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10 Minute Sand Timer

  • 10 minute timer with orange sand
  • Large size featuring plastic casing with a glass inner tube and embossed character end caps
  • Passed British safety tests
  • Size: 16cm x 8.3cm x 7.3cm

Large10 minute sand timer with unique end caps and orange colour coding for a consistent link between using sand timers in different settings.

Availability: In stock


FREE UK Delivery for orders over £30

Why order from us?
1 Feefo Gold Trusted Service
2 FREE UK Delivery over £30
3 UK and worldwide shipping
4 Fair Returns and Refund policy
5 Secure checkout
6 Debit & credit cards accepted
7 Purchase ordering available for schools and businesses

10 Minute Sand Timer

Count down 10 minutes with ease using our much loved hourglass sandtimer. Parents and teachers can use this bright visual prompt to manage time, activities and focus concentration. 

Popular ideas for use: 

Asking children to spend 10 minutes on their homework without interruption

Less arguments when sharing toys, games and electronic devices

Countdown timer for getting ready for bed, being in the bath or shower, leaving the house on time for school or work etc

Focus minds on a agenda items during meetings

Perfect for giving autistic thinking time and visual prompts to see how long is left - electonic timers can cause more anxiety in these situations 

How accurate is it? 

Our sand timers are rarely out but do have a 10% variant either way. Therefore, please bear this in mind if you choose to purchase one. We recommend our digital timers if you are looking for a timer with pinpoint accuracy.

Unique design

Our tink n stink features timer our trademarked character embossed end caps. The characters are there for a reason. They tell parents and teachers whether the timers are being turned over before they should be in order to gain or lose time.

We've also colour coded each of our timers. Our 10 minute timer will always be bright orange. We do not offer this increment of time in any other colour. Our understanding of child behaviour and experience of selling sand timers has led us to believe that children require and thrive on consistency. Therefore, when parents and teachers buy sand timers form tink and stink, they can be 100% sure that the exact same timer is used both at home and at school. This level of consistency ensures routines and treatment plans are not disrupted by different variations of a single timer that ultimately shows the same time span.


All tink n stink sand timers have passed a number of rigorous British safety checks.

The material used in the outer casting of this sand timer is transparent acrylic with embossed plastic end caps. The inner is a glass tube filled with coloured sand. Please note however that the inner glass tube will break inside the plastic tubing if it is dropped heavily, thrown or purposefully mishandled to break. With 'normal' regular use, however, your sand timer should last a long time. 

Please remember that this product is not a toy and adult supervision is required when it is used in both a classroom and home setting. 

Item Specifics
Item Specifics
Dimensions H16.7 x W7.8 x D8.6cm
Features Unique End Caps so you can see if the timer has been turned over
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Delivery & Returns

Shipping & Delivery

The tink 'n' stink team understands that you are eager to recieve your items safely and promptly as soon as possible after plaing your order. To make sure we do this promptly our shipping policy is based on the idea that you as our customer decides a) how long it takes for your item to reach you and b) how much you would like to pay for the service. Here is a brief summary of your choices:

FREE DELIVERYwe operate a free postage and packing service for all orders over £30. This is great value if there are a number of items you'd like to order in one transaction.This can take 3 - 5 days to arrive on your doorstep.

Royal Mail: you are able to pay the current Royal Mail Tarrif to choose from 1st or 2nd Class Packages. The price you pay is determined by the weight and size of your item or items. Your order will take 1 - 5 days to arrive on your doorstep depending on the service you choose. You can obtain a postage estimate by adding items to your basket and then using the 'my cart' link at the top of the page. Simply type in your post code and we'll work out how much it will cost to physcially deliver the package to your door. 

Special Delivery: you are able to pay for Next day and / or tracked delivery services if your order is needed urgently.

International Delivery: we have the experience and ability to ship our products around the world. Please add the products to your cart and use the esitmate shipping box to obtain a postage price. We will either use Royal Mail's international shipping services or a courier depending on what service gives you the best value for money.

All of these options are made available during the checkout process. If you would like a clear idea of the delivery cost before you enter this stage you are able to visit your basket and enter your delivery post code. We will then tell you what services are available and at what cost to you

Returns & Replacements

We recognise that on occasions you may want to return your goods after you have recieved them. This is absoutely fine. All we ask is that you is adhere to the following guidelines in order to make the return process really easy for you to do:

1. In the first instance, please contact us via telephone 01827 767120 or by email to sales@tinknstink.co.uk so that we are aware of your request to send something back.

2. Check to make sure that the item has not been altered in any way as we can only accept items that are unused, unopened and undamaged. 

3. Complete the returns form which can be found at the bottom of the dispatch note that was enclosed in the envelope with your item. Indicate clearly why you are returing the item.

4. Post your item back to us within 14 days from when your order was dispatched. You can find this date on your 'shipping confirmation' email. Unless an error has been made on our part, we will be unable to refund the return postage you will have paid.

5. Once we have recieved the item, we will ofer you an exchange or full refund in accordance with the item condition and your wishes.

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