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Artterro Art Kits for Kids :: A Review of Wool Felt Bugs

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Wool Felt Bugs with Beads from an Artterro Eco Kit

This post contains affiliate links.We’ve explored and enjoyed several of Artterro’s art kits for kids over the past couple of years, including their creativity kit, several of their art journals, their bookmaking kit, their art dolls kit, and now their wool felt bug kit.

There is always a surprising amount of creativity-inspiring goodness in each of their kits.

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The folks at Artterro sent us their wool felt bug kit to try out and review recently.

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The kids opened the package and oohed and aahed over the contents and then immediately started hoarding the treasures (beads, sequins, wool felt balls, and fuzzy fabric pieces). I had to step in and ask them to put everything in the middle of the table saying they could each take just a couple of things at a time as they needed them and they were working on them.

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That was somewhat successful, although Maia quickly strung many of the felt balls into a caterpillar (something I hadn’t foreseen).

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But it was okay. Daphne worked at a much more sedate pace and I ended up helping her rather than working on my own bug.

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The kit says it’s for ages 7+ and as I sat there helping Daphne turn her ideas into reality (um, doing exactly what my 4 year old told me to do) I thought that perhaps I should have saved the kit for when Maia had a friend her own age over.

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But it actually worked out well and Daphne was really into the whole bug-making process even though she wanted/needed me to do the sewing for her.

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So in the end, I was glad I had brought out the art kit for Daphne as well as Maia. And it made me realize (once again) that just because there’s a suggested age for a product, doesn’t mean a younger children can’t enjoy it just as much in their own way and at their own level.

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Daphne’s completed butterfly is pretty special. (The pink lace was added from our own stash because she decided the wings needed to be bigger and more in proportion with the face.)

Would your family like to try out one of these wool felt bug kits by Artterro? You can buy any of their fun eco art kits from Amazon or Artterro’s own online shop.

Or, to win the bug kit plus one more of your choice, see the giveaway details below…

More Art Kits for Kids by Artterro

Artterro’s Art Kit for Kids Giveaway

An Artterro Art Kit GIVEAWAY! A Wool Felt Bug Kit + a 2nd Kit of Your Choice!To enter the giveaway for an Artterro Wool Felt Bug Kit as well as a 2nd Artterro kit of YOUR CHOICE, leave a comment saying which of Artterro’s kits you’d like to try by 11:59pm EST on Thursday, October 17th. One winner will be chosen by random number generator and announced here on Friday (I will also e-mail the winner). Giveaway open to readers in the United States.
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Good luck!
Giveaway now closed.
The random number generator gave me #59, so Agnes wins the Artterro art kits. Congrats, Agnes! I’ll e-mail you…
Agnes said…

Paint with Wool Kit! I learned to needlefelt a few years ago and would love to show my kids how to make art with wool felt.

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  • Reply
    Annette
    October 13, 2013 at 7:14 am

    The Art Dolls kit looks like it would be a big hit with my daughter.

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    Joy
    October 13, 2013 at 7:28 am

    The bubble wands look like so much fun

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    Tracy
    October 13, 2013 at 8:09 am

    We love these art kits : ) I would love a chance to win the felted bugs, and I think if we were lucky enough to choose another one, it would have to be the art dolls! Even my son is smitten with his dollies to everyone would love it

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    Karen
    October 13, 2013 at 9:07 am

    The bugs look adorable. If we were to select another kit it would have to be the bookmaking kit. My daughter loves to write.

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    Kristin
    October 13, 2013 at 9:12 am

    We would love the Painting with Wool kit. Felting is very popular with my daughters!

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    Mary Beth Galloway
    October 13, 2013 at 9:34 am

    The bookmaking kit looks like great fun! Think my boys would get a kick out of creating their own book. :)

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    Sarah M
    October 13, 2013 at 10:12 am

    Bubble wands or paint with wool!!
    Sarah M

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    Erin
    October 13, 2013 at 10:18 am

    The art dolls or the collage jewelry kit would be awesome. My 7 yr old loves making jewelry and would have a great time with any of the kits though! Keeping in mind for Xmas!

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    Kelly A
    October 13, 2013 at 11:19 am

    I would choose the garden art because it looks like it would be awesome for my kids age ranges and we really need to decorate our outdoor area.

