If you’re like me (and every other parent I know), keeping kids entertained during the weekends or on school nights, especially when gadget use is limited/banned, is quite the challenge. My daughter, Sinta, loves arts and crafts but I rarely have the time (nor possess the effort) to think up/Google a craft project, go to the craft store and haul all the craft materials back home, all the while knowing that we will never use the left over popsicle sticks / colored sand / glitter glue / pipe cleaners ever again. I usually resort to printed out worksheets or coloring pages, both of which really don’t encourage much creativity.
Which is why I was so happy to find out that a couple of girlfriends started Kinder Craft. Kinder Craft is a subscription-based craft box service. Each box filled with sensory activities that let your kids learn new things while encouraging creativity and imagination. We couldn’t wait to try out our first box!
Each box that comes from Kinder Craft has all the materials and instructions you need to complete each activity. Each box is also themed, making it a fun learning experience! The first one we received had an Olympics theme. As soon as we opened our box, my kids started talking about the recently-held Olympics and the different sports that were featured in the Kinder Craft activities.
|Four activities are included in each box. My tip would be to spread out one activity per week to get the longest use out of each box that comes monthly when you subscribe.|
|Sinta chose the “Set Your Sails for Victory” activity.|
|Cruz chose “Go for Goal!”|
|The instructions and images were simple enough to understand and allows room for your own personal touches.|
|After assembling the boat, Sinta sets off painting – her favorite part of any activity!|
|Sinta’s finished product!|
|The boys getting busy with “Go for goal!” – a DIY foosball box!|
|Yay! Now they get to play with it!|
|Sinta decided to take on her second activity, “Get in the Olympic Spirit”.|
It was such a fun afternoon! We got to bond with our kids, used our hands to create and learned together. We can’t wait for our next box!
PS. You can also opt to buy single boxes on their site, mini craft bags (containing one activity), wooden toys and craft materials. Their site is a one-stop no-brainer craft shop!