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Ready to buy Eco friendly, ECE and childcare items, all lovingly made by hand

ECE and childcare furniture, and more

Take a look below for our ready to buy items, perfect for all early childhood education and childcare centres.

As well as our ready to buy items, we also offer custom design and build options.

Early childhood education and childcare furniture

These tables and seats, ideal for bringing adults and children closer together, are made from untreated pine ply polyurethaned with a high gloss finish.

We can create tables and seats to your specific requirements, please contact us for a free quote.

  • Chair  280mm high seat $65 
  • Chair with stained finish $95
  • Friendly table: 1600mm x 1000mm wide, stands 350mm above the floor $595
  • Infants table $395
  • Interlocking table each one 1200mm x 800mm $495
  • Stool Stool: 150mm high with a 250mm diameter seat $55    
  • Stool with stained finish $85
  • Custom built POA

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Infant Step-rockers

These gentle rockers double as infant climbers, and are accessible to young learners of all ages.

Constructed from untreated NZ-grown pine plywood finished in NZ-made water-based polyurethane, 450mm wide x 1200mm long x 330mm high.

$495

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Movable boxes

A modern classic in flexible learning environments, these boxes can be arranged into performance stages, worktables, pirate ships and soft protected spaces. Older children enjoy the cooperative play of moving these elements to suit their own imaginative games.

All boxes and ramps are open on one side to give more play options, and are made from NZ-grown pine plywood finished in NZ-made water-based polyurethane. Made to modular sizes for limitless configurations (the large cube shown here is 60cm x 60cm x 60cm), we can also build to your specific needs.

  • 60cm  cube – $295
  • 60cm square x 30 cm high box – $175
  • 120cm long x 60cm wide x 15cm high box – $175
  • 60cm square x 15cm high box – $135
  • Ramp 60cm long x 60cm wide x 30cm high – $115
  • Full set (one of each box plus two ramps) – $925

 

Please note: Due to construction techniques, these boxes may be 2-3 mm smaller than the dimensions above.

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Musical instruments:
Bong-a-ma-phones

These bonga-ma-phones (technical name ‘plosive aerophones’) are great full-body dancing-around elements in any holistic playground. These beautiful instruments are tuned to a minor pentatonic scale and sound great when paired with the ukulele. Made from sturdy PVC pipe, NZ-grown pine exterior-treated plywood, and finished in NZ-made water-based stain.

Comes complete with two EVA foam  ‘paddle bongers’.

$750

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Musical instruments:
Tungg Drums

These amazing instruments are a favourite with all ages, and are created using upcycled LPG cylinders.

Tuned to a minor pentatonic scale and undercoated with rust-resistant paint, these hand-played Tungg drums always sound amazing.

$450

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Musical instruments:
Music Frames

The sweetest and clearest sounds come from this double instrument built with care by New Zealanders. Upcycled galvanised pipe and sustainably-grown hardwoods are combined in the sympathetically-tuned keys (minor pentatonic scale).

Two rubber-tipped bongers included.

$900

Plywood cutouts - part 1

These maps & trees are cut from NZ-grown untreated pine plywood. Perfect for team-building, parent education or collage with children, each comes with an instruction sheet for collage. Once collaged these trees and maps make beautiful wall displays. Collect your own local natural materials or we can send mixed bags of natural collage materials.

Aotearoa map cutouts

Measurement is from Cape Reinga to Bluff and each map includes Stewart Island.

  • Small 1,200mm$90
  • Medium 1,500mm$110
  • Large 2,200mm$180

 

Family tree cutouts

  • Medium 1,300 x 800mm$130
  • Large 2,000 x 1,200mm$200
  • 12 branch birth month tree 1,200mm x up to 2,400mm$220

Also available as custom built to your specific size and design POA.

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Plywood cutouts - part 2

Word kitsets

These letters are cut from lightweight untreated birch plywood, and are wonderful natural collage projects at parent evenings, teacher meetings, and during creative art times. Letters measure approximately 25cm x 25cm, with the long stalks on the ‘p’ and ‘h’ 30cm long.

