Taking a moment to sit, think and create can be very calming. In the fast-paced, tech-saturated world, creativity can be unrated. The ability to take what’s in your mind’s eye and bring it to life can be quite satisfying. For kids, encouraging imagination and creativity can be quite empowering. The imagination fosters their individuality. During the holiday gifting season, toys that encourage imagination and creativity can bring excitement all year round.
IDO3D 5-Pen 3D art studio
Some children can spend hours with pen, pencil or crayon in hand. The piece of paper comes alive with fantastic drawings that the kids love to explain. What if those drawings could transform from the 2-dimensional sheet to a 3-dimensional figure. With IDO3D, the kids’ drawings appear in 3D.
The world’s first freehand 3D drawing activity for kids, IDO3D brings drawing to new dimensions. IDO3D drawing pens contain a liquid 3D printing ink that transforms from liquid to solid in just seconds. Just by drawing with the special pen, kids can create designs from their imagination or follow the guide book suggestions. The change from liquid to solid happens quickly with the help from the IDO3D UV spotlight. IDO3D is safe, affordable and easy to use.
IDO3D includes guidebook, five 3D pens, two mold forms (sphere and cone), clear plastic tracing mat, UV spotlight. It is available at various retailer and the suggested retail price is $24.99.
Pinblock gives the builder ultimate block building creativity. With Pinblock, each and every piece is the same shape and size. The uniformity helps builders create layers within a design and optimize any creation. From building up to the sky to designing wearable art, the blocks enable projects in every size and shape.
The unique locking mechanism adds to the ease of use and ability to innovate the design. The mechanism enhances the ability to mold shapes. The 360 degree rotation brings the flexibility to the design. From watches to belts to even a doll’s dress, designers can dream in 3D.
Pinblock is sold is a variety of sets. Some sets are designed for a specific building toy, like the Silver Falcon model. Other sets are sold as freestyle sets, which are based on colors. Pinblock is at sold at Amazon.com. The sets retails for around $40, which include around 900 pieces of pinblocks.
With the growing popularity of adult coloring books, everyone is realizing the positive effect that coloring can have. Pirasta turns the classic coloring sheets into gigantic, intricate masterpieces.
Pirasta is a new concept to the coloring world. These really big coloring posters can offer hours of entertainment. From adding a portion every day or everyone spending 30 minutes to add their personal touches, the Pirasta can become a family endeavor. If the parents aren’t ready to color within the lines, the wall sized coloring sheets can keep kids occupied in the playroom for hours or even days on end.
Pirasta wall coloring sheets, sized 62 x 36, retail for approximately $32.
KNEX Beasts Alive
K’NEX Beasts Alive Stompz building set allow kids to build and animate their own terrifying creature. The K’NEX Beasts Alive Stompz building set contains 350+ classic K’NEX parts and a motor. To have the creature stomp, walk and move, the motor requires AA batteries. The kit provides building instructions for the dragon and two additional building ideas.
Unlike other building sets, K’NEX, and its classic parts, allows kids a different building experience that allows motion. The spoke and wheel parts allows builders to create objects that roll, stomp and move in many different ways. Builders can create simple single movement items or they can design elaborate creations with multiple moving parts. The K’NEX parts allow for an expanded outlet for a builder’s imagination.
K’NEX Beasts Alive Stompz is available online and in various retailers. The set retails for approximately $39.99.
When kids start to uncover their creative side, PLAY-DOH is a popular choice. As the kids become older, kids want to experiment more with their modeling clay. DOHVINCI features a unique design compound and an innovative Styler tool that together deliver a creative experience. Choose a color to begin the creative process. No two designs will ever be the same. Whether the kids want to create a holiday ornament or a more in-depth design, DOHVINCI can fulfill the inspiration. DOHVINCI kits are available at various retailers. Retail prices depend on the set.