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Topic: Kids' Craft Swap Round 5 signup 5/25-6/4 Send by 6/29  (Read 17166 times)
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Helena Puck
« on: May 25, 2012 06:41:11 AM »


Swap name: Kids' Craft Swap Round 5
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: Helena Puck
Sign-up date range: 5/25-6/4 (recently changed the signup date)
Partners 6/5  

Date to send item by: 6/29

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): 25 (Craftsters)

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO

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
- Is at least 18 years old: 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 25 (my requirement; Craftster's minimum is 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 18 (minimum is ordinarily 16, but for this swap, I'm asking that you be at least 18, as Craftsters are overseeing younger crafters) years old: YES
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES

Details of swap:

This swap is open to Craftsters and their children/grandchildren. Children will be matched up by age and if possible, gender however, I must first look at shipping and allergies.  


one medium by an adult and child
three smalls by the child.
Extras are optional


Here are Craftster guidelines.  Keep in mind that these are normal adult crafting times..it will take a bit longer for kiddos to craft...  (Also remember that these are guidelines; they are not set in stone!  Use your judgment and send a package you/your child would be happy to receive.)

By Time
-Big=3 or more hours
-Medium=2 or more hours
-Little=2 or less hours

By Size
-Big=A shawl, a shirt, a skirt, a set of jewelry with four to five items, a purse
-Medium= one single necklace or bracelet, a scarf
-Small- Earrings, stickers, wallets, pouches, bookmarks

By Price
-Big= $31 or more
-Medium=$10-$30 dollars
-Small=$10 or less

Link to past kids' galleries:

**You must PM me and your partner when you send and when you receive.
**If you are shipping late, you must PM me and your partner ASAP, and before the send out date.
**Delivery confirmation numbers are required.  If you are an international swapper, you MUST keep your shipping receipts and, if possible, pm me with customs numbers.

Be sure to post in this thread at least once a week to foster good communication.

Member receiving will be responsible for risks involved with swap (making sure button eyes aren't swallowed, candy doesn't contain allergens and such horrors not likely, but theoretically possible).  We expect common sense. Wink

*** Due to the nature of this swap, package should be sent to (child's first name) in care of (craftster members name and address)***

Also, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap.


Name of swap: Kids Craft and Swap round 4
Name of Craftster participant:
Email address:
Craftster member's real name:
Craftster member's mailing address including the country:
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?
I am at least 18: YES/NO
If sending within the US, I understand that a DC number is required: YES/NO
If sending outside the US, I understand that a copy of my mailing receipt is required: YES/NO
Can you take photos and post in gallery?  
Is there anything you do NOT want your child to receive?
Are there any allergens in your home (pets, smoke, etc)?
Are you willing to do a three-way swap?

First Name of Child:
Age of Child:
Any allergies?

These are a few of my favorite things:    
Favorite color:
Color you dislike:
Favorite toys:
Favorite Characters:

Favorite TV shows:
Favorite Movies:
Favorite Game (board game, computer, PS2, DS, and etc.)
Favorite Song/Pop Star:
Favorite Animal:
Do you have any Pets and what type?
Favorite Hobby
Favorite Sport/Sports Team:
Favorite Subject in School:
Favorite Book:
Other Favorite(s)

What are your school's colors, if any:

Article of Clothing (T-shirt, hat, dress, etc.)

Do you have any Brothers or Sister?

