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Whether making your own parrot toys, refurbishing old toys or rigging up something in the aviary - there's a multitude of useful beads and baubles contained within these categories for you, not to mention quality stainless steel hardware!

  • Alphabet Beads - Lower Case

    Groovy, chunky letter beads with big holes. Spell a word out or simply string some nonsense together- your bird won't care because it will be too busy exploring the variety of corners, curves, nooks and crannies the alphabet...

  • Alphabet Beads - Upper Case

    Groovy, chunky letter beads with big holes. Spell a word out or simply string some nonsense together- your bird won't care because it will be too busy exploring the variety of corners, curves, nooks and crannies the alphabet...

  • Animal Buttons

    Add some animal instinct to your parrot's current toys, or use these buttons shaped in a variety of different animals to create your own toys. You could even teach your bird how to sing Old McDonald had a Farm' while you...

  • The three sizes of beehive beads shown together

    Awesomely textured parrot toy parts that are received by small and large birds with equal pleasure. They're crinkly, they're chomp-able, they look good and they last well. Beehive beads are made from birch hardwood and...

  • Big Bird Pony Beads

    Pony beads that work well as toy parts or spacers on most parrot toys but extra great on big bird toys! That's right - these pony beads are slightly bigger than your standard pony bead! The holes are big enough to fit over...

  • Big Bird Pony Ovals

    Big little oval beads that work well as toy parts or spacers on most parrot toys but extra great on big bird toys! The holes are big enough to fit over 1/8" vegetable tanned leather cord and poly rope and the bead is big...

  • The three sizes of block beads shown together

    Our small wood block beads are an ideal size for small birds like budgies and lorikeets, and will last a reasonable amount of time with medium sized birds. A large bird can split them down the centre with one bite if the...

  • Building Beads

    Building beads are made of tough non-toxic plastic and come in a variety of intriguing shapes. Building Beads are an exciting, flexible product that will be particularly useful in the construction of your bird's next...

  • Button Shapes - Opaque

    A bunch of buttons in a range of shapes and colours. Use these buttons to make toys or a shirt of buttons your bird is ALLOWED to chew. These buttons have the added advantage of being big enough and strong enough not to...

  • Coconut Fibre

    An excellent material for stuffing foraging toys or to make shredding toys with. Coarse and fibrous, coir is an enjoyable material for a parrot to chew and preen.

  • Rolls of Corrugated Cardboard

    Cut up into pieces, roll into a tube, use it as a cover or a case, this corrugated board can be used for a variety of purposes in regular and foraging toys alike. Dimensions:19 x 100cm

  • Both sizes of Cotton Rope shown together

    Superior Cotton Rope is 100% unbleached and unpolished cotton which means it is very soft and fluffy and pulls apart in short tufts easily. This aspect makes it much safer than other cotton ropes when it comes to loose...

  • Counting Hands

    Shall we count all the ways you and your parrot will have fun with these counting hand toy parts? These cute buttons available in different colours and numbers, have the number of holes in the centre corresponding to the...

  • The three sizes of Dice Beads shown together

    Super tough and colourful dice. Most birds really love exploring the dimpled surface of a die and these ones can be strung up to make a toy! These beads, made from a resin, will last a very long time being able to be used...

  • Dinosaur Beads

    Made from non-toxic plastic, Dinosaur Beads are a safe and funky toy part. Dinosaur Beads come in five colours and feature some of the most recognisable dinosaurs, such as tyrannosaurus, diplodocus, stegosaurus and many more...

  • Dowel Beads - Large

    These dowel beads are stodgy barrels of birch wood perfect for spicing up the bigger parrot toys or being feature beads on smaller toys. They all come with a lovely big holes making them thread-able over virtually any...

  • Dowel Sticks - Large

    These dowel sticks, made from birch and coloured with food safe dye are great for both the small and large parrots. A decent length on them add an appetising irregularity to any bird toy. The small are 8cm long and have...

  • Fan Handles

    The colours of the rainbow can be found in these curvy and bright wooden fan handles. Each pack of 12 fan handles will greet you with an array of colours and a drilled centre hole for easy toy making application. Not just a...

  • Fancy Ring Beads

    Fancy Ring Beads will offer your bird a fantastic sensory experience with their vibrant colours and funky shapes. Made of non-toxic plastic, these beads can be incorporated into a variety of homemade parrot toy designs and...

  • The two sizes of Wood Rectangles shown together

    Made of hard wood, these rectangles are ideal for creating a variety of bird toy and come in a handy pack of 6. The small rectangles have a rounded smooth edge on all four corners, whilst the large rectangles are all sharp...

