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ALEX TOYS LOOP AND LOOM
|CHOKING HAZARD -- Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.|
Get loopy! Here's a traditional craft with a bright new twist. Create bold patterns with awesome colors to make purses, head bands, belts and of course pot holders! Kit includes enough colorful loops to make five pot holders, plus a 7.25" x 7.25" plastic loom, crochet hook, yarn, large needle and easy instructions.
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135 of 145 found the following review helpful:
Loop N LoomMay 08, 2010
Bought for my grandduaghter and she loves it - hardly put it down - I had bought an extra pkg of the loops so she wouldn't run out. Making great designs & colors. BUT the draw back - you cannot use. Did not realize this until it melted onto an oven shelf. And I mean really melted - must be plastic. Wish someone would offer cotton loops so the item would be useable. Be careful - they MELT!!
43 of 46 found the following review helpful:
Gift for our granddaughterJun 07, 2008
By J. Lockwood
"Grandma in New York State"
I purchased this for our 6 year old granddaughter. She immediately tore open the box and began making potholders. After explaining the instructions to her, she started making potholders like she had been doing this for a lifetime. She certainly has enjoyed this and is almost ready to order more loops. A fine gift..
33 of 35 found the following review helpful:
Great Item for 7 Year OldDec 29, 2008
I got this for my 7 year old daughter as a Christmas present. She absolutely loves it and started making potholders for her family. She was able to weave the looms herself and with a little help, take the potholder of the loom. The loom is metal and looks like it will last over time.
What a great present for those that are crafty.
29 of 31 found the following review helpful:
My son loves this kit!Jan 05, 2010
I purchased this for my 4 1/2 year old son, because I remember how I enjoyed making potholders when I was a child. I was worried that he might be a bit young, but he got the hang of it pretty quickly. When he finished the first potholder, he rushed next door to proudly present the potholder as a gift to our elderly neighbor. He LOVES to make potholders- this is a real confidence builder. He used all the loops in less than two weeks, we have already gotten 3 replacement bags. This kit is a MUST for every family!
Here's a tip for when your child starts their first potholder- have them choose two colors that they alternate-for example, red green red green etc.- that way it's easy to tell them that they should weave over all the green loops and under all the red loops.
16 of 17 found the following review helpful:
Classic toyDec 27, 2009
I remember making potholders with my Mother's loom when I was little. I like the fact that the loom is metal, I wish that the hook was also metal, but that is easily replaced. I was disappointed that the potholder cannot be used, I am buying some cotton loops so that my daughter can make real potholders.
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