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« on: August 31, 2008 07:31:43 PM »

An ongoing swap geared towards kids!
This is for child crafting/supplies - please do not list things other than for kids or to be used for child crafts

For people thinking of joining - you can join this swap at any time during the month.  When you see something that someone wants you can stake a crafty claim(on the last list or current list posted not one burried up by other posts Wink)  So you can pick what you want to make and when.  It will give you some crafty freedom.
The more the merrier with an Ongoing Swap so if you have kids or want things made for kids you know this will be a great swap for you!


Craftster member who is organizing this swap: Summertimerolls
co-organizer:
Sign-up date range: (9/1/01-9/30/08)
Date to send item by: 14 days after claiming

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional):NO

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO
If so, which country?

Age requirement?  13

Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions:
- Has fully read the Swap Info Guide: YES
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant: YES
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now: YES
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants: YES
Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month: YES
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 13 years old: YES


*IMPORTANT PM INFO*: When sending PMs, please label them as OCWS 2 with one of the following tags:
Approval
Package sent
Package received
Question

This will help me stay organized.  Also, please include the send by date with any package sent or received.



How This Swap Works:
Please READ CAREFULLY! This swap works differently than most!

Try to imagine a chain.  The first link is the first person whose wish list is on page 1 (Person A) - that will be the craftster member who was the very last wish list from Ongoing Wish Swap 36.

Now, we want to put another link in the chain.  People will read that list and see if there is something they want to/can make from the list.

Someone (Person B) will claim Person A for some item on their wish list.  They post a reply to the thread that says I claim Person A for [item].  This is my X claim (however many times they have picked someone for example, "this is my fourth wish, with one sent, and three received, (meaning that this is the fourth claim they've made, one is in transit to it's destination, and three of the items have been received by the people they previously claimed).  Also add your location, and any preferences or aversions I live in Wisconsin USA, I am a vegetarian, and I am allergic to wool.

IT'S REALLY IMPORTANT THAT YOU REPLY WITH YOUR STATUS WHEN YOU CLAIM SOMEONE!  This means you need to post who you are claiming and for what, how many claims you have made, including how many in transit and how many received, and your location/preferences/aversions.

Then comes the fun part!  After the introduction, Person B is the last link in the chain, and they post their wish list!!!  YOU CAN HAVE AS MANY ITEMS ON YOUR WISH LIST AS YOU WANT, HOWEVER YOU MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF SIX ITEMS FOR A CHILD.  You can join wanting to receive for a child other than your own.  THE MORE ITEMS YOU LIST, THE BETTER YOUR CHANCES OF BEING CLAIMED QUICKLY.  Also site examples/links to tutorials/finished items, that helps A LOT


(Please have your list ready, this swap can move very quickly!  Please include your country at the start of your wish list). Person B will also PM Person A to get her address so they can mail the item when it is finished.   

Along comes Person C, who claims Person B for something on their list and the chain is built, link by link.  (If Person C wanted to make Person B a purse AND a stuffie, that would still count as ONE WISH.)  Then they post their list, and so on.

When you want to make a claim, you can ONLY pick from the very last wish list in the chain.  You can't pick anyone else in the chain - you can only connect to the very end of the chain, which is that last wish list posted.

After you have made your claim, you need to PM that person for their address.

Friends of Craftster are allowed 3 wishes at one time, others are allowed 2 wishes.  If this is your first swap, you are only allowed one wish until your craft is received for this month.  Do not choose over your given limit.
 If you already have one claim that will be sent out late, please don't claim again until that one is sent out.

Become a Friend of Craftster!  Go here: http://www.craftster.org/subscribe.php

If you are at your limit of wishes, you can choose again once one of your partners receives, NOT when you send.
***Do not claim someone unless you can fulfill that wish to a high caliber***

Let's keep the quality high here. I don't want to receive PMs with people concerned over the lack of quality of their items.  Please, just work your hardest to keep the bar high on the quality of items here!  Don't choose just for the sake of choosing; choose to make someone else a really AWESOME wish!

Now if the thread gets in a rut for a day, the person who made the last wish should add to their list if they can think of anything else, until someone decides to craft for them. Please make sure this is not you!

Unsure of where to find wish ideas?

Sending/Communicating/Feedback:
YOU HAVE TWO WEEKS TO GET YOUR ITEM OUT THE DOOR.
IF YOU DO NOT SEND A MEDIUM ITEM YOU WILL BE GETTING NEGATIVE FEEDBACK.
( the medium can be a couple small items etc as long as it adds up to a medium )
( A medium item equals two hours of crafting time or 20$ worth of store bought items )

Please be communicative if you are having any issues. If you communicate you still need to send your item in a timely manner.  Communication does not mean you can send as late as you want.  After one week past the deadline you will have negative feedback.  This is only temporary as it will be changed back once you fulfill your obligation for late item(s).  Do not choose to craft an item if you do not think you can meet these deadlines.

THERE WILL BE FEEDBACK FOR THIS SWAP
I will be giving feedback in the following way:
-  great swapper: for those who follow all the rules
-  good/poor communication:  where applicable
-  sent late/early: where applicable
-  no dc number: failed to comply with the rule about using a delivery confirmation number for packages within your own country
- did not follow item amount rule

Previous Swap Rounds:
If you are confused in any way by how this works, please look at some previous OWS rounds to see how an OWS works:
Round 36 http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=254441.0

Also remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap.


IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO THE ORGANIZERS VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.

If you want to participate, information to send to organizer
Summertimerolls

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name and address including the country
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?
Confirm that are at least 13 years old (yes/no)

To join our discussion:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=266466.0

Round 1 gallery
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=265258.0
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« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2008 07:36:19 PM »

Who has signed up:
strike through = feedback given
3 claims
bkrenning4 (0,0,0)
catrinau (1,1,1)
girlosun_9 (2,2,2)
igobylorib (0,0,0)
kaymadben (0,0,0)

sajona (2,2,2)
summertimerolls (2,2,2)
[javascript:void(0);member]superhooker[/member] (1,1,1)
Zelda.Suicide(1,1,1)

2 claims

Jinkies (0,0,0)

1 claim
brilor (1,1,1)
scmileyfan (1,0,0)
unjugetito (1,1,1)

Blue - sent
Green - received
Purple - late with communication
Red - late by 1 week with no communication.  Negative temporarily placed in feedback
Send by:

