“My father started Guidecraft in 1964 in a small woodshop, producing 10 items. I purchased the company in 1995 and have continued to develop the line, which now includes over 580 educational toys and furnishings. Our size has changed, but our mission remains the same; stay true to the tradition of smart, beautifully crafted wood products, which allow children’s minds and imaginations room to truly wonder and grow.
As we turn 46, we see that our best contributions lie in this commitment to continue doing what we do best, while always giving our loyal customers what they have come to expect; expert quality, excellent service and an ever growing collection of creativity inspiring products for children. Our playful furniture is a wonderful new extension of our line and we are delighted to present it to you.”
My home has three bedrooms, all of which seem to have been filled to the brim with stuff. Because we do not have a playroom, my daughters’ toys have crept into our living area creating a never-ending cleaning job for Mom! Currently, I have one plastic bin in the corner of the room where we house all of the toys in one large pile. While it is quick and easy to clean up, I find that they toys that are at the bottom of the pile rarely get played with because the girls simply can’t see them! So when I had the chance to review the Moon and Stars See, Store and Take Along storage system from Guidecraft, I immediately knew that this could help me regain a sense of organization in my living room.
From the website:
“Clean up, organizing, and identifying your child’s favorite toys and playthings is easy with this colorful wooden unit. Casters allow you to easily move it from room to room, while the built-in handles allow your child to select and take specific buckets.“
When the product arrived, my husband couldn’t wait to put it together (any excuse to use tools is a good day for him!). As soon as he opened the box, he commented on the quality of the wood. Honestly, I thought the assembly might take a while, but he had the entire system up and ready to go in about 15-20 minutes. It was my turn to take over.
I rolled the storage system to the corner where it will stay and immediately noticed that this a very sturdy piece of furniture…yes, I said it, furniture. It is not a flimsy accessory by any means! I sorted through the bin of Barbie clothes, Legos, costumes and pretend food and placed them in separate bins. Finally, board games were placed on the top shelf.
I know you really aren’t supposed to love an inanimate object, but if I could marry this storage system, I would! Honestly, it transformed the look of my living room! And the best thing is that my girls can find the toys they love and actually use them!
The Moon and Stars See, Store and Take Along storage system has revolutionized my living room. Allowing us to organize my daughters’ toys not only helps them find the items they want, but provides an easy way for them to clean up on their own. They now know which toys go in each bin and are responsible for cleaning up before another bin is removed. At $210, the shelves are easy to assemble and made of quality materials. Guidecraft also sells the matching pieces to the Moon and Stars line including a Media Carousel and Table/Chairs set.
Do you need to organize your life? The generous people at Guidecraft have donated one Moon and Stars See, Store and Take Along storage system to one lucky reader ($210 value)!
How to enter:
1. Visit Guidecraft and tell me one other product you love!
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Contest ends at 11:59pm CST on May 20th. Prizes not claimed in 72 hours will be forfeited. Open to U.S. Residents only.
This product review is the opinion of the Experimental Mommy. Other may have a different experience with the product. I was not compensated for this review other than a product sample provided by Guidecraft. All opinions are 100% mine.