This handsome double-sided wooden tabletop easel has a magnetic white board on one side and chalkboard on the other side. They can use soft pastels or chalk on the chalkboard; they can draw directly with gel crayons on the white board side or on paper that’s hung with magnets. The smooth wooden case opens into an easel that also contains a generous supply of high quality Faber-Castell art supplies. It includes: art paper, 3 Gel Crayons, a paint palette with 12 watercolor paints, a paint brush, foam brush, magnets, 6 soft pastels, 6 oil pastels, 2 chalk sticks, a chalk eraser and instruction sheet. Ideal for apartment living where a standing easel might take up way too much space, this tabletop version closes and stores with everything inside. Note: show them how they need to be sure the case clicks shut or else the supplies will dump out. That said, this is a great way to bring home a variety of art supplies and a working surface that will be used again and again. 6 & up.
SNAP: This tabletop easel will fit on a wheel chair table or working surface so that children can have access to variety of art activities. It’s not a flimsy easel, but may still need some anchoring. We find Velcro style tape on the table surface and the bottom of the case will hold it in place with ease.
Ages: Early School Years
Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award 2017
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