Small World Play


Creative ideas and activities to support development in the early years

Debbie Chalmers, Kay Margetts

Small World Play, is your go-to resource for all things related to small world play! Discover a variety of small world play suggestions, including toys, models, puzzles, construction kits, and recycled materials.

Small World Play by Debbie Chalmers and Kay Margetts provides:

  • Guidance and Tips: Learn how to introduce children to the wonders of small world play to foster confident, creative, and imaginative thinking skills.
  • Inspiring Ideas for engagement: Discover interesting ways to captivate, challenge and motivate children of all ages and ability levels.
  • Early Years Learning Framework: Explore links to the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and the characteristics of effective learning, ensuring that playtime is not only fun but also developmentally enriching.

Orders are normally dispatched within 3 to 5 business days. Goods are shipped by Australia Post or by local courier, depending upon the location, with a delivery expectation of 3 to 10 business days. We will email dispatch confirmation and tracking details.

International Orders
We are happy to supply orders from outside Australia and New Zealand. Orders will be dispatched by International Air which has delivery expectations of 3-21 business days depending upon your location.

We offer a 14-day inspection with freepost return on all printed products.
Please be aware that we cannot offer an approval period or accept returns on digital resources, so orders for these resources are final.

Debbie Chalmers

Debbie Chalmers was a highly-experienced drama teacher and consultant and a writer of textbooks for early years and primary education in the United Kingdom. Sadly, Debbie passed away in February 2019, aged 52.

Kay Margetts

Kay is currently an Honorary Associate Professor in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education. She has a strong background in early childhood development, learning and teaching both as a practitioner and as an academic. Her main areas of research are transition and adjustment to school, accompanied by a strong record of publications. Kay is regularly engaged in knowledge exchange activities with the education sector including teachers, educators and parents.

Additional Information
Weight 0.315 kg
Dimensions 297 × 210 × 5 cm