Small world 
big play


Maggie is a mother of three living in Quinte West. Through years of teaching art to learners of all ages, she has experienced the power of open-ended play. With younger ones, this included a tonne of playdough. It started with a recipe from her mother-in-law Dorothy's time at Sussex Elementary, in New Brunswick. Years of play and experimentation later, came the squishiest, longest-lasting playdough! Small World Big Play playdough and playkits are following in the small world play tradition of Reggio Emilia education. The playkits are wooden, stainless steel, and cotton, and the playdough is handcrafted entirely of natural ingredients, safe for little ones and fully compostable. Maggie's goal is to provide sustainable products, and opportunities for empowering, creative play!


Order your favourite local goods for pick up or home delivery. Prices are the producers' prices, you just pay a small shopping fee of $5.


We want to help you feel engaged in our local economy by helping you get to know the small producers and artisans in our community.


We hope the Homegrown Hamper will become a meeting ground for people to share and learn from one another.