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We were recently sent a lovely Mini Stencil Set from Great Gismo's Meadow Kids Range to review.

The set is aimed at children aged 3+, the stencils in this set are aimed at boys.
It is a lovely set of mini stencils with everything needed for your child to create their own cards.

 
The kit comes in a sturdy box which could be re-used if you wanted.  Everything fits well inside with room for a few additional items.

 
There are coloured pencils in the top drawer, which to be honest I found to be much poorer quality than the rest of the kit.  A couple of ours were unusable.

 
The Kit contains a book of papers, a book of stencils, coloured pencils, a pencil sharpener ad 6 blank cards and envelopes.
 
 
I really liked that the stencils could be kept in the book when not in use, although at 3 and the bottom end of the age range, T did struggle to get them out and I was worried that he would rip them.  An older child would not have this issue I don't think.

 
I actually re-attached the stencil to the paper book which made it much easier for T to use.


He loves this kit and has even put it in his rainy day bag!

 
T wanted to use felt tips on some of the stencils, and this wiped away easily and you wouldn't have known that it had been covered!

 
T did struggle to recognise some of the letters and numbers on the alphabet stencil but again I think this was more due to his age than a criticism of the product.
 
Overall I think this is a lovely kit, although I do feel the price tag of £12.99 a little steep.
 
Disclaimer: We were sent this product free in exchange for an honest review.
 

LarabeeUK

5 comments :

  1. Good idea to attach the stencil to the book! Children usually enjoy stencils in my experience but I think they are often more geared to slightly older ones. I can see why recognising letters and numbers could be problematic for a toddler.

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  2. This looks good, but I can understand that it may be for an older child! x

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  3. These look fab, recognising letters when they are split sometimes can be difficult for young children. Good idea for it to be attached to the book! :) xx

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  4. I loved stencils as a kid but like you said great for when children are a bit older. Love the idea of attaching to the book #ToddlerApprovedTueaday

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  5. Our guys are currently mad for stencils, and drawing around stuff! Like it's all they do!!!

    #ToddlerApprovedTuesday

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