Crafting is one of our favorite family activities, and this week the kids enjoyed trying out a Crafters Crate that we were sent to review. Recommended for ages 5-10 and with four activities per box, this crate was perfect for our four kids to explore (Anna thinks she is five). I always enjoy watching my kids divide up projects. This crate came with a weaving kit, a sun print … [Read more...] about Sibling Crafting with Crafters Crate
I have wanted to try needle felting for a while, but hadn’t gotten around to finding supplies and figuring out what exactly I needed to do. So, when Artterro asked if I wanted to review their needle felting kit as part of their brand relaunch I said “Yes, please!” I have written about Artterro products before here and here, and I am always impressed by their product quality. … [Read more...] about Needle Felting Pictures
Artterro sent us their wool felt wearables kit when we sent over some of their gorgeous art journals for my four kids, and Emma has enjoyed using the kit to explore the world of handmade jewelry – although I realized, putting together this post, that she has hardly touched the wool portion of the kit so far (I know she has plans to). Artterro kits come with supplies and a … [Read more...] about Gifts Kids Can Make: Handmade Jewelry
We have decorated pumpkins every year for Halloween, but this was the first year that we carved them! Pumpkin Masters kindly sent us some tools that made the process super easy – and I have a flash giveaway running for any US readers who would like to give them a go! The kits we were sent had a bunch of templates for making cool designs. The kids opted out of picking any of … [Read more...] about Kid-Friendly Pumpkin Carving!
There are a few ways of making bouncy balls at home, but this kit from ALEX Toys is definitely the easiest I’ve seen! Since I blog for ALEX Toys, we get sent a bunch of their products to try; we received a mini version of this kit in the Slimy Sticky Silly Stuff Kid Concoctions set, along with a bunch of other cool activities like the volcano I featured in this post. Note: … [Read more...] about Making Bouncy Balls!