crayola magic scene creator review

Crayola Magic Scene Creator Review

This post is sponsored by Crayola. Our family was gifted some fabulous new creativity sets to enjoy in exchange for telling you about one in particular. All opinions are our own.

“It’s cool how the little pictures can move when you turn it on.”

That’s the six-year-old’s modest review of the Crayola Magic Scene Creator, a neat toy that mixes animation with your own static drawings. She spent almost an hour straight playing with it when we opened the box, and the joy on her face was obvious!

crayola magic scene creator review

The unit comes with little plastic cards that use lenticular printing to create the illusion of movement, which is brought to life by Crayola’s Scene Creator, rather than you moving the cards back and forth. There’s room on the screen for you to draw alongside the cards, which does allow for some very creative thinking and creating. It’s very kid-friendly; our daughter was quick to understand how it worked and was able to show her brothers, almost five years old, how to use it. They were all as excited to play with it the second day as they were the first, which is a massive seal of approval in this house!crayola magic scene creator review

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The recommended age is three and older; our almost-five-year-olds enjoyed it, but not nearly as much as the six year old.

Some of the cards work better than others – we all really loved the dog wagging his tail and the mermaid tail that splashes back and forth. It was pretty cool to see things start to move and try to figure out new and silly ways to create little scenes.

The machine does make a bit of an odd whirring noise when it’s turned on; it’s not overwhelming, but it did surprise us at first.

As always, Crayola has put some thought into storage for all these little pieces; the 70 action cards and six special markers tuck neatly into the back of the case. Always a plus in our books.

At a price point around $20, this is a solid investment – a great option for relatives asking for gift ideas or when you need a birthday party hit!

Want to order your own Crayola Magic Scene Creator? Check it out here!

We also have a Crayola Holiday Top Toys Pack to giveaway! This is a $70 value & includes (pictured below) the Magic Scene Creator, the Silly Scents Marker Maker, and the Sticker Design Studio (which has been a HUGE hit in our house!).

Follow the instructions below to enter! Contest will close November 26, 2017 – so that your prizes should be able to arrive from Crayola before Christmas.

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78 thoughts on “Crayola Magic Scene Creator Review

  1. Ruth Ann November 21, 2017 at 2:18 pm

    Cling creator and Sticker Design Studio are two favourites on our list this year.

    • Jenna Morton November 21, 2017 at 2:55 pm

      We’ve had both – and both were big hits! The clings need patience, which can be tricky for some little ones. The Sticker Design Studio is in heavy use by the 6yo these days! The patterns she’s creating are awesome.

  2. Angela Packet November 21, 2017 at 3:03 pm

    After seeing Jenna’s review of the Crayola Magic Scene Creator and she provided more details for me, the Crayola Magic Scene Maker and the Crayola Sticker Design Studio are both on my Christmas shopping list now!

    • Jenna Morton November 21, 2017 at 10:52 pm

      I’m sure they will be big hits – they certainly have been in our house!

  3. Michelle November 21, 2017 at 5:58 pm

    I love the old school crayons and I use them with my “grown up” colouring books

    • Jenna Morton November 21, 2017 at 10:54 pm

      I always wanted the 64 Crayon box as a gift when I was a kid! Some thing never change!

  4. Katherine November 21, 2017 at 7:59 pm

    This looks fun! It would make a great Christmas present!

  5. Heidi Tattrie Rushton November 21, 2017 at 10:07 pm

    This just moved to the top! My 6yo has been obsessed with drawing and would get a huge kick out of this!

  6. Ira November 22, 2017 at 12:37 am

    My kid wants the biggest box of Silly Scents markers.

  7. Sarah November 22, 2017 at 9:56 am

    Saw the commercial on TV the other day and it looked interesting! Love that there is now a real-life person who has tried it and can give their honest opinion. I think my girls would love this! 🙂

    • Jenna Morton November 22, 2017 at 8:41 pm

      I think your girls would enjoy it, too! The noise it makes was odd at first, to me, but the kids never seemed to mind it – and they’ve enjoyed exploring the different cards to see what they look like on the screen!

  8. Brittany Whitley November 22, 2017 at 4:30 pm

    I’m pretty stoked about the Air Marker Sprayer!!!