  • Flower Forms

    We think that these great little plastic discs pack a punch of 'flower power'. Only limited by your imagination, you could use these to make a string of daisies by threading newspaper through the slits and join them in a...

  • Large Forage Beads in bowl

    Solid birch wood beads that make great additions to a foraging set up. Sprinkle a few seeds in and your bird suddenly has to search for a needle in a haystack.And the beads themselves are quite fun to chew as well. Great for...

  • Foraging Paper Bags

    Add a little challenge and fun to feeding time. Plain brown paper bags glued with safe and natural gum. These paper bags can be used for a variety of foraging activities. Simply place food item or toy in the bag, twist the...

  • Foraging Paper Cups

    A great way to present food items to your bird- place a piece of food inside and hand it to your bird to get the food treat out, or cover the cup with a piece of paper for your bird to discover a treat is contained within,...

  • Giant Button Shapes

    These giant tough button shapes come in a variety of different shapes and colours. Great as a toy part, or even given on their own, your bird will be sure to love the large buttons that are all theirs just to munch. Giant...

  • Ice Chunks

    Colourful and cool, Ice Chunks are made from tough non-toxic plastic. In six different colours, these odd-shaped chunks present a delightful chewing opportunity for your bird. The large holes make stringing a breeze, and...

  • Mix of the different Jumbo Bead Finishes; Pear, Opaque & Translucent

    Jumbo beads are made of tough non-toxic plastic and come in 6 different shapes. They're fantastic stock beads for the larger toys or feature beads for the smaller ones. They fit easily over most stringing materials and will...

  • Leather Butterflies - Pack of 4

    Le Papillons need your help to make them pretty. Vegetable tanned leather that are fantastic for chewing, chewing and more chewing. Add a handful of beads, rings and whatever else you and your bird fancy... Très...

  • Leather Circles - Large

    Circular vegetable tanned leather beads to make toys for birds who love chewing. They're non-toxic and durable and most parrots just can't get enough of the texture. We highly recommend these as parrot toy parts...

  • Leather Daisies

    Magnificent daisies 11cm wide. These shapes cut from vegetable tanned leather (with a 6mm hole) are big, attractive and very versatile. Great toy-parts for the larger parrots. Pack contains 2 Daisies. Dimensions:11 x 11cm...

  • Leather Flowers

    Flower shaped vegetable tanned leather beads to make toys for birds who love chewing. They're non-toxic and durable and most parrots just can't get enough of the texture. We highly recommend these as parrot toy parts...

  • Leather Leaves

    Awesome tear-drop shaped vegetable tanned leather shapes with two 6mm holes. Whether you envision rain, leaves or something else, these great sized bits of leather will help you create something unique for your bird. Pack...

  • Leather Squares

    1.5cm wide square vegetable tanned leather beads with a super practical 6mm hole (to fit over virtually any threading material). They're non-toxic and durable and most parrots just can't get enough of the texture. We highly...

  • Leather Stars

    These vegetable tanned leather stars offer a fantastic opportunity to construct a highly desirable toy for the parrot who loves to chew. As with all our leather products these stars are made from vegetable tanned leather and...

  • Leather Triangles

    These triangular vegetable tanned leather beads are part of a range of leather products that offer a fantastic opportunity to create stimulating designs for the bird that loves to chew. They're non-toxic and durable and most...

  • Leather Twists

    A great addition to any toy design these stiff vegetable tanned leather twists are attractive and great to chew. You can also use them as millet holders for the smaller birds! When it loses its shape - wet the leather, twist...

  • Little Chunky Shapes - 50

    An awesome little bead for small bird toys, coming in flower, hexagon, heart and star shapes to name a few. Hole size:Will fit over 1/16th leather or wire. Dimensions:Approx 7mm x...

  • The two sizes (1" & 2")of Marbella Circles shown together in all their colours

    Pi is the perfect number, so why not make a perfect toy for your bird using these circles? Made of non-toxic plastic, these circles are super tough and can be incorporated into a variety of homemade parrot toy designs and...

  • The two sizes (1" & 2")of Marbella Squares shown together in all their colours

    Think outside the box and watch your bird marvel at your flair for toy making, or, alternatively just let them be amazed of how much fun such little toy parts could bring them. Made of non-toxic plastic, these circles are...

  • The two sizes (1" & 2")of Marbella Triangles shown together in all their colours

    Let the mystery of the pyramids draw you in - the magic waits in these colourful triangles for you and your bird to unveil. Made of non-toxic plastic, these triangles are super tough and can be incorporated into a variety of...