September 15th
brilor to Catrinau for a robot stuffie and monster applique shirt
September 19
sajona to brilor for dino stuff for Sean and superhero cape for Tyler
Catrinau to sajona for an amigurumi Zoidberg from Futurama and an amigurumi Mario. Smiley
September 21
girlosun_9 to Catrinau for a cool bag for Niko for a couple of changes of clothing with perhaps one of his liked themes.
September 25
Summertimerolls to girlosun_9 for a Molly Monkey doll
September 27
CJKJ to summertimerolls for cool barrettes.
superhooker to CJKJ for a knitted hat in brown and orange!
September 28
girlosun_9 to superhooker for a soft guitar!
October 1
Zelida.Suicide to girlosun_9 for crocheted baking set.
October 6
CJKJ to Zelda.Suicide for some belts.
October 13
scmileyfan to CJKJ for a puppet
October 14
unjugetito to scmileyfan for a crayon roll with note pad
October 15
summertimerolls to unjugetito for a bunch of fun surprises
sajona to summertimerolls for a claim a chore chart! (and maybe non fighting spray if I can get my printer working!)




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« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2008 07:49:55 PM »

Saved just in case
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« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2008 08:30:12 PM »

This round we will be starting with: Catrina's list.



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I claim craftydeb for 2 altered books!!

1 claimed, 1 sent, 0 received

Hi!!  My name is Catrina and I'm the WAHM of 3 little boys in western NY.



Timmy
is 4.  He wears a 5 pants and a 6 shirt.  Size 13 shoe.
   Likes: Transformers, Little Bill, Star Wars, Legos, pirates and anything robots.  His favorite color is orange.
Stuffies or amigurimi made in his fave characters.
Some cool stenciled, handpainted or tie dyed shirts for him for pre-k (long sleeve would be best since we are coming into cool months).
Some rad looking winter hat for school.
Something cool, not the same old basic cap.
Pajama pants.
Starwars, pirates, cowboys, knights type costume/dress up stuff.
He is OBSESSED with puzzles, so anything to do with puzzles would be awesome.
Perhaps a handmade polymer/sculpey transformers Christmas ornament.
A cool bag to carry a few changes of clothes to gramma's house in.  Something he'd like to carry.  Perhaps a backpack.
A cool bank.
Robot dolls
Some T-shirts
More Tshirts
Cool Robot Stuffie
Cool lunch bag
Reusable sandwich bags
Superhero stuffies
r2d2 hat
r2d2 finger puppet
r2d2 ornament
r2d2 halloween costume
stormtrooper snowglobe
robot zipper pulls
robot pillow
Any of these robots
star wars dolls
THIS AWESOME HAT!!!!


Niko
is 3.  He wears a size 4 pants and a 5 shirt.  Size 10 shoe.
   Likes: Spongebob, Diego, pirates, knights, horses and is obsessed with dragons and dinosaurs.  His favorite color is red.
Stuffies or amigurimi made in his fave characters.
Some cool stenciled, handpainted or tie dyed shirts (long sleeve would be best since we are coming into cool months).
Something dragon related to hang on his wall.
Window clings in his fave characters.
Pajama pants.
Starwars, pirates, cowboys, knights type costume/dress up stuff.
A cool winter hat - something a little neater than the normal boring hat.
Perhaps a handmade polymer/sculpey type Dragon ornament for Christmas.
A cool bag to carry a few changes of clothes to gramma's house in.  Something he'd like to carry.  Perhaps a backpack.
A cool bank.
Monster applique shirt.
Sock monkey
Superhero stuffies
dragon scarf
dragon stuffie
dragon backpack
dragon hat


Adrian
is 2.  He wears a size 2 pants and a size 3 shirt.  Size 8 shoe.
   Likes: Dora (do you know how hard it is to find NON pink stuff that is Dora related?), trucks and tractors.  His favorite color is yellow, with a close second of orange.  He loves t-shirt material.  At night he goes into his dresser and steals yellow t-shirts and takes them into bed with him to rub on his face.
Stuffies or amigurimi made in his fave characters.
Wooden toys.
A yellow and/orange small blankie made out of tshirt material.
Some cool stenciled, painted or tie dyed shirts (long sleeve would be best since we are coming into cool months).
Pajama pants.
Starwars, pirates, cowboys, knights type costume/dress up stuff.
A really cool winter hat - something a little different than the normal boring hat.
Perhaps a cool polymer/sculpey tractor ornament for Christmas.
A cool bag to carry a few changes of clothes to gramma's house in.  Something he'd like to carry.  Perhaps a backpack.
A cool bank.
Something like this outfit, but in Adrian's size.
Shirts with a gluten free message (Adrian has Celiac Disease ... so something with a "Silly Yak" would be cool too.)
Elmo towel
Superhero stuffies
pirate stuffie
knitted Boots from Dora


An acorn family


ANYTHING in my wist that is child related, but in the sizes given for the boys up above. Smiley

For my nephews

Zak: Sewn, boyish Nintendo DS holder with room to carry his mp3 player as well.
Vinny: (3 years old) Matchbox car carrier.  Something to carry 5-10 cars maybe.  A really cool winter hat.
Xander: (2 years old) Matchbox car carrier.  Something to carry 5-10 cars.  A really cool winter hat. 
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« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2008 10:56:17 AM »

Posting so the linkies will work ....



Hi!!  My name is Catrina and I'm the WAHM of 3 little boys in western NY.



Timmy
is 4.  He wears a 5 pants and a 6 shirt.  Size 13 shoe. 
   Likes: Transformers, Little Bill, Star Wars, Legos, pirates and anything robots.  His favorite color is orange.

Stuffies or amigurimi made in his fave characters. 
Some cool stenciled, handpainted or tie dyed shirts for him for pre-k (long sleeve would be best since we are coming into cool months). 
Some rad looking winter hat for school. 
Something cool, not the same old basic cap. 
Pajama pants. 
Starwars, pirates, cowboys, knights type costume/dress up stuff. 
He is OBSESSED with puzzles, so anything to do with puzzles would be awesome.
Perhaps a handmade polymer/sculpey transformers Christmas ornament.
A cool bag to carry a few changes of clothes to gramma's house in.  Something he'd like to carry.  Perhaps a backpack.
A cool bank.
Robot dolls
Some T-shirts
More Tshirts
Cool Robot Stuffie
Cool lunch bag
Reusable sandwich bags
Superhero stuffies
r2d2 hat
r2d2 finger puppet
r2d2 ornament
r2d2 halloween costume
stormtrooper snowglobe
robot zipper pulls
robot pillow
Any of these robots
star wars dolls
THIS AWESOME HAT!!!!


