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Natural Earth Paints Face Paint

Natural Earth Face Paint -- Mothering Toy Guide 2013

Melanie Mayo

Pros: natural materials, safe and nourishing, great colors

In total opposition to many varieties of potentially toxic face and body paints sold for kids, these gorgeous  colors will actually nourish the skin with organic shea butter and castor seed oil. Clay and mineral-based, bright and fun--the paints have many potential uses in imaginative play and are easy to clean up. $12 at Bootyland Kids
Wildflower Collage Card Craft Kit -- Mothering Toy Guide 2013
Wildflower Collage Card Craft Kit -- Mothering Toy Guide 2013
Fairy House Craft Kit  -- Mothering Toy Guide 2013
Fairy House Craft Kit -- Mothering Toy Guide 2013
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Jacquard Silk Hoop Painting - Fun Bag

Jacquard Silk Hoop Painting - Fun Bag

“This great kit includes everything you need to get one or more kiddos exploring a unique form of expression. Comes with full instructions and tips in addition to all materials. The final product is perfect to display in a window as sun art, hang on the wall or give as a gift. $19.95 at A Child's Dream.  ” --Melanie Mayo

100% Positive Reviews
Glob Greeting Card Collage Kit with Seedpaper

Glob Greeting Card Collage Kit with Seedpaper

“This greeting card craft set has a very special quality--the cards will actually grow wildflowers when planted! The kids will have a blast creating these cards with the included botanical paints, leaves and rice paper cut outs. Perfect for making birthday invitations or holiday cards. Made from recycled paper in the USA. $30 at Bootyland Kids  ” --Melanie Mayo

100% Positive Reviews
Stockmar Block/Stick Beeswax Crayon Combination in a Tin - Set of 16

Stockmar Block/Stick Beeswax Crayon Combination in a Tin - Set of 16

“If you are looking for safe and long lasting crayons for your little one, consider this great combo pack from Stockmar. Includes eight sticks and eight blocks in a durable tin. (crayons include some beeswax) $29.95 from A Child's Dream ” --Melanie Mayo

100% Positive Reviews
WoolPets Orca Wool Needle Felting Craft Kit. Made in the USA.

WoolPets Orca Wool Needle Felting Craft Kit. Made in the USA.

“This adorable and fun kit is an easy way to let your child explore the joy of wool felting. Good for older kids or teens (under 10 with close adult supervision only). Includes everything you need to create one felt orca whale. Other varieties are available. $12.75 at A Child's Dream ” --Melanie Mayo

100% Positive Reviews
Nanoblock P-51 Mustang

Nanoblock P-51 Mustang

“With nearly 500 tiny pieces, this model/toy is definitely for older kids, teens and even adults. Nanoblock from Ohio Art has many kits to choose from and--while this kit would be best for kids over 10--other kits may be appropriate for slightly younger children. Their animal kits, such as the flamingo, are particularly cute and the prices are right. Safe and sturdy option for kids who...” --Melanie Mayo

100% Positive Reviews
Bunting Baby Doll Making Kit -- 10" and 6"

Bunting Baby Doll Making Kit -- 10" and 6"

“This organic cotton and eco wool kit can be created by an adult/older child as a gift for a baby/toddler or given as a gift to an older child as a craft kit. The kit produces two delightful baby dolls -- a 6" and a 10"-- that are simple to create but challenging enough to keep an older child or teen busy for hours. $29.90 at a Child's Dream ” --Melanie Mayo

100% Positive Reviews
Natural Earth Paints Face Paint

Natural Earth Paints Face Paint

“In total opposition to many varieties of potentially toxic face and body paints sold for kids, these gorgeous  colors will actually nourish the skin with organic shea butter and castor seed oil. Clay and mineral-based, bright and fun--the paints have many potential uses in imaginative play and are easy to clean up. $12 at Bootyland Kids ” --Melanie Mayo

100% Positive Reviews
Down to Earth Toys Botanical Pocket Press

Down to Earth Toys Botanical Pocket Press

“This super simple, made the the USA botanical pocket press is perfect for nature hikes and backyard explorations. Replaceable, heavy duty rubberbands apply pressure to create long lasting pressed plants. Easy to use for kids of all ages and an excellent price! $7.95 at Down to Earth Toys ” --Melanie Mayo

100% Positive Reviews
Pied Piper Fairy House Craft Kit

Pied Piper Fairy House Craft Kit

“This is the craft of all crafts! Perfect for an older child, this kit has everything they need to build a  multistory fairy house--right down to the safe, low powered glue gun. Use items found in your own environment to add a personal touch if you like. Hours of fun creating and playing at a really great price. $45 at Hazelnut Kids” --Melanie Mayo

100% Positive Reviews
Pied Piper Pirate Map Craft Kit

Pied Piper Pirate Map Craft Kit

“What child doesn't love the mystery of pirates? Now they can create their very own pirate map with this neat kit that includes everything they'll need, including the wax seal. Once finished, the map can be used for hours of imaginative play. $22 at Hazelnut Kids ” --Melanie Mayo

100% Positive Reviews
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