Festive Tinker Tray

by Amy Collins December 11, 2018

This festive inspired tinker tray is the perfect activity to get your early years students exploring textures and practicing their fine motor skills.

You will need:

  • 1 x Shallow Gratnells (F1) tray
  • Baubles
  • Bottle tops
  • Cotton wool balls
  • Bells
  • Present bows
  • Tinsel
  • Coloured pom poms
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Festive ornaments
  • Tweezers (optional)


  • Fill a Shallow Gratnells tray with some or all of the above

Health & Safety

As with all Gratnells Learning Rooms What’s In My Tray Activities, you should carry out your own risk assessment prior to undertaking any of the activities or demonstrations.