Zoey got her 2nd Kiwi Crate and the theme was Woodland Creatures! We had so much fun with this box. She had 2 crafts: “My Forest Friends” and “My Marble Run”. Just like her first box, this second one did not disappoint, and included some extra materials in case something gets lost or broken.
The first craft we did was “My Forest Friends” and it was absolutely precious. This one craft included items to make FOUR animals – a fox, a bear, an owl, and a dog (not really a woodland creature, but the thought counts). There were enough items for all four animals, plus plenty of overage in case something comes off or goes missing. We did the fox the same day the crate came in the mail, and finished the rest of the creatures the next day.
Zoey’s favorite part was the stuffing they included. She kept saying “it feels incredible!” It really was soft – not at all what I expected. Sometimes stuffing can be really course and rough. This stuffing was really nice, and she loved playing with it. She was thrilled when she saw how much we had leftover.
We hung her creatures on her name that is hanging in her room and it added a cute little touch right above her bed. She originally had a birdie theme going on and it has slowly morphed into woodland creatures in general, so these new little friends were a perfect addition.
Next, we did “My Marble Run”. This one was actually a little game and Zoey had a blast playing with it for over an hour the day we built it. The concept behind the game was to arrange the cardboard logs so that the marble falls down into a log box at the bottom. Setting up the board took a little more strategic thinking for Zoey because she had to think through how gravity would make the ball move. The cool part is everything was stuck to the board by velcro, so she was able to move the logs around and make different boards. We did run into a little bit of frustration with this one because the cardboard logs kept coming apart and definitely require some gluing, but overall it ended up being a really fun game.
We loved our second Kiwi Crate as much as the first and highly recommend it. If you’re interested in a crate subscription for your child, click on the image below for more information. You can also try the code PLAYING and see if it is still offering 25% off. As mentioned in my first Kiwi Crate review, they offer options for ages 3 to 16, and if there are siblings in the house, they offer to include extra materials for a nominal fee. So far, we love our subscription and we look forward to seeing what else Zoey gets to make in the future!