What is a Tuff Spot Tray?
A Tuff Spot is a large heavy duty plastic tray. The octagonal shaped tray has raised sides that are perfect for containing messy play. It is approximately 1 meter in diameter. They can usually be found within UK early years settings but are also fantastic for use at home.
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Tuff Spot Trays come under different names and disguises. They can be called “Active World Tray”, “Builders Tray”, “Cement tray” or a “Builders Mixing Tray”. They also come in a range of colours – black, blue, green and even white.
Where can I buy a Tuff Spot in the UK?
You can buy a Tuff Spot from many online shops. They all vary in price, delivery and whether they include VAT in the cost or not:
If you are impatient and want to pick up your Tuff Spot from a shop then visit B&Q. This is where we purchased our original Tuff Spot. However, it was difficult to get the Tuff Spot into our large car.
Where can I buy a Tuff Spot in other countries?
Locating a Tuff Spot in other countries has proven difficult. These links have been provided by Adventures of Adam readers. If you find a link to one please let me know and I will update the list below.
Australia – Mixing tray from Evo Build
To get a Tuff Spot Stand or not to get a Tuff Spot Stand – that is the question.
Where can I buy Tuff Spot accessories?
Here are a few of our favourite accessories:
Other products we frequently use with our Tuff Spot which you may find useful:
What can I use if I can’t get hold of a Tuff Spot?
If you can’t get hold of a Tuff Spot do not despair. Many other items can be used instead. How about a:
* Roasting Dish or even a large cardboard box could be used.