FAQs

To purchase one of our Travel Subscription Kits, you can subscribe for our month to month option, our 6 month option, or our 12 month option. These can be found here. You can also purchase a specific country kit here under “A La Carte”.

The Travel Subscription Kits are intended for children ages 3-7. Parental supervision is likely needed, especially for younger kids who cannot read.

Yes. If you would like to purchase one kit, this is available to you here under “A La Carte”. With this product, you have the option of adding the Suitcase Starter Supplies or simply purchasing the kit solo.

The first subscription kit, which we call The Travel Kit, includes all of the goodies your child will need to make these activities more fun and personalized. This includes their “suitcase,” passport, luggage tag, character information cards, map, colored crayons, pencil, pencil sharpener, world map ball, and stickers to decorate. Each kit also includes: a workbook of activities, one tactile activity, a postcard from Sunshine and Boomer, three Did You Know cards, and, if it is not the first travel kit, a letter from the local characters we meet, real country photos, a personalized boarding pass, and a passport sticker.

Yes. Each product we sell is intended for one child only. That being said, if your kids want to work on a kit together, that is always a possibility!

To purchase one of our Creativity Subscription Kits, you can subscribe for our month to month option, our 6 month option, or our 12 month option. These can be found here. You can also purchase a kit on its own here under “A La Carte”. 

The Creativity Kits are intended for children ages 4-8. Parental supervision is likely needed, especially for younger kids who cannot read.

Yes. If you would like to purchase one kit, this is available to you here under “A La Carte”

Each kit is focused on one particular subject and includes all of the arts and crafts items you will need to complete the task. Some examples of these kits include: an in depth dive into postcards, an About You decorative book, and a collage kit based on pictures from different countries. Each kit also includes a note from Sunshine and Boomer. 

Yes. Each product we sell is intended for one child only. That being said, if your kids want to work on a kit together, that is always a possibility!

To purchase one of our Junior Sensory Kits, you can subscribe for our month to month option, our 6 month option, or our 12 month option. These can be found here. You can also purchase a kit on its own here under “A La Carte”. 

The Junior Sensory Kits are intended for children ages 2-4. Parental supervision is required since there are small parts.

Yes, please see above. Parental supervision is required.

Yes. If you would like to purchase one kit, this is available to you here under “A La Carte”. You can also purchase sensory bases only here

Each kit is focused on one particular subject matter and includes all of the items needed to engage with one sensory activity. Each kit includes one book about a specific cultural topic, a related sensory-based activity, an on-the-go activity, and coloring pages. Some examples include: playdough, cloud dough, dyed pasta, painting, coloring, rice, and more.

Yes. Each product we sell is intended for one child only. That being said, if your kids want to work on a kit together, that is always a possibility!

Yes. We sell sensory bases in groups of 3 or 7. You can find them here

That depends on the type of sensory base you are buying. Rice and sand should last forever, while the playdough should last a minimum of 6 months.

The Travel Kits follow Sunshine and Boomer on their worldwide adventures. These are the kits where your little ones will get a “suitcase” and more travel goodies (see above). The Creativity Kits are designed around one arts and craft theme. It will include all of the materials your child will need to complete one art project. The Junior Sensory Kits are designed around one topic and include one sensory activity.

The Digitally Downloaded eBooks are intended for children ages 5-8. Parental supervision is likely needed, especially for younger kids who cannot read.

This is dependent on your child’s reading level as these tend to have a bit of reading at the beginning and require reading directions for each activity.

Of course! With the right amount of parental supervision and guidance, our products are perfect for your younger kids. We have found that when we allow our users to show us how THEY want to use the products, we oftentimes find new uses for the same activities. We like to encourage the kids to take the activities in whatever direction they want. As long as they are starting to hear some of these words to build awareness, we are happy!

Yes, yes! Our stories are engaging and they oftentimes include fun facts that your child will be sure to enjoy. Additionally, if you have a younger child as well, the two might enjoy doing our kits together. If you find that our products are not age appropriate for your young ones and you would like them to be, please reach out to us. We believe that learning about these topics is important for ANY age and we love creating new products for various levels and ages.

For now, our products are intended for individuals. If you are a teacher and would like to see how you can get our products into your classroom, please email us at the email listed below.

Yes! This is another one of our passions. We love diverse kid’s books, diverse young adult books, and diverse adult books. Learning about other people’s lives never gets old! Please check out our Instagram (@ourfriendsafar) to see what books we’ve shared so far. If you want to know even more, reach out to us via email of direct message us on Instagram or Facebook (Our Friends Afar).

For any other questions, please send us an email at

info@ourfriendsafar.com

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