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Shrinky Dinks!

Updated on February 26, 2010

OMG I used to love making shrinky dinks as a kid! I'd thought they'd stopped making them but I've discovered that not only do they still make them, they've evolved light years beyond what they used to be. Did you know you can make shrinky dink jewelry now? Shrinky dink trees, even? Shrinky dinks are the coolest and they've got all sorts of themes to choose from. If you've got a kid who is older than 3, they are really going to enjoy making these, especially if you've got the sort of oven that makes it easy to see them shrink up!

Shrinky Dinks Fairy World

Most little girls love fairies, so if you've got a little princess at home who also happens to love shrinky dinks, this would make a great craft for her to make. (And, obviously, boys can like fairies too!) These fairy shrinky dinks can be turned into jewelery, felt bracelets, hair clips and even a purse. Kit contains 5 shrinky dink sheets, 8 pencils, a fairy wand and hole punch. Ages 3 and up.

Mermaid Shrinky Dinks

This is a very cute collection of mermaid shrinky dinks. The box contains 10 mermaids (and their buddies), 8 pencils and shrinky dink stands. Have you got a child who loves The Little Mermaid? Or perhaps a kid who loves going to the seaside? Or maybe a future sea explorer of some kind? These mermaid shrinky dinks may be the perfect hobby! Ages 3+

Shrinky Dink Horses

I Heart Horses is an adorable collection of horse shrinky dinks. Perfect for the child who loves to go riding, or even those children who've never been on a horse but love them all the same. The shrinky dink kit contains 5 shrinky dink sheets (pre-designed), 8 colored pencils, jewelry and other shrinky dink horse-themed accessories. Ages 3 and older.

Shrinky Dinks Jewelry

A lot of today's shrinky dink kits come with jewelry components, but this shrinky dink jewelry kit is all about the jewelry, baby! There are more than 40 shrinky dink shapes in the kit, along with 8 colored pencils, beads, barrettes, earrings and the instructions you'll need to make the perfect shrinky dink jewelry with your kids. Ages 5 and up.

Shrinky Dink Pirates

I've included a number of girlie shrinky dinks so it's only fair that I add something utterly boyish to the list (though, obviously, some girls might love pirates just as much!). Shrinky dink pirates come pre-prepared and all you need to do is color them! Comes with shrinky dink stands, 8 pencils and of course instructions. Arrgh, shiver me shrinky dink timbers! Ages 3 and older.


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