Craft Buddy commended in Good Toy Guide

The firm’s “satisfying” and relaxing Crystal Art Cards were given a thumbs up for promoting relaxation and offering a screen-free creative outlet

Written by Rhys Thomas

Posted 13.06.2019 | Products

Craft Buddy commended in Good Toy Guide thumbnail

The experts at Fundamentally Children have endorsed Craft Buddy’s Crystal Art Card kits, adding the range to the recommended products in the Good Toy Guide.

Described as painting by numbers with the added sparkle of crystals, the accredited team at the Good Toy Guide has highlighted the therapeutic benefits of the kits in a busy modern world filled with screen time and digital play.
The report explains “creative activities like this are fantastic for decompressing from a busy day at school and promote thinking skills” and added the “satisfying achievement” of completing a project makes encourages creative play.
Founder of Fundamentally Children, Dr. Gummer says: “In a fast-paced world full of instant gratification, activities such as Craft Buddy’s Crystal Art, which give children time to focus on one thing and relax, are incredibly valuable. The impressive finished product also helps children’s confidence - it can be displayed in their room to help motivate them to stick at things which are challenging, or given as a very personal gift to nurture relationships.”
The Crystal Art Card kits contain a numbered adhesive template, corresponding numbered crystals, and an easy to use pick-up pen. To create the stunning sparkly cards, simply pick up the gems with the pen and place them on the template. The cards are fun to create, and the Good Toy guide commended them on promoting creativity, encouraging hand-eye coordination and developing logical thinking skills in users aged eight and over.

Crystal Art Card kits come in a range of designs including unicorns, dragons, cute animals and birthday designs – with some exciting new licenced designs arriving in summer - the cards encourage a sense of satisfaction for those creating them.
Gary Wadhwani, co-director at Craft Buddy Ltd, says: “We are thrilled that Crystal Art has been recommended by the experts at the Good Toy Guide. We’ve known through our own research that people of all ages love the therapeutic and fun features of our products, but to now be endorsed by the expert team at Fundamentally Children rubber stamps our customer testimonials. The kits offer a perfect alternative to screen time for children and adults alike and are a great way to relieve stress and promote relaxation for everyone, as well as promoting a range of other developmental benefits for children.”
Retailers interested in finding out more are invited to attend the company’s open days running on Friday 28 June, Saturday 29 June and Monday 1 July from 11am – 4pm. Email for details.

LEGO, Character and Geomag win Toy Fair Editors’ Choice Awards thumbnail

LEGO, Character and Geomag win Toy Fair Editors’ Choice Awards

LEGO’s Hidden Side voted best in show by media, with Character’s Marvel licensed Goo Jit Zu and Geomag’s eco-friendly Green ...

The Entertainer heading to India thumbnail

The Entertainer heading to India

UK toy retailer partners with Hamleys owner Reliance Brands Industries as master franchisee, which will roll out the first locations ...

Toy Fair 2021 venue change confirmed thumbnail

Toy Fair 2021 venue change confirmed

BTHA shares details of showfloor closures and alterations affecting next year’s show, with plans already in place to mitigate disruption

Press Releases

SmartGames launches Atlantis Escape thumbnail

SmartGames launches Atlantis Escape

Multi-level logic game tasks players with escaping the fabled city before it sinks beneath the waves

DKL readies for moon landing celebrations thumbnail

DKL readies for moon landing celebrations

New Plus-Plus space range is ideal to commemorate this year’s 50th anniversary of the historic achievement

Smart launches Smart Farmer thumbnail

Smart launches Smart Farmer

Lastest launch gives little ones an agricultrual qunadry to puzzle over and get their brains moo-ving

Smiles for Zimpli emoji range thumbnail

Smiles for Zimpli emoji range

A crowd pleaser at Toy Fair, Zimpli’s new emoji-licensed poop-shaped slime and Baff Bombz range is anything but a stinker