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Saddle Up! It's Time for a Kickin' Cowboy Party.

Howdy! Our little friend Dominic is turning 4 and we’ve put together ideas for his cowboy themed birthday party.Horse illustrations from istockphoto.com.We always like to create a focal point for our table design and build out. Our overall color palette for the party is blue and red. We used three of our Red Barn stickers [...]

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FrankEGGstein Craft

As you know, we're all about recycling and repurposing boxes into new toys. Here's a cuddly version of the 'grotesque creature'...meet FrankEGGstein! Easy step-by-step directions below:Supplies needed: egg carton, milk carton caps, green paint & brush, googly eyes, old black sock, scissors, black pen, glue and black spray paint.Paint egg carton green and milk carton [...]

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Spooky Spider Craft

Halloween is just around the corner! We can't wait to carve into our pumpkins and decorate the house, inside and out. Here is an easy, spooktacular craft you can do with the kids to get everyone into the Halloween spirit.Supplies needed: black rocks, black pipe cleaners, metallic marker and black tapeTwist 4 pipe cleaners together [...]

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3TV Phoenix Segment: Box Play for Kids Provides Second Use for Household Objects

Many thanks 3TV Phoenix for having us on this morning to promote our Martha Stewart American Made Call for Votes (still going on until Oct. 13)! See segment here: http://bit.ly/1tZVOjgVote here: http://bit.ly/BoxPlay_MarthaStewart_VoteNow

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Celebrating Whole Foods Camelback's One Year Anniversary

This Saturday we spent the day crafting our Rainbow and Superstar Bracelets with the kiddos. We love that our Whole Foods Market supports small local businesses. Thanks for a great day and your continued support of Box Play for Kids! 

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Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star Party

It's time to celebrate National Piano Month with our very own Piano stickers (which also happen to be one of our most popular styles).As we were prepping for the photo shoot, our 5-year-old had the best idea..."Why not paint the egg cartons black so they look like real pianos, Mommy?" Brilliant! So the first [...]

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Now Boarding: Aviation Themed Kids Party

National Aviation Day is a week away, so we put together these aviation party ideas to guarantee "frequent flier smiles".The DecórWe simplified our center table decór by limiting our color palette to red, white and blue pulled from our Airplane stickers. Instead of a traditional table, we used our vintage trunk to give the party [...]

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Named 2014 Martha Stewart American Made Awards Finalist

Hooray! The judges have named Janette Harwell, founder of Box Play for Kids, as a 2014 @AmericanMadeMSL Awards finalist. Support and share our work to get involved! #celebratethemakerClick on badge below for link: About American Made: American Made spotlights the maker, supports the local, and celebrates the handmade. The program is made up of [...]

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Summer Poetry for Kids

We just returned from a week long vacation in California. The ocean is so therapeutic, not to mention a whole lot of fun for the entire family! I came across this great post by Playful Learning on Summer Acrostic Poetry. It was the perfect creative activity to do with our daughter after a [...]

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Box Play for Kids featured on Emma's Entrepreneurs

Thanks Emma Jade of 12 News for spending the morning with us! We're thrilled to have our local business venture highlighted! Watch segment here.

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