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Arts & Crafts Time with The Happy Trunk

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My kids and I all love doing crafts and hands-on projects but sometimes I am just not creative to come up with things on our own. I was really excited when we were asked to review The Happy Trunk. The Happy Trunk is a subscription box service that has themed craft boxes delivered right to your door. You get to choose either the box for 3-7 year old kids or the box for 7-11 year old kids. Each box features 2-3 projects, some are arts & crafts related, some are science related.

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Our box was geared for 7-11 year olds. I knew that my 10 year old daughter would like to try it out. Out kit had 3 projects for us to do: Make Your Own Mini Soap Bars, Make Fizzy Bath Balls & Grow Your Own Crystals. Everything we needed to make all 3 were included in our kit.

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The first thing we made was the mini soap bars. Ashlyn helped me to melt the soap base in the microwave and then add the colorant & fragrant oil. I helped her pour the liquid into the silicone mold and we let it harden for about 15 minutes. When we popped them out, we had perfect little orange soaps!

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We’re also currently growing our crystals! They take 3-4 days, so when they are done growing I will post a picture! We had a lot of fun mixing & measuring and can’t wait to see the crystals we’ve grown!

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We’re looking forward to being surprised each month when our box arrives. There’s nothing better than getting a surprise in the mail and then being able to do something fun & creative with it!

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To find out more about The Happy Trunk, visit their website. You can also find them on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+.

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Want your own Happy trunk subscription? Head on over HERE to enter to win a 3 month subscription to The Happy Trunk! Good luck!

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By: Tara Kramarsky
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