Tuesday, July 25, 2017

ACTIVA Products - Rigid Wrap and CelluClay Quik-Sculpting Kit {TOS REVIEW}

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Summer time is a perfect time to get a little crafty! Captain has been having a blast doing some homeschool craft using Rigid Wrap and CelluClay Quik-Sculpting Kit from ACTIVA Products. We had a blast using this product. I mean seriously who can't have fun with something that reminds you of having a broken arm!

We received a box containing rolls of Rigid Wrap and bags of CelluClay and Captain was excited to start! The box contained -

  • Two rolls of Rigid Wrap 
  • 8 oz bag of CelluClay
  • Instructions
  • Link to e-book

Rigid Wrap and CelluClay Quik-Sculpting Kit

Sometimes when you get generic crafting supplies and not a kit it can be hard to think of what to do. Fortunately ACTIVA Products also sent us a link to their  ACTÍVA Products' Favorite Sculpture KIDS CRAFTS ebook.

Captain spent quite a bit of time looking through the craft suggestions. He felt like a kid in a candy store. Finally he decided to make a Totem Pole. Since we were going to attend a POW WOW shortly after this craft it was a perfect choice.

We chose to use a large kitchen roll sheet as our body form and covered it with the rigid wrap. It was such a blast. I must admit I was even enjoying myself. I had fight my urges to wrap his arm up like a cast!

We used our kitchen towel holder so the totem pole would stay upright. The wings on our totem pole were cut from a box. and then fastened to the kitchen roll with the rigid wrap. The rigid wrap is super easy to use. I got a old plastic container and filled it half full with water. The rigid wrap comes on a long roll so using old scissors I cut it into manageable pieces for Captain. After covering the complete roll and ensuring that the wings were securely fixed.

After the rigid wrap was applied we followed the directions to mix up the CelluClay I was a little surprised by the texture. I was expecting clay at first but it's a really fine mix of paper a little thicker than powder. You add water slowly until you get the desired consistency. After this was mixed Captain used it to cover the rigid wrap and create detail on his totem pole. He created eyes, mouth, feathers, and even patterns on the body itself.

After that we had to let it dry. We had family visit over the fourth of July weekend. They loved the totem pole even though he hadn't even painted it yet! When Captain painted it he wouldn't let me help. I had to walk away as sometimes I want to 'instruct' too much because I would do things differently. I realize that this is not good for him so the easiest way for me to deal with it is to walk into another room after getting him set up with his painting supplies. He chose the colors, put them on a paper plate and set to work. It didn't take him too long to paint, but he wouldn't allow anyone to help. I think he did a pretty good job. We still have some supplies left, Captain has plans for them for Halloween! Something to do with a balloon! I am sure I will post it when we are done.

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Rigid Wrap and CelluClay Quik-Sculpting Kit {ACTÍVA Products Reviews}

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