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    Amanda
    October 13, 2013 at 12:39 pm

    These kits look like so much fun! We would love to try out the creativity kit!

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    monica
    October 13, 2013 at 12:53 pm

    They all look fabulous! I would love the bookmaking, but my kids would enjoy painting with wool.

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    Fernanda
    October 13, 2013 at 1:04 pm

    I´d love to try “paint with wool” and “bubble wands”! Thank you!

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    nancy
    October 13, 2013 at 1:56 pm

    we love the bugs and the collage jewelry kits.

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    Andrea D.
    October 13, 2013 at 2:08 pm

    I like the Wool Felt Wearables Kit. Thanks for the chance to enter.

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    AshevilleMama
    October 13, 2013 at 2:10 pm

    The wool felt bugs do look like a lot of fun! I think my girls would love the bubble wand kit as well. But they all look great! I think these will be great holiday gifts! Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Melisa Jaenisch
    October 13, 2013 at 2:16 pm

    What fun! I would also choose the wire and bead kit! My kids would LOVE it!
    Thanks!

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    Julia Janzen
    October 13, 2013 at 2:24 pm

    I’ve never seen these before! They look like perfect little birthday gifts for my oldest little girls classmates and friends!

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    Krissy S
    October 13, 2013 at 3:05 pm

    I would like to try the bug kit since it applies to all genders and ages.

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    Barb
    October 13, 2013 at 3:18 pm

    It would have to be the bubble wand kit. My son would love that!

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    Siné
    October 13, 2013 at 3:36 pm

    The creativity kit looks like a blast!

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    melissa
    October 13, 2013 at 4:32 pm

    i think the wool felt wearables kit would be a huge hit with my girls!

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    katie
    October 13, 2013 at 4:52 pm

    Wow so hard to choose. I think my girls would mist enjoy the dolls but they look super fun.

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    Maureen
    October 13, 2013 at 5:14 pm

    These all look so cool. The art dolls kit would be best for my girls now, though, I think.

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    Melissa B
    October 13, 2013 at 7:09 pm

    Love these kits – thanks for the giveaway! Would love to try painting with wool.

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    Karla
    October 13, 2013 at 7:24 pm

    Nice! I’d love the creativity kit too. Thanks for the giveaway.

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    michelle
    October 13, 2013 at 7:59 pm

    My daughter loves making books – she would be thrilled to receive the Canvas Storybook Kit. What a wonderful giveaway. Thank you!

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    Caroline
    October 13, 2013 at 8:10 pm

    Lovely kits! My daughter is all about stories, so I’m admiring the canvas storybook kit. I imagine she would treasure the opportunity to make a book with those beautiful fabrics! Thank you!

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    ellen
    October 13, 2013 at 8:21 pm

    Beads + Wire! My girls would be thrilled.

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    kate
    October 13, 2013 at 8:22 pm

    Cute! Hope I win!

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    Rayne_Bow
    October 13, 2013 at 8:27 pm

    I know my Children and i would enjoy the canvas storybook kit!

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    elisa
    October 13, 2013 at 8:49 pm

    The creativity kit looks like a lot of fun!

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    Rosemarie
    October 13, 2013 at 9:21 pm

    The canvas storybook looks really neat and something that we have not tried here.
    Thanks for the chance to win.

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    tammy c.
    October 13, 2013 at 9:33 pm

    The art kits I like all of them really but I think my daughter would really like the art kits

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    Sarah
    October 13, 2013 at 9:52 pm

    Bookmaking or wearables, I know my daughter would love. I might like garden art though.

  • Reply
    Gina
    October 13, 2013 at 10:47 pm

    I love the art journals.

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    Amy
    October 14, 2013 at 3:00 am

    My daughter would love the wool felt wearables kit!

  • Reply
    Faye E. Hunt
    October 14, 2013 at 9:32 am

    We love the kits, especially the bubble wand kit! Thanks for this great opportunity.

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    Keri
    October 14, 2013 at 9:50 am

    My boys would love the bug kit and because they are big in jewelry, they would also love the wool jewelry kit. :)

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    Dena
    October 14, 2013 at 11:03 am

    the paint with wool and felt bugs would be our choice. And Daphne talking about proportions is reason enough for having her do the kit!!!

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    Jennifer
    October 14, 2013 at 1:38 pm

    They all look fabulous. I would like to try the wire and beads kit.

