Pop-up garden collage + play kit 

$30.00

2 in stock (can be backordered)

Mini garden Collage Kit – with fun add-ons!

Pop-up garden collage + play kit!
Want to design a little funky dream garden? This is a fun little kit your child can work on in layers, collaging and building, and adding in things they find around the house. This kit comes with a video to help your child think through the steps! See detailed info in the description.

Here are some extra creative supplies to consider to help you get all set up. View the photo gallery for an image of the add-on.

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Pop-up garden collage + play kit!
Want to design a little funky dream garden? This is a fun little kit your child can work on in layers, collaging and building, and adding in things they find around the house. This kit comes with a video to help your child think through the steps! Click the Video Preview tab above for a sample video.
In your kit bag you get:
+ 5 different “grounds” to collage on and with
+ 1 watercolor paper to paint more plants/veggies/flowers on and cut out and plan
+ cut out flowers envelope
+ cut out stems/leaves envelope
+ brown “earth” crayons and green sprouts pencil
+ extra garden collage materials
+ tiny bit of glue for sticking (in case you run low – mix with small amount of water)
+ wood gardener doll to decorate with their own garden sun-hat
+ 2 tiny wood planting pots

All materials sourced locally (Portland, Maine), made in Maine (wood toys), and collage materials (Johnny Seeds, Maine). Your purchase helps support a small, local business and children’s art studio owned by a mother/artist/teacher, so thank-you!

After you purchase the product, you will get: a little customer note with a link to your video emailed to you, to follow along for inspiration you as you work on your garden collage! CLICK on tab for video preview:)

Below are some add-ons to put in your order, to get you all stocked up. We wrap add-ins up in fun strips of cloth (that you can reuse into art projects!):

+ Add on: play bag for clay + dough $12
We have a changing mix of sweet fun little things to play with your clay or dough. Pull it out each time you work with your clay/dough and build your own basket or working sculpture box: rolling pin, tiny wood bowl, seashell, wood balls (big + small), cutting sticks + forest stick in a little cotton or wool bag (all made in Maine)

+ Add on: little cute working mat $4
We LOVE this little working mat, sized just right to pull it out and put on the table or counter for clay and dough work. For our littlest friends, you could even put it on a cookie sheet OR tape it to the table so it won’t slip off!

+ Add on: beeswax brilliant bee coloring crayons  (set of 24)  $13
This is one of several of our favorite crayons to use in the studio! We like to peel off the labels, to really help hand grip and get right to work. The colors are super bright on all surfaces/colors, and because they are triangles. One other thing we love is that these non-toxic crayons are triangles so they don’t roll away when you work. Save the cute. box too for storing or making more art of them. Set of 24.

+ Add on: rainbow sparkly watercolor (set of 12)  $12
These are the sparkly, pearlescent watercolors everyone loves from our studio. You get 12 blendable watercolors, and children can mix them if they want in the lid. These watercolors also work great on darker papers, like recycled papers and boards. We’ve found that these last a long time. We also use them to paint air dry clay, and sticks!

+ Add on: bright neon-y watercolor (set of 12)  $12
These are neon, super-bright, watercolors that we also love in our studio. You get 12 watercolors, and children can mix them if they want in the lid. These watercolors also work especially great on darker papers, like recycled papers and boards. We’ve found that these last a long time. We also use them to paint air dry clay, and sticks!

+ Add on: thick watercolor paper (15 sheets)  $13
This is a pad of thickly textured watercolor paper, at 160 lb. You can paint right on it, or peel off paper and paint separately. It’s also acid-free, which we love – so it’s an artist-grade quality and that means your masterpieces will last, and the paper won’t change.

We are so happy to be able to now do curbside pick-up on Saturday mornings at Love Lab Studio, 26 Brackett St,  in Portland’s sweet west end! It’s a fun way to wave through the window, see our changing studio window display, and is very safe.  If needed, we can also do local door-step delivery for greater Portland, Maine area on orders $30 or higher, please include this request in a note in your order and or send us a note in our contact form! We are also available to ship, and at this time we are charging $15 per order to ship priority mail. See notes below for curbside pick up*.

Thank you for your support + have fun making art at home!

*Curb-side Pick-up Instructions:
Art, safety + health! We strictly follow the City of Portland, Maine guidelines for the safety of all customers. Please call us when you arrive, and we will put your bag out on our little bench table.  Look for our phone number printed on our studio door. We all sanitize our hands and wear masks when placing bags, and ask that customers consider doing the same. Please also maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from any other people, including us, in front of the studio, and wait in your car or across the street if another person is out front picking up. Thank you for your partnership in keeping everyone safe + healthy!