  9. nicolthepickle (Nicole Graham) November 23, 2017 at 8:38 am

    The Creations Magic Transfer Stationary kit would be fun! It looks really neat.

  10. Amy Heffernan November 23, 2017 at 8:41 am

    The melt and mold crayola factory is on my sons list this year!

  11. lori b November 23, 2017 at 11:36 am

    the scented markers are on the list this year.

  12. Marlene J November 23, 2017 at 12:06 pm

    I would have to say the Magic Scene Creator & Creations Mix Your Own Lip Balm

  13. Lisa bolduc November 23, 2017 at 11:52 pm

    We love window writters in our home

  14. Jenness M November 24, 2017 at 8:18 pm

    My daughter wants the silly scents mini inspiration art case!

  15. Josh S November 24, 2017 at 10:06 pm

    Both My kids really want a Magic Scene Creator.

  16. Melissa C November 25, 2017 at 2:28 am

    The sticker design studio would be a blast for my 4 kiddos!!

  17. Florence Cochrane November 25, 2017 at 12:42 pm

    The Crayola Neon FX Light Board is on my list.

  18. Karrie November 25, 2017 at 7:48 pm

    I like the silly scents

  19. Allen Gibson November 25, 2017 at 9:28 pm

    The Magic Scene Creator reminds me a lot of the old etch a sketch. Would love to see how they compare.

  20. BINABUG November 26, 2017 at 12:26 am

    CRAYOLA Multi Colour Light Board – ITS ON Emilys list, I’ve not yet looked for it lol

  21. Brittany November 26, 2017 at 7:33 am

    We love our color and erase mat and will be adding my first crayola touch lights

  22. Amber-Lee Gautreau November 26, 2017 at 7:50 am

    My oldest loves to create artwork and do activities! These look awesome and like hours of fun!

  23. Jennifer Cervantes November 26, 2017 at 8:26 am

    My kids all want the crayola Magic scene creator.

  24. Jennifer C November 26, 2017 at 8:27 am

    Those look like a lot of fun! The kids would have a blast!

  25. Kate C November 26, 2017 at 8:34 am

    Silly Scents Markers Makers

  26. Melinda November 26, 2017 at 8:48 am

    I’m old school- we have the big pack of crayons, colored pencils, and thin markers on our lists this year! This looks pretty amazing, though!

  27. Megan C November 26, 2017 at 8:58 am

    The Crayola spin art maker made it on the list at my house.

  28. Nancy November 26, 2017 at 10:00 am

    Our favorite product is their Crayola Jumbo Crayons – 8 count package . It is perfect for little hands.

  29. Natalie November 26, 2017 at 10:08 am

    My daughter would like the silly markers .thank you for the chance

  30. kathy November 26, 2017 at 11:24 am

    A new box of 96 crayons

  31. Dawn Monroe November 26, 2017 at 12:26 pm

    I get Crayola classic markers for stocking stuffers. Used year round.

  32. Lissa Crane November 26, 2017 at 12:31 pm

    My daughter is dying for the Sticker Design Studio! She has been begging for it and even mentioned it in her letter to Santa!

  33. Taryn T. November 26, 2017 at 12:41 pm

    My daughter wants a 64 pack of crayons and scented markers this year! They are at the top of her list!

  34. Mary Jacobowitz November 26, 2017 at 12:57 pm

    I would like the Magic Scene creator.

  35. Katrina Brockavich November 26, 2017 at 1:03 pm

    The marker maker is on our list this year!!!

  36. Amanda Hoffman November 26, 2017 at 1:22 pm

    I never even heard of these I know my son will love the magic scene creater! I think these all may be on the list for Christmas now!

  37. Joy L November 26, 2017 at 1:52 pm

    Markers are always fun. I would like to win this scene creator for my nephews and nieces. Thanks!

  38. Myra November 26, 2017 at 2:08 pm

    This is awesome! My kids are still a little small for this but what a perfect gift for my nieces! Thanks!

  39. cyndi br November 26, 2017 at 2:39 pm

    kids like the Crayola Draw n Store Easel kit

  40. Amber Cheras November 26, 2017 at 2:45 pm

    The sticker design studio is number one on my list!

  41. Helen November 26, 2017 at 2:53 pm

    When I was younger I loved getting the huge boxes of a hundred and something crayons. Now they are so fancy. The magic scene creator looks so cool, wish we had it when I was younger.

