Thursday, April 21, 2011

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Creating With Colors Giveaway: Shrinky Dinks in 3D [CLOSED]

Shrinky Dinks have been around for a very long time, and have entertained children and adults alike for many years. Shrinky Dinks have “one-upped” themselves with their new Shrinky Dinks in 3D, out this month. Shrinky Dinks in 3D are the same ones you know and love, but with the ability to make them 3-dimensional and stand on their own. We were sent the dinosaur themed set to try out and we loved them. I remember thinking they were magic as a kid, and I still think that today. Watching them shrink down in the oven is so amazing that both the kids and I were in awe.


Avery, my nine year old, and I were the ones who did the coloring and cutting because none of the littler kids had the patience or skills to do it. My youngest, age four, did help color for a minute, but didn’t like staying in the lines. Avery and I had fun coloring and cutting them out and then watching our creations shrink down. I even made Avery and Quinn ones with their names to use as necklaces.


Shrinky Dinks in 3D are intended for ages 7 and up, but it would have to be a very meticulous and patient 7 year old. You can buy the 6 different themed kits starting this month at most major specialty retailers of children's toys and craft products. Find out more on their website, www.bswtoy.com.

Thank you to BSW Toy for providing a complimentary product sample for us to base this review upon and for providing an additional product for our contest prize.


What you can win:
One lucky reader will receive a Shrinky Dink in 3D Kit of their choice.



Limitations:
This giveaway is open to U.S. entries only. You do not need to be a blogger to enter, but you must have a valid email address and be age 18 years or older. If you enter anonymously and do not include a valid email address in your comment entries, I will not be able to notify you should you win this random drawing.


How to Gain Entries:
Leave a comment telling me which one of the six Shrinky Dinks in 3D kits you would choose if you won this contest. You MUST do this to be eligible to win this contest.


Extra Entries:
1)  For 5 extra entries, leave a relevant comment on one of my non-giveaway posts. Then leave FIVE separate comments with the name of the post on which you commented. You will earn 5 extra entries for each different non-contest post you comment on.


2)  For 5 extra entries, enter one of my other contests. Leave FIVE separate comments here telling me which contest you entered. You will earn 5 extra entries for each contest you enter.


3)  For 10 extra entries, sign up to receive the BSW Toy newsletter about sales and promotions by email. Then come back here and leave TEN separate comments telling me you did.


4)  For 1 extra entry each, if you are a Friend of mine on Facebook and/or if you have "liked" the 3 Garnets & 2 Sapphires Facebook page, then leave a separate comment here telling me so with the link to your Facebook profile.


5)  For 1 extra entry each, follow BSW Toy on Twitter and/or "Like" BSW Toy on Facebook. Then leave a separate comment for each with the link to your Twitter or Facebook profile.


6)  Follow me on Twitter. Then leave a separate comment with the link to your Twitter profile.


7)  Tweet about this giveaway linking back to this post. Then come back here and leave the link to your tweet in a separate comment. You may do this once per day until the end of the contest.


8)  Subscribe to this blog's feed. Or you can follow me through Blogger or subscribe via email (widget is on sidebar). Then leave a separate comment telling me you did so.


9)  Subscribe to A Blog of Goodies' feed (the sister site to 3 Garnets & 2 Sapphires). Then leave a separate comment telling me you did so.


(All entries will be verified prior to awarding this prize.)


Random Drawing:
This contest will be closed on Monday, May 2nd, 2011 at 11:59pm EST. A random number drawing will be held shortly after. The winner will be announced here and will be contact via email or through their blog. If the winner does not respond within 48 hours, a new number will be drawn.

Good luck in the drawing!