Are there any particular crafts you know/are good at?
Is there anything in particular you would especially like to get?
Do you prefer a boy/girl partner?
Are you okay with either?
« Last Edit: June 23, 2012 02:24:38 PM by Helena Puck » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Helena Puck
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2012 06:44:05 AM »

1. Helena Puck (7 year old boy)
2. Helena Puck (8 year old boy)
3. lindyv321 (7 year old boy)
4. lindyv321 (11 year old girl)
5. patty_o_furniture (6 year old girl)
6. patty_o_furniture (8 year old girl)
7. mom2em (4 1/2 year old girl)
8. Koreena (11 year old girl)
9. Momof2! (5 year old girl)
10. Momof2! (13 year old girl)
11. bsonlytoots (13 year old girl)
12. bsonlytoots (8 year old girl)
13. bsonlytoots (9 year old boy)
14. theboywonder (11 year old girl)
15. bebedechocolate (8 year old girl)
16. leighi123 (5ish boy)
17. spikefan (6 1/2 year old girl)
18. texscrapper (7 year old boy)
19. texscrapper  (7 year old boy)
20. texscrapper  (12 year old boy)
21. NatACT (7 year old girl)
22. NatACT  (9 year old boy)
23. RhymeswOrange (8 year old girl)
24. dessadoll (11 year old girl)
25. dessadoll (6 year old boy)
26. dessadoll (4 year old girl)


Adia (lindyv321)---------------------Zoe (thewonderboy)
Bailey (Helena Puck)-----------------Alexander (bsonlytoots)
Jakob (Helena Puck)-----------------Landon (lindyv321)
Sariah (patty_o_furniture) ----------Ronan (dessadoll)
Afton (patty_o_furniture)-----------Megan (NatACT)
Emma (mom2em)-------------------Levi (leighi123)
Learah (Koreena)-------------------Audessa (dessadoll)
Anna (Momof2!) -------------------Jade (dessadoll)
Julia (Momof2!)--------------------Kylee (bsonlytoots)
Amriana (bsonlytoots)-------------Mariangelis (bebedechocolate)
Emily (spikefan)-------------------Turner (texscrapper)
Tucker (texscrapper)------------- Jakob (Helena Puck)
Tate (texscrapper)---------------Kylee (bsonlytoots)
Alex (NatACT)-------------------Peri (RhymeswOrange)

« Last Edit: June 05, 2012 06:10:39 AM by Helena Puck » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2012 06:45:38 AM »

I'd totally be down for this one as long as there would be a good match for my kid. She's almost 11 and we have two short haired dogs and two short haired cats if that makes a difference!

I'm interested in personal swaps, just ask!
Helena Puck
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2012 06:52:22 AM »

My eight year old son wouldn't mind being grouped with a girl and we have a cat, so there is at least one person who could partner with her. My eight year old has lots of gender neutral interests too. My six year old made it clear that he'd like a boy partner.

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« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2012 09:40:55 AM »

I have an 11 year old daughter and 7 year old son.  We have cats and dogs in our non smoking house.  My daughter has been waiting for another one of these swaps.  Going to send in our info today. 

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« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2012 12:15:08 AM »

I would love to get in on this, but my 15 year old son doesn't have the interest anymore (He used to craft with me, I even taught him to knit) - and my daughter is only 11 months, so she can't craft quite yet.  Give me a year or 2 and I will have her hooked on crafting too and will get in on this. 

I will be watching this swap for the enjoyment of seeing the kids craft.

Away for a while creating little humans.  Now they are old enough to get crafty again, so I am back.  Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2012 10:12:38 AM »

We'll be in on this, but my girls need thinkin' time for the questionaire, lol. 

Girl 8 years
Girl 6 years

« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2012 05:10:56 AM »

I think my 4 yr old daughter would like this. I'll ask her later & fill out the questionnaire when I get to my computer.

Proud SAHM to Emma (11/14/07) and Abigail (6/16/11).
Helena Puck
« Reply #8 on: May 27, 2012 04:14:59 PM »

Sorry for the delay in adding new members; I was out of town with the family this past weekend. We went to the children's museum in Indianapolis.

It's fun to have your kids answer the questions for the questionnaire. I had fun asking the questions to my boys. They had interesting answers.

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« Reply #9 on: May 27, 2012 06:20:38 PM »

I wish  I  could join this, but my brother is coming into town right in the middle of craft time. Both my kids love to make crafts... Hopefully next round!
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