your PlayTRAY.

For the littlest hands

Make playtime fun with this unique Mini Scoop Set! Perfect for those littlest hands, these scoops are ready for kids to dig into their imagination and enjoy hours of tactile play!

Add a pack of activity cards full of ready-to-play recipes

Hooray for less time planning, more time watching the wonder unfold! Our sturdy activity cards provide easy-to-follow recipes for sensory fun.

Extend their creative play, brick by brick

Bring their favourite building blocks into the mix with our double-sided PlayTRAY construction mats. One side for toddler creations, the other for more intricate builds.

Make planning play even more organised

Add further storage versatility to your PlayTRAY with handy removable inserts ideal for play resources and craft bits. Pop out, play, then put back in to store away.

Get your FREE ‘Beginner’s Guide to Sensory Play’

Messy hands, huge grins, and a whole heap of developmental benefits! That’s what you can expect when you download your FREE ‘Beginner’s Guide to Sensory Play’ full of DIY recipes & play ideas.

If you’re debating getting one, get one!

5 star
Elysia, UK (30/09/2022)

I love our play tray and really wish I’d invested in it sooner.

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Sacha, UK (25/07/2022)

Absolutely the BEST tray I have ever bought for play set ups.

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Zoe, UK (08/06/2022)

Super easy clean up, perfect size and shape!

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Lisa, USA (21/06/2022)

The PlayTRAY is honestly my favourite purchase ever.

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Sophie, UK (01/10/2021)

5 star worthy. I am so pleased with the quality of the tray and the limitless uses it provides!

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Jenna, UK (27/09/2021)

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Founded by an early years expert and mum who gets it

Inspire My Play is a UK-based family-run business founded by former early years teacher and mother of three, Laura Tuck, and husband, Neil. Passionate about play (and the many benefits of sensory play in early childhood), our collection of thoughtfully designed play products has been developed to make sensory & creative play accessible - for parents and educators. More inspiration, easier organisation, and lots of fun!

Bulk Buy for your Early Years Setting

Our play-based products are perfect for schools, preschools, nurseries, sensory play classes, play therapy centres, and hospitals for children.We offer bulk buying options to make it easier than ever to promote creativity, imagination, social and emotional development, and physical coordination in children of all ages and abilities in your care.