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How much more Cra-Z can arts, crafts and playtime get?:

These exciting and original Cra-Z-Art kits let kids get creative, and imaginative and be their own designers!
By Expert Tips
Date: October 19 2023
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Known the world over for their innovation in creative and imaginative toys, the crew at Cra-Z-Art are always dreaming up new ways to encourage creative play.  With arts and crafts kits for pretty much every interest and fancy, every kit is designed to keep kids busy all summer long.

And as Christmas rolls inevitably closer, arts, crafts and creative pursuits are the ideal gift for every member of the family.  If you’re looking for real play value when you make choices for under the Christmas tree, Cra-Z-Art offers great options, with hours of fun to be had.  

From Shimmer ’N Sparkle for kids aged over eight years, to Cra-Z-Art Slimy for slime fiends aged over six, all the way to our younger family members who will love Cra-Z-Art Softee Dough – there really are options for everyone.

You can be ‘always creative’ with Cra-Z-Art!


Cra-Z-Art Shimmer ‘N Sparkle, for 8+ years 

Shimmer ‘N Sparkle craft and activity kits include everything you need for creative, crafty fun.  Ideal for kids (and grown-ups!) aged over eight years, Shimmer ‘N Sparkle kits have all the bits and pieces you need to start and complete your activity, so there are no extra purchases necessary.  They also make great party or summer holiday activities. There may be no better Christmas gift for your crafty kids! 

There are stacks of kits to choose from, but if you’re looking for some inspiration, here are some of our favourites:

Shimmer 'N Sparkle Window Art RRP$30

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Make your own cool Suncatchers and Window Stickers with our Shimmer 'N Sparkle Window Art kit.  Make 27 window art designs with warm-to-cool colour-changing designs Paint It! Peel It! Stick It! Personalise and brighten up your room or make beautiful gifts for your friends and family.

Shimmer 'N Sparkle Diamond Art RRP$30

Brighten up your style game with the Shimmer ’N Sparkle Sparkling Diamond Art Jewellery kit. Crafted with precision, each piece of jewellery in this set exhibits an unmatched shine and lustre that will surely make you stand out. Available in a plethora of intricate designs, these jewellery pieces are perfect to jazz up your everyday look or add sparkle on special occasions.

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Shimmer 'N Sparkle Glitter Nail Designer Kit RRP$30

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Shimmer ’N Sparkle Ultimate Glitter Nail Designer Kit is perfect for a spa day at home.  This nail kit comes with a real salon-style nail dryer that even lights up! Kids can paint their own nails and use gems, sequins and glitter to add their special touch. Or they can decorate plastic nails and then attach them to their own nails. Prep your nails and hands by using the emery board to smooth rough edges, and use the sugar scrub to achieve soft, smooth hands. Now you’re ready to give yourself, or your friends, the best manicure.

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Suitable for 8+ years, the Cra-Z-Art Shimmer ’N Sparkle kits are available now from Big W, Mr Toys, Toymate, and Toyworld.

Cra-Z-Slimy for 6+ years

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Cra-Z-Slimy wants you to have super stretchy, super gooey fun! Known for creating extra tactile slimes and sands, for all sorts of creative play - if you’re crazy about slime, the Cra-Z-Slimy collection has pretty much everything you will want to get your hands in! Designed for slime fans aged six and up, there’s so many different ways to play.  It’s super gooey fun for kids, tweens, and teens! But remember, when you’re done, pop your slime back in its container to keep it soft and stretchy.  

Cra-Z-Slimy Blendz RRP$20

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The Cra-Z-Art Blendz pre-made slime set combines the sparkle of sequins and texture of foam and clear beads, with 12 cans of pre-made slime in a rainbow of colors. The very best thing about this kit is that you get to create your very own wonderful slime creations. Don’t just imagine what you can make, realise it with this Slimy Blendz set. Create unique color combos by mixing and blending different colours of slime. Stretch it, pull it, squish it, mould it, and mix it! 

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Cra-Z-Slimy Mini Mania RRP$25


Love snacks? Love slime?  This is the perfect combo for you! Get your hands into these Scented Mini Mania Slimy Foods with two surprises. Let’s be clear, nothing is edible, these 10 adorable mini-sized supermarket product containers are actually filled with super gooey slimy! Which is your favourite Slimy food?  Honey, Gel-lo, Spring Water, Soda, Cheese Crackers, Sweet Pickles, Peanut Butter, Slushy, Ice Cream or Cake Mix? This Slimy is very very stretchy, and each Mini has a different scent based on its food item… yummy Slimy! Collect Slimy snacks, desserts, savoury treats and so much more!

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Suitable for 6+ years, Cra-Z-Slimy is available now from Big W, Mr Toys, Toymate, and Toyworld.

Cra-Z-Art Softee Dough for 3+ years

Cra-Z-Art Softee Dough is a super-soft compound that small hands can mould, shape, and create with for hours of endless fun. Feel the fun with every roll, twist and squeeze, Softee Dough is a great way to stretch your creativity and encourage sensory exploration. Create all types of 3D figures, shapes, and sculptures.  Softee Dough is also great for colour, STEM, and sensory learning too. Playing with Softee Dough is an excellent hands-on activity for children (and grown-ups).  Softee Dough can even be used for school projects, arts and crafts, DIY parties, and more.

Cra-Z-Art Softee Dough Dino Glow Dough RRP$20

Unleash your child's creativity with this Softee Dough Dino Glow Dough Playset by Cra-Z-Art. Mix and mould awesome glow-in-the-dark Softee Dough Dinos - perfect for any aspiring archeologist. The kit includes everything you need to create a cool dinosaur scene on the awesome included landscape. Mould all different kinds of dinos, explore fossils, extrude lava, and more. Hit the lights and watch your creations come to life!

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Cra-Z-Art Softee Dough Multicolour Sparkling Mermaid Styling Salon RRP$20

With the Cra-Z-Art Softee Dough Multicolor Sparkling Mermaid Styling Salon, kids will experience a Cra-Z, hair-raising sensory adventure they'll never forget! Simply load the dough into the cute mermaid models, place it on the chair, and press down to watch doughy hair grow and flow. Then cut it, trim it, style it, even decorate the long glittery locks. Use the handy colour chart on the back of the box to create crazy new colours and hairstyles for a total salon experience.

Suitable for 3+ years, Cra-Z-Art Softee Dough is available now from Big W, Mr Toys, Toymate, and Toyworld.

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