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Young Authors and Artists

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Young Authors and Artists
Group:Fun Children's Swaps
Swap Coordinator:DownsideUp (contact)
Swap categories: Challenges  Crafts  Childrens Items 
Number of people in swap:3
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:October 21, 2009
Date items must be sent by:November 11, 2009
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

This swap is for our young artists and authors. Tell them to bring their imagination to life. Each child will draw, paint, color (or any other medium they want) a collection of pictures that they would send to their swap partner. Then their partner will write a story to go with the pictures they received and make a book out of them. When they are done with the book they will send it back to the partner who made the pictures.

It would be great if each child also sent a picture and a "about the artist" page to their partner and the child who is writing the story also do an "about the author" page with a picture and include them in the back of the book.

I am giving a few weeks so the kids have plenty of time to decide on their pictures and get them done. It would be nice if the authors have their parts of the books done and mailed back no later then November 30th.

Shipping should not be too much for these so I will leave this open for international participation. Also you should have no 3's or 1's lately. This swap is for children and we do not want their feelings hurt because something does not get sent to them as it was promised.

Feel free to PM me with any questions or suggestions.

Discussion

ButterflyDreams 10/10/2009 #

What an awesome idea!!! This is a great swap :) Have added to my watchlist until I can pick up another swap.

AKmamaof2 10/13/2009 #

Ditto to what ButterflyDreams said.

Moontear28 10/14/2009 #

Got the message and it's on my watch list! I will talk to my daughter tomorrow to see if see is interested :) What a neat idea!

Moontear28 11/11/2009 #

We were going to send off the pictures today and realized its a holiday- So we will put ours in the mail tomorrow!

Beautyfullchaos 11/13/2009 #

Ooopss! The munchkin and I forgot to put the papers in the mail. But they are on the way as of today. If you have any questions on it, feel free to ask! We look forward to getting the ones that we were sent and the story that will go with them.

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