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Topic: Read to Me, Mommy Round 3, SU 3/19-4/15, SO 5/21  (Read 19578 times)
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« on: March 19, 2012 09:36:39 AM »

GALLERY: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=408770.0

Swap name: Read To Me Mommy Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: a2jc4life
Co-organizer: N/A
Sign-up date range: March 19, 2012 - April 15, 2012
Date to send item by: May 15, 2012 May 21, 2012

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): 20

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

Additional Age requirement? 18 and up

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 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 16 years old: YES
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES/NO
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES/NO

Details of swap:

This swap is about introducing children to new books and characters. You will be choosing a book your children enjoy and sending it to your partner to introduce them to a book or author that will hopefully be completely new to them. (Books may be new, or gently used.)  You will also be crafting a medium and two small items, or one large and one small item to go along with the book.

I'll do my best to pair people by children's age range. This swap is for children 8 and under.  (You may swap for multiple children, but you will need to send a package for each child who is participating, if you want them to receive individual packages.)

For those who need a refresher, here's the Craftster guide to what is a large, a medium and a small:

By Time
-Large = 3 or more hours
-Medium = 2 or more hours
-Small = 2 or less hours

By Size
-Large = 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
-Large = $30 or more
-Medium = $10-$30 dollars
-Small = $10 or less

Please note that if you are swapping for your children as one group package (or if you only have one child, of course!), a single questionnaire is sufficient; if you have multiple children you would like to swap for individually, please send a separate questionnaire for each child.

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

Name of swap: Read To Me Mommy 3
Craftster username:
Email address:
Your real name:
Mailing address including the country:
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?
Confirm that are at least 16 years old or, if not, that you have moderator approval(YES/NO):
Do you or anyone in your household smoke? Do you own pets?
How old is the child or children?
Boy(s) or girl(s)?
What is the child's reading level?
What do you normally read?
Are there any crafts you'd really love your child to receive?
What crafts do you like to do?
What crafts would not like/are unable to do?
Is there anything you do not want to receive?
What is your child's favorite colors/patterns?
What is your child's least favorite colors/patterns?
Is there anything else that you'd like your partner to know? (# Children involved in reading time and ages, pets, SOs, ALLERGIES of all children involved, etc.)


Also, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap.
« Last Edit: May 18, 2012 10:19:13 AM by A2JC4life » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2012 09:41:55 AM »

Sent, Received, Sent & Received, Problem, Feedback given


mom2em (A) <--> canamharris (B)
mom2em (E) <--> canamharris (A)
Jen Sews (P) <--> pjr107 (G)
Jen Sews (K) <--> Quasior (R)
Jen Sews (R) <--> Quasior (M)
pinkmichk (?) <--> wendiek (T)
pinkmichk (?) <--> wendiek (J)
leighi123 (?) <--> rubylynns (T)
momof2 (?) <--> A2JC4life (S)


rubylynns (1 child participating)
wendiek (2 children participating)
canamharris (2 children participating)
Quasior (2 children participating)
leighi123 (1 child participating)
A2JC4life (2 children 1 child participating)
pinkmichk (2 children participating)
lukenlarry Jen Sews (3 children participating)
pjr107 (1 child participating)
mom2em (2 children participating)
Momof2! (1 child participating)
« Last Edit: June 11, 2012 10:46:50 AM by A2JC4life » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2012 12:18:29 PM »

Can I have items sent to my niece who doesn't live with me? I'd be happy to craft and send off books.

My niece is 1 years old this month.
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2012 12:38:20 PM »

All sent! I can't wait for this swap.  My kiddo is going to love getting new books in the mail!

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« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2012 01:42:15 PM »

Can I have items sent to my niece who doesn't live with me? I'd be happy to craft and send off books.

My niece is 1 years old this month.

If you will be able to confirm receipt, then yes!  Just please be sure to let your partner know if you won't be able to post pictures, so she can be sure to get some before sending.

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« Reply #5 on: March 20, 2012 11:07:26 AM »

I, no correct, WE just sent in our questionnaire!!!  Smiley

The boys and me are so EXCITED!!!  Grin
« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2012 07:36:45 AM »

Oh my little guy is going to be 8 in May.... This looks like such a fun swap!

« Reply #7 on: March 21, 2012 08:22:05 AM »

So excited for this one!! Just sent in our questionnaire!

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« Reply #8 on: March 21, 2012 01:35:46 PM »

this sounds really cute!

I'll be keeping an eye on this, and hopefully can finish off my other two swaps & sign up for this one Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: March 21, 2012 02:45:56 PM »

this looks like fun, but not well atm, so have to see how things go. Would LOVE to get new books for our boys - we're always on the lookout for new reading material (we get bored reading the same books all the time!)

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