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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 thing we did was paint 10 recycled egg cartons black, then we applied our Piano stickers. Wow, what a difference…our pianos really popped!Box Play for Kids Piano PartyWe printed 10 copies of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star on aged paper then rolled up each music sheet and tied them with a gold string. We found wooden stars at the craft store and painted them a metallic gold. And added some colorful, festive balloons to match the music notes.

Box Play for Kids Piano PartyBox Play for Kids Piano PartyWe then created Mozart face masks. We assumed Mozart was the composer of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. But after a little bit of research, discovered he did not actually compose the famous tune. It’s an old French melody titled “Ah! Vous Dirai-Je, Maman” (“Shall I tell you, Mother?”) However, at age 25, Mozart did compose a set of 12 improvisations on “Ah! Vous Dirai-Je, Maman.” The kids loved the masks so we kept them in the mix anyway.

Box Play for Kids Piano Party
As always, it’s not a party without great (classical) music and yummy treats. We continued with the black and white theme and had our local bakery make these star cookies.

Box Play for Kids Piano PartyGoodie boxes to entertain, teach and enrich kids’ lives with music. This article from She Knows shares 10 Ways Music Benefits Children. Definitely worth a read.

Box Play for Kids Piano PartyMusical genius in the making! Twinkle twinkle little star…

Box Play for Kids Piano PartyHere’s a recap of our Piano Party for little ones.

Box Play for Kids Piano Party Ideas

eco-friendly stickers

Box Play for Kids is “InStyle”

Box Play for Kids is “Instant Fun from Stuff You’d Toss” according to InStyle Magazine. Honored to be a part of this trendy magazine’s Best of the Web List 2012. Thanks for giving us a little more style!

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Thank You, Parents Magazine! Box Play for Kids Featured in April 2012 Issue

We are thrilled to announce that Box Play for Kids is featured in the latest issue of Parents Magazine! We made the #1 spot in their April 2012 edition of the monthly Must-see, Must-have, Must-do feature!

They love that we transform trash into toys – especially as Earth Day is just around the corner on April 22.

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing tips and tricks to get your kids involved in Earth Day – no matter their age. It’s never too early to start.

As always, if you have any pictures of your little ones playing with Box Play for Kids eco-friendly stickers, please email them to info@boxplayforkids.com and we may feature them on our blog!

Who doesn’t love Abe’s Market?

Every time I see that adorable bear with shopping cart logo it puts a big smile on my face. We’re happy to announce that our new “Collections” are available on Abe’s Market. We have 5 fun Collections – Sea Life, Music & Artist, Transport, Animal and Asian Collections. Check them out! http://www.abesmarket.com/store/boxplayforkids