Niko
is 3.  He wears a size 4 pants and a 5 shirt.  Size 10 shoe.
   Likes: Spongebob, Diego, pirates, knights, horses and is obsessed with dragons and dinosaurs.  His favorite color is red.

Stuffies or amigurimi made in his fave characters. 
Some cool stenciled, handpainted or tie dyed shirts (long sleeve would be best since we are coming into cool months). 
Something dragon related to hang on his wall. 
Window clings in his fave characters. 
Pajama pants. 
Starwars, pirates, cowboys, knights type costume/dress up stuff. 
A cool winter hat - something a little neater than the normal boring hat.
Perhaps a handmade polymer/sculpey type Dragon ornament for Christmas.
A cool bag to carry a few changes of clothes to gramma's house in.  Something he'd like to carry.  Perhaps a backpack.
A cool bank.
Monster applique shirt.
Sock monkey
Superhero stuffies
dragon scarf
dragon stuffie
dragon backpack
dragon hat


Adrian
is 2.  He wears a size 2 pants and a size 3 shirt.  Size 8 shoe. 
   Likes: Dora (do you know how hard it is to find NON pink stuff that is Dora related?), trucks and tractors.  His favorite color is yellow, with a close second of orange.  He loves t-shirt material.  At night he goes into his dresser and steals yellow t-shirts and takes them into bed with him to rub on his face.

Stuffies or amigurimi made in his fave characters. 
Wooden toys. 
A yellow and/orange small blankie made out of tshirt material. 
Some cool stenciled, painted or tie dyed shirts (long sleeve would be best since we are coming into cool months). 
Pajama pants. 
Starwars, pirates, cowboys, knights type costume/dress up stuff. 
A really cool winter hat - something a little different than the normal boring hat.
Perhaps a cool polymer/sculpey tractor ornament for Christmas.
A cool bag to carry a few changes of clothes to gramma's house in.  Something he'd like to carry.  Perhaps a backpack.
A cool bank.
Something like this outfit, but in Adrian's size.
Shirts with a gluten free message (Adrian has Celiac Disease ... so something with a "Silly Yak" would be cool too.)
Elmo towel
Superhero stuffies
pirate stuffie
knitted Boots from Dora


An acorn family


ANYTHING in my wist that is child related, but in the sizes given for the boys up above. Smiley 

For my nephews

Zak: Sewn, boyish Nintendo DS holder with room to carry his mp3 player as well.
Vinny: (3 years old) Matchbox car carrier.  Something to carry 5-10 cars maybe.  A really cool winter hat. 
Xander: (2 years old) Matchbox car carrier.  Something to carry 5-10 cars.  A really cool winter hat. 
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brilor
« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2008 03:14:57 PM »

I claim Catrinau for a robot stuffie and monster applique shirt
This is my first claim, 0 sent, 0 received

Hi my name is Lori and I live in Long Island, New york. This will be my first swap and I am super excited! This looks like so much fun! I have 3 boys...
Jimmy- age 12 almost 13 yikes! (almost a teenager). He is tall and slim. He loves to listen to music, skateboard, and play xbox360.
He wears a pattern size 14 and retail size 16 bottoms
pj pants with a music, skulls(like tattoo looking fabric not pirate) or skateboard theme would be great.
a case for his Ipod touch made from felt or fabric would be very cool.
It also get pretty cold here in the winter so a knitted or crochet hat and scarf would keep him toasty
He has reading glasses so a quilted eyeglass case with some cool fabric would be fabulous.
He would love some surfer/skater type necklaces or bracelets (the leather cord and it has a cool charm or shell or picture hanging from it) or something made out of hemp

My Sean- is age 7
He wears a pattern size 8 and retail size 8 in clothing. he loves star wars, dinosaurs, sharks, spongebob & Ben10
pj pants- any boy theme
Monster stuffies- some Ben 10 alien like stuffies would be awesome
a cool bank- any medium, just boyish would be good.
he plays football, so something with a football theme like pillow, pillow case, quilt, pencil case
absolutely anything STARWARS and I mean anything.... He loves everything starwars related

My Tyler is 6
He wears a pattern size 8 and retail size 8 (he's my little chunky monkey)
He loves skateboarding, Ben10 and everthing Disney.
pj pants- Disney theme of some sort would be nice.
stuffies- any type of fun monster or alien he just loves them! He still needs to sleep with something at night (shhh don't tell anyone)
he loves to wear hats! so any type of fleece, knitted or crochet animal or monster hat would be fun
he likes to pretend to be a super hero so a hero type cape would be great.
He has a bean bag toss game that he loves and he would love to have some new bean bags to toss around (finishes size 4x4) would be great.
an eye spy game would also be nice.

sorry I don't know how to add the links to pictures of items.
 
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sajona
« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2008 09:37:56 AM »

I claim for dino stuff for Sean and superhero cape for Tyler

first claim of 3

Hi, Im sajona from the UK, I have 4 kids, no pets and a IT consultant DH. We live in chaos just north of London .
I havent given a specific list as I am happy for you to use your imagination they love getting things in the post! The boys always seem to miss out on crafty goodies so do pick them if you can ☺


S aged 14 : Spends his entire waking hours on the computer if he possibly can do or the Wii or XBOX360. He has grown up with Nintendo  - especially Mario so anything with that theme would go down well. He hates sports and is quite happy being a geek ☺
He loves music too especially Linkin Park.
Favourite programmes: Heroes and The Simpsons
Fave colours: blue and black
Fits size 15/16 Mens size small.

J  aged 11 loves World War 2 tanks and all military stuff especially American and Japanese stuff.  His bedroom has this theme so any storage items, books, pictures that would work would be great.
Patterns: camoflage, WW11 planes and tanks, soldiers,
Loves drawing especially cartoons and marvel comic style heroes.
Favourite programmes: The Simpsons and Futurama
He fits age 10 t shirts (he is small for his age)
Some hats/scarves would be useful (nothing scratchy he is quite fussy LOL!)
Likes blue, green and red.

N aged 6  has ADHD and is a bit of a handful! He likes Doctor Who in a big way!! He seems to like the classic series as much as the current one. Particularly Daleks and Cybermen. Also likes Spiderman and The Fantastic Four. Enjoys crafts and drawing.
He fits 7/8 clothes.
He likes all colours.
He could also do with cold weather gear and storage items plus drawing pads/colouring pens etc that are unusual.

