Children love to explore the world around them and what better way to get a close up look than with a magnifying glass for children! Whether they these scientific tools indoors examining their toys and home furniture, or enjoy exploring nature in the outdoors, your child is sure to love playing with one of these brilliant magnifiers.
While they are playing, they’ll be learning key skills like hand-eye coordination and motor skills as well as of course, developing an interest in science and technology that is sure to serve them well in future!
3x magnification measuring approx:
Large: 20cm long x 8cm x 1cm
Small: 15cm long x 8cm x 1cm
These magnifiers are made from bamboo and contain Perspex as the glass to prevent glass shards when dropped. They also come with a leather hand strap for safe keeping & hanging. Recommended to be used under adult supervision.
A beautiful piece to put your wildflowers on display. Use it for garden offcuts, pieces from a dried bouquet or pressed blooms. Each piece includes elastic to keep stems in place and twine if you wish to tie over the elastic. These beautiful wildflower keepers come with two different etchings:
* 'Tell me a story about wildflowers'
* 'Live simple, bloom wildly'
These Wildflower Keepers are 14 cm x 14 cm.
- flowers are for styling purposes only and are NOT included with this piece. We recommend you put your favourite fresh offcuts, dried or pressed blooms and change as often as you wish.
-Due to the nature of timber, items may differ to the images on your screen (grain within timber, etching presentation etc), this is not a flaw. - Pretty, but not a toy! This is a decorative piece only. Please ensure these are placed out of reach of children and not hung above cots/beds and check piece regularly for potential hazards.
Children’s Gardening Set
This gorgeous gardening tool set for children has been made with strong beechwood handles and quality stainless steel. Use with your children in the sandpit or in the garden to create your own special outdoor magic!
Includes both tools in the set (spade and fork) and a leather straps for hanging. Store out of the sun when finished to avoid fading & damage to the wooden handles.
Each tool measures approx. 20cm in length.
Bamboo Plant/Herb Labels
Exclusive to Little Merchants are a wonderful set of bamboo plant labels.
These are far more enviornmentally friendly and more durable than conventional wooden labels. One side has a natural finish, other side is smooth for writing. They are bound with some tarred twine.
There are 10 labels included in the set, each measuring approximately 20cm long.
Please be aware that they may contain and give splinters when inserting into the ground.
Bamboo Fine Motor Set
This beautiful bamboo fine motor set allows for many open ended play opportunities, painting tables, investigations or sensory tables - the list is endless!
Included in this beautiful set:
1 x Chunky Bamboo Brush (approx 16cm long - including bristles)
1 x Bamboo Scoop (approx 16cm long)
1 x Bamboo Curved Tongs (approx 17.5cm long)
1 x Bamboo Fine Tongs (approx 17.5cm long)
This set is the perfect addition for little hands to use within any fine motor, sensory and/or inspiring learning spaces. Warning: bristles may shed slightly on bamboo brush. Set not suitable for children 0-3 years.
**Please note: Brush design has changed slightly (March 2020)
Beech Wood Hammer
This gorgeous natural beech wood hammer/mallet would be the perfect tool for your nut cracking tasks, botanical dying activities or as a play dough tool. There is a hole for hanging and can be oiled with coconut oil or bees wax if you wish. Perfect to build those fine motor skills in those little hands.
Approximately 19.5cm in length, head width is 6cm and head diameter 3.5cm.
Children and adults will love cracking their favourite nuts with this simple yet quirky kitchen tool. This vice like nut cracker is easy to use, acts like a vice and is an essential in any plastic free household. Place outside in your mud kitchen and let the children enjoy cracking macadamias and walnuts. What an awesome activity for children to build fine motor strength and control while enjoying the nuts that they've cracked.
Made from FCS wood and is approximately 12.5cm when completely screwed in.
Bamboo Long Handled Scoop
This Bamboo scoop is a fantastic addition to our fine motor resources. It has a long handle that is great for building eye hand co-ordination.
Perfect for sensory play and scooping rice or other natural materials.
Approximately 18cm long.
This product is not suitable for babies.
Gilly's Food Safe Bees Wax
A rich, soft wax perfect for a natural finish on a variety of raw timber/bamboo surfaces, including children's furniture, chopping boards and food serving utensils.
Made using a blend of beeswax, soy wax and carnauba wax flakes, this preparation is easy to apply and penetrates deeply into the fibres to nourish and protect. Comes in a 125mL tub and imparts a matte sheen.
Perfect for our wooden bowls, scoops and spoons!
Gilly's Leather Care
The ideal way to care for your leather goods from furniture to saddlery and bags to shoes. Containing beeswax and citrus oil it is easy to use and nourishes the leather leaving it supple and therefore more resistant to dirt and staining. This non-toxic product is also good on vinyl and is water resistant and non-staining. Wonderful Waxon pigmented and protected leathers. Use sparingly as very rich in waxes. Not suitable for natural leathers such as aniline and semi-aniline.
Wooden Citrus Squeezer
This beautifully carved beechwood citrus squeezer fits comfortably in the hand. It will allow you to juice straight onto or into your food or use with children to squeeze citrus within your outdoor nature play setting. Perfect for developing and strengthening fine motor skills and makes for a delicious fast testing activity!
Wooden Egg Cup
Gorgeous wooden egg cup to use either in your kitchen, for nature play or in your child's mud kitchen.
Made from Beechwood.
*Staining may occur on egg cup as a natural use of this product.
Our maple wood honey drizzler is the perfect serving piece to use when drizzling delicious natural honey into tea, onto toast or on your oats. Perfect for little hands to practise dipping, twisting and spreading. Maple wood has natural bacteria killing properties and is one of the sturdiest types of wood you can find.
Hand wash only with warm soapy water and allow to dry thoroughly. Approximate length is 10.5 cm (length) and the head measures approx 2.5 cm x 2.5 cm.