Remember the chicken coop that I posted back in April? Well, that picture went all around facebook and got a lot of love. And I got a ton of Emails asking if I sold them. Selling coops isn't in the cards, it's a heavy item to mail. But, I wondered if I could create something else that was a simple, marvelous chicken play item, that wouldn't cost an arm and a leg to mail. So, here you have it, something that I've been working on for the last 2 months-a simple play toy that invites imagination and encourages pretend play, made by me, just for you and your little farmer (s). You can find them at etsy at https://www.etsy.com/shop/bornimaginative or you can just click the "for sale" tab above. Here they are!
Introducing: Hennies. Hennies are sweet chickens with gentle dispositions, fresh from the brooder, and eagerly awaiting you to adopt.
These girls are hand crafted by a chicken loving mama. Each hen has at least some part of her upcycled (such as fabric/felt scraps, thrifted clothing, ribbons from gift bags, the interiors from laundered pillows, etc.), and therefore each may be a slight variation from the picture shown. They are upcycled to be environmentally conscious and to keep the prices down for the adoptive farmers. Meet Bloom!
Each comes with one hen
(first picture shown Height 3in, Width 1 3/4in Depth 4 in.), an upcycled
origami nesting box (from paper bags), wool hay and a wooden egg.
also come with a birth certificate detailing their date of birth, their
breed and the unique and special details specific to their breed.
Certificate is as follows:
Date of Birth: _____________
Likes: Watermelon and flower tops
Favorite Season: Spring
Lays: Light brown eggs
chickens fit perfectly in the palm of your hand and are perfect for
little boys or girls. (Small parts, not for children under 3).
buy just one (it fits perfect in one's purse for restaurants/doctor
visits) or you can collect more of the same breed or one of each breed
to fill your coop. Stop by again, as more breeds may become available.
If you see one you like, make sure to purchase it straight away, as some
breeds are endangered of becoming extinct. Collecting is best, as hens
do prefer living in a flock.
Imaginative play, simple toys and
creativity are such joys of childhood. Adorable moments of play are sure
to be in your future with these little gems.
More pictures http://bornambitous-bornimaginative.blogspot.com/2014/04/mama-made-chicken-coop-playset.html .
Don't you think you could use one in your house?
Who would you bring home?