  • Pine Mini Chunks

    We all love those rough chunks that keep on giving chew after chew. Mini Chunks are just like the original only smaller. Soft, chewable pine with notches on each side to increase that chomping delectability. These little...

  • Notched Rings

    These plastic rings are a tough chewy kind of plastic, even for the bigger birds. Delightfully shaped they lend themselves to interesting toy designs and a grand beak adventure. Dimensions:6.5cm (2.5”) in diameter...

  • Number Beads

    We ended up with these number beads by accident, but figured since our parrot customers have been working on their alphabets with the Alphabet Upper Case and Alphabet Lower Case beads (which is what we were meant to have...

  • Nursery Beads

    These awesome beads are fantastic for adding exciting contours to your parrot toys. They come in a variety of shapes- cats, dogs, fish, trains, planes and so much more. Their hole size is perfect for vegetable tanned leather...

  • Nursery Buttons

    Nursery Buttons are made of tough non-toxic plastic and come in lots of colours and a variety of fun nursery inspired shapes. These cute but extremely sturdy buttons will undoubtedly provide any enclosure with an amazing...

  • The two sizes of Oval Wood Beads shown together

    Oval wood beads work really nicely as spacers on most parrot toys. Our large ones are great as feature beads for the smaller toys and are sturdy enough for the big beaks. We've adjusted our stock on ovals lately so if you've...

  • The two sizes of Pacifier Beads shown together

    We were not really fans of the pacifier beads when we ordered them for the first time, but now we absolutely love them! They're so versatile for toy making and all the birds seem to love them. The small pacifiers are very...

  • Paper Raffia

    This raffia like paper is soft but strong. This pack comes with 100 lengths of 134cm long pieces. Each piece approximately 4mm wide. A nice material to work with it knots well, fits a variety of beads, and of course is...

  • The two parts of the Stainless Steel Paper Roll Holder

    A simple solution for providing till rolls. Made from stainless steel these two plates protect the top of the roll from debris, are super simple to clean and of course non-toxic. The folds in the metal control the till...

  • The three sizes of paper sticks shown together

    Paper sticks are one of our favourite products. They're a great toy part that can be used in a variety of ways or simply handed over as a foot toy. They're stronger and more durable than wood equivalents and parrots...

  • People Buttons

    These buttons have great shapes and colours not to mention fascinating surface textures for the exploring parrot tongue and beak. They're nice and tough, and their size will make your parrot feel like Godzilla! Dimensions:On...

  • Pine Bricks

    These chunky toy parts are cut from untreated pine. Pine is a challenge to chew to pieces but - most importantly - not too much of a challenge! These bricks (along with their Large Thin, Small Thin and Small Thick and...

  • Pine Cubes

    Your basic wood bead of chewable pine. Pine Cubes come in a pack of 6 in a variety of colours. Dimensions:45 x 45 x 45mm. 9mm hole.

  • Pine Flowers

    These are just like our pine squares, but FANCY! Our pine flats are great toy parts to chomp through for any size bird but we specifically had little birds on our mind when we decided to cut these up on our table saw. The...

  • Pine Slats

    These chunky toy parts are cut from untreated pine. Pine is a challenge to chew to pieces but - most importantly - not too much of a challenge! These slats are perfectly sized for the smaller bird who likes to chew big...

  • Pine Squares

    Soft, chewable pine flats to compliment our already popular hardwood shapes. Coloured with food safe dye with 1/4" holes. These are great toy parts to chomp through for any size bird but we specifically had little birds on...

  • The two sizes of Pine Triangles shown together

    These are the largest toy parts ever released by My Parrot Shop. Whilst created for the big birds, smaller parrots with beaks too big for their boots will enjoy them too! Each pine triangle is dyed in our factory using...

  • Planet Beads

    Planet beads are made of tough non-toxic plastic and come in 6 different colours and many different shapes. They're fantastic stock beads for large parrot toys or feature beads for small ones. They fit easily over most...

  • All the colours of the 3mm Plastic Chain shown together

    Plastic chain is often a great toy all by itself, but it has the added bonus that it can be used to rig things up in a cage or outside in an aviary and it has a vast array of applications for foraging and plain toys alike...

  • All the colours of the 6mm Plastic Chain shown together

    Plastic chain is often a great toy all by itself, but it has the added bonus that it can be used to rig things up in a cage or outside in an aviary and it has a vast array of applications for foraging and plain toys alike...

  • All the colours of the 8mm Plastic Chain shown together

    Plastic chain is often a great toy all by itself, but it has the added bonus that it can be used to rig things up in a cage or outside in an aviary and it has a vast array of applications for foraging and plain toys alike...

