Metal Creative Cans and Tubs


Product Code: 708-EY06673

High-quality metal containers designed for safe and durable messy play in educational settings.

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£47.87 ex VAT

Why you'll love this product

Durable Construction

Constructed from high-quality metal, these cans and tubs offer exceptional durability and longevity, ensuring they withstand the rigours of daily use in busy educational settings.

Safety Features

Designed with child safety in mind, each can and tub features smooth, rounded edges to prevent cuts and injuries during play.

Versatile Play Options

These containers are a versatile addition to any messy play area, encouraging children to explore different materials and textures through sand, water, and other messy activities.

Enhanced Finish

Enhanced by a special protective coating, these cans and tubs are exceptionally durable and designed for both indoor and outdoor use, accommodating a wide range of educational activities.

Supports EYFS Mathematics

Supporting EYFS curriculum goals, these containers offer an open-ended resource that enriches imaginative play and expressive arts, particularly in settings that encourage creative and pretend play.

Metal Cans and Tubs 6pcs

High-quality metal containers designed for safe and durable messy play in educational settings.


  • Educators will find these metal cans and tubs great for facilitating sensory and messy play, as they allow children to safely explore different materials, enhancing tactile experiences and promoting creativity.

  • Incorporating these containers - three cans and three tubs (other accessories not included) into lessons helps meet several Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) goals by supporting mathematics through size and weight comparisons and fostering expressive arts through imaginative and pretend play scenarios.

  • The robust construction of these containers ensures their usability both indoors and outdoors, making them a flexible resource in any early years learning environment. Their versatility make them a great resource for any educational setting focused on developing key skills through messy play.

Supports the National Curriculum

EYFS, Expressive Arts & Design

Supports and develops a child's home corner play.

EYFS, Communication & Language

Develops pretend play.

EYFS, Expressive Arts & Design

Provide lots of flexible and open-ended resources for children's imaginative play.

Technical Summary


    Product includes

  • The largest is 26cm in diameter and 12cm high, The smallest is 11cm in diameter and 10cm high: ,3 x Cans,3 x Tubs

  • Pack size

  • 6

  • Suitable for outdoor storage

  • Yes

  • Material

  • Metal

  • Age Range

  • Suitable for age 3 years and up

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