KidArtLit brings art and literature together through a monthly subscription box. The subscription costs $46.99 per month, and each box includes an art project, a picture book, a Ready-Set-Go Pack, and a mini-magazine. The boxes are designed to help your family deeply connect through art and reading.
DEAL: Get 10% off your first month and all gift orders. Use coupon code HELLOSUBS.
The box and packaging itself are very pretty. The items are covered in a bright yellow tissue paper sealed with an adorable KidArtLit sticker.
There’s a note from the co-founder sitting on top of all the box’s contents!
Opening the box gives me positive vibes because of the bright yellow color scheme.
Inside the box is a couple more items separately wrapped in a white paper sealed with KidArtLit stickers. The kits are packaged and labeled separately.
The second package is sealed with an Art Kit sticker.
The card sets us up to have a wonderful experience with the activities that are in store for us. There are a lot of things to learn in this box.
At the back, there’s a list of all the items in this month’s box.
They even gave us tips to follow for success!
Featured on this part of the card is the definition of process art, and how it affects your kids’ work ethics.
Here’s another inspirational note and adorable artwork from Megan and Phoebe!
Paper Mice by Megan Wagner Lloyd ($12.75)
“A sweet depiction of companionship and creature comforts.” —Publishers Weekly
It’s the middle of the night, and two paper mice find adventure—and each other—as they explore their new home in this beautifully written, stunningly illustrated story of friendship.
With a snip and a clip, two paper mice are made. They are given names: Della and Ralph. Each alone, they explore their new house in the dark. Della dashes up the stairs; Ralph skitters through the dining room. There is so much to see and so much to discover!
But a big, dark house can be scary for those so small, until they find…each other.
Beautiful, cut-paper illustrations bring to life this lyrical story of adventure and friendship.
Featured at the back of the book cover are the main characters of the story, Della and Ralph.
The story is about two paper mice that explore a new house. At first, the house is too big for each of them and it’s a bit scary until they found each other and formed a beautiful friendship.
The lyrical nature of the story is great for kids to read aloud, and the illustrations are beautiful, they look timeless.
Knowing that the mice in the story are paper mice, and seeing one of the kits related to the story, we actually got really excited!
The illustrations show how the big house can be scary and dangerous for the little creatures!
When the two mice find each other, we all know that a more fun adventure awaits for both of them!
Ready. Set. Go. In relation to the story, we’re making paper mice for this month’s first art project!
For this project, they gave us 2 shadow mice puppets, bamboo sticks, glue dots, and mini flashlights.
The kit contains an information sheet explaining the Paper Mice Puppets.
On the other side, there are also tips and tricks to make the shadow puppets.
The first step is to attach the bamboo stick to the mice puppets using the glue dots.
We also tested the mini flashlight, and we’re ready for the puppet show!
We all go back to the story and re-tell it using the puppets. Everyone loved this, and our youngest squealed with delight!
Deluxe Art Kit. For the deluxe art kit, we’re making small-world mouse houses!
For this project, we used the following: kraft boxes, wooden spools and assorted loose parts like wood, fabric, vintage stamps, paper scraps, clocks, school glue, acrylic rainbow paint set, and fine-tipped paintbrushes.
They also include 2 wooden mice that will occupy the houses!
The kit came with a supply list and complete instructions.
This kit also included some tricks and tricks in doing finishing the craft.
We painted the craft boxes first. The kids mixed and matched the colors!
We waited for the boxes to dry before proceeding to the next steps.
Here’s the first house for the first mouse! I love how the stuff is arranged inside!
The other one has a slightly different set-up, just perfect for mouse #2! The boys were so engaged in this activity and loved every minute of decorating their houses. Even better, since these were finished, they’ve been further decorated with found items from home, and additional mice have been crafted!
Everything in this box is fun, and we love them!
KidArtLit is the perfect box for leaning and developing creative skills, especially for the kids. We all love the fun crafts, as well as the book they picked this month. The story is really nice and it teaches us about the beauty of friendship and companionship. The puppets are nice to play with, and the houses are great projects as well. The kids had fun designing them and kept the fun going with their own extensions! It’s a really exciting subscription, and we’re looking forward to the next box!
What do you think of this month’s box?