The Collaborative Heart Project Fundraiser for AHA!

Critters and Crayons is honored to participate in a fantastic Collaborative Heart Project Fundraiser to benefit The American Heart Association (AHA)!   All the proceeds from the eBook and physical book of our kids’ art and craft projects related to hearts will go to the AHA.

Jamie at hands on: as we grow has spearheaded this project and pulled together over seventy bloggers from around the world to contribute to the book!  The book is really quite beautiful and the proceeds benefit a wonderful cause.  Many thanks to Jamie for launching this project and for allowing Critters and Crayons to participate.

The two crafts that are featured in the eBook and physical book from Critters and Crayons are our Tofu Hearts:

and our Valentine’s Day Season Tree!

I hope you will take a second to look at what’s in store.  There are give-aways and auctions associated with this project as well!  So many good things…please see what follows!

Here Is A Preview Of The eBook/Book!



Here are all the amazing bloggers from around the world who contributed to this project with the help of their crafty children!

hands on : as we grow
A Little Learning for Two   Among Many Blessings
Angelique Felix
At Home with Ali   Broken Treasures
Busy at Home
Busy Kids Happy Mom   Carrie Saindon’s Photo Journey
Child Central Station
Classified: Mom   Classroom Magic
Creative with Kids
Creativity My Passion   Critters and Crayons
De Tout et de Rien
Dilly-Dali Art   Dinosaurs & Octopuses
Excited 2 Learn
Hand Over the Cookies   Handprint & Footprint Art
Happy Hooligans
Heart Journey   Imagination Soup
Jamie’s Jumble
Kitchen Counter Chronicles   Kreative Resources
Let Kids Create
Little Illuminationss   Living Montessori Now
Loudness of the Lambs
Love and Lollipops   Mama, hocemo nesto da pravimo
Mama Pea Pod
Mama Smiles   MemeTales
Messy Kids
Mindful Meanderings   Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas
Mommy Labs
Mommy Perks   Mum Paints Lives
Mummy Mummy Mum
My Creative Family   NurtureStore
One Artsy Mama
Peace Love & Rainbows   Play Dr Mom
Putti Prapancha
Rainbows within Reach   Reading Confetti
Ready. Set. Read!
Red Ted Art   Sense of Wonder
Share & Remember
Stacy Molter   Sun Hats & Wellie Boots
Teach Preschool
The Artful Child   The Chocolate Muffin Tree
The Craft Barn
The Educators’ Spin on It   The Golden Gleam
The Imagination Tree
The Iowa Farmer’s Wife   The Joy of My Life
The Kids Fun Review
The Outlaw Mom Blog   The Preschool Toolbox
The Seeds Network
Toddler Approved

You can add the Heart Project eBook to your cart for $5 (USD)!

Add to Cart

If you want the printed version of the book, you can also order it via eStore for $20 (USD):

US $20.00

And if you simply wish to donate to the cause without buying the eBook click the button below:

Money Donated To Date:

And here are the sponsors for this awesome project! is contributing $1 for every ebook sold this month! That means in addition to your $5 donation by purchasing the The Heart eBook, will donate another $1 on your behalf (up to $500!)!

Hop over the Facebook page and tell them a BIG THANK YOU for being so generous! showing the love

 Don’t Forget The Auctions and Giveaways!

Giveaways are going to be happening every day from now until the 14th! There’s more than one some days, so be sure to check them all out! These giveaways are from The Heart Project Bloggers who are very generously donating their projects (from The Heart Book!), or something related to their heart project.

There are also a couple special giveaways from Melissa & Doug, Fudoo Boards and! Be sure to check back each day to enter that day’s giveaways!

And here are the fundraiser auctions you can participate in to help raise money for the AHA!

Fundraiser Auctions:

♥  All proceeds of each auction will go to the AHA  

Melissa & Doug –  4 Trunki with Teddy Bear Auctions!

  1. Trunki with Teddy Bear, ends Feb 10
  2. Trunki with Teddy Bear, ends Feb 10
  3. Trunki with Teddy Bear, ends Feb 10
  4. Trunki with Teddy Bear, ends Feb 10

Fudoo Boards – 3 Fudoo Board Kits for Auction!

  1. Fudoo Board Kit, ends Feb 10
  2. Fudoo Board Kit, ends Feb 10
  3. Fudoo Board Kit, ends Feb 10


I hope that you’ll consider participating in the giveaways and auctions!  And, I also hope that you enjoy the ebook/book that has been put together for the American Heart Association by Jamie of hands on: as we grow with content from some very creative bloggers and their children!

Off to buy my copies!

P.S. Don’t forget these great Blogger Give-Aways!

4 Responses to The Collaborative Heart Project Fundraiser for AHA!

    • Thanks, Hudson Howl- I can’t take credit for it- Jamie of Hands On: As We Grow launched and planned the whole thing. Pretty amazing. Thanks for the comment!

  1. I “heart” this. Yes, shoot me for being so cliche. I just knew you would make it in the book with the Tofu hearts. The Heart Tree…Bonus! Congrats. This is such a great cause. If I have any change leftover from supporting our Read-A-Thon readers, I’ll be sure to come by.

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