Expert Reviews

Weave the Day Away with ALEX DIY Happy Little Loom

Weaving, knitting, sewing, and any type of activity that requires yarn, was never my area of expertise. Without fail, every time I pick up a needle and a thread, it’s not long before I take… read more

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Kids can make unique jewels and charms for bracelets, key chains, and more. They pick a mold, mix the gel, and add glitter, confetti, or pictures. Their creation is ready to wear in 30 minutes.

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This craft activity lets kids create sparkly miniature pets. Kids mix the magic cast powder with water and pour it into any of the pet molds. While they spin the handle, they can watch as… read more

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Fashion Plates Are Still Tops for Fun and Easy Creative Play

One of my favorite toys as a child of the ’80s was Fashion Plates. So simple, yet so fun, Fashion Plates lets kids design their own outfit combinations, add fresh patterns and colors, and show… read more

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Beados Takes the Mess and Stress Out of Crafting

When I was little, I loved making those bead crafts that you would then iron to melt together. I would (not so) patiently wait by the ironing board as my mom would carefully melt my… read more

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