Brand new to the UK, the MayaFlya is an amazing flying disc handmade in Guatemala by Mayan artisans out of 100-percent cotton and comes with a lifetime guarantee. Each crocheted disc has a colourful design, which looks great when it’s flying through the air. The discs are soft so you can use them indoors too. They are kind to heads and hands, and they’re super easy to fold up and put in your bag or pocket for play on-the-go.
Coming in 3 sizes, plus a version that can float in water, and with a huge list of game ideas you can play indoors and outside, the whole family can get involved and be active. Every purchase supports projects in Guatemala that help the Mayan people.
The company’s Play For Good motto, really does means something for the people who make these great products.
Hand Wash only. The colours and pattern of each MayaFlya is allocated at random upon purchase.
What our testers said
“Woah, it goes so far.” – Boy aged 7
“So hang on, I throw it and he needs to catch it on his finger.” – Girl aged 9
What our experts think
This versatility of this soft disc makes it a great addition to active and outdoor play. The children approached it like they would a frisbee, stepping forward and using their arm to aim. This is ideal for developing their strength, accuracy and hand-eye coordination as they follow through with where they want it to go.
We like that there are lots of different ways to play with the MayaFlya – it’s simplicity means it can be used in lots of different games. For example the children enjoying throwing it and trying to catch it in the middle with their finger. They found this challenging but showed real perseverance in their attempts and supported each other, which made the game social too.
– Encourages hand-eye coordination and accuracy
– Promotes social play
– Develops perseverance