N aged nearly 3 is a Disney Princess she is totally mad for Little Mermaid, Snow White, Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast etc etc. Loves dressing up and drawing. She starts ballet this term.
Fits 3-4 size clothes. Loves pink, pink and more pink. Pretty typical for her age I suppose., She does like Hello Kitty too.  Her room is all pink and cream but not that cutesy. Could always use cooler weather clothes I like her in miniboden (www.boden.co.uk)style clothes slightly retro  and hardwearing/washable.

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« Reply #7 on: September 05, 2008 10:44:41 AM »

I claim sajona for an amigurumi Zoidberg from Futurama and an amigurumi Mario. Smiley

This is claim 1 of 3. 

Posting so the linkies will work ....



Hi!!  My name is Catrina and I'm the WAHM of 3 little boys in western NY.



Timmy
is 4.  He wears a 5 pants and a 6 shirt.  Size 13 shoe. 
   Likes: Transformers, Little Bill, Star Wars, Legos, pirates and anything robots.  His favorite color is orange.

Stuffies or amigurimi made in his fave characters. 
Some cool stenciled, handpainted or tie dyed shirts for him for pre-k (long sleeve would be best since we are coming into cool months). 
Some rad looking winter hat for school. 
Something cool, not the same old basic cap. 
Pajama pants. 
Starwars, pirates, cowboys, knights type costume/dress up stuff. 
He is OBSESSED with puzzles, so anything to do with puzzles would be awesome.
Perhaps a handmade polymer/sculpey transformers Christmas ornament.
A cool bag to carry a few changes of clothes to gramma's house in.  Something he'd like to carry.  Perhaps a backpack.
A cool bank.
Robot dolls
Some T-shirts
More Tshirts
Cool Robot Stuffie
Cool lunch bag
Reusable sandwich bags
Superhero stuffies
r2d2 hat
r2d2 finger puppet
r2d2 ornament
r2d2 halloween costume
stormtrooper snowglobe
robot zipper pulls
robot pillow
Any of these robots
star wars dolls
THIS AWESOME HAT!!!!


Niko
is 3.  He wears a size 4 pants and a 5 shirt.  Size 10 shoe.
   Likes: Spongebob, Diego, pirates, knights, horses and is obsessed with dragons and dinosaurs.  His favorite color is red.

Stuffies or amigurimi made in his fave characters. 
Some cool stenciled, handpainted or tie dyed shirts (long sleeve would be best since we are coming into cool months). 
Something dragon related to hang on his wall. 
Window clings in his fave characters. 
Pajama pants. 
Starwars, pirates, cowboys, knights type costume/dress up stuff. 
A cool winter hat - something a little neater than the normal boring hat.
Perhaps a handmade polymer/sculpey type Dragon ornament for Christmas.
A cool bag to carry a few changes of clothes to gramma's house in.  Something he'd like to carry.  Perhaps a backpack.
A cool bank.
Monster applique shirt
Sock monkey
Superhero stuffies
dragon scarf
dragon stuffie
dragon backpack
dragon hat


Adrian
is 2.  He wears a size 2 pants and a size 3 shirt.  Size 8 shoe. 
   Likes: Dora (do you know how hard it is to find NON pink stuff that is Dora related?), trucks and tractors.  His favorite color is yellow, with a close second of orange.  He loves t-shirt material.  At night he goes into his dresser and steals yellow t-shirts and takes them into bed with him to rub on his face.

Stuffies or amigurimi made in his fave characters. 
Wooden toys. 
A yellow and/orange small blankie made out of tshirt material. 
Some cool stenciled, painted or tie dyed shirts (long sleeve would be best since we are coming into cool months). 
Pajama pants. 
Starwars, pirates, cowboys, knights type costume/dress up stuff. 
A really cool winter hat - something a little different than the normal boring hat.
Perhaps a cool polymer/sculpey tractor ornament for Christmas.
A cool bag to carry a few changes of clothes to gramma's house in.  Something he'd like to carry.  Perhaps a backpack.
A cool bank.
Something like this outfit, but in Adrian's size.
Shirts with a gluten free message (Adrian has Celiac Disease ... so something with a "Silly Yak" would be cool too.)
Elmo towel
Superhero stuffies
pirate stuffie
knitted Boots from Dora


An acorn family


ANYTHING in my wist that is child related, but in the sizes given for the boys up above. Smiley 

For my nephews

Zak: Sewn, boyish Nintendo DS holder with room to carry his mp3 player as well.
Vinny: (3 years old) Matchbox car carrier.  Something to carry 5-10 cars maybe.  A really cool winter hat. 
Xander: (2 years old) Matchbox car carrier.  Something to carry 5-10 cars.  A really cool winter hat. 
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« Reply #8 on: September 07, 2008 03:22:52 PM »

I claim Catrinau for a cool bag for Niko for a couple of changes of clothing with perhaps one of his liked themes. 

This is my first claim of three allowed this round, zero sent, zero received.



A little bit about us.  We are from Maine and spend A LOT of time outdoors; we hike, bike, walk, geocache, and explore.  Our newest activity is biking/riding in the royal carriage (read ride in the bike trailer behind mommy and give directions on how fast/slow mommy is going).  We are a fairly crafty family.  My ten year old loves bold colors and crafting unusual/different things out of craft materials.  My middle child likes pinks, purples, and browns as well as elephants; she also likes anything we call a craft project.  My youngests--who turned 2 several days ago) loves monkeys and soft fabrics. 


Crafted Items:

Knitted Hats to fit my children.  The youngest is two, middle is four, oldest is ten--heads slightly bigger then average for the two year old and ten year old.

Colorful sock monkey

Felt Food (Sandwhich, Pizza, Breakfast Items, Produce)

Tote bag or bags with an outer pocket for bed time (a pocket for a book and a pocket for pjs).  The oldest likes bold colors and animal prints.  The middle child likes butterflies, purples, pinks, and browns.  The youngest likes monkeys and soft fabrics. 

Anything from/inspired by my wist: http://www.wists.com/girlosun_9 and there are a lot of ideas here, please feel free to craft something you would like to craft!

Gocco Cards with envelopes.   Deer, owls, trees, acorns, and/or pretty much anything nature inspired.  We are big on writing to friends/family and the children use these cards for that as well as for writing birthday letters.

