Looking for some fun activities for your kids this winter? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by Fox in Fort Myers to show off some colorful, creative arts and crafts toys. For more on the products featured in this segment, check out the product notes below.


SHIMMER N’ SPARKLE MAKE YOUR OWN SPARKLING BATH SOAP (CRA-Z-ART)

  • Make and Mold real bath and shower soaps.
  • Gentle face friendly formula, safe for all skin types.
  • Just mix, soak, and wear.
  • Kit makes six super cute designs.
  • Mix and match a Unicorn, mermaid, hearts and more.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $11.99
  • Available: AC Moore

GROSS GUMMY CANDY LAB AND GUMMY CANDY LAB (THAMES & KOSMOS)

  • Gross new shapes, delicious new flavors! Mold your own delicious gummy worms and spiders using a natural gelatin-like ingredient called carrageenan that comes from seaweed.
  • Flavor and sweeten your mixture with mixed berry and green apple flavors and then mold the gummy worms and spiders in the included mold.
  • You can even add citric acid to make sour gummies!
  • Learn about the scientific properties of natural polymers.
  • Food ingredients included.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $19.95
  • Available: Amazon, Target

PRETTY PIXELS ERASER MAKER (BANDAI)

  • Pretty Pixels Eraser Maker is a premium activity that allows girls to make their own beautifully designed erasers from scratch to collect, use and share with friends!
  • Each starter kit comes with enough eraser material to make up to 10 creative erasers!
  • There are four different themes: Animals, Sweets, Fruits and Fashion.
  • You put the template in the maker and place your eraser strips in. Then add a little bit of water and place it in the microwave for 90 seconds.
  • Once done, let it cool for a few minutes before placing it into cool water for 10 minutes.
  • Once you pull it out of the water, it’ll be hard and you’ll have your own fully functional unique erasers.
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: Starter Set-$16.99, Deluxe Kit-$24.99, Refill-$9.99, Mini Refill-$7.99
  • Available: Amazon