Having a few Klutz craft/activity books on hand has become a given for me. As a parent, I enjoy that everything is included, and the instructions are thorough enough for kids to generally tackle the projects on their own.
When we were given the opportunity to review the new Fabulous Flowers by Klutz, Amanda and I jumped at the chance.
The age recommendation is 8 and up. I usually find the Klutz recommendations to be accurate, but my very crafty 12 1/2 year old daughter Amanda was a little daunted. She said that they seemed complicated. I asked why, and she said that you had to glue and hold.
When I looked at the set with my eager 7-year old son, I saw that you did have to let the glue dry on the first step of making the flower center, but honestly, there’s not much complicated about it at all.
The directions are very clear, and do require some fine motor skills, but not much skill beyond that.
The book contains punch-out pieces and instructions to guide you in making Zinnias, Daisies, Poppies, Daffodils, Larkspur and more. I love that they are real kinds of flowers and are called by their names.
Kyle and I made a zinnia, so realistic it practically smells good. Well, maybe not, but it was fun, and it is pretty:
You can buy Fabulous Flowers at the Klutz site, amazon.com or your local retailer that carries Klutz books.
Two of you (U.S. addresses only) will win your own copy! Just leave a comment, and we’ll announce the winners here on June 22. The giveaway is closed.
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Jennifer Donovan isn’t so good about creating projects and crafts, so she especially appreciates these sort of kits that make it easy to take a little craft break. She blogs about life with her 7-year-old son and 12-year-old daughter at her blog Snapshot.
Angel S. says
I love the Klutz line. Great things to throw in a bag when I know we will be sitting around waiting.
That looks so fun! My daughter and her friends would have a blast with this. I love Klutz books 🙂
My kids and I love Klutz Books. My daughter and her cousin would really enjoy this book.
welcome to our wonderland says
my girls would love this we loved our old klutz flower fairy craft book.
I just love Klutz books. They have such great ideas.
Annette W says
Noone can go wrong with Klutz!! I’d love to win!
My daughter would LOVE this book! Klutz have the best stuff.
I’m officially a Klutz fan–and I’ve been wanting to try out the fake flower thing for a while now. This’d be a perfect sort of activity to do with “my girls” who craft with me once a month.
What a neat book. I love some of the things from Klutz!
Christine Jensen says
Oh, my daughter would LOVE this!
How fun! I love that the flowers use their real names.
Mona Garg says
I would love to get this for my daughter. Thanks 🙂
Yes yes please!
Some Lucky Dog says
I would love, love, love to win this book…the flowers are fabulous!
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We love to try the Klutz books and then give our favorites as b-day gifts.
What fun for art camp! This would be very helpful for moms everywhere.
Linda Kish says
I’d love to win this for my great niece and nephew.
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Alison S. says
I loved klutz books when I was a kid. 🙂 I would love to win this.
What a fabulous book!
This would be a fantastic book to have!
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Karen Gonyea says
Looks wonderful – count me in please 🙂
Klutz books are great for learning something new.
Would love to check it out! I may get our house of four boys to get into it!
So pretty! Wish I could win this one…
Would like to win for my wife
Please enter me to win such a beauty!