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Let’s Get Creative!

Here at the Book Table we have many different toy products for the artist in you. If you love to create new designs these are perfect for you! Come check out the variety of art toys we have here in our store!

SPIROGRAPH DELUXE SET

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SPIROGRAPH DESIGN SET

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SPIROGRAPH DIE-CAST COLLECTOR’S SET

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FASHION PLATES – DELUXE DESIGN SET

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FASHION PLATES – TRAVEL

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FUN FACTORY TOY EXTRUDER

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ROTODRAW

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Petit Collage

Modern Toys for Children

The perfect gift for anytime fun, our toys and games delight the mind as well as the eye. Made with recycled materials, vegetable inks, or FSC-certified wood, we make sure our products are as eco-friendly as possible.

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Once Upon A Craft

Bring your favorite fairytale to life with Once Upon A Craft! Read the story together; then, watch your child’s creativity soar sky-high. Encourage a lifelong love of reading, inspire creativity, and spend some cuddly, quality time together! Each book comes with tips for reading aloud and additional activity ideas. You can use the finished crafts to pretend play or as props for your next telling of the tale.

The Frog Prince

Transform storytime! Read The Frog Prince together; then encourage your child’s creativity with the included royal crown and stained-
glass activities! Educational Insights Once Upon a Craft - The Frog Prince Educational Craft

  • Includes 24-page, full-color, illustrated storybook, The Frog Prince.
  • Includes foam princess crown, 2 sheets of decorative foam stickers, and 1 sheet of plastic jewel stickers.
  • Includes 8 vellum “stained-glass” sheets printed with ready-to-color story scenes and 2 design-your-own scenes.

Rapunzel

Bring the action-packed tale of Rapunzel to life! Read the story together, then watch the creativity climb as your child builds and decorates Rapunzel’s Educational Insights Educational Insight Once Upon a Craft - Rapunzel Educational Crafttower, and creates a beautifully braided Rapunzel headband!

  • Includes 24-page, full-color, illustrated storybook, Rapunzel.
  • Includes 5 printed foam castle pieces and 3 sheets of decorative foam stickers to assemble and decorate Rapunzel’s tower.
  • Includes 10 printed paper braid “loops” and a paper headband adorned with flowers.

The Gingerbread Man

Make story time even sweeter with The Gingerbread Man! Read the story together, then watch your child Educational Insights Once Upon a Craft - The Gingerbread Man Educational Craftwhip up some creative fun, decorating a gingerbread man and coloring seven story-based finger puppets!

  • Includes 24-page, full-color, illustrated storybook, The Gingerbread Man.
  • Includes a foam gingerbread man and 3 sheets of colorful foam stickers for decorating.
  • Includes 7 ready-to-color finger puppets and puppet show stage.

The Elves and the Shoemaker

Turn your home into the Shoemaker’s workshop! Read
the story together, then watch your little one’s creativity blossom with a full-color, Educational Insights Once Upon a Craft - The Elves and The Shoemaker Educational Craftdouble-sided shoe shop playset with seven ready-to-color characters and a shoe to decorate and lace!

  • Includes 24-page, full-color, illustrated storybook, The Elves and the Shoemaker.
  • Includes lace-up shoe with shoelace and 3 sheets of decorative foam stickers.
  • Includes double-sided, full-color playset featuring 2 different scenes from the story, 7 ready-to-color characters, and 6 character stands.

The Twelve Dancing Princesses

The Twelve Dancing Princesses will dance their way into your little one’s heart! Read the story together, then watch her creativity shine as YOUR princess colors five fun characters for use against a full-color storybook backdrop. Plus, she can create and then decorate a Educational Insights Once Upon a Craft - The Twelve Dancing Princesses Educational Craftmosaic dancing shoe and princess crown!

  • Includes 24-page, full-color, illustrated storybook, The Twelve Dancing Princesses.
  • Includes double-sided, full-color playset featuring 6 different scenes from the story, 5 ready-to-color characters, and 5 character stands.
  • Includes mosaic shoe and mosaic crown and 4 sheets of decorative foam stickers.

Jack and the Beanstalk

Take storytime to new heights with Jack and the Beanstalk! Read the story together, then watch your child’s creativity soar skEducational Insights Once Upon a Craft - Jack and The Beanstalk Educational Crafty-high with a DIY Jack and the Beanstalk mobile and colorable beanstalk growth chart!

  • Includes 24-page, full-color, illustrated storybook, Jack and the Beanstalk.
  • Includes 4 pre-cut, ready-to-color, story-themed foam pieces; mobile frame; and decorative hanging ribbons for mobile craft.
  • Includes beanstalk growth chart with full-color illustrations and coloring areas.

The Ugly Duckling

Transform the tale of The Ugly Duckling with two fun DIY crafts! Read the story together, then Educational Insights Once Upon a Craft - The Ugly Duckling Educational Craftencourage your own beautiful swan to decorate a mirror, and assemble and color a story-themed puzzle.

  • Includes 24-page, full-color, illustrated storybook, The Ugly Duckling.
  • Includes 5″ x 7″ foam frame mirror, 3 sheets of decorative stickers, and a ribbon for hanging.
  • Includes 16-piece, ready-to-color story puzzle.

Let’s Get Crafty!

How often do you hear “What do you want to do? I don’t know, what do you want to do?” in your home? Or how often do you not know what to do yourself? We have the perfect answer! Here at the Book Table we have a lot of fun toys and crafts for all ages: toddlers, young adults, and every year inbetween.