Felted beads

Another I Spy Bag as we drive in the car quite a bit to geocache and go on hikes/bike rides

A scale model of the solar system that I can hang from the ceiling. 

Crochet baking set (thanks MommyTheMaid for the idea)--either all or part of the set in any color but pink

Molly Monkey http://mmmcrafts.blogspot.com/2008/07/drum-roll-pleasemolly-monkey-pattern.html

A bracelet like this http://craftgossip.com/blog/id-me-metal-clay-bracelet-tutorial/2008/08/14/ for my oldests.  Her intials are ABI or ALBI (gotta love the hyphenated last names  Grin )

A pendant making kit (for the eldest, this is what she wants to make for Christmas gifts for her friends) like this http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=15000148 or this http://www.makeandtakes.com/links/scrabble-tile-pendant-tutorial or this http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=14928442

A fabric dollhouse like this http://blog.craftzine.com/archive/2008/08/fabric_dollhouse_tutorial.html?CMP=OTC-5JF307375954

An I know this is way beyond huge but I saw it on superhooker's list last round: http://www.crochetville.org/forum/showthread.php?t=66029

Supplies:

Diamond Glaze (my oldest is making magnets and likes the dimension it gives them)

Yardage of fabric featuring elephants (not circus please) or monkeys or anything forest like (cute forest not actual forest) or novelty (lemons, goldfish, bikes, etc.)

This fabric for a quilt/pillowcase/and or wallhanging for my middle child http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=14833775

Linen→Used or Thrifted pretty much any color (the middle child does A LOT of embroidery)

Anything from/inspired by my wist: http://www.wists.com/girlosun_9 that is for children

linen double fold bias tape at least a 1/2 inch (for skirts for the older two)

Little figurines so we can make this: http://www.parenting.com/article/Toddler/Activities/Ocean-in-a-Bottle

unpainted wooden nesting dolls

zippers (again, for skirts)
 

 
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« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2008 12:29:47 PM »

I claim girlosun_9 for a molly monkey....I'm going to try. 

This is my 1,0,0

Im a 31 SAHM of two.  Olivia and Ben .  We live in Ohio but we do not chant O-H-I-O every time someone says Ohio.    Both of my kids are taking after me a little and love crafts.  They are used to me getting packages in the mail and have been asking to get their own.
Olivia is 7 and in second grade.  She has been taking karate for 2 years and LOVES it.  She is rather serious about it and her goal is her black belt.  Although she is very tough in class, she has a quiet gentleness to her.  Like most little girls, she loves twirly dresses, fingernail polish, and hair accessories.

Ben is 4   and all BOY.  He is a ball of energy.  He too has just started karate classes and seems to really enjoy them.  Ben loves (not even a big enough word.) trains.  He always has, and I have a feeling always will.  He is FUNNY, just one of those naturally goofy kids.

I also have a niece and nephew that are 4 and 1 that I may list things for.  Actually I have 10 nieces and nephews but most are older.
And for the stuff:

Stuffies- funny, goofy non-normal ones

Felt food- we have pizzas.  Would love sandwiches, ice cream, tacos...etc.

t-shirts with something either embroidered or painted on...guitars, trains, cars, karate,boy things size 5 (long sleeves would be good too)
girlie things, princess, crowns, cupcakes, hearts, anything karate Size 8 girls. 

Bath scrubbies

PJ pants for Ben (size 5)

Nightgown for Liv (size Cool

Chore chart

Finger puppets to tell one of the good ol stories.  Goldilocks, Red riding hood, 3 little pigsor any bible story

Puzzlesyou can find blank ones and color on them.  Train themes, karate themes, or some funky patterns

Voice volume controls.  I havent been able to figure out how to make these or I would already made them.

Homemade playdoh

Magic wands
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=253250.0

I spy bags

Headbands with the long fabric tails.  Cool barrettes (this kid has seriously thick hair, so your normal plastic barrettes won't work.  they have to be this kind.  http://www.craftsetc.com/store/item.aspx?ItemId=85948&dep=85&cat=24&subcat=5&Search=Y

Anti-fighting spray.  You know you spray the cat if it is doing something you dont likeI need something I can spray the kids.

Fun mixed color crayons-any shape

Supplies
The kids love having their own drawer of craft stuff.  This way Im not yelling DONT TOUCH THAT!

Cookie cutters-
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« Reply #10 on: September 13, 2008 03:36:37 AM »

I claim summertimerolls for cool barrettes.

This is my 1st claim, 0 sent, 0 received.

i am a SAHM to 4 kiddos.  We have 3 girls and 1 boy, 8yrs, 5 yrs, 3 yrs &  1 yr old.  We live in KY and have a small amount of living space for all 6 of us.  The sisters all love "the Bubs" very much.  He probably needs the most stuff since we have so many girly things. 

for Bubs:

He has a surfer/skateboarder style with cool hair to match.

Some cool surfer/skateboarder style stenciled/silkscreened/appliqued t-shirts - size 12 mo.

Cadet style hat

knit toque in browns/oranges

pj sets (styled like Old Navy/Gymboree pants)  he is cloth diapered so he needs some extra room in the pants.

He is very good with his hands and likes to manipulate things so we need some toys that are good for him to manipulate.



For the girls:

Felt play food for their kitchen


I will update more later on.....  thanks!
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« Reply #11 on: September 13, 2008 10:55:56 AM »

I claim CJKJ for a knitted hat in brown and orange!
This is my first claim, 0 sent, 0 recieved


Hey guys!  Im Heather, and me and my family live in Michigan.  We are big into nature, living green, recycling and stuff like that.  We love to hike, and we love things inspired by nature.   Ive got a kiddo, Alexander, and hes 8.75.  He turns 9 on December 22nd.  He loves Star Wars, Naruto, Avatar, Pokemon, Harry Potter, Goosebumps books, pirates, monsters, magic, all kinds of stuff.  He LOVES to read, like crazy.  He is super athletic, and very tall.  (he is only a couple of inches shorter than me!  It is scary!)
We just re-did his room last month. The walls are green, and the rest of the scheme is black, white, and silver/grey.  We wanted to give him a really nice, grown up room.  He is definitely a grown up kid.  He really really loves anything handmade.  He is the kind of kid who totally loves something more if it was made by hand. (I really lucked out!)
So heres some stuff he would LOVE:

His biggest wish would be for a soft guitarhe would totally go insane for something like thishe wants to either be a Jedi or a rockstar when he grows up:  http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=12692805  Any of them at this site rock!

