Engage & Explore PlayBox

Regular price $135.00

See packaging information below.

This PlayBox is best introduced between 9-10 months.

Packed with play-things designed to help babies understand the world around them, the Engage & Explore PlayBox was made just for 9-10-month-olds like yours. From music-making play to learning complex new ideas like self-awareness, this box comes complete with hours of fun.

Each play item comes with information explaining what it is and how best to play! As part of your PlayBox, you’ll also receive a digital PlayPack, filled with extra tips, tricks, and ideas for sensory play.

The Engage & Explore PlayBox includes:

  • Objects book
  • Stacking cups
  • Baby tambourine
  • Box and ball drop
  • Mirror ball
  • Crinkle square


This beautiful little book features real-life pictures of animals. A great early educational tool, it helps teach the very beginnings of literacy and cognitive ability.

  • Size: 13.5cm x 13.5cm
  • Material: Wood with non-toxic, water-based finish
  • Detail: 10 pages with 10 different animals
  • Development areas: Speech and language, Cognitive, Social and Emotional


This set of eight Mushie stacking cups is a delight. Stacking toys help develop both the body and the brain, improving fine motor skills and building connections and concentration. Stacking cups are a very versatile toy, and your baby will love discovering new and exciting ways to play with them as they grow and learn.

  • Size: Box size 9cm x 9.5cm
  • Material: 100% free from BPA, PVC and phthalates.
  • Detail: Set of 8 stacking cups. Designed and manufactured in Denmark.
  • Development areas: Cognitive, Fine Motor, Gross Motor


The box and ball drop is a simple and clever way to teach object permanence. This toy shows them that when they put the ball in the box, it’s still there – even if they can’t see it. This is also a great toy to support pincer grip development as they learn to open the drawer.

  • Size: 12cm x 12cm x 8.5cm (ball is 4cm)
  • Material: Wood with non-toxic, water-based finish
  • Detail: The box comes with a mirror ball. Please note, due to the nature of stainless steel, there could be minor surface rubbing or scratches on this product.
  • Development areas: Cognitive, Fine Motor, Gross Motor


This reflective mirrored ball creates a stretched and distorted version of reality that your baby will find endlessly fascinating. The other-worldly reflective surface will help your baby discover reflection, light, shadow, temperature, and weight.

  • Size: 4.5cm
  • Material: Hollow, coasted stainless steel finish
  • Detail: This can be used with the Box and Ball Drop as well as on its own. Please note, due to the nature of stainless steel, there could be minor surface rubbing or scratches on this product.
  • Development areas: Cognitive, Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Social and Emotional


This crinkle square has been created to excite your baby’s sensory side. Pieces of fabric might seem simple, but they’re a great way to build your baby’s cognitive, emotional, and social development, especially if they make a noise.

  • Size: 21cm x 21xm
  • Material: Cotton fabric with crinkle foil inside
  • Detail: This can be used with the Box and Ball drop as well as on its own
  • Development areas: Cognitive, Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Social and Emotional


The tambourine is part of the percussion family of instruments. A long-time staple for any child’s toybox, it promotes listening, playful interaction, and sensory learning. These baby sized tambourines are a fun shape making it easy for your little one to hold and grip.

  • Size: 10cm diameter
  • Material: Plywood
  • Detail: One piece provided
  • Development areas: Cognitive, Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Social and Emotional
Want to add a little extra to your order? 
All PlayBoxes come in PlayLogy branded shipping boxes, however, if you would like to add a white patterned gift box, please check the relevant box on the product page. This is available for 0-18-month PlayBoxes. For Toddler PlayBoxes 19-24-months we include a complimentary PlayBag to put all of the playthings safely away.
If your order is a gift and you would like it gift wrapped, add this option at the checkout. Any questions, please contact us Hello@PlayLogy.co.nz, and we'll get back to you quickly. 

What are your Christmas shipping cut-off dates?

North Island orders: Wednesday 20 December⁠
South Island orders: Monday 18 December⁠
We will be offering 'Click and Collect' from Mt Eden up until 5pm on Friday 22 December.⁠

What payment types do you accept?
Visa, Mastercard, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Shop Pay

How much does shipping cost?
PlayLogy is based in Auckland. 

North Island - $6.95

South Island - $8.95                                                                                    

Rural shipping - $13.95

For 'Click and Collect' from Mount Eden, Auckland use the code 'CLICK' at the checkout and we will be in contact with you to arrange a collection time. There is no charge for this. Same day collection is possible, please send us a message first to check Hello@PlayLogy.co.nz  

When will my PlayBox arrive?
All PlayLogy orders are shipped on the next business day. PlayBoxes will usually arrive (and the fun can start!) in 2-5 business days.

How do I return or exchange my PlayBox?
We want both you and your baby to be totally happy with your PlayBox. If there’s a problem with yours, please contact us a Hello@PlayLogy.co.nz. We accept returns in their original packaging, within 14 days of purchase. Just let us know your order number and your reason for returning your PlayBox. Return shipping will be at the customer's cost. Any notes of damaged or defective goods need to be sent to us within 7 days of receiving your PlayBox. We will provide a shipping label to return the items to us.
Where you do you deliver?
This website can only deliver to customers in New Zealand. If you are are wanting to ship within Australia please visit www.playlogy.com.au.

Do you ship internationally?
If you’re not in New Zealand or Australia and you really want a PlayBox, send us an email and we’ll see what we can do.

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The same level of love and care in every PlayBox.


All our PlayBoxes have been created in collaboration with experts in early childhood education and child psychology.


All PlayLogy educational toys follow New Zealand safety regulations (AU/NZS ISO 8124), and are made from baby-friendly materials. We make a conscious effort to choose baby toys that are ethically made, and have a low impact on the environment.


Playtime is better enjoyed together. So our PlayBoxes are fun, interactive, and made for both baby and parents to love.

“Heightening your baby’s interest and curiosity through stimulating play and activities, helps your baby’s brain build new neural pathways.”

- Annette Henderson, PhD, Early Learning Expert