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Hands on Crafts for Kids

By KJ Dell'Antonia, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Weak crafting show; buy a book instead.

TV i-Life , PBS Educational 1997
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Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 10+

Great show!

The crafts are fun a gratifying for the kids and adults! We watch it every week and look forward to it. It offers opportunities to discuss many things with your children and gives them a chance to explore something possibly new.
age 10+

Grands and Greats loves hands on!

I am a 63 year old grandmother of 16 grand children i love to watch this show because when my grand children come to visit we can look back at notes i made and create something for their age group. they enjoy doing hands on for crafts with me and i also enjoy them and seeing the excitement in there faces. Thank you! maggie ausemus

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

This show is a great idea that's poorly executed. With the surge of home decorating and do-it-yourself programming available for adults, a project show for kids seems like a home run. Unfortunately, with its poor production values and uninspired presenters, this one seems unlikely to fill the void. The lessons, unfortunately, are no more inspiring than the presenters. All crafts require not only parental supervision, but also participation and explanation for any child young enough to be interested. What's more, there's often a long wait time between steps, a challenge for any child.

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