Crocheted star wars guys: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=sr_list_1&listing_id=14517559

Roll up chalkboard:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=13706821

Sock animal

A yoda poppet

A cool stenciled/screen printed/or sewn hoodie (size 12)  anything star wars, naruto, skulls, rock and roll, anything like that would be awesome!

A stuffed octopus with long tentacles (hed love something big enough to be huggable)

A case for his leapster L-max.  We need something to travel with.  It can be just a large padded cosmetic bag, but it would need to have a pocket to keep the little game cartridges in it.  Ill get dimensions if anyone is interested.

A lunch bag for school (cleanable would be awesome!) like this one, but not flowery:
http://tumblingblocks.net/blog/index.cfm/2007/7/31/oilcloth-lunch-bag

A big library tote, maybe in a solid color, or a stripe, or some kind of nature-inspired fabric, hes big into being a grown up right now!

A hanging pocket organizer in black/white/silver/green, to hang in his room:
http://www.burdastyle.com/patterns/show/1583


Something cool and princessy for my neice, Emma.  She's 7, but she wears a size 12 in girls (she's a hefty princess!). 
She'd dig cool stenciled or appliqued shirts. 
A pretty princessy doll
A stuffed fleece bunny or horse.
Anything made for her really needs to be pretty rough and tumble.  She lives in a house where things break easily.  Things that are washable are also a plus!


And my sister in law is having a baby this summer.  Its going to be a boy!  Her favorite color is baby blue.  Shes kinda into blingy stuff.  This will be her first baby, so she doesnt have any hand me downs sitting in boxes, and heres some stuff  Id love to giver her:

A diaper changing pad:
http://sewtakeahike.typepad.com/sewtakeahike/2008/07/diaper-changing.html

A cool diaper bag:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=sr_list_12&listing_id=14154619

Baby booties

Any used but nice baby stuff would be great too!  Or any baby stuff that you love to make.


Thanks in advance!!!
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« Reply #12 on: September 14, 2008 03:47:19 AM »

I claim superhooker for a soft guitar!

This is my second claim of three allowed, zero sent, zero received.

A little bit about us.  We are from Maine and spend A LOT of time outdoors; we hike, bike, walk, geocache, and explore.  Our newest activity is biking/riding in the royal carriage (read ride in the bike trailer behind mommy and give directions on how fast/slow mommy is going).  We are a fairly crafty family.  My ten year old loves bold colors and crafting unusual/different things out of craft materials.  My middle child likes pinks, purples, and browns as well as elephants; she also likes anything we call a craft project.  My youngests--who turned 2 several days ago) loves monkeys and soft fabrics. 


Crafted Items:

Knitted Hats to fit my children.  The youngest is two, middle is four, oldest is ten--heads slightly bigger then average for the two year old and ten year old.

Colorful sock monkey

Felt Food (Sandwhich, Pizza, Breakfast Items, Produce)

Tote bag or bags with an outer pocket for bed time (a pocket for a book and a pocket for pjs).  The oldest likes bold colors and animal prints.  The middle child likes butterflies, purples, pinks, and browns.  The youngest likes monkeys and soft fabrics. 

Anything from/inspired by my wist: http://www.wists.com/girlosun_9 and there are a lot of ideas here, please feel free to craft something you would like to craft!

Gocco Cards with envelopes.   Deer, owls, trees, acorns, and/or pretty much anything nature inspired.  We are big on writing to friends/family and the children use these cards for that as well as for writing birthday letters.

Felted beads

Another I Spy Bag as we drive in the car quite a bit to geocache and go on hikes/bike rides

A scale model of the solar system that I can hang from the ceiling. 

Crochet baking set (thanks MommyTheMaid for the idea)--either all or part of the set in any color but pink

Molly Monkey http://mmmcrafts.blogspot.com/2008/07/drum-roll-pleasemolly-monkey-pattern.html Thanks summertimerolls!
A bracelet like this http://craftgossip.com/blog/id-me-metal-clay-bracelet-tutorial/2008/08/14/ for my oldests.  Her intials are ABI or ALBI (gotta love the hyphenated last names   )

A pendant making kit (for the eldest, this is what she wants to make for Christmas gifts for her friends) like this http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=15000148 or this http://www.makeandtakes.com/links/scrabble-tile-pendant-tutorial or this http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=14928442
A fabric dollhouse like this http://blog.craftzine.com/archive/2008/08/fabric_dollhouse_tutorial.html?CMP=OTC-5JF307375954

An I know this is way beyond huge but I saw it on superhooker's list last round: http://www.crochetville.org/forum/showthread.php?t=66029
Supplies:

Diamond Glaze (my oldest is making magnets and likes the dimension it gives them)

Yardage of fabric featuring elephants (not circus please) or monkeys or anything forest like (cute forest not actual forest) or novelty (lemons, goldfish, bikes, etc.)

This fabric for a quilt/pillowcase/and or wallhanging for my middle child http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=14833775

Linen→Used or Thrifted pretty much any color (the middle child does A LOT of embroidery)

Anything from/inspired by my wist: http://www.wists.com/girlosun_9 that is for children

linen double fold bias tape at least a 1/2 inch (for skirts for the older two)

Little figurines so we can make this: http://www.parenting.com/article/Toddler/Activities/Ocean-in-a-Bottle

unpainted wooden nesting dolls

zippers (again, for skirts)
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« Reply #13 on: September 17, 2008 02:35:33 PM »

I claim girlosun_9 for crocheted baking set.
(this has got to be the cutest pattern ever, I have a feeling I will be making LOTS of these!)
This is my first claim, 0 sent, 0 received.

I am a SAHM (atm, however I am currently looking for a parttime job, bleh) of 1 darling little boy who turned 3 today (9/17).  We live in North Carolina, USA.

