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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Rainbow Loom

We finally tried Rainbow Loom recently. Pretty fun actually.  Thumbs up to the Malaysian born designer!

Elyssa received a set for her 6th birthday but for some strange, strange reason we just couldn't find it despite searching through the entire house. Waited for a few months hoping it'll re-surface but it never did.  Bummer.

So I bought a new set from the newly opened Spotlight store at Ampang Point. (side track a bit - I super LOVE that store.  I went gaga during their opening sale!)

Elyssa was so excited when I got the loom home-

Concentrating hard

Looping the bracelet
She can now make the simpler designs on her own
(but I help out at the beginning and the last bit of attaching the c-clip)

Tada.... started off with the "Single Loop" bracelet
Then proceeded to the "Fish Tail" bracelet

"Star Burst" bracelet
This one I did on my own. Took me 3 attempts before I got it right! So there I was sitting on my bed struggling with the loom, when I tot - eh, is this loom for Elyssa or for me??  hehe.

Both girls love wearing their bracelets, sometimes a few on one hand. Erin likes to wear it as an anklet too. Wonder how long this craze will last! 


Ai Sakura said...

haha I think it'll last for a long time. So many more things to make other than the bracelets, and lotsa pretty band colours too. Did you see the next pastels mix pack? So pretty!

Ai @ Sakura Haruka

Health Freak Mommy said...

I have also been wondering when this Rainbow Loom bubble will burst. All the kids whom I know of and dont know (whom we saw on the street and at the malls) have a loom bracelet on their hands. My girls are still very much hooked on it. Remember the Friendship Band? I was hooked on making them when I was a teenager and then the bubble burst. Lately, it's starting to make a come back, after more than 20 years! I saw the Friendship Band kit for sale at the Popular book fest yesterday! :)

Stacy said...

Eh can do starburst already ah. I JUST opened my loom... but I don't have internet at home so had to remember the steps from youtube! Me definitely have to make them as JE can't handle yet.

Small Kucing said...

saw many making this. I have not tried my hands on this. looks pretty leh

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mom2ashley said...

The Starburst bracelet is so nice!
My kids are also into looming!

mun said...

This rainbow loom can teach children to work patiently and see their beautiful end product - the bracelet so it is a useful thing.

ChloeRuoyi said...

This thing is addictive! At one point, Chloe and I were constantly fighting over the loom until she received another set (a gift from a friend who didn't know that we already into it) haha...

Adrine said...

Ai - i wanna learn how to make charms soon. but haven't gotten round to doing it yet. Oops. Haven't seen pastels tho.

Shireen - when i saw your comment, I was like Aa!!!! Cos the loom bands reminded me of something but I just couldn't think what. Friendship band was exactly it!! I remembered the craze last time in school.

Chi2 - hard to remember like that la. I actually have my ipad next to me, play and pause utube as I go along.

Kathy - u should try :-)

Adrine said...

Dinah - took me forever to do tho. hehe. Glad to know your kids enjoy looming too.

Mun - yup, good practice of patience!

HL - funny la u....fight with Chloe somemore. LOL !!!