  • Reply
    Peggy
    October 14, 2013 at 1:42 pm

    I think my gal would love the art dolls set, so that’s the one I would pick!

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    Rose
    October 14, 2013 at 2:04 pm

    You had me bugs. But they all look great!

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    Teresa
    October 14, 2013 at 2:09 pm

    I think the Art Dolls would be a big hit with my girls and the Garden Art would be fun for the whole family. Thanks!!

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    Tara
    October 14, 2013 at 5:28 pm

    My daughter would LOVE the collage jewelry! What fun giveaways you have!

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    Catherine
    October 14, 2013 at 7:53 pm

    My kids love bugs and they love to make books…we’d have fun with those kits!

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    Stephanie
    October 14, 2013 at 8:43 pm

    We’d love to try out the wool wearables kit as well as the wool bug kit!

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    Heidi Anderson
    October 14, 2013 at 11:47 pm

    All of these kits look wonderful! The bookmaking kit would be a hit with my kiddo!

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    Cindy
    October 14, 2013 at 11:57 pm

    Wire and Beads would be awesome. We’re into beads since Jean got us hooked on the stained glass with pony beads stuff.

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    CC
    October 15, 2013 at 7:50 am

    My little one would love the wool felt wearables kit. Thanks for the chance to win!

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    Kelly
    October 15, 2013 at 9:41 am

    All the kits looks amazing but I have to say I would probably pick the Creativity Kit to try first.

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    Lulu
    October 15, 2013 at 12:45 pm

    These are wonderful kits! I’d love to give my goddaughter the new felt bugs kit and the Collage Jewelry kit, as she she love insects and art equally! :) Thank you for the offer.

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    Kelsey Taylor
    October 15, 2013 at 1:22 pm

    We would love to try the bubble wands.

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    Erica
    October 15, 2013 at 2:44 pm

    Oh, man, which kid wouldn’t we love?!?!? I’m thinking the art garden kit would be fun to try, if for no other reason than it wouldn’t be hard to find a place to put the finished art:) Thanks for the giveaway!

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    [email protected]
    October 15, 2013 at 3:56 pm

    we want to try the wool felt bugs!!!! my daughter looooves bugs (me, not so much)

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    Adelle F.
    October 15, 2013 at 5:23 pm

    These are so great! I love both the creativity kit and the wire and bead kit.

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    Jen S
    October 15, 2013 at 10:18 pm

    I have two kids who LOVE art projects! I think they’d enjoy any of the options, but start with the Garden Art Kit.

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    Susan
    October 16, 2013 at 9:59 am

    I’d like to try the art doll kit with my daughters. Thanks!!

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    Angelina
    October 16, 2013 at 11:40 pm

    Love the Canvas Storybook kit and the Bookmaking kit!

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    Agnes
    October 17, 2013 at 1:49 am

    Paint with Wool Kit! I learned to needlefelt a few years ago and would love to show my kids how to make art with wool felt.

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    Lauren
    October 17, 2013 at 7:15 am

    We’ve ent he beading kit but I think my story writing daughter would love to try the book making kit!

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    Mayla M
    October 17, 2013 at 12:03 pm

    I’d like to give the Creativity Kit to my boys. I like that there are enough supplies for them each to make a couple crafts.

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    Jan
    October 17, 2013 at 12:03 pm

    I think the book making kit would be fun! That’s what I’d like to try.

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    jessie
    October 17, 2013 at 12:04 pm

    the wool felt wearables and garden art look awesome!!!my daughter loves to make her own jewelery:)

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    Kristen
    October 17, 2013 at 12:07 pm

    I’d like to try the bookmaking kit.

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    Janet T.
    October 17, 2013 at 12:12 pm

    I love all of their kits, but my daughter would adore the bookmaking kit.

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    Julienne piper
    October 17, 2013 at 12:15 pm

    Oh my, tough call! But I think the bugs are adorable! Also the bubble wands and creativity kit and….

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    Kris
    October 17, 2013 at 12:18 pm

    Bubble wand kit!

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    Lindsay king
    October 17, 2013 at 12:18 pm

    Oohhh, my boys would have a blast with the creativity kit or the bubble wand set!