Quentin - 3 year old boy
Currently wears size 3T in shirts and 2T in pants (he is tall and skinny/long torso, 38in.tall/30lbs), size 6/7 in toddler shoes.  If you need actual measurements let me know.  I am pretty sure as I type this he is having a growth spurt.
Loves Thomas/trains, cars (ie-HotWheels), SuperWhy, Clifford, Lazytown, Dora/Diego, Blue's Clues, Mario Bros, RockBand, pirates, dinosaurs, space/rockets (and lots of other things, just ask, he probably likes it)  OMG, I can't believe I almost forgot Spiderman!
Also enjoys cheese (in many wonderous forms, from quesadilas to cubes), cookies, ice cream, chocolate milk and fruit snacks.  (I promise he doesn't just eat these things, they are just on the top of the list of things he wants when I ask him what he wants for whatever meal)
Also likes trying to ride his new tricycle, running in circles around the house, gymnastics class, and "playing" soccer.
Likes watching KC Chiefs football with his daddy and grandpa every Sunday (they all have matching jerseys, it's really quite adorable).  Also UNC Tarheel basketball is big in this house.  (He also has a KU-Jayhawks grandpa and an UGA-Bulldogs grandpa pulling him in their directions, haha).
He doesn't really have a favorite color (at least not one that he will tell me, he just starts naming all the colors he knows), sticking to boy appropriate colors would be best (so no pinks or purples).

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Play Food/Play Kitchen items - I (with the help of my woodworking older brother) am converting a set of old bedside tables into a play kitchen for Christmas... so I will be needing play kitchen and food items, I have a whole booklet that I printed out of crocheted foods but I haven't had a chance to get them started.  Crocheted/felt/etc... please no faces on the items, there's nothing weirder than pretending to eat foods that have cute/funny faces.

Awesome shirts (long sleeve and short sleeve) or hoodie - please no iron ons (they do not last in my wash) - in any of his favorite things or check out the examples on his wist (link below, and yes I made my kid his own wist, haha)

Lounge pants/PJs in fabrics in his favorite things or some Christmas ones (I've even seen Thomas Christmas fabric!). 

Art for bedroom/bathroom (painting/embroidery/fabric/etc) - Bedroom is transportation themed, bathroom is monkeys/jungle.  (Here is a link to my flickr set with pictures of both rooms-the only thing that is different now other than furniture being moved around is the Thomas curtain on the window, it's posted on here- http://www.flickr.com/photos/amystagner/sets/72157603919027797/)

Transportation themed (or Thomas themed) Bedding... blanket/quilt/sheets/pillowcases (please no fleece blankets, he has like 5 of them now)... twin sized.

This is a biggie, but this thing is just too cool, so I thought why not, I can't seem to figure out how to make it... http://www.shopatron.com/product/product_id=BOO801/514.0

Knit socks!  I just love knit socks but I can't knit myself and crocheted socks aren't as nice looking.

I-Spy bag.  These things are so neat!

Conductors hat - kid loves his trains.

Sewing/crocheting patterns for infants/toddlers/boys/girls (we plan on having at least one more, it might be a little while, but I have been collecting patterns so I will be ready when we do)

Mario (as in the Nintendo Mario bros) amigurumi - snugglably sized.

Belts - the kiddo has a TINY waist and long legs, so belts are important. I have made a few out of plain webbing, but would love some fun ones!  His waist is 19-20inches.

A set of cute/fun magnets (he has one of those magnet/dryerase/chalkboard easels) to play with (puzzles, alphabets, cars/trains/planes, etc...)

A carrying case/cozy for the Gameboy Advance SP he got for his birthday, that can hold a few games too.

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his wist - http://www.wists.com/Qstag  (there are examples of most of the things on the list on here)

his blog - http://amystagner.blogspot.com 
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« Reply #14 on: September 22, 2008 05:57:19 AM »

I claim Zelda.Suicide for some belts.

This is my 2nd claim, 0 sent, 0 received.

i am a SAHM to 4 kiddos.  We have 3 girls and 1 boy, 8yrs, 5 yrs, 3 yrs &  1 yr old.  We live in KY and have a small amount of living space for all 6 of us.  The sisters all love "the Bubs" very much.  He probably needs the most stuff since we have so many girly things. 

for Bubs:  (He has a surfer/skateboarder style with cool hair to match.)

Some cool surfer/skateboarder style stenciled/silkscreened/appliqued t-shirts - size 12 mo.

Layered sleeve tees stenciled/silkscreened with sayings "Bread Lovers Unite!" or "Yeah, Toast"  (yes, he's a bread man)

Cadet style hat

knit toque in browns/oranges

pj pants or sets (styled like Old Navy/Gap pants)  he is cloth diapered so he needs some extra room in the pants.  I love stripes in boyish colors.

He is very good with his hands and likes to manipulate things so we need some toys that are good for him to manipulate.

Wooden lock box toy like this: http://www.peapods.com/browse.cfm/4,667.htm

wooden freeform blocks like this:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=cat3_gallery_16&listing_id=15031092

Nuts & Bolts board like this (bottom of pg 36):
http://www.michaelolaf.com/08JC13toys.pdf


For the girls:

Hand drawn/painted artwork with their name, name meaning & scripture (ask me for the descriptions)

Wool Felt play food for their kitchen (any)

Hand puppets for 3 yr old.  Somethat look realistic like this:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=cat3_gallery_5&listing_id=9739568

Crocheted headbands that grip for 5 yr old.  Her hair is so thin it falls out of anything we use to put it up.  Like the large cream one in this post:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=232665.0

Pop Tab Belt for 8 yr old - she ADORES this but we don't drink can soda.
http://ohsocrafty.blogspot.com/2005/05/can-tab-belt.html


Supplies:
wool felt & floss for 8 yr old to craft with
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« Reply #15 on: September 28, 2008 03:57:31 PM »

I claim CJKJ for puppet.

this is my first claim.  0 sent.  0 received,
i live with my family in SC, USA.  i have two little sisters, 9 and 4; and two little brothers 5 and 2.
we love nature and outdoors, taking pictures, watercolor painting but nothing really scary.

sister 9 - preteen, loves makeup, thin scarfs, journal/diaries and colored pens, leg warmers, hats with big flowers, and totally into hannah montana, jonas brothers, etc.  wear size 10 - 12.
crafts she likes to do best are felt kits for small purses or wall hangings.  beaded jewelry.  painting little trinket boxes.
wish list - sparkly scarf or beret, decorated journal, coin purse, handmade bookmarks, button rings, any stuffed cutesy things

sister 4 - still babyish, likes hair clips and ribbons, baby dolls, teddy bears, barbie dolls, dora the explorer, coloring, and playdoh.  wears size 4t.
crafts she likes to do are paint by number, play doh, and foam stickers.
wish list - screened tees, blank greeting cards to put stickers on, pink fuzzy hat with tassle, circle skirt, very small backpack

brother 5 - just started school this year.  loves guitar hero, spiderman, cars, and monster trucks.  wears 5t
crafts are collecting nature things, pounding nails into anything
wish list - guitar pillow, shadow box, photos of animals for his book, black and red cap, piratey vest or screened tee

brother 2 - sesame street, little einsteins, winnie the pooh  wears 2t
crafts he does are painting and bug collecting
wish list - bug jars, screened tees with bugs, art smock with bugs on it, crayon roll with an extra pocket for a notepad

if i need to add more things, please let me know, thanks for letting me join the swap
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« Reply #16 on: September 29, 2008 07:11:28 PM »

I clain scmileyfan for crayon roll with notepad.

