Sustainable Play: 60+ cardboard crafts and games for an earth-kind home (Paperback)

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'I adore Sydney's approach to play... good for our planet, and good for our souls too.' - Daisy Upton, author of Five Minute Mum

'For some serious playtime inspiration follow Sydney Piercey. She does it with zero fuss or show off. She is just brilliant'. - Clover Stroud

Parenting blogger and mother-of-three, Sydney Piercey, gained traction online with her environmentally friendly DIY toys made entirely out of cardboard.


Filled with 60+ creative, accessible and plastic-free projects and play ideas, Sustainable Play is packed with crafts and games to enjoy with your children on slow, rainy or drawbridge days at home. Sydney provides you with budget-friendly, easy-to-follow ideas to play and create in this handbook, inspired by her family's love of the simple things.

From step-by-step projects to create magical toys from your leftover cereal boxes to joy-filled games using everyday objects from around your home, Sustainable Play will equip you with the inspiration you need to entertain your children in a creative, stimulating and sustainable way - being kind to the planet in the process.

About the Author


Sydney Piercey is a mother of three and parenting blogger who previously worked as an au pair and a nanny before having her own children. She is passionate about re-use, recycling and sustainable living and has gained popularity online for creating fun and sustainable toys for her children from cardboard.

She regularly writes for well-known parenting blog Babyccino and has recently been interviewed and featured in Domino Magazine, My Modern Met magazine, Bored Panda, Interested Engineering and Momes.net.

Praise For…


'I adore Sydney's approach to play. She takes something as simple as cardboard and tape and creates beautiful activities and role play items... She shows time and time again that toys don't have to be fancy and expensive for children to cherish them and gain important early years play experiences from...The simplicity of what she does is not only good for our planet, but I have found, good for our souls too.'

'I adore Sydney's approach to play. She takes something as simple as cardboard and tape and creates beautiful activities and role play items... She shows time and time again that toys don't have to be fancy and expensive for children to cherish them and gain important early years play experiences from...The simplicity of what she does is not only good for our planet, but I have found, good for our souls too.'

'Sydney's sustainable crafts leave me in awe every time, her genius creativity from everyday objects knows no bounds, they challenge us to think differently and inspire our next generation of little ones.'

'Sydney's sustainable crafts leave me in awe every time, her genius creativity from everyday objects knows no bounds, they challenge us to think differently and inspire our next generation of little ones.'

'I absolutely love Sydney. Her clever cardboard crafts and her appreciation of the simple things in life makes her a breath of fresh air. She is a joy to follow on Instagram and this book packed full of smart yet easy-to-follow ideas will be the saviour of many rainy parenting days - being kind to the planet at the same time.'

'I absolutely love Sydney. Her clever cardboard crafts and her appreciation of the simple things in life makes her a breath of fresh air. She is a joy to follow on Instagram and this book packed full of smart yet easy-to-follow ideas will be the saviour of many rainy parenting days - being kind to the planet at the same time.'

'A beautifully sustainable and simple book celebrating childhood through earth friendly, achievable crafts. An ode to the joy of slow-living.'

'A beautifully sustainable and simple book celebrating childhood through earth friendly, achievable crafts. An ode to the joy of slow-living.'

'Sydney's aesthetic is calming, charming and her cardboard crafting is like no other. Whether parents seek to create an intricate dolls house, a complex SLR camera, or fun kitchen utensils, board games or costumes with reusable materials around your home (Witches Hats never looked so good), she is my go-to for inspiration.'

'Sydney's aesthetic is calming, charming and her cardboard crafting is like no other. Whether parents seek to create an intricate dolls house, a complex SLR camera, or fun kitchen utensils, board games or costumes with reusable materials around your home (Witches Hats never looked so good), she is my go-to for inspiration.'

'Sydney inspires the kind of adventures that are hidden in your house, and a kindness to ourselves as parents. Her creations are so genius and yet so simple to recreate - she is a genuine star! I absolutely love to see what she's come up with and the joy it spreads across the internet.'

'Sydney inspires the kind of adventures that are hidden in your house, and a kindness to ourselves as parents. Her creations are so genius and yet so simple to recreate - she is a genuine star! I absolutely love to see what she's come up with and the joy it spreads across the internet.'

'Sydney's crafts have a low-fi charm that make them accessible to all parents yet completely enchanting for all children.'



'Sydney's crafts have a low-fi charm that make them accessible to all parents yet completely enchanting for all children.'



'These crafts are so much more than the sum of their parts. Of course, they're fabulous examples of resourcefulness, creativity, and sustainable choices but, beyond that, they teach kids - and adults - to look at "stuff" differently. Where some would just see trash, these crafts teach them to envision the treasure they could become.'



'These crafts are so much more than the sum of their parts. Of course, they're fabulous examples of resourcefulness, creativity, and sustainable choices but, beyond that, they teach kids - and adults - to look at "stuff" differently. Where some would just see trash, these crafts teach them to envision the treasure they could become.'



Product Details
ISBN: 9781529416640
ISBN-10: 1529416647
Publisher: Greenfinch
Publication Date: November 28th, 2023
Pages: 216
Language: English