  • Aroha & Peace $25
  • Respect $35
  • Custom $10 per letter

We can customise your words in a font of your choice. Contact us directly to discuss.

Mixed bag of natural collage materials

Natural collage materials are great for finishing off these plywood cutouts.

$10.00

Room dividers

Movable Dividers
Flexibility is one of the hallmarks of highly functional learning spaces, and these moveable dividers are a great way of providing protected spaces that can change with the interests and needs of the children. Constructed from driftwood and NZ-grown untreated plywood, finished in NZ-made water-based polyurethane. Created with and without gates, we can always build to your specific needs.

  • S-shaped or C-shaped driftwood divider: 2,400mm long x 800mm wide x 800mm tall $2,000
  • S-shaped or C-shaped driftwood divider: 2,400mm long x 800mm wide x 800mm tall, gate featuring single-colour Perspex window and standard knob handle.  $2,900

 

Fixed-in-place Dividers
We specialise in working alongside whānau to create unique and functional spaces. These dividers can be any shape, height, and design you can dream up. We’re here to help!

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Climbers

Infant climber

This climber is only 595mm tall, yet can be used in so many ways. Designed for indoor use, it can also live quite happily on covered decks. Constructed from untreated NZ-grown pine plywood finished in NZ-made water-based polyurethane.

$550

 

Triangular climber

This challenging triangular climber can be used alongside planks and ladders, and stands 900mm tall. Constructed from NZ-grown exterior-treated pine finished in NZ-made water-based exterior stain.

$600

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Gum boot racks

Designed in consultation with the talented kaiako at Childspace, these funky boot racks also hold adults’ footwear.

Constructed from exterior-treated NZ-grown pine plywood finished in NZ-made water-based stain.

$150 per metre

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Portholes

These portholes are a fantastic way to bring coloured light into your playspaces, and create visual access to the wider world while retaining some element of privacy. Easy to install, they are created from coloured or clear perspex and exterior-treated NZ-grown pine , finished in NZ-made water-based stain.
  • Set of seven Matariki coloured perspex portholes (between 15 -20 cm external diameter)  – $270
  • Set of three clear perspex portholes (45 cm, 35 cm, and 25 cm external diameter) – $250
We can also build to your specifications, please email or call anytime.

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Nets

These versatile climbing nets can be used for gross motor play or set up as restful spaces using blankets and cushions. Created from upcycled netting sustainably sourced from here in Aotearoa, they are a great addition to a loose parts playscape.
  • 210 cm x 210 cm x 290 cm right-angle triangle – $345
  • 210 cm x 210 cm x 210 cm isometric triangle – $395
  • 180 cm x 240 cm x 300 cm right-angle triangle – $425
We can also build to your specific shape and size, please email or call anytime.

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Barrel pumps

Children are empowered to control their own water supply with these water barrels with built-in hand-operated pumps. Able to be filled by an ordinary garden hose or from a rainwater tank, these units are also great conversation starters about nature’s water cycle and water conservation.

Barrel shell constructed from exterior-treated NZ-grown pine planks with 100 litre polyethylene plastic tank inside, hand pump features removable handle. Approx. 800mm diameter x 1100mm high.

$1,500 (includes one-year one-off replacement guarantee)

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Slab streams

These carved timber slabs feature ‘mixing bowls’ with small curved streams, and are finished with a natural oil.

As we source our raw timber from nature, sizes and shapes will vary.

$200

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Log troughs

These log troughs are portable and endlessly flexible in their use.

Approximately 900mm long, and finished in a natural oil.

$400

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Perspex poster holders

Keep your child-level posters and art displays safe with these fantastic perspex poster holders. All perspex poster holders come complete with hessian board, perspex cover and stained and/or polyurethaned plywood frames ready to mount on the wall. All you have to do is add your own displays!

This example is 600mm x 800mm either portrait or landscape. We can also custom build to your specific measurements.

$395

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