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    maritza
    October 17, 2013 at 12:24 pm

    My girls would love the wool felt wearables kit

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    Rebecca Feucht
    October 17, 2013 at 12:35 pm

    Wow this is the first I’ve seen these and they are all so fun, but without a doubt I’d choose the bookmaker kit. My son has been obsessed with carrying a notebook with him at all times ever since he first watched blues clues. It’s almost a security item. He always has a way to play with his ideas and observations. The felt bug kit is sure to be little brothers favorite, although I’m sure the bugs would become little cars in his mind.

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    Kim
    October 17, 2013 at 12:37 pm

    My boys would love the bubble wand set. Bubbles are always a thumbs-up!

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    Mary
    October 17, 2013 at 12:41 pm

    What a wonderful opportunity – thanks! My kids would love to try the book making kit, as they are very into mini-books right now.

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    Andromeda
    October 17, 2013 at 12:47 pm

    I would love to try out the creativity kit, or any of the art kits. My daughter loves to create something out of anything.

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    Pria
    October 17, 2013 at 12:51 pm

    Love the book making kit and for sure the bubble kit.Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Yanira
    October 17, 2013 at 1:12 pm

    I would like to try the Art dolls kit its being amazing for my 8 years old daughter ;)

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    Suzanne Oyston
    October 17, 2013 at 1:31 pm

    We would love to try out the creativity kit! :)

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    Shannon
    October 17, 2013 at 1:32 pm

    My daughter (and her mother;) would absolutely love either an art journal or the painting with wool kit!

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    Lily
    October 17, 2013 at 1:43 pm

    My daughter would love the canvas storybook kit.

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    Andrea
    October 17, 2013 at 1:47 pm

    These are great! My son would really enjoy the felt bugs kit or creativity kit. He loves making up and hearing stories, but a little young for the bookmaking kit. Thanks for the opportunity!

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    Kelly
    October 17, 2013 at 2:10 pm

    They all look like a lot of fun. Both my boys love to paint. I think the painting with wool kit would be great for them. And of course they love bugs.

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    Lynn
    October 17, 2013 at 2:18 pm

    My daughter would love the art dolls kit.

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    Alisa Sutherland
    October 17, 2013 at 2:27 pm

    Wow! My daughter and I would love to try any of these! They look fantastic! She’s particularly interested in the Art Dolls and Collage Jewelry kits.

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    Kate Muldoon
    October 17, 2013 at 2:42 pm

    The canvas storybook looks amazing – so many textures and colors.

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    gidgets bookworms
    October 17, 2013 at 2:45 pm

    would love the book making kit

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    Sharon W
    October 17, 2013 at 4:52 pm

    They all look so cute, but I think I like the Art Dolls Kit. :)

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    Kristina
    October 17, 2013 at 5:06 pm

    The Garden Art Kit looks fabulous!

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    Rachel A.
    October 17, 2013 at 5:11 pm

    We’d pick the creativity kit :)

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    tiffany Hinora
    October 17, 2013 at 5:19 pm

    Art dolls

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    Julie Baker
    October 17, 2013 at 5:19 pm

    The wire and bead kit! Thanks for the opportunity to enter!

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    samantha
    October 17, 2013 at 5:33 pm

    Definately the bugs, they are sooooo adorable!

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    Tami
    October 17, 2013 at 5:36 pm

    We’ve had a number of their kits, and have really enjoyed them. I think we would pick the painting with wool kit (although the canvas storybook is a close second!) Thanks for the chance at the giveaway!

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    Theresa k
    October 17, 2013 at 7:19 pm

    We have had the garden art kit on our wish list

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    Dreima
    October 17, 2013 at 9:47 pm

    Garden art! I am in charge of my school’s garden and we could use some art to liven it up. :)

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    Amber
    October 17, 2013 at 9:49 pm

    My daughter absolutely loves crafts almost as much as all of her dolls… I believe she would thoroughly enjoy either the “doll” kit or the cute bugs. She is very intrigued by bugs. :)

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    sierra
    October 17, 2013 at 10:02 pm

    I love the wool kits!

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    Krista Ritter
    October 17, 2013 at 10:04 pm

    The art doll kit :)

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    Erica Chick
    October 17, 2013 at 10:05 pm

    We would love the paint with wool.

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    Jamie O'Toole
    October 17, 2013 at 10:05 pm

    The canvas story book looks delightful! They all look like tons of fun.