  • The two sizes of Plastic Reels shown together

    Non-toxic plastic reels, able to stand up to the large birds like cockatoos and macaws either as foot toys or as big beads that will fit over most stringing material including our toy base chain. These parrot toy parts will...

  • Pony Beads

    Pony beads are the backbone of the parrot toy industry. Colourful, tough and able to fit over most stringing materials. All parrots great or small love them. These ones will glow in the dark! Each Pack contains 50 grams of...

  • All the different Pony Shapes available: Hearts, Stars, Flowers & Butterfiles

    Adorable little beads with lots of shape and texture to really enhance a parrot toy design. They're a little bigger than pony beads and their chunkiness stands up to the bigger beak's power reasonably well. Pack contains...

  • Natural Raffia

    Hooray! For all you avid bird toy makers out there raffia will make a super addition to your toy designs. Birds absolutely love the crinkly shred-ability and preen-ability of raffia! It also makes a marvellous addition to a...

  • The four sizes of Refill Chains shown together

    This length of chain is designed to fit our Refill toys for the smaller birds with the hole size of the links being too big to endanger your little bird's toes. It adds a hanging length of 9cm and screws into the top of the...

  • Rough Chunks

    Big beads for big birds. These Rough Chunks are our very own creation to help fill that gap for wood toy parts for the birds with real chewing power. Not only are they a great deal cheaper than similar wood toy parts but...

  • A closeup of a coil of 3mm Round Cane.

    Fun for your bird and an opportunity for the 'crafting thrill seekers' out there. This 3mm round core cane is for weaving. Soak in water for 30 minutes to an hour to soften the cane and then try to make your own bird's...

  • The three sizes of Round Wood Beads shown together

    Our round wood beads are awesome and we use them all the time. For the small size the holes are big enough to fit over all our wire, poly rope and 3mm leather (though sometimes they need a bit of fiddling for the leather)...

  • Scrap Balsa Wood

    Balsa is a natural light, soft and shreddable wood enjoyed by all parrots whether they are little budgies or one of the largest macaws. It's random what you'll get in our scrap packs, but you'll definitely be getting a lot...

  • Scrap Leather Chips

    A uniform bunch of scrap vegetable tanned leather. With only small variation these leather 'chips' measure 16cm x 2cm, and by themselves make great chewing toys. Add the flavour of design and you might just present your...

  • Scrap Leather Lace  100g

    AWESOME! Like the name suggests this lace is composed of scrap vegetable tanned leather lace. The thickness and length of the lace varies so it can be a bit of hit and miss fitting pony beads on a particular length but for...

  • Scrap Leather Pieces

    AWESOME! Great value for money, scrap leather pieces are for when you want to focus on quantity rather than quality! A variety of scrap vegetable tanned leather come in these packs. Some of the scrap is rectangular, some is...

  • Scrap Leather Sheeting

    A lovely thin sheet of 15cm wide vegetable tanned leather provided in varying lengths (longest possible piece is 1 metre). Roll it into logs, cut it into ribbons, poke holes in it and sew your parrot a pita-pocket. There's a...

  • Stainless Steel Screw Eyes

    These stainless steel screw eyes are extraordinarily useful pieces of hardware. Drill a hole into your parrot's play perch, screw the screw eye into it and you finally have somewhere to hang a toy! Because its made of...

  • Seagrass Cord

    Braided and untreated this natural cord material is made, as the name suggests, from a grass that grows in the sea. It has a brittle and crunchy texture and is very pretty. It is an enjoyable chew for most parrots. You can...

  • Seagrass Mat laid flat.

    A whole bunch of chewy crunchy seagrass just waiting for a beak to wreck it. Add some homemade baubles and tie it to the side of the cage for some parrot friendly wall art. Use quick links at the corners and dangle from the...

  • Shredded Kraft Paper

    Shredded paper is a versatile material that makes a great foraging medium for parrots or simply something fun to rustle around and shred to pieces. This shredded paper is made from dense un-dyed kraft paper and consequently...

  • Shredders

    Designed for any sized bird, this 9 metre roll of plaited palm leaf can be put to many uses! Cut and tie a bit around the perch, weave it in and out of cage bars, create your own parrot toys - the variations are endless...

  • All 6 spotty blocks stacked on top of each other

    Unimaginative name, but super cool parrot toypart or foot toy. The little spots of colour on each small cube of chewy pine are plugs of hard maple wood that have been lovingly (but brutally) hammered into each side. All...

