Kiwi Crate My Clay Ornaments Holiday Craft Box Review & 50% Off Black Friday Shop Coupon

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Kiwi Crate is a kids’ craft and activity subscription and it comes with everything you need to create 2 excellent crafts. They also offer a variety of single crates without subscription, plus awesome holiday crafts. See all the Kiwi Crate holiday gift subscriptions and holiday shop items here!

For the Kiwi Crate Black Friday deal they are offering half off the shop.

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When I was growing up, our tree was always loaded with homemade plaster and clay ornaments.  We don’t have as many on our tree now, because they are really messy to make.  This kit is great — it’s a very neat way to make this type of ornament, and I don’t have to feel like we are derelict in collecting homemade memories for our tree!
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Everything in the Crate.  The cookie cutters and letter stamps are reusable, too, so those will be additions to our baking and crafts kits!

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As always, the instructions lead nothing to chance.  Kiwi Crate is great about taking you through step by step and tailoring difficulty of projects so they are appropriate for the target age.

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The tools for shaping your ornaments and punching the hole by which you will hang them.

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The label speaks truth — this clay is extremely light (even moreso when dry), which means they ornaments will hang better and be less likely to fall or break.  The clay is key in making this project neat and simple — the self-drying clay is very easy to work with and doesn’t transfer or smear surfaces.  Plus, obviously, no need for a kiln!

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The decorative elements.  Gold and silvery paint are for decorating the ornaments, and festive ribbon is provided to hang them.

kiwi crate cyber monday sale IMG_0600The clay is super-easy to work with.  We did use a mini rolling pin to get a degree of uniformity, but hands worked quite well too.
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The stamps had both letter and some decorative shapes.  This type of stamp was great for kids to use, as it didn’t require affixing the type to a stamp — they could be used individually by hand.
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Even the light touch of the kids rendered legible ornaments.

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The finished ornaments.  They turned out really cute, with a lot of character (which is the whole point).  They are really light, so they should survive year to year in both storage and annual handling.  Limiting the color scheme to two paints worked well — all the ornaments go together as a set, and they have a nice, neutral palette that will complement most decorative schemes.

Use code SHOP50 for 50% off in the Kiwi Crate Shop, including 50% off on all its holiday crates and other great gifts! (You should be able to use this code in all the other KiwiCo family shops too – there is a lot to check out – and they will all make awesome gifts for kids!). You can visit the Kiwi Crate Holiday Shop to see everything!

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The ornaments look great in our tray from the Fall Popsugar Limited Edition Box too!

Visit Kiwi Crate to subscribe or to find out more about this fantastic kids’ craft subscription box! Use coupon code MS30 to save 30% on your first box of Kiwi Crate (or KiwiCo family subscriptions Tinker CrateKoala Crate, and Doodle Crate ).

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The Description: Arts, crafts, and science activities subscription for kids ages 3-7. Get a monthly subscription filled with all the materials and inspiration that will let your child explore, imagine, and create, all centered around a fun monthly theme!
The Price: $19.95 per month, down to $16.95 per month on a year long subscription

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