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Product Type: Toys
Age: Early Elementary School Years
Categories: Activity and Craft Kits

 


2014 Award
Seedling French Knitting Spool
(Seedling $15.99 Score:)

A classic spool to knit long cords that can be stitched together to make doll clothes or bracelets or whatever young designers fancy. The wooden spool is painted like a white and red spotted mushroom and has good-sized loops to wrap the yarn around. It comes with a generous amount of yarn for initial designs, though, kids who get into this craft, will soon be asking you for more wool! Our package had lavender yarn, but the colors may vary. Knitter’s scrap wool is ideal for multicolored projects. 5 & up.

Age: Early School Years, Later School Years. Award Year: 2014. Click here to purchase the product on Amazon.com.

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2014 Award
eeBoo Patchwork Design Tiles
(eeBoo $19.99 Score:)

There seem to be so few open-ended toys left - so when one comes along we get very excited. Patchwork Design Tiles comes with 64 triangular pieces that have different "patchwork" patterns on them. Players can place them on the included grid to make any design that comes to them.   The inside of the box also comes with suggested patterns for kids who want to follow along.

 

Age: Early School Years. Award Year: 2014. Click here to purchase the product on Amazon.com.

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2014 Awards
The Big Creativity Can
(Creativity for Kids $19.99 Score:)

We love this open-ended cardboard box with and amazing assortment of art materials that will invite all kinds of imaginative explorations! There are feathers, pompoms, bells, chenille sticks, pop sticks, holographic stickers, packs of clay, wiggly eyes, felt, mesh tubing, corrugated paper, sticky foams squares, patterned papers, scissors, foam shapes, satin cord--and NO INSTRUCTIONS! That is right. They are left out on purpose. It's all in the hands and eyes of the creative thinker. A great family gift that many children can share with more than 100 pieces. 4 & up.

Age: Preschool, Early School Years. Award Year: 2014. Click here to purchase the product on Amazon.com.

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2014 Award
Creativity for Kids Duct Tape Water Bottle
(Creativity for Kids $13 Score:)

Customize a personal plastic water bottle with six colorful rolls (30 feet) of duct tape and foil stickers. A great take along for the beach or bike ride. The bottle is BPA Free and comes with a carabiner clip to fasten to backpack or belt buckle. A creative way to stay hydrated. The price of this product varies on various sites

Age: Early School Years, Later School Years, Tweens, Teens. Award Year: 2014. Click here to purchase the product on Amazon.com.

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2014 Award
Creativity for Kids X-treme Sticker Comic Book Collection
(Creativity for Kids $29.99 Score:)

Our testers loved the original sticker maker collection and now comic book fans are going to enjoy making and collecting the 10 page sticker book and 90 + sticker designs. There are sheets of fuzzy, metallic, color-in and best of all--glow in the dark stickers! Load them up in the sticker machine that comes loaded with tape and when they run out there is a refill roll of tape and 8 markers. Finding crafts that boys like to do that involve fine motor skills just got easier. 6 & up.

Age: Early School Years, Later School Years. Award Year: 2014.

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2014 Award
Creativity for Kids Origami
(Creativity for Kids $14.99 Score:)

An ancient art with an up to date look! Patterned and neon colored paper plus stickers add to the fun. The kit has 60 sheets of paper and easy to follow step by step instructions. Kids can also watch on YouTube for a guided tutorial. Origami not only develops problem solving skills and visual/manual dexterity, it is one of those ancient art forms that is both challenging and satisfying. 7 & up.

Age: Early School Years, Later School Years. Award Year: 2014.

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2014 Award
Creativity for Kids Wow! Wiggly Eyes
(Creativity for Kids $12.99 Score:)

Want to make eye-catching art? Wow! Wiggly Eyes has more than 200 self-adhesive wiggly eyes plus headband, bracelet, an adjustable ring, hair clips, bottle cap, pinback and all sorts of craft items to decorate boxes, cards, and you-name-it with colorful stickers, markers, and pompoms. There are instructions and ideas, but this will swiftly become a goody box for kids who like to make up their own zany creations. 5 & up.

Age: Early School Years. Award Year: 2014.

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2014 Award
Creativity for Kids Wonderful Washi Tape
(Creativity for Kids $17.99 Score:)

Designing your own carrying case and 20-page journal is easy with the eight rolls of Washi translucent tape. You don’t need any special tools to cut the pieces of tape and there is no right or wrong way to do this. An open-ended project with usable end products to store your treasures or keep notes in. 7 & up

Age: Early School Years. Award Year: 2014. Click here to purchase the product on Amazon.com.

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2014 Award
Crayola Window Markers
(Crayola $11.99 Score:)

One of our favorite art kits of the year! The set comes with a rainbow of 25 washable colors as well as some stencils and two window cling sheets. They work beautifully on windows and glass and wipe off easily. The juicy set of markers comes in a yellow case with a handle.  Fun for a playdate! Also fun, a  set of 25 washable Pip-Squeak Markers and 40 sheets of paper that come in a portable storage case.

Age: Preschool, Early School Years. Award Year: 2014. Click here to purchase the product on Amazon.com.

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2014 Award
Faber-Castell Irresistible Crayon Resist
(Creativity for Kids $14.99 Score:)

One of our favorite crayon/activities! The first step is to draw something on the watercolor paper with the included neon crayons (sharpener included). You can then use the included five watercolor paints with the foam brush. The set comes with 20 pieces of paper, sticky foam, hang tabs and five mounting foam boards-- so you can put up your creations.

Age: Early School Years. Award Year: 2014. Click here to purchase the product on Amazon.com.

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