paper mache moon nightlight

The BabbaBox May Be My Only Chance To Keep Up With My Daughter’s Creativity

My husband is the most creative person I know. Not only is he helping the kids build a two-story backyard fort, he imagined and sewed a banana costume for Halloween and painted The Grinch for Christmas.

So when my daughter was born painting, drawing and by age three, designed a skirt, I was not surprised. I was, however, already out of my element, which is why I jumped at the chance to try the BabbaBox.

The founder of BabbaCo plus our box, which was themed the Sun, Moon and Stars.

Each box has 2-3 crafts with every supply, even basics like glue, included, plus a book, interactive digital downloads and a parent surprise gift. (See this video for further explanation.)

The first craft we did was a paper mache moon nightlight, which I would have never taken on whim, but the directions were easy to follow and everything we need was already here. Scott, N and I had a fun, messy time ,and the finally product is impressive — pretty much the perfect craft.

N and Scott reading
My daughter and Scott reading the BabbaBox book together before starting our paper mache moon nightlight together.

Finally, we got down to business.
paper mache moon nightlight

It was a two-day project, but in between we read about the moon and stars and sun.

And we now own the moon.

paper mache moon nightlight finished
Paper mache moon nightlight finished.

We loved the crafts so much that we are asking for a 3-month subscription for Christmas for my daughter (shh, don’t tell her). I think that’s the highest recommendation I can give this time of year.

PS. Although I was thinking of my daughter when I signed up for this sponsored post, my son and I now go out every night in our pjs to look at the moon with binoculars as we track it on the lunar calendar — both of which (the binoculars and the lunar calendar) came with our BabbaBox, too.

BabbaBox is a theme-based box delivered to your door that allows you to enjoy a little convenience and inspiration! As any parent can attest, the most important thing you can give to your child is quality time. BabbaBox makes this possible by helping you to save time, money, & mindspace.

Just think! Fantastic monthly activities with ALL the materials for kids ages 3-6. Included in the box are 3 projects + 1 bestselling book + digital download + parent surprise gift!

The best part? Babbabox makes a GREAT unique gift during the holiday season.

Act now! Get 50% off your first month when you sign up for a monthly membership using the code, SWAY100. Offer expires December 31, 2012.

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BabbaBox and through TheSITSGirls. I was given a Babbabox, some requirements and compensated for my time. I chose this product because of my daughter’s love of arts and crafts. The opinions and text are mine until you hit the black line.

Alex Iwashyna

Alex Iwashyna went from a B.A. in philosophy to an M.D. to a SAHM, poet and writer by 30. She spends most of her writing time on, a humor blog (except when it's serious) about her husband fighting zombies, awkward attempts at friendship, and dancing like everyone is watching. She also has a soft spot for culture, politics, and rude Southern people who offend her Yankee sensibilities. She parents 2 elementary-aged children, 1 foster baby, 3 cats, and 1 puppy, who are all Southern but not rude. Yet.

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