It was great fun for both of us, and she was captivated for ages. We played with them for about an hour in the morning, then another 15 mins or so after lunch, and another 20 mins after tea.
I got the matchsticks from Amazon, where a bag of 1000 cost around about £3.50 - and yes, we've got plenty left! I think there will many more spiky plasticene masterpieces in the pipeline...
|Mini-M wanted to hold hers so I would know whose was whose|
|Let the match-sticking begin!|
|Large amounts of concentration. I think she was giving it a nose here to make a rhino hedgehog|
|Many, many multicoloured matchsticks|
|The rarely spotted flying hedgehog|
|Yey - hedgehogs|
|Colour choice was a matter for careful deliberation|
|Deconstructing my hedgehog. It had too many prickles apparently|
|Hedgehogs kissing. Yes, she is puckering up too!|