Working Klutz Books into our Educational Curriculum #KlutzBooks

We’ve just recently decided to take Miles out of preschool and keep him home for this year which means, I’m teaching him at home. He’s already learned his ABC’s colors, numbers and shapes and it’s my job to makes sure he remembers all those things he learned and try to take him a step further. Plus I want to give him a lot of enriching experiences at home and Klutz books help me do just that. IMG_5936

As you may know, I recently became a Klutz Books Brand ambassador and they sent me six different books that I can use with both of my children and we already have two other boos in our Klutz library. I have a feeling we have another one somewhere but I couldn’t find it in the mess known as my son’s closet. I can over a wide assortment of subjects.

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Math Science and Dexterity:

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Gotcha Gadgets
Star Wars Folded Flyers
Fashion Forms

Art and Home Economics:

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Spiral Draw
Nail Art
Marvelous Book of Magical Horses
Kids Cooking  – We have been cooking out of the Kids Cooking cookbook for years now and it’s so much fun. Both of my children have such a love for helping in the kitchen and it includes clean up and I couldn’t be happier.

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A Parent’s Perspective:

The thing I’ve noticed most about the kids’ experiences using the Klutz books is that they don’t realize they are learning anything. They are creating, using their imaginations, and retaining information through experience and fun. Plus each book or single activity in the book keeps them busy for about an hour, for Zoe, I think she could spend all day playing with the Magical Horses. I’ve always wanted to get her a set of paper dolls and now she has paper dolls and paper horses. Miles keeps asking a lot of question, and his dexterity has improved a great deal. I can tell because he can actually make really great cuts in the paper used to create the Star Wars Folded Flyers!

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Enter to Win!!!! Wrap It Up With Klutz! Sweepstakes

Klutz launched their Wrap It Up with Klutz! Sweepstakes last week. They are giving away 1000 prizes over the next 10 weeks – 10 fans each week will win a prize pack featuring 10 Klutz Books!

What’s fun about the sweepstakes is you can enter once per week because the prizing changes out every Monday featuring new themes touching on the wide variety of titles Klutz has to offer – Science, Games, Classic Crafts, Holidays and more! The weekly sweeps start every Monday and fans can enter through November 26.

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I’m a Klutz Brand Ambassador and received books to review, test out and share my results and will also be compensated for my time. This doesn’t affect my opinion of the brand at all because I’ve loved using Klutz for years!!!

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