Last spring, I bought a bucket of Crayola white clay hearing about it on various blogs, but particularly Planet Smarty. The kids went on this building spree soon after it arrived, and they have pulled it out several times since. Clay is a really fun art substance for kids. This is proper clay that has been dug out of the ground. It is a greyish white color when wet (see Anna's … [Read more...] about Art for Kids: Crayola White Clay Creations
Crayola very kindly sent us a lovely gift pack this month, and four-year-old Lily had a wonderful time making Crayola Model Magic ornaments with me while the two oldest kids were at school and Anna was napping! She used this set of pottery tools (affiliate link) that I ordered after seeing it at Afterschool for Smarty Pants. It’s a little sophisticated for Model Magic, and Lily … [Read more...] about Model Magic Christmas Ornaments
I'm a lifelong fan of Crayola, so when they offered me a chance to run a review and giveaway of their new washable sidewalk chalk and some new Color Wonder products I was happy to say yes! My kids play with chalk all the time, and so I think a washable version is an EXCELLENT idea! Sidewalk chalk can be used in so many ways besides simply drawing! My kids love to crush it … [Read more...] about Creative Play With Sidewalk Chalk
It’s no secret that I adore Crayola products – so when I was offered the chance to try out – and host a giveaway for – the new Crayola Digital Light Designer and Crayola Marker Airbrush, it was easy to say yes! My son adored the rocket ship shape of the Crayola Marker Airbrush, so it’s no surprise that he chose to use the rocket ship stencil for our trial paper run … [Read more...] about Crayola Review and Gift-away!
I’m a lifelong fan of Crayola, so I was thrilled when MyBlogSpark offered me the opportunity to try out some of their back to school products! These window markers were a HUGE hit with my kids! They really liked the bold lines of the mega window markers, and they deemed the Crystal Effects markers magical. I agree! Check out this beautiful star scene that six-year-old Emma drew … [Read more...] about Back to School with Crayola + Giveaway!