Coloring & Activity Books

Here at the Book Table we have tons of fun coloring books for all ages. Some are more simple, some are more advanced, but all are a lot of fun! From fun designs and patterns, to horses or fairies, we have quite the selection. We also have lots of activity books such as sticker books, oragami books, mad libs, learn-to-draw books, joke books, cross words & word searches, and more. These are fun activities you can enjoy by yourself or with the entire family.

Crayons, Colored Pencils, & Markers

This handy, flip-top case is packed with all the colors of the rainbow and beyond to spark the imaginations of artists of all ages. The triangular-shaped crayons encourage the correct grip for the development of writing skills for youngsters, and the case makes travel and clean-up a breeze!

We also have the popular Crayola crayons and colored pencils, as well as markers. Plus, in our Education Department we have butcher paper. Come get a couple feet of paper and some fun markers and you will be ready to create a beautiful masterpeice!

Decorate-Your-Own Ballerina Figurines

These two prima ballerinas are ready to dance! After all the decorating is done, kids will have 2 beautiful collectibles to display. This engaging craft kit includes 6 pots of pretty, non-toxic paint and an easy-clean paintbrush. Figurines measure approximately 2″ and 4″ inches high.

We also have many other kinds of figurines to decorate that you can buy here at the Book Table. Butterflies, pets, cars, dinosaurs, cars, and more.

Crochet Work by Therese de Dillmont

Learn to crochet with this easy-to-follow guide taken from the original 1886 Encyclopedia of Needlework. From yarns to hooks to patterns, this book brings us timeless lessons in crochet craft. Its detailed explanations, ample pictures, and clear instructions will help veterans and beginners alike. A perfect book for the crafter in your life!

Other books here at the book table include coin collecting books, hair style tutorial books, photography books, and DIY projects.

We have a huge variety of all kinds of toys and crafts so come check it all out! For questions, call (435) 752-3055.

 

In Preparation for Easter…

In preparation for Easter–which is on April 20 this year–we have brought in adorable Easter dresses, fun Easter crafts and decorations, and of course Easter books.

We will be highlighting some of our favorite product in each of the above categories over the next couple of weeks. Be sure to stay tuned!

Bead Bazaar


Bead Bazaar is here!

What is so cool about Bead Bazaar? Each kit comes with the tools to make a necklace or bracelet, as well as other fun projects. These kits are hand-crafted as well, with fun designs for young ages.


And there is also a set of cute necklaces in different colors! Purple, pink, blue, and green.

Halloween & Fall Headbands Are Cute, Fun, and Simple

With fall decor and crafts taking over the store, it’s no wonder what inspires us. Lately, the Saturday crew has taken to making headbands. It’s pretty simple. All you need is hot glue, a headband, and ribbon of your choice. It’s rather inexpensive. I have a feeling this is going to continue through Christmas.
I started out with a satin orange maple leaf ribbon by May Arts, and hot glued it along a headband from Prima. Be sure to start with the middle leaf, and glue all others after that, going from middle to end. This ensures the ribbon lays flat and doesn’t get caught in your hair.
Then, I found this awesome web ribbon by Creative Impressions that is perfect for Halloween, but I bet it can work year-round.
Next I was inspired by the satin witches ribbon by May Arts. First I glued some pretty sienna lace ribbon (MakingMemories) on top of a cheap headband from WalMart, then glued the witches on that. I think it adds a nice contrast. The witches and leaves are rather loose if you don’t glue each one down, so be sure to pull them tight when you glue them on.
And finally, I couldn’t resist the lace ribbon, so I made another headband with just that. It’ll work perfectly all the way through Thanksgiving!

Did You Catch Us On Studio 5?

Mandi put up more about the Studio 5 segment Candice did today on the Scrapbook Table’s blog. You can read about it here.

ALSO, if you have not seen our Facebook yet, check it out for some of the latest store updates and sale information. We’ve linked the Studio 5 video on our wall for your convenience.

🙂 So far we’re having a great Thursday! We hope you are too!

Watch Us On TV!

Summer may be almost over, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to end. Get the kids ready for back-to-school with the great crafts  and teacher gift ideas Candice will be showing on KSL’s Studio 5 this Thursday, Aug. 11, at 11 a.m.

Also, there is a lot of fun stuff going on at the Book Table lately. New toys, new books, new music, and a new look. It’s always worth time to come in and check it out.

Ideas for Girls Camp

What to do for Girls Camp?

Storybooks are a hit with camp directors because they can teach subjects in a way that is easy to understand. The new Fancy Nancy book, Stellar Stargazer, teaches simple facts about the night sky and constellations. It even glows in the dark! It’s a fresh, cute, simple way to make certification time more fun.

Spot It! is the perfect game to just leave out on the picnic table for anyone to play. And it’s got instructions for different versions inside so it’s like several games in one. Candice took the store demo home last weekend and played it with her family and she loved it. The general idea is that there are cards inside with different symbols and shapes, and there is “always one, only one” matching symbol between two cards in the game. So the basic idea (not counting the rules of the different versions of the game you can play) is that you have two cards out and someone in the group has to be the first to spot the matching symbols. Then you hurry and put down more cards. And more. And more. And it gets pretty fast and furious, competetively.

How would you get through camp if every girl didn’t have a manual? We’ve got some in case you run out.

Also of note is the glass jewelry and bottle caps for necklaces and magnets. It’s just not girls camp without craft time. These are simple projects that don’t require a whole lot of time or money–anyone could do it.

These are just a few ideas, and hopefully it will get your creative juices flowing. 🙂

Check out our additional post on camp game ideas here.