Little Scribblers was set up by local Hull mum Sarah. She sells a huge range of bespoke and personalised wax crayons, as well as having a mobile soft play which she hires out for children’s birthday parties and other special events.
I met her at a craft fair and was instantly drawn to her bright and colourful stall of all sorts of wax crayons. My children were also drawn to it like a magnet and wanted to have a good look at everything she had. There were lots of shouts of ‘I want that one!’ from both of my children so I let them choose one thing each. I also stocked up on lots of packs of crayons for birthday presents as I think these make really unusual but useful presents. She has a lot of seasonal items too and with Christmas coming up these will make great children’s Christmas presents.
We were completely spoilt for choice just from what Sarah had with her on the stall but eventually my son chose some Lego Star Wars figures and my daughter chose a pot of different coloured owls. Sarah also does personalised crayons to the design of your choice and she can do letters to spell out children’s names.
When we got home both of my children wanted to colour in and draw with their new crayons straight away. My daughter is 3 and does a lot of colouring but my son who’s 6 wouldn’t usually want to colour or draw so I was really pleased that this purchase had inspired him to be a bit more creative than normal. I was really impressed with the quality of the crayons, despite being relatively small and odd shapes my children found them easy to hold and use and the colours they produced were really good. They did a lot of colouring and the crayons didn’t seem to wear down much.
I think these crayons are an excellent idea, they’re fun and unique and have really encouraged my children to draw and colour more. I’ll definitely be buying more, both for my children and for others as presents.