  • The four sizes of the Toy Extenders shown together

    Whilst most hanging toys come with a quicklink or an o-ring which provide a means of attaching the toy to the cage often times your options are limited as to WHERE you can hang the toy. You're frequently looking for...

  • Large Ball Stainless Steel Toy Hanger

    These bird safe toy hangers make wonderful substitutes for quick links. If you have a parrot that delights in undoing the quick links on their toys, then this is the hanger for you! Simply poke the metal bolt (with the toy...

  • Stainless Steel Wire

    Spurred by the toy-making seminar we held at our recent open day, we are finally getting our stainless steel wire up on the website for all you toymakers out there. We love our stainless steel wire. Very much. It’s just...

  • The three sizes of Stainless Steel Toy Starters shown together

    We use these stainless steel chains for our Food Pyramids, but YOU can use them for anything you like. Just take the quicklink off, thread your bits and bobs on and replace the quick link. Presto - instant parrot toy on an...

  • All three sizes of Stainless Steel Hex Bolts shown together

    Stainless steel is guaranteed safe is extremely durable and long-lasting and is an excellent material for outdoor use! These are M6 hex bolts and come in three lengths. Don't forget to get M6 hex nuts or wingnuts to go with...

  • Stainless Steel Hex Nut

    Stainless steel is guaranteed safe is extremely durable and long-lasting and is an excellent material for outdoor use! Hex nuts are sold individually. Important note:Fasteners can be metric or imperial. Even if they look the...

  • M6 x 30mm Stainless Steel Hexagonal Head Set Screw

    Stainless steel is guaranteed safe is extremely durable and long-lasting and is an excellent material for outdoor use! This Stainless Steel Hexagon Head Set Screw is threaded along its entire 30mm length. Don't forget to get...

  • The two sizes of stainless steel liberty bells shown together

    All birds love bells, and they're popular components on many toys. These stainless steel liberty bells chime prettily and are very safe material and shape wise. You don't have to worry about accidental poisoning with...

  • The three sizes of unwelded stainless steel O-Rings shown together

    O rings are a particularly useful parrot toy part. Great for connecting things and adding those finishing touches to toys. You will need 2 sets of pliers to open and close these rings, and super strong if you're going for...

  • The two sizes of welded O Rings shown together

    These Stainless Steel O rings are welded shut. They make an excellent starting point for a toy based on string, providing an easy spot to place the quick links through so you can attach the toy to the cage. Alternatively...

  • Perch Hardware Pack Large

    Replace perch attachment hardware that you don't like with stainless steel.Stainless steel is guaranteed safe, is extremely durable and long-lasting and is an excellent material for outdoor use! Packs:The large perch...

  • SS Quick Link Large - Wide Jaw

    Our small quicklink is pear-shaped and made with 304 stainless steel - Its a great little quick link for hanging toys for the smaller birds and strong enough for many of the larger toys too. Our wide-jaw large quicklink is...

  • Stainless steel is guaranteed safe, is extremely durable and long-lasting and is an excellent material for outdoor use! All Stainless Steel Screws are sold in individual units.

  • The three sizes of unwelded Stainless Steel Chain

    This stainless steel chain is unwelded, which means each link in the chain is bent into shape but not welded together. It's not as tough as our welded version (it's still plenty tough though) but it also doesn't cost as...

  • Stainless Steel Twist Chain Welded - 2.5mm

    Stainless steel chain will not only be useful for those of your with a bent for toy making but for those of you looking for ways to rig something up in your cage or aviary. Extremely durable, dishwasher safe and rust...

  • SS Washer Large 50mm

    Stainless steel is guaranteed safe is extremely durable and long-lasting and is an excellent material for outdoor use!These washers are good for fastening things to cages and for rattle and clang on home-made parrot toys...

  • Stainless Steel Wingnut

    Stainless steel is guaranteed safe, is extremely durable and long-lasting and is an excellent material for outdoor use! Sold in individual units. Buying this to replace a zinc wing nut on a perch? Perches branded in the USA...

  • Stainless Steel Wing Screw

    These are useful parts for many things...…things you’ll have to come up with. The reason we're selling them is so people who own the Bolt Block can buy them if some parts from the original toy go missing. Dimensions: 12mm...

  • All the Star Ring colours

    Fantastic parrot toy parts. They come in bright colours and have an amazing texture and shape that all birds love to investigate. At some point the larger parrots may discover they can slice the discs off each knob one at a...

  • Straw Beads

    Suck up all the fun with these chewy but remarkably sturdy straw beads!! String them onto a piece of rope and wear it around your neck for your bird to play with during cuddles time, or create a pair of earrings that your...