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Wind-Up Workshop Animals

Wind-Up Workshop Animals

Spring 2011 Toys
Ages: 7 & Up
Manufacturer: Creativity for Kids
Price: $14.99

Wind-Up Workshop: Animals by Creativity Kids includes everything children need to create five wind-up animal crafts: five wind-up mechanisms, animal cut-outs, cardboard accessories self-adhesive wiggly eyes, craft and glitter glue, fuzzy stickers, cardboard accessories, a variety of decorative materials and illustrated instructions. Since the kit contains enough materials for five wind-up animals, the activity can be completed solo or as a group; it makes a great rainy-day playmate activity. The activity encourages creativity and interest in crafts while honing fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, sequencing and following of instructions. The product is at once a craft and a toy since children can play with their creations after having completed them. It would make an entertaining, if not slightly over-priced addition to any craft closet!

Sharon Heuscher   ©2011 Parents' Choice
Sharon holds B.A.s in English Literature and Ancient Studies as well as a B.S. in Psychology. She is currently a masters-level trainee in Clinical Psychology specializing in neurodegenerative diseases. For the past thirteen years, Sharon has focused primarily on raising, educating, and nurturing her five children who range in age from three to thirteen.

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