Thursday, February 24, 2011

EverEarth Table Top Easel Review and a $25 Visa Giveaway!


My son's have really fallen in love with art. A year ago I just didn't think my oldest son Mica would ever like art as much as my husband and I do. He really showed no interest. One day he woke up and could draw. Now he draws and paints all kinds of things on a daily basis. Our youngest Isaak follows everything Mica does, so naturally he loves art too!


I really like stores that have handmade things. Cora Carolina is one of those sites! It has dolls that are hand sewn, wooden toys that are well crafted.


Cora Carolina gave me the chance to review EverEarth Table Top Easel made by Maxim.



Things I Love:
  • This easel flips from a chalkboard to a magnetic wipe board. 
  • It's made with solid wood. I could tell the moment I picked it up that it is not going to break.
  • This toy is great because it folds flat for storage. I'm very excited about this! My in-laws live seven hours away; this will be a great toy to take with us.
  • It has a handle to carry anywhere. 
  • No batteries are needed.
  • It's made with water-based, non-acrylic, non toxic paint.
  • Three new trees are planted for every toy that Maxim makes.
  • I love the beads under the board. It helps kids learn to count.
  • The magnets hold up artwork, or paper.
  • The packaging was really fun!

Isaak playing with magnets on one side, while Mica draws a picture on the other side.

Other Information:
  • This easel is a choking hazard for children under 3 years old. My son Isaak is only 2 years old, but I was right there while he was playing with it.  
  • It measures 20" x 3" x 14".
  • The cost is $27.99.

Giveaway:

 Cora Carolina is giving away to one lucky reader a $25 Visa Card! 

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This contest closes in 2 weeks, March 10 at 10 pm. This is open to the US and Canada.
The winner will be chosen using random.org.
This giveaway is over. Congrats Barbara!

Disclaimer: The opinions on this post are my personal take on the products. This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. I am not compensated to provide my opinion except for receiving the products themselves to test out. If you have questions about this post please contact me at: alissa4illustration@hotmail.com

84 comments:

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