Summer Fun Indoors with Crayola Color Wonder

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This past week has brought some crazy hot weather, as it has for most of the country. Besides swimming, we were running out of ideas to keep the kids entertained and out of the heat. That is until a package full of summer fun arrived on our door step.

Crayola, one of my all-time favorite brands shared a package with our family that included an assortment of the Color Wonder products. If you’ve never experienced these, you must try them soon. The markers are virtually mess-free because there’s no actual color to them unless they are marked on the special Color Wonder paper. That’s where the magic happens and that’s the only place you’ll find ink.

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On one of the most dreadfully hot days this week I sat the girls down at the table for some quiet time and coloring fun. The coloring books kept them busy for about 30 minutes while I was able to get some housework done which normally is impossible with these little crumb droppers running behind me.

crayola color wonder sheets

Real Mom-Kid Conversation

30 seconds after discovering the markers are “magic”

Emma (3): Wow. You are the best mom ever.

Kaydee (5): No you are the most fabulous-est mom ever.

Mom: (giggle) you girls sure know how to make me feel awesome.

Kaydee: Yeah, I know. (code for, leave me alone, I’m coloring)

Mom: Alright, I’m gonna put the rest of these up for vacation.

Kaydee: yeah, so we don’t get bored.

Mom: (she figured out me my plan. ha!)

And that was pretty much the end of it. We managed to turn a really hot, boring day into something constructive for the kids that gave them something to do without whining. Since there were so many goodies included in our package I put some of them away for our big vacation in August when we’ll be driving for two days to Florida. It’ll be nice to give them something to do and keep our minivan mess-free.


One lucky reader is going to win a Crayola summer fun prize pack that includes the following: Crayola Color Wonder On the Go Tiny Tubes, Color Wonder Coloring Pad, Color Wonder Barbie Mini Coloring Pad and Markers, Color Wonder Drawing Pad and Markers, Dry Erase Travel Pack, Dry Erase Zany Play and Princess and the Frog Mess Free Color Wonder Activity Sets.

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Disclosure:  The information, products and additional Crayola Sumer Fun gift pack was provided by Crayola® through MyBlogSpark.

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  1. Kelly Ann T. says

    I love that Crayola products are non-toxic, I never have to worry about the safety or quality of their products.

  2. Emily R. says

    I love that the markers cannot mark on anything but the special paper:)

  3. Katie R says

    I love that they allow my children to use an art medium that they enjoy and I don’t have to worry about my household being covered with their artwork.

  4. Sue Ellison says

    I love that they only write on the special paper and not my walls or floor!

  5. Chrissy Nestor says

    I love them because I know the Crayola name has very good durable products :)

  6. Ashley Contreras says

    I love that there are no stained hands, shirts or couches :)

  7. Kristi C says

    I love that the products can keep my children occupied and are safe for them to use.

  8. randi says

    I love that they only work on special paper. My granddaughter like to color outside the lines. on the sofa, onthe carpet, etc!

  9. Maryann says

    I love that they encourage creativity, are non toxic and easy to clean up with and my kids love them!

  10. Diane says

    I love that Crayola products are non-toxic and these are no mess..
    This type of product is great to keep around for when my grand kids are here !!

  11. nosogirl says

    I like that they only write on the special paper, not other surfaces.

  12. tess says

    i like they are kid friendly and mess free for me
    tcogbill at live dot com

  13. debbie jackson says

    ilove the bright colors that are nontoxic debbie jackson,
    djackson1958 at hotmail dot com

  14. Carol L says

    Aside from no mess it’s a product that has always kept the kids entertained. And a great way to keep them busy on those days they can’t go out.
    Carol L
    Lucky4750 (at) aol (dot) com

  15. Julie Lynn Bickham says

    I love that they don’t get all over my daughters clothes and of course my table and rug!

  16. says

    I love that my kids are not covered from head to toe in marker afterwards and they are very portable!
    andrea.kruse at gmail dot com

  17. says

    I don’t have to scrub marker off the dining room table … talking from experience doing that. :/

  18. Tarah says

    I love that they’re non-toxic – perfect for letting your kids use their imagination.

  19. Margot C says

    I like activities that don’t involve the computer or sitting in front of the TV!

