We have a WINNER!
According to random.org the winner is
Amy @ A New Old House who said "I love keeping stuff like this around for rainy days. This would be right up my 6 year old son's alley! I just found your blog yesterday, and love the projects & ideas. Thank you- from a mom of two boys :o)"
You are so welcome Amy! I hope your sons enjoy it! I'll be in touch for info.
I love to keep a stash of things for those "I'm bored" requests. So when the folks at Craftprojectideas.com asked if I'd like to try out their Bead Pet kit I checked with the boys to see if it was something they'd be interested in. They both very excitedly said "Yes!"
They wanted to do one as soon as it came in but I saved them until we had a while to sit down and play. This last weekend we had an early Thanksgiving with my mom so we pulled them out. My 7 year old wanted to jump in first and he wanted to make the spider.
We got him all set up (I LOVE the storage container that comes with it) and going. The directions were a little confusing to him until I explained them better and he ended up needing quite a bit of my help. He didn't mind though. And he's still playing with his spider today!
My 9 year old ended up making 2 later and had a much easier time putting them together (he ended up enjoying it as well). I do like making up crafts for the boys to do, but working full time, having 2 blogs, etc. It's nice to have something in a box to do every once in a while!
CraftProjectIdeas.com wants to send one of these to one of you as well!
All you have to do to enter to win one though, is leave me a comment here. Entries will be accepted until Nov. 29, 2011 11:59pm MST and I'll announce the winner on Nov. 30, 2011