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Perfect for creative play

Advantages: Lots of different ways to play, good value
Disadvantages: The tray doesn't have a lid which is incredibly frustrating.

My youngest daughter won this in the summer months, I forget where, possibly a tombola, and she has taken so much enjoyment out of it. We have used several Melissa & Doug items over the years as there collection of crafting items have spanned both of thei ...

carlz2001 11.12.2014 · Read full review
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Lacing up Some Brightly Coloured Beads

Advantages: Bright colours, different shapes and numbers
Disadvantages: paint is chipping already.

We were given these Melissa & Doug Lacing Beads as a present for our daughter last Christmas. They were a particularly timely and welcomed gift as she was really interested in threading and lacing things at that time. I used to just punch holes in a paper ...

littleowlski 27.05.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Melissa & Doug Lacing Beads in a Box

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Lacing Fun

Advantages: well made, learning and developmental benefits, fun
Disadvantages: container useless for storage

I bought these Melissa & Doug Lacing beads as an additional present for my son at Christmas after I saw them come up on the Amazon Black Friday deals in November. They were heavily discounted from their £12.99 RRP - I think I paid in the region of £7 and ...

kat123456 25.01.2015 · Read full review
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Sparkle and bling

Advantages: Lovely results, easy to follow instructions, decent price
Disadvantages: None

Purchase When it comes to birthdays and Christmas I set a budget for both of my daughters and then set about getting the most for my money. I came across this set when trying to find a second item for a 2 for £30 deal in Argos, it being a crafty set ...

emmad5689 28.01.2014 · Read full review
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A SIMPLE TUB OF BEADS

Advantages: They're official Hama beads so are good quality and work smoothly with the peg boards
Disadvantages: I don't think there are any disadvantages

...loves to play with Hama beads and make her own designs that she then gets me to iron so that they are made permanent and can be used as ornaments or even keyrings or hair decorations. She had some of the Hama sets but it didn't take her long ...

BlurredLines 12.09.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Hama Beads 3,000 Beads in a Tub Pastel Mix

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