(Cleveland, OH) Creativity for Kids product developers are always on the lookout for unique and cool craft projects for kids to do. In 2011 we're introducing an amazing assortment of products to inspire children to express their natural creativity.
Based on the overwhelming success in 2010 of Wind-Up Workshop Robots (a kit that won 6 awards!), we're excited to add a new kit to the line called Wind-Up Workshop Animals. Put together colorful cardboard cut-outs to create a set of whimsical animals. Use markers to draw designs on the animals, and add fuzzy stickers and wiggly eyes too. Insert the wind-up mechanisms and enjoy watching your animals move about. $14.99, age 7 & up
Craft your own optical effects with a kaleidoscope you build yourself. The Make Your Own Kaleidoscope kit includes everything needed to make a 7 5/8" kaleidoscope. Decorate the kaleidoscope with markers. The refillable chamber lets you change what you view with a variety of vellum paper designs and other colorful items. $12.99, age 5 & up
Enjoy a bit of science and have a lot of fun setting up your own aquatic environment with Growing Crystals Undersea World. Put the liquid crystal solution in the tray and then watch the crystals grow like magic. A paper coral reef and color-in fish stickers with markers to enhance the undersea look of the aquatic backdrop. $12.99, age 8 & up
3-D is a cool effect, so enjoy creating glittery window art, 3-D creations, and more with the Sparkling 3-D Paint Activity Kit. Trace your designs using the black and silver outline paint, then fill them in with 8 colors of sparkling paint. Make your designs pop with 3-D wiggly eyes and rhinestones. Pattern sheets are included to guide you in making a trinket box, ornaments, jewelry, window art and more. $21.99, age 6 & up
Fuzzy Bead Fun is a classic craft with a fabulous fuzzy twist! Weave pony beads onto colorful satin cord, and add fuzzy beads as accents to create cute key chains. There are hundreds of beads and plenty of patterns to follow to make 10 fuzzy key chains. Backpack clips and key rings included. $14.99, age 6 & up
With the positive response to our previous vehicle themed kits for boys, Creativity for Kids offers 3 new cool craft kits for boys. Paint and Play Cement Mixer has a chunky wooden cement truck for kids to decorate with paint and 3-D accent stickers. The cement mixer features moveable parts as part of the play experience. The triangle shaped paint brush handles are easy for younger crafters to hold - bonus craft apron included.
$14.99, age 4 & up
Paint and Play Loader is a chunky wooden front-end loader with moving parts for kids to paint and play with. Add 3-D sticker accents on the loader. The triangle shaped paint brush handles are easy for younger crafters to hold - bonus craft apron included.
$14.99, age 4 & up
Construct, paint, and decorate a 3-D robot with the Color Changing Robot Light kit. The 7" tall robot is made of durable plastic - add translucent paint and dimensional stickers. Then flip the switch and watch the light show! The LED lights are battery operated and safe for kids (uses 2 AA batteries not included).
$17.99, age 7 & up