I just recently found out that Crayola is owned my Hallmark. I never new that, but it does not surprise me since both companies make great products.
I have never really tried anything else from crayola besides their basic crayons, colored pencils, and markers. So I was very excited when MyBlogSpark contacted me about the Crayola Spark.
I received the Crayola Pack in the mail today and not everything was there so I contacted MyBlogSpark and tweeted. I got a response very fast from both Crayola and MyBlogSpark, I was very impressed on how fast I was responded too.
This is the items I received today…
What I received today was, 24ct Crayola Crayons, 12ct Crayola Colored Pencils, Crayola Color Switchers, Crayola Color Explosion, Crayola Tadoodles Washable Crayon Buddies, and Crayola Twistables.
My daughter and I got busy trying out the new crayola items. First we checked out the Color Explosion.
Crayola Color Explosion:
Includes: 18-Page Black Paper Tablet, Stencil Sheet and 2 Color Explosion Broad Tip Markers.
As you can see my daughter got busy fast at this one. Her reaction to the Color Explosion was “WOW that’s cool”. If you can tell from her face she was very excited to be drawing with these markers. I do believe her words were “These are awesome I do not have to look for different colors.” She loved the fact that the paper changed colors.
Also when you are done with the stencils you can put them back in the notebook. I loved that…
Next we got out the Crayola Color Switchers. I wrote her name on the paper, and she was like “I do not see it changing colors” So I flipped the marker over and ran it through her name. Her response was “that is so cool”. I then went to Crayolas website where they have tons of printable coloring pictures, and I printed some pictures for my daughter and I to color and check out these neat color switchers.
As I was coloring the unicorn my daughter was asking me why I was coloring it green. I told her I was using my imagination. The only bad thing she said about the Color Switchers was she didn’t like the fact she had to color the picture one color before she could get the other color.
Now we have moved on to the Crayola Twistables Slick Stix. When Gillian went to make a sun. Her reaction to these twistable crayons was “WOW mom you have got to try these. It colors so smooth.” So I got me one and I tried it and it was like … I do not know the word to describe how it felt. My 8 year old said it was like coloring with lipstick and shes right! She was drawing and coloring hearts all over the paper and she said in her world those was clouds because it made her happy coloring with these crayons.
She also colored with the crayons and pencils, she said her favorite out of everything we tried today was the twistable crayons. She feel in love with them. There was one thing that she did not like about them and I agree with her the cap is on a bit to tight.
Do not forget tomorrow is Girls Night Out on twitter with Crayola. Tomorrow nights topic is “Back-to-School Survival Guide”. I will post all the information in another post or you can goto MomItForward for more details.
I would like to congratulation Heather22 for winning this past weeks Crayola Giveaway.
Thanks to Crayola and MyBlogSparks there is still 3 more Crayola Creativity Packs to be won here at The Neat Things In Life. To enter please follow all rules and do not forget to leave an email address for me to contact you if you are the winner.
Mandatory Entry: 1. Tell me something you are doing to survive the kids going back to school? YOU MUST ANSWER THIS QUESTION IF YOU DO NOT YOUR ENTRY WILL NOT COUNT, AND NEITHER WILL ANY EXTRAS YOU DO!!
(I home school my daughter so back to school is not that big of a pain)
Do you really want to win? Then you can go ahead and do some extras. Make sure to leave a separate comment.
2. Blog about this giveaway and give me a link back. (5 entries)
3. Follow me on twitter and tweet this give away. I made it easy for you copy and paste “Enter to win a Crayola Pack @Jammie79 http://sweeping-jammie.blogspot.com/2009/08/crayola-creativity-pack-review-and.html (2 entries can be done daily)
4. Subscribe to my blog via email. (3 en
5. Tell me something you learned from last weeks GNO.
Disclaimer: This giveaway will end August 9nd @ 11:59pm CST the winner will be determined by random.org. I will contact the winner by email and they will have 72 hours to contact me with their information so I can pass it on to the sponsor. I also do not know if the twistable crayons will be in your crayola packs.
Good Luck everyone and I hope to see you at GNO with Crayola while we all talk about Back to School Survival.