  20. Chel Pay says

    I have a serious love affair going with Crayola Color Wonder products because they allow my children to be creative without me stressing over toxic chemicals, ruined walls, furniture, or clothing! I remember the time before these awesome products were available (I babysat) and letting small children have markers was like throwing a grenade in your house-consider everything destroyed! Crayola solved all of those issues and now my kids can worry about is having fun and all I need to worry about is providing enough paper. :)

  21. Patricia Wojnar Crowley says

    I love that they are mess free and yet there’s something magical about them!

  22. nicole b says

    I love that they are not messy and they have alot of fun products for outdoor and indoor use

  23. Carla Pullum says

    My daughter loves creating and this helps! Plus keeps her busy!

  24. Vicki Wurgler says

    that the markers cannot mark on anything but the special paper not on clothes or floor

  25. Kayte CookWatts says

    I love that they are an “old” brand, with a new twist! I have great memories of Crayola & would love to share them with my little niece.

  26. Caryn S says

    I love that they only show up on the paper – not on my child’s skin, the floor, table, etc. Best product ever!

  27. Leslie Luke Stanziani says

    I love that they are mess free but still allow creativity.

  28. McKim says

    You always know you will get consistent quality with Crayola products.

  29. *°•ƸӜƷ Louis ƸӜƷ•°* says

    love that they are designed even for younger children
    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

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  30. Gretche Gerth says

    I love how they put such a huge smile on my granddaughter’s face, they are easy to use and require no set up or clean up.

  31. says

    I am a HUGE fan of Crayola Wonder products…for the same reasons as you. (my girls are almost 3 & 4 1/2) Thank you for this giveaway!


    I like that they do not make a mess and you have to use special paper

  33. Brooke R. says

    Love that they can’t mark up my furniture or my kiddos clothing!

  34. Erica C. says

    I love that there is a lot of crafts you can do with these products.

  35. Candice Hull says

    I love that it only draws on that paper. I can’t count the number of times I have cleaned crayon, marker and paints off my wall
    thank you

  36. Jammie says

    I love the variety they have, they have something that every kid would love.

  37. Jennifer Reed says

    I like that these are mess free and still keep my child entertained.
    repose4jr at gmail dot com

  38. Carmen says

    I love that I don’t have to worry about a mess – on the table, carpet or walls!

  39. Kayla says

    I love that there are so many to choose from that everyone can do all different types of arts and crafts, and still not make a mess!

  40. Shayna Ridings says

    I love that they don’t make a mess and can only be used on the special paper, So i can cook dinner and leave the kids to have fun!

  41. Heidi McMahon says

    What I love most is easily, no mess! :)
    Thank you for the chance to win!

  42. tracey byram says

    I like that Crayola products are fun for all ages. I’ve been known to color occasionally. It’s very relaxing and a good way to connect with the grandchildren.

  43. paige jagan says

    I love that even if my kids TRY they still cant make a mess with color wonder!

  44. tami p says

    I love that they really are mess free its great for my daughter learning to color

  45. Jenny Sims says

    I love that my son gets to be as creative as he’d like, with very little cleanup!

  46. mary gardner says

    i love that they are non toxic and my kids love them!

    jagar0047 at yahoo dot com

  47. Whitney L. says

    It is safe for younger siblings to be around and there is very little mess!

  48. Barbara R. says

    I like Crayola Color Wonder products, because it helps kids be creative.

  49. Altaira McCarrell says

    I love that they are creative, portable, fun things for kids to do that inspire imagination. And, really, who doesn’t love Crayola?? :-)

  50. Amy DeLong says

    the fact that they don’t make a mess is awesome!

  51. shanta s says


  52. says

    I raised 5 children using Crayola products and wouldn’t use any other. Every time I have purchased crayons for my grand children I have made Crayola the choice. The newer products by Crayola are just as trustworth and are always a quality product.

    I would absolutely love to win this delightful set for my 4 grand daughters who live in Texas.

  53. Michelle S says

    I love that they keep parent’s in mind when making a product that is non-toxic and easy to clean up.

  54. jessica schueler says

    No mess and non toxic and they are just better than all the others

  55. Christina Ziegelmeier says

    I love that they are mess free the markers and sparks kids creativity

  56. Laurie Emerson says

    I love how safe they are for children. I never have to worry about any harmful chemicals in their products and they are so easy to clean up after using !

  57. Jessica Hays says

    I love that they don’t get on my couch!!

    jessicaahays at hotmail dot com

  58. monique melton says

    I love that they are mess free.. i have a 3 yr old that loves to color, and i mean loves to color. she can sit by the table all day long and color