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    Christina Boynton
    October 17, 2013 at 10:08 pm

    The creativity kit looks awesome! Oh the possibilities :)

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    Kim Wolke
    October 17, 2013 at 10:08 pm

    What great kits! My girls would love any of them but I’d say the Creativity Kit if I had to choose one.

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    Terri
    October 17, 2013 at 10:09 pm

    Art dolls :)

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    Paige
    October 17, 2013 at 10:09 pm

    They all look amazing and we would love trying any! Garden, bugs, bubbles and wool painting sound like a lot of fun!

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    HearherNicole
    October 17, 2013 at 10:11 pm

    Ooh the paint with wool would be a big hit with my girl.

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    Janet
    October 17, 2013 at 10:12 pm

    Creativity books look fun!

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    Suzanne
    October 17, 2013 at 10:13 pm

    My daughter would absolutely love one of those Canvas Storybook kits. She loves art play and has such a creative spirit — this would be such a fun project to do together!

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    Susan
    October 17, 2013 at 10:17 pm

    The bubble wand kit

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    Shifra
    October 17, 2013 at 10:17 pm

    I cannot decide which other kit I would want to win – they all look awesome! Maybe the Canvas Storybook Kit?!?! All of these look wonderful! Thanks! I hope I win!

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    Tammy
    October 17, 2013 at 10:19 pm

    The dolls kit!
    My girls would love it.
    Thank you
    Tammy

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    Brandy d.
    October 17, 2013 at 10:24 pm

    The bug kit looks so darn cute! I really liked the Garden art kit, we do a lot of activities in my flower bed and garden so we would get a lot of use out of it! Thanks for the chance to win

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    Melissa Woodward
    October 17, 2013 at 10:27 pm

    We’d love the wool felt bug kit! My girls & I love finding different bugs when we’re playing outside, plus we love making crafts together – perfect combo ;)

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    Stacy Aceto
    October 17, 2013 at 10:28 pm

    I would choose paint with wool for my girls.

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    Danzel
    October 17, 2013 at 10:38 pm

    We’ve wanted to try the bookmaking kit for a long time. All their stuff looks wonderful, though!

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    Paige
    October 17, 2013 at 10:39 pm

    Wow, those all look fantastic. The bookmaking kit looks like something that my kids would love.

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    Jessica
    October 17, 2013 at 10:41 pm

    I think we would love the art dolls. Fun!!!

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    Beth purnell
    October 17, 2013 at 10:49 pm

    My kids would love the creativity kit. :) thanks!

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    Erin
    October 17, 2013 at 10:56 pm

    My daughter would love the art dolls!

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    Deanne York
    October 17, 2013 at 10:58 pm

    Ooooh book making and garden art both look fantastic! I love the emphasis on process in these kits. Thank you for introducing them to us!

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    Kim Owen
    October 17, 2013 at 11:03 pm

    My son loves to make books and would enjoy the bookmaking kit!

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    Amy H.
    October 17, 2013 at 11:16 pm

    Oh so many to choose from. I would have to go with the doll art I think.

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    Julianne
    October 17, 2013 at 11:17 pm

    We would love the Bookmaking kit!

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    [email protected]
    October 17, 2013 at 11:25 pm

    Art dolls or bugs! Either way I know my girls would have hours of fun!
    Thanks!
    kim

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    Kristi M
    October 17, 2013 at 11:25 pm

    Paint with wool!

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    [email protected]
    October 17, 2013 at 11:34 pm

    The garden art kit would be a lot of fun for my kids.

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    Helen
    October 17, 2013 at 11:46 pm

    The garden art and journal kits look like they’d keep my daughters’ interest! :) Fun!

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    Sheau
    October 18, 2013 at 12:26 am

    So cute. Would like to try canvas storybook kit. That’s for. The chance!

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    [email protected]
    October 18, 2013 at 12:44 am

    The bug kit would be a hit with my kiddos!

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    huma
    October 18, 2013 at 2:26 am

    We wud like to have the creativity kit..my daughter z gona love it..

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    Liz
    October 18, 2013 at 7:07 am

    The painting with wool kit looks really neat!

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    Nancy
    October 18, 2013 at 10:08 am

    creativity kit! thank you for the giveaway.

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    Agnes
    November 6, 2013 at 12:40 am

    Hi Jean! Thank you so much for the giveaway. We received our kits and can’t wait to try them out!

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