With so many websites, and products to choose from out there… it will take one ‘grand’ lifetime to see them all! So we’ve chosen two fabulous sites that embrace our fun-loving approach to finding worthwhile items for our grandchildren.  Both sites offer gifts that will last long after the holiday season, as they provide year round enjoyment.

Craft Boxes

Want to have craft projects that are right at your fingertips?  Tired of assembling all the materials your need… and then finding you forget something?  What a frustrating experience when you want to create something crafty with your grandchild!  Well, now you don’t have to worry. This terrific gift is all in one nice box for you, and comes right to your doorstep.  Lullubee.com takes crafting to a whole new level. With dozens of designs and ready-to-make craft kits to choose from, Lullubee Craft-of-the-Month for Kids is a neat package all ready for you.  You select age appropriate themes for your grandchildren to enjoy– from making sock puppets to jeweled accessories to pirate paraphernalia – so many ideas to choose from.   Once you do, it’s simple and easy to order online, and before you know it- voila’!  Everything you need is at your fingertips to create. Craft boxes start @ $29.95, and come complete with instructions and materials.  You can even do a craft of the month and have it every month. A new box arrives each time. Lullubee is the brainchild of Tiffany Dekel and Laura Burch both accomplished artists who want others to enjoy the pleasures of handcrafting.   Best of all, after you finish, go ahead and upload your photos to their site for everyone to enjoy!

Be sure to investigate this site: www.lullubee.com


Building & Creating Together

Remember those days in your childhood of building forts in the den, or creating castles in your backyard?  Well now, Built by Kids brings a whole new meaning to the word ‘creating’.   No doubt we are all aware that a child’s imagination is endless, and their thirst for knowledge is insatiable.  Built by Kids is a terrific way to engage all the senses with your grandchildren.  Dozens of projects, age & skill appropriate, with step-by-step guided instructions — all available to assist you in building something together with your grandchild and even the entire family.  What better way to develop relationships than to create something together?  Build it!!  You won’t need anything more than your imagination and patience to do it. You can find everything from building easels, to sandboxes, to toy chests; the assortment of ideas is astounding. Think of a project this way: you help children to become confident, and practice skills that embrace learning.

Go to: www.builtbykids.com