It’s really exciting when you have a vision to create something and other people totally get it!
- Yes its gender friendly – The projects in here are suitable for both boys and girls.
- Yes it costs $5 – the price of a cup of coffee – and there are no ads – which I think is terribly important for kids.
- Yes the projects in here relate to kid’s real world – use natural and healthy materials and help kids to explore their creative side.
If all that sounds like you and your family then you need the Action Pack! :)
What others are saying about the Action Pack:
- “I will happily pay for a high quality, fun, creative magazine. Especially if there are no ads!”
- “I am always on the lookout for cool project ideas, especially ones that relate to their real world and use natural materials.”
- “What I love best is that its gender friendly. Yay.”
- “So excited to see something geared towards children 7+. My boys are 6.5 and 8.5 and it can be a hard age to find stimulating and effective activities for.”
- “We are slowly trying to unplug our house and this magazine looks like a great addition to our arsenal when we hear “what can we do?”.
- “This is brilliant and I want to affirm Kathreen for encouraging kids to get off the couch and explore their creative side. … I’m sure younger kids would also benefit if their parents have the time to explore it with them.”
- “I’m always looking for new fun things to do with my boys!”
We love it and we hope you do too!
And thanks to these wonderful fellow mothers and bloggers for reviewing and mentioning the mag: (there are some giveaways too)
DesignMom :: Charlotte’s Fancy :: The Long Thread :: Maya*Made :: CraftZine :: DollarStoreMom :: CraftGossip :: Luvinthemommyhood :: The Crafty Crow :: Fancy House Road :: JcasaHandmade :: wisecraft .
And have you been keeping up with all the wonderful guest bloggers at whipup.net? :
Sooz talks about knitting machines :: We hosted Abby on her Artful Bird Blog tour :: Lizzy came and talked fabric design :: Liz discussed her amazing kickstarter project :: I reviewed machine stitch perspectives :: Kathrin showed us how to make some really quick and cool refashioned jewellery :: and Kate reviewed Knitting it old school.
So it really has been a jam packed week – but wait there’s more: :)
- – Crochet rings necklace from Maya
- – Check out this sweet new group blog from a group of crafty mothers – The polka dot umbrella
- – Cinda shows us how to make Paper Japanese dolls
- – Amy Krouse Rosenthal’s The Beckoning of Lovely film project has evolved and expanded into the making of a feature length film. In the spirit of the project, the Lovelies are funding the film through small contributions from the universe, if you would like to help or find out more check out their kickstarter page.
- – Jenny shares her softie doll pattern which she made for the latest Craft Hope project
- – Heather’s March of the tools is on again – join in!
- – Check out Helen’s Owl and the Pussy Cat themed acorns – so totally cute!
- – Molly’s mini crochet bunting are fantastic – pattern too!
- – A spoonful of sugar has a pattern to make an adorable mini japanese style fabric gift bag
- – I am desperately in love with Pascales drawstring coin purse
- – Bkids has a paper fashion doll idea for kids
- – Soulemama’s Rosa Hats are beautiful – there is a pattern too!
- – I am in love with Harold and the purple crayon jacket!
- – Sweet Paul Mag for kids is beautiful
- – gotta make some goldfish crackers – :)
- – Spring crochet flowers – so pretty
- – doily crafts round up at the mommyhood
- – you have see Where children sleep
- – I like this crochet trivet pattern
- – And Rummage gives you some reasons to come visit my hometown!
So much to do – so little time.
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