Wooly Rock Pods ~

Hi and happy day!

Recently, I added a new listing to my Etsy Shop, the set is called Wool Rock Pods.

This is a design I came up with in 2013, when experimenting with Waldorf and Montessori toy making concepts.  I finally brought them back to my shop!

Think…large jelly beans.  Each Rock Pod has been shaped to resemble a smooth ‘rock’ or ‘jelly bean’.  I’ve done each colour of the rainbow.  I think they are so visually appealing and stimulating!

Each Rock Pod can fit perfectly into a closed hand.  They are neatly shaped for squeezing

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Let’s imagine what they can be used for!  Pretend play:  playfood, treasures to find in a hunt, building a tower, magic rocks, Easter eggs, throw them at a target. Can you think of any more?

Learning:  colours, rainbow order, counting.

Sensory:  the texture of these is my very fave!  Hold them during meditation to help you focus. Squeeze them to release stress.

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Teething toys for infants.  Store them in the freezer so they are even more soothing for hurting mouths!

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These are created with extra care, very firmly and solidly needle felted, and then they are put through a wet felting process.  This makes them more durable.

Care Instructions:  If they get fuzzy, give them a go with a fabric shaver.  They can be machine washed and dried, but I suggest placing them inside a pillow case and then into the washing machine on gentle,  dry on gentle too.

And oddly enough my friends…they would work as a set of ‘dryer balls’!  They work in the exact same way dryer balls do, they are just a more unique shape 🙂

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