Tuesday 28 August 2012

Simon Says ,,,,,, Children's Summer Holiday Challenge

Hi all and welcome to our annual Children's Summer Holiday/ Back to School Challenge :-)

The theme is ...


this challenge is specifically for children between the ages of 2 and 16 years of age so now is the time to let your Children, Grandchildren, Nieces and Nephews loose in your craft rooms !! :-)

We have not one but 2 very special prizes for this event !!

lucky winners will each win one of these fabulous Junior Stamper Kit's !! Woo Hoo !!! :-)

In celebration of crafting with our kids, we have developed this "Junior Stamper" kit targeted for ages 4 through 14. The kit includes whole assortment of products from stamps, ink, neon papers, coloring pages, twistable crayons, markers, window markers, to stickers, construction paper, glue stick, washi tape, and scissors (safe for 4+). There is a huge list of supplies and many of them reusable for a long time to come. It's important to celebrate our children and so the kit is complete with a "Junior Stamper" Certificate of achievement.

We have some very talented junior designers for your inspiration so please hop over to their blogs and leave them all a nice comment:-)

Emily - 7 yrs. (Lisa's daughter)

Heidi's son Jaxon (almost 5)
Jaxon loves pirates so mommy and Jax made a treasure chest filled with Tim Holtz Idea-ology findings. Mommy and Jaxon create their favorite memories when they sit side by side "crafting"!
Then Jaxon created his own pirate art! using Tim Holtz markers, stamps, watercolor brush and some Studio Calico number stamps.

This Children's Challenge will run until 8am EST on 31st August so you have plenty of time to join in !! AND you can enter and many times as you like !

Please add your age after your name on your link so we know how old you are :-)

We are all looking forward to seeing what you make !! Have fun and Happy Crafting !! :-)


ETA, The Little Hands Challenge is especially for children too so you may like to pop over there too :-)


  1. Aww! Love the cards made by the kids! :) I'm going to enter for sure! :)

  2. Good job kids! You should be really proud of your amazing work!!

  3. fabulous work! My 4 and 5 year olds are now desperate for a turn!! Hugs xx

  4. Beautiful cards the kids have made

    Love the challenge for the kids .

    Greetings Janny

  5. Great idea and such wonderful inspiration from the junior design team!

  6. adorable!! too cute! so sweet, just melts me! I'm uber impressed by the little ones!

  7. Whoopsie....I forgot to leave the age of my little artist and can't figure out a way to edit it. He's 2 1/2.

    Susan at
    Expression Avenue

  8. very impressive work! wonderful to see little ones stamping at such an early age!

  9. just added my Grandaughter Charlotte's link that is on my blog but forgot to add her age she is 11 if that helps

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  11. oops entry 17 is from my son Ryan, aged 9. I put Shazza by mistake - force of habit x

  12. A great idea and some wonderful entries being posted. Well done to all the young aspiring artists. keep it up!

  13. Awesome! So happy to see the kid's challenge. Wonderful inspiration from the children. We also have a children's challenge blog and would love for you all to join us http://littlehandschallengeblog.blogspot.com

  14. What a FANTASTIC idea for a challenge, I love it!!! This is the first time I've seen anyone do a challenge and let the kids do it!! look at all the layouts. Unfortunatly My kids are in there 20's and no grandkids, or anyone that I know. But still this is the BEST challenge to date!

  15. Thanks for all your lovely comments :-) our junior team have done us proud :-)
    Good Luck with your childrens challenges Kim and I hope our entrants pop over and enter yours too :-)

    Lols x x x

  16. Wow, what fun! My daughters love to make cards right beside me, so this is great for them to be able to share their cards! Thanks for giving them an opportunity to play!

  17. this is such a fab idea! celebrating our kids creativity and constructive holiday play :o)plus lots of fun x

  18. My kids had so much fun, they invited the neighbors over to make more cards! Thanks for a fun challenge to keep things fresh as summer vacation comes to a close.

  19. Thank you! What a fun challenge!

  20. Oops . . I didn't read the rules - I apologize for adding my entries! Just read the rules and saw that it is for children only - Sorry again!

  21. Thank you for encouraging all those junior paper crafters! What a great idea.

  22. Thank you Lorraine for suggesting two separate links for my two sisters! xxx
    I couldn't change the link name on my first entry =(

  23. OOOOPS, my daughter, Amanda Age 11~made this card...I slipped into Neutral. Can it be changed?

  24. Congratulations to the winners! Have fun with your AMAZING kits! :)

    Ariana (10 yrs.) and Emily (7 yrs.)


thanks for your comments :-) all are very much appreciated

the Simon Says Stamp Challenge DT x x