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Arts and Crafts

Mold n Play Soap Creates a Slimy Mess in the Tub

by Theresa October 24, 2009

The Mold n Play Soap Set by Kid Kleen sure looks like a fun activity for kids in the bath. Most kids love playing at bath time and also love Play Doh so this would naturally be a fun activity set for them. I actually first saw it as a bonus gift with the Bath Blizzard. Surprisingly, according to the majority of parents, this has got to be one of the worst products on the market!

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Crayola Glow Board Encourages Creativity in Kids

by Theresa December 22, 2008

This Crayola Glow Board is so unique… Are you looking for simple instructions on how the glow board works? Here’s a neat video from Crayola. As you can see it lets kids create artwork on the drawing surface of the glow board. It comes with six neon markers with special ink that allow the drawing to glow in the dark. Kids just wipe…

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Find Out What Parents are Saying About the Pixos Toy

by Theresa December 20, 2008

The Pixos toy this year, as you all know, is a safer non-toxic version of the Aqua Dots that were recalled last year. They basically just reformulated the little beads so that they were safe for kids. Here is a review and a video for you to decide if this toy is right for your child.

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See What Your Kids Can Create With Bendaroos

by Theresa December 12, 2008

Bendaroos kind of reminds of the pipecleaners we used as a kid. We used to make little figures and animals by bending the wires. This is basically how Bendaroos works but without the wires. In the package their is a large variety of colored wax strings. You can easily conform them to any shape. They can also be cut and stuck together without tools or glue.

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Aqua Doodle – Crafts for Kids Without the Mess!

by Theresa December 11, 2008

The Aqua Doodle mat was one of the hottest selling toys for Christmas in 2005 and 2006. They were sold old in most stores. People were actually buying them in bulk and selling them on eBay! I can see why kids and parents are extremely happy with this toy.

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Blendy Pens Has One Slick Commercial – Do Those Pens Really Work?

by Theresa December 10, 2008

Blendy Pens unique selling point is the fact that they intrigue kids with a big splashy box and flashy commercials. I do appreciate that toy companies do a great job of coming up with unique toys for kids. Here is my review of the Blendy Pens El Grande Activity Kit.

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Is Floam a Disaster Waiting to Happen?

by Theresa November 19, 2008

What is Floam? It reminds me of Play-Doh because kids can use it for sculpting shapes and objects. It can also be used to add decorative touches to existing items such as picture frames, magnets, boxes, windows and mirrors. The cool thing about Floam is that each package of it comes with different colored microbeads and you can mix floam together or make items into art forms for different artistic effects.

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