  42. kathy dalton November 26, 2017 at 3:31 pm

    the Magic Scene Creator is so cool

  43. Surbhi K. November 26, 2017 at 4:58 pm

    Magic scene creator!

  44. Darlene Owen November 26, 2017 at 4:58 pm

    Top of the list is the 1 Silly Scents Marker Maker

  45. shirley November 26, 2017 at 4:59 pm

    The girls have been wanting the Magic Scene Creator.

  46. Annmarie W. November 26, 2017 at 5:11 pm

    I know that my niece would love the sticker design studio! And at the top of my Christmas list each year is always packs of classic Crayola crayons…that Santa hopefully will put in all our stockings!

  47. elizabeth miller November 26, 2017 at 6:26 pm

    My daughter really wants a sticker design studio. she says then she can make things to bling and stick everywhere.

  48. Birdie Skolfield November 26, 2017 at 6:30 pm

    The Sticker Design Studio is a must have for my girl this Christmas

  49. Donna L November 26, 2017 at 6:40 pm

    I like the Magic Scene Creator for my granddaughter.

  50. Sheila K. November 26, 2017 at 6:48 pm

    The huge box of 64 Crayola Crayons is always a big hit!

  51. Audrey Stewart November 26, 2017 at 6:53 pm

    The Magic Scene Creator looks like a lot of fun.

  52. latanya November 26, 2017 at 6:54 pm

    Sticker Design Studio

  53. Kim Reid November 26, 2017 at 7:55 pm

    The Sticker Design Studio is on the top of my list, thanks!

  54. Renee Rousseau November 26, 2017 at 8:05 pm

    The Crayola® Ultimate Crayon Case, Assorted Colors, Pack Of 152 is a welcome gift. You can never have enough Crayola to spark the imagination of old and young alike.

  55. margaret porter November 26, 2017 at 8:06 pm

    Sticker Design Studio

  56. Pam C. November 26, 2017 at 8:27 pm

    The Magic Crayola Scene Creator looks like so much fun! I know my grandson would love it!

  57. jeremy mclaughlin November 26, 2017 at 8:47 pm

    The scented markers.

  58. Yona Williams November 26, 2017 at 8:51 pm

    Crayola Imaginables is something that I think would make a really nice gift for my nephew.

  59. Katie Bellamy November 26, 2017 at 8:52 pm

    The Sticker Design Studio looks neat!

  60. juanita may November 26, 2017 at 9:02 pm

    My granddaughter wants the silly scents marker maker.

  61. Wendy Caddy November 26, 2017 at 9:08 pm

    We want to try Crayola Window Markers, and metallic crayons.

  62. Dana germain November 26, 2017 at 9:25 pm

    The silly scents marker maker is on the top of our list

  63. shanna November 26, 2017 at 9:27 pm

    The cling creator

  64. Stacy November 26, 2017 at 9:30 pm

    Neon crayolas are on my stocking list.

  65. Darcy Koch November 26, 2017 at 9:41 pm

    I like the Silly Scents Marker Maker.

  66. Audra November 26, 2017 at 9:50 pm

    The market maker is top on my daughter’s list

  67. Jeanna November 26, 2017 at 9:51 pm

    My daughter has the All That Glitters Art Case on her list!

  68. kelly woods November 26, 2017 at 10:21 pm

    We love any crayola product. There all fun and crafty. Thank you

  69. Kayla Klontz November 26, 2017 at 10:28 pm

    I like the Crayola Magic Scene creator.

  70. Nicole Lancaster November 26, 2017 at 10:30 pm

    The Crayola Sticker Design Studio is on top of my Christmas wish list. My daughter really enjoys creating things and the Sticker Design Studio looks like something different she would enjoy.

  71. Kristin C November 26, 2017 at 10:39 pm

    My daughter would
    Love the scene creator!

  72. Leah Shumack November 26, 2017 at 10:59 pm

    My daughter is asking for the crayola multi color light board this year!

  73. Cindy November 26, 2017 at 11:48 pm

    My granddaughter would love the Sticker Design Studio

  74. Julie Terry November 27, 2017 at 12:10 am

    My daughter would love the magic scene creator

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