This is my first claim 0 sent 0 recieved.

I am a sahm from NY with four kids; five if you count DH (and I DO count him); six if you count our dog (she's the best behaved )

Wish list
The Queen Bee is 6. Loves purple, princesses and anything ultra feminine. size 8

The King Cobra is 4. Loves knights, swords, and anything pointy Undecided size 5

Hercules is 3. Loves wrestling, fixing things and anything related to Handy Mandy or Bob the builder. Size 4/5

Sugar Boogar is 6 months. She is happy with anything crinkly. Size 12mth

I would love for any of them:
I spy bags
puzzles
crafty kits
play dress up outfits
bath toys
pjs

For girls
twirly skirt or dresses
headbands
fabric head curlers

For baby
travel diaper case
pouch slings

we love handmade anything so if you have something you think my kids would love and isn't on our wishlist Claim me anyway!!!

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« Reply #17 on: September 30, 2008 07:03:13 AM »

I claim unjugetito for a bunch of stuff her kids will like.  I like surprises, so I'm not telling!  But there will be something for everyone.

This is (2,0,0) for me ---I promise I'm working on yours girlosun_9!
Im a 31 SAHM of two.  Olivia and Ben .  We live in Ohio but we do not chant O-H-I-O every time someone says Ohio.    Both of my kids are taking after me a little and love crafts.  They are used to me getting packages in the mail and have been asking to get their own.
Olivia is 7 and in second grade.  She has been taking karate for 2 years and LOVES it.  She is rather serious about it and her goal is her black belt.  Although she is very tough in class, she has a quiet gentleness to her.  Like most little girls, she loves twirly dresses, fingernail polish, and hair accessories.

Ben is 4   and all BOY.  He is a ball of energy.  He too has just started karate classes and seems to really enjoy them.  Ben loves (not even a big enough word.) trains.  He always has, and I have a feeling always will.  He is FUNNY, just one of those naturally goofy kids.

I also have a niece and nephew that are 4 and 1 that I may list things for.  Actually I have 10 nieces and nephews but most are older.
And for the stuff:

Stuffies- funny, goofy non-normal ones

Felt food- we have pizzas.  Would love sandwiches, ice cream, tacos...etc.

t-shirts with something either embroidered or painted on...guitars, trains, cars, karate,boy things size 5 (long sleeves would be good too)
girlie things, princess, crowns, cupcakes, hearts, anything karate Size 8 girls.

Bath scrubbies

PJ pants for Ben (size 5)

Nightgown for Liv (size Cool

Chore chart

Finger puppets to tell one of the good ol stories.  Goldilocks, Red riding hood, 3 little pigsor any bible story

Puzzlesyou can find blank ones and color on them.  Train themes, karate themes, or some funky patterns

Voice volume controls.  I havent been able to figure out how to make these or I would already made them.

Homemade playdoh

Magic wands
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=253250.0

I spy bags

Headbands with the long fabric tails.  Cool barrettes (this kid has seriously thick hair, so your normal plastic barrettes won't work.  they have to be this kind.  http://www.craftsetc.com/store/item.aspx?ItemId=85948&dep=85&cat=24&subcat=5&Search=Y

Anti-fighting spray.  You know you spray the cat if it is doing something you dont likeI need something I can spray the kids.

Fun mixed color crayons-any shape

Supplies
The kids love having their own drawer of craft stuff.  This way Im not yelling DONT TOUCH THAT!


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sajona
« Reply #18 on: September 30, 2008 08:18:41 AM »

I'll claim a chore chart! (and maybe non fighting spray if I can get my printer working!)

Hi, Im sajona from the UK, I have 4 kids, no pets and a IT consultant DH. We live in chaos just north of London .
I havent given a specific list as I am happy for you to use your imagination they love getting things in the post! The boys always seem to miss out on crafty goodies so do pick them if you can ☺

second claim of 3
1 sent, 1 received


S aged 14 : Spends his entire waking hours on the computer if he possibly can do or the Wii or XBOX360. He has grown up with Nintendo  - especially Mario so anything with that theme would go down well. He hates sports and is quite happy being a geek ☺
He loves music too especially Linkin Park.
Favourite programmes: Heroes and The Simpsons
Fave colours: blue and black
Fits size 15/16 Mens size small.
(received - a mario stuffie!)

J  aged 11 loves World War 2 tanks and all military stuff especially American and Japanese stuff.  His bedroom has this theme so any storage items, books, pictures that would work would be great.
Patterns: camoflage, WW11 planes and tanks, soldiers,
Loves drawing especially cartoons and marvel comic style heroes.
Favourite programmes: The Simpsons and Futurama
He fits age 10 t shirts (he is small for his age)
Some hats/scarves would be useful (nothing scratchy he is quite fussy LOL!)
Likes blue, green and red.
(received - a Dr Zoidberg stuffie Smiley )

N aged 6  has ADHD and is a bit of a handful! He likes Doctor Who in a big way!! He seems to like the classic series as much as the current one. Particularly Daleks and Cybermen. Also likes Spiderman and The Fantastic Four. Enjoys crafts and drawing.
He fits 7/8 clothes.
He likes all colours.
He could also do with cold weather gear and storage items plus drawing pads/colouring pens etc that are unusual.

N aged nearly 3 is a Disney Princess she is totally mad for Little Mermaid, Snow White, Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast etc etc. Loves dressing up and drawing. She starts ballet this term.
Fits 3-4 size clothes. Loves pink, pink and more pink. Pretty typical for her age I suppose., She does like Hello Kitty too.  Her room is all pink and cream but not that cutesy. Could always use cooler weather clothes I like her in miniboden (www.boden.co.uk)style clothes slightly retro  and hardwearing/washable.


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« Reply #19 on: September 30, 2008 06:43:21 PM »

I'm going to shut down round 2 and open round 3.  I will add a link here and on the discussion board.  It will work like a brand new swap, you do have to send the me the questionnaire again. 

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=271368.0
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