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Handmade toys, arts and crafts, and family fun – on the blog!

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Be an actor, a playwriter and an engineer and create magical shadow shows

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Shop for unique and handcrafted toys, made in our family workshop

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Welcome to Adventure in a Box!

We’re a family of four from Canada with a passion for arts, nature and building. From rustic fairy tree houses to shiny foil spaceships, we build toys to inspire imagination and nurture all the senses. Look around and join our crafting fun!

From the Blog

DIY Toys for Kids from Recyclable Materials

When children are bored, there is nothing like contents of a recycling bin to quickly stir up some fun easy projects! …Or some elaborate ones. It depends on how carried away you get. Just today, Jeffrey and Anselm spend the evening, pretending that a cardboard...

Nativity Shadow Puppet Set for Christmas

Begin a new family tradition this Christmas. Stage a Nativity scene shadow puppet play with kids! If you want to win a set, scroll down to participate in a giveaway. A couple of years ago, I held a poll among my readers, asking what shadow puppet set they’d like...

Art Gift Ideas for Kids

Are you choosing a gift for a kid who likes drawing, painting or sculpting? Read about our favourite art supplies and art projects we did with them! The post contains Amazon affiliate links for your convenience. I like working on art and craft projects -always have...

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