GirlGratery’s Gadgets and Gizmos Crate aims to provide young adventure-seeking girls with access to a gift box full of hands-on, screen-free activities. The crate can be purchased a la carte, or as part of GirlCratery’s monthly subscription service.
More details can be found at https://www.girlcratery.org
Studies have shown that children under the age of 12 in the United States spend, on average, around 5 hours in front of a screen each day. Far exceeding the amount recommended by pediatricians, this level of prolonged exposure not only presents risks to a child’s physical and mental health, but it can also seriously stunt the development of their social skills and identity. Through its themed activity boxes, GirlCratery is hoping to help reverse this trend.
The Gadgets and Gizmos Crate contains a variety of fun and exciting screen-free devices, including an LED bracelet, invisible pen, light-up gyro wheel, and bendable fidget spinner. It also features a make-your-own scribble bot kit and a make-your-own catapult kit.
To encourage creativity and independence, the Gadgets and Gizmos Crate also comes with an exclusive fun patch and two stickers, which parents can award to their children as they accomplish certain tasks or meet certain milestones.
GirlCratery’s staff uses feedback from girls who have used the products before to carefully curate all of its crates, including the Gadgets and Gizmos Crate. The contents of the crates pull inspiration from the Girl Scouts, of which GirlCratery is an affiliate. The crates are constantly being upgraded and changed to improve the experience, and new crates are being added regularly.
The Gadgets and Gizmos Crate can be purchased individually through the GirlCratery website for $28.99. It can also be included as part of a monthly subscription package, which delivers a different themed crate directly to the girl’s doorstep every month.
GirlCratery is a new program designed by the Girl Scouts of NYPENN to empower and inspire young girls and their caretakers through monthly activities delivered straight to their doors. They partner with ARC of Onondaga to package and ship the crates each month.
Interested parties can find more information at https://www.girlcratery.org
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