Crayola’s Color Alive

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Crayola. All opinions are 100% mine.

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Once the TV is off, one of my kids’ favorite things to do to pass the time is coloring. I could give them some blank paper and crayons, and an hour later, they come running at me with all the “creations” that they had made just for me.

Last week we tried Crayola Color Alive Action Coloring Pages, and coloring has been changed forever in our house! Now the kids prefer coloring on their new action coloring pages more than anything else. You see, with these special coloring pages, the fun begins after they have finished coloring. The creations that my kids color come to life on the screen of any tablet or smartphone. And once they are alive, these creations can be captured with my kids in a selfie or in an action shot interacting with them. 

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It has been so much fun to just sit and watch their expressions as the picture that they drew is turned into a 3D animated figure. They instantly jump up and get so excited, and just want to walk all over the house with their new creation. I also could not believe how much the figure matched the colors and shading that they had used.

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(Even my son could use the app all by himself!)

The best part of all? The app was free and extremely easy to use. We simply colored the page, pointed the app’s camera at the page and brought the creature to life. Once it was alive and kicking or spitting fire, it was easy to make it larger or smaller, or change the position so it was better to take pictures with. Once they are alive, you can also tap on the screen to make them interact.

With the wide variety of new action coloring page themes, there was something for each of my kids. They have Skylanders™, Barbie™, Enchanted Garden™ and Mythical Creatures™. Each book comes with 16 pages and characters.

You can see the fun that we had at the Merkley household in this video:

After we were done, we uploaded pictures of our living creations to the sweepstakes on Crayola.com. You should enter as well! There are 3 weekly prizes and one grand prize of a trip for 4 to the new Crayola Experience in Orlando, Florida.

For more information and to enter the sweepstakes, go here…

Color Alive Sweepstakes

If you are looking for something to keep your kids entertained for hours on end, these pages are the ticket since they Bring Your Coloring To Life. Our kids continue to constantly ask to use the tablet to play with their drawings. It has been so much fun to see their creativity grow, and see them find the new possibilities with their drawings. In our house, coloring will never be the same.

Please let me know if you’ve tried these pages out. I’d love to know what you think! 😀

ENJOY!

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Lil' Luna
Kristyn is passionate about sharing ALL things creative! From recipes and tips to crafts and DIY projects, Kristyn loves to share with her readers how to be creative and how to do things simply. When not creating, she is busy going on adventures with her 5 children (ages 7 to 6 months) and with her best friend/husband, Lorin.
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Kristyn is passionate about sharing ALL things creative! From recipes and tips to crafts and DIY projects, Kristyn loves to share with her readers how to be creative and how to do things simply. When not creating, she is busy going on adventures with her 5 children (ages 7 to 6 months) and with her best friend/husband, Lorin.

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  1. 1
    Kristin Bergthold :

    WOW!! Those coloring sheets look like a lot of fun! I have a feeling they may be making an appearance in our Easter baskets. Really great video too – nicely done Kristyn!!

  2. 2

    Oh Kristyn, you are way too cool. 🙂 I will have to find these, my kids would go crazy for them!!

  3. 3

    That is so cool! My nieces will love this. They love coloring and drawing so this will be a huge hit!
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  4. 4

    LOVE all the awesome features with the app – SO COOL! Wish this was around when my kids were little!

    You have some mad skills on the video making too- great job with the camera angles, music – transitions – I clearly need to take some lessons- you have this mastered!
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  5. 5

    This totally would be something my kids would love!!! How fun!

  6. 6

    This is such a fun idea and my kids will absolutely love this! I love the video too… you have such an adorable family!
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  7. 7

    What a cute family and what a fun twist on coloring! Looks like a great Easter basket filler to me… 🙂
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  8. 8

    Okay those look so awesome! My kids would totally love those! And your kids are adorable!!!
    -kendra

  9. 9

    This is so fun, I have to buy one for my boy ASAP 🙂

  10. 10

    My son Harrison said – “That’s exactly what I want! My friends were talking about this at school. It’s so cool to get the stuff that you color come to life!” Such a great tool to encourage creativity in your kids. LOVE the video, Kristyn! xoxo~Erin
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  11. 11

    Oh my kids would love these, time to go shopping! Plus, your family is just the cutest. 🙂

  12. 12
    Jenny Raulli :

    You are too cute and your kids are amazing!!! My kids would go crazy for these

  13. 14

    My little guy would LOVE this!!! And how cool is that app?!
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