The Best Arts & Crafts Toys with Family Circle Magazine

Family Circle Magazine’s “25 Days of Toys” rolls on! Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by the offices of Family Circle Magazine to talk about the best arts and crafts toys for the holidays. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below, and for our complete rundown of the best gifts for the holidays, check out our complete holiday gift guide.


CRAYOLA DOUBLE SIDED ARTIST EASEL (GROW’N UP LTD.)

  • This is a two-in-one dry erase and chalkboard surface easel.
  • It is an easy starter easel for younger artists.
  • The leg supports can be switched to support whichever side kids want to work on. There are trays for utensils and clips to hang drawings.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $29.99
  • Available: Toys “R” Us

ALEX DIY SWEETLINGS SPRINKLE SHOP (ALEX BRANDS)

  • Sweetlings Sprinkle Shop is a decoration station that comes with everything kids need to bring three Sweetlings characters to life.
  • Use whipped clay icing to frost two plastic cupcakes and a cone in the Sprinkle Shop workstation.
  • Frost the characters easily as they rotate on the base.
  • When ready, add the final pizazz with the glitterizer — star shaped glitter will sparkle as your creation rotates on the stage for their special moment under the strobing lights.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $29.99
  • Available: Amazon, Toys “R” Us

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