Product Review: PlayMais

PUBLISHED: 15:38 31 January 2011 | UPDATED: 10:31 21 February 2013

Product Review: PlayMais

Product Review: PlayMais

An eco-friendly, green and fun new modelling material

Award winning craft sensation PlayMais is here! Introducing an eco-friendly, green and fun new modelling material. Play with it, build with it, create with it, you can even eat it!

PlayMais is a revolutionary craft toy using 100% natural ingredients. Sweetcorn and plant dyes are moulded into colourful building material, which, using just a dab of water, stick to each other. Children can create all sorts of models and sculptures either free style or using one of the many themed packs available. You dont even have to spend a fortune as the individual themed packs start at 2.99 you can choose to create a Princess, a lion, giraffe, cow or fish. Of special interest to parents is the no mess quality of PlayMais, the pieces stick together with just one dab of water and the non toxic vegetable dye does not run, smudge or stain saving your upholstery and carpets from a mushy mess! PlayMais can also be stuck to other surfaces, like plant pots, glass, paper and cardboard so the creative possibilities are endless. Like all simple ideas, its brilliant! Once you start you cant stop this is THE ideal crafting toy for young artists!

Not only is PlayMais fully biodegradable and eco-friendly, all of the packaging and box contents are too even the cutting tool in each pack is made from the cornstarch! This makes it a must have for eco-friendly parents the world over.

PlayMais has already won awards in its native country Germany, and is taking the UK market by storm, currently holding accolades from the NATLL Good Toy Awards, the ToyTalk Awards and Creative Play.

With a pack to suit everyone, PlayMais is available in a variety of sizes and themes. Generic boxes come in sizes Small, Medium and Large and there are also Basics buckets containing 500 and 1000 pieces all contained in a handy store away bucket.The larger themed packs include Farm,Jungle, Deco, Safari, Princess and Sea. All of these themed sets contain simple instructions and templates to create the theme on the box. For those who want to supplement their PlayMais collection or even just like creating in one colour, we have introduced the Colourline collection, this allows parents to buy the PlayMais blocks in one colour choose from pink, orange, green, blue, red or yellow.

PlayMais is available now from John Lewis, Amazon and all good toy shops and retails from around 2.99 to 19.99. For more stockists go to and click on the Playmais icon you can also watch a video showing PlayMais in action.

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