Giveaway Monday – Wooden Snake from MamaRoots

wooden twig snake

This week’s giveaway is for an adorable wooden Twig Snake from Chris of MamaRoots!

Twig snakes are a poisonous snake that live in Africa. They are beautiful snakes, very slender with green, orange and black markings on their heads and interesting ‘keyhole’ shaped pupils. Because there is no antivenom available if you are bit by one, they are greatly feared and avoided in their natural habitats.

Have no fear though, this sweet little wooden snake will not harm you! He’s a great reminder to have great respect for the wild even while appreciating and admiring their great beauty.

Chris hand makes all her wooden toys, sands them down, hand stamps or wood burns them, paints them with all natural watercolors and seals them with a all natural homemade sealer to give them a softly buffed shine that delights both children and adults alike. Her collections often feature characters from story books, Waldorf and Montessori inspired learning tools and small journals that are perfect for younger kids learning to write and draw nature journal style. All these items and more can be found in her fun etsy shop. You’ll find all sorts of inspiration for storytelling, birthday celebrations, play time, nature tables and more. This time of year you can find us doing a lot of yarn projects so the surprise yarn balls are my current favorites!

If you’d like to become a fan of Chris’ Facebook page, you can find it here.

If you’d like a chance to win this wooden twig snake, leave a comment. For more chances, leave a separate comment each time you do one of the following:

-Kids, you get 1 extra point for being a kid! Leave a comment telling me how old you are and what you like best about Herbal Roots zine.

-blog about this contest

-tell me what item you like best in her shop

-Facebook/Myspace/Tweet about it

-Post some pictures of your January activities using Herbal Roots on the Flickr Group Page

-follow Herbal Roots on Twitter

-follow Herbal Roots on Pinterest

Sign up by midnight on Sunday, February 3, 2013 and I’ll announce a winner on Monday, February 4, 2013. Thanks and good luck!


Congratulations to Alisha! Her number was selected to win the Wildflowers of North America Knowledge Cards!

One Response to “Giveaway Monday – Wooden Snake from MamaRoots”

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    Love this little snake! – so much to love in her shop! Right now my favorite item is the pink dragon! Chris is so talented!

    -Pam Lore

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