Bizu Style Studio Review

Bizu Style Studio

Master/ Ages 6 and up

Bizu Style Studio are a top holiday pick this season from Chris Byrne The Toy Guy ® from Time to Play.

ABOUT:

What It Is

Bizu is an interactive bead activity that lets kids build bracelets, and then, with a few quick twists, transform those bracelets into adorable, collectible animals. The Bizu Style Studio lets kids store the beads, select the ones they want to use, and style their creations. Each Bizu bracelet is made up of the following beads: a head, two front legs, an accessory, a body, two rear legs, and a tail. Turn and twist the four levels of the Style Studio until you get the beads you want, and then dispense the pieces. Take the Bizu beading tool, attach the elastic cord, and thread the beads on to make your creation. The Bizu Style Studio comes with 40 beads, four elastic toggle clasps, a beading tool, two clips, four character template cards, and an instruction guide.

Why It’s Fun

The colorful pieces and dispensing action, and the finished results, give a new twist on a classic play pattern. With Bizu, girls can get creative and express themselves through unique beaded jewelry. There are more than 50 Bizu characters to collect, and the pieces can be mixed and matched to create more than 15,000 variations. Girls will like collecting, creating, wearing, and sharing them, and it’s easy to take the bracelets apart and start again.

Who It’s For

The Bizu Style Studio is for ages 6 and up.

What to Be Aware of

The first time we made a bracelet, it was kind of tricky. Lining up the beads and getting the right amount of stretch on the cord to accommodate all the beads took a few tries, so kids should be encouraged to try again if it doesn’t work the first time. Once you get the hang of it, making the jewelry with Bizu is easy. Girls on the younger end of the spectrum still might need help from mom or dad, with the stringing of the beads as they learn to manipulate the bracelet into an animal.

It’s important to put the beads on in the correct order for the transformation to work. That’s one of the reasons the Style Studio is a great item. It handles the organization and ordering function easily.

Chris Byrne The Toy Guy ®, is the director of content for Time to Play and has 29 years of industry experience in the toy industry. He has appeared on Live! With Regis and Kelly, Oprah, LIVE, Today, Good Morning America, and more.

In case you aren’t familiar with Time to Play, TimetoPlayMag.com is a playful destination website which provides adults with information, entertainment, and services on what’s fun for children and their families. The website is powered by aNb Media and a team of leading, well-known toy, family entertainment, and parenting experts.

MY THOUGHTS:

I got the chance to check out one of the Bizu kits called Funky.  It features two sets of beads to make two bracelets/animals.  It is so cute how you can wear the bracelet or twist the beads around into an animal.  I think it is cute that it is a two-in-one.  You can buy the Bizu Style Studio to make tons of unique creations or there are the smaller sets to make a few.  I found the bracelet/animal to be quite durable and I can definitely see young girls getting a kick out of it!

BUY IT: Check out the Bizu Style Studio for $9.99 currently on Amazon or wherever toys are sold.

WIN IT: (1) US winner will receive a Bizu set (style may vary)

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  1. Karen Barker says:

    My daughter and I enjoy creating anything pretty. Crafting with the kiddies is always fun.

  2. My daughter likes all things girly and all kinds of arts and crafts.

  3. Coloring.

  4. tonya harmati says:

    my daughters loves to make mosiacs out of scrap paper!

  5. Jessica Sheffield says:

    At the moment – Just Dance lol

  6. Ely Aguilera says:

    My daughter loves to play with her dolls
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  7. beth kelsay says:

    Anything crafty or musical!!

  8. Shelley Drady Enright says:

    I have 5 children but the one that would like this is my little artist. 🙂

  9. I would have to say right now it is coloring! That is always a favorite!

  10. Kara DiDomizio says:

    My little siblings love to draw & create things out of paper!

  11. Stephanie Grant says:

    My kids like to help me create scrapbook pages and help with craft projects

  12. My son enjoys coloring and doing crafts

  13. kathy pease says:

    my son loves video games and basketball

  14. Leah Shumack says:

    My daughter loves to dance and loves coloring and arts and crafty things

  15. Shannon Wieneke says:

    My son loves playing games and puts on plays with his stuffed animals.

  16. RaettigFamily says:

    Reading

  17. coloring or reading

  18. Roller Blading is her favorite activity but she loves to draw, paint and play on the computer too. 🙂 Thank you.

  19. Jill Myrick says:

    My daughter loves making friendship bracelets.

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  20. Virginia Rowell says:

    My daughters Kat and Sam LOVE to draw and color.

  21. Heather B says:

    my daughter really enjoys drawing

  22. Gladys Parker says:

    Anything creative, coloring, painting, telling stories, crafts etc
    Gladys P
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  23. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    finger painting
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  24. she likes the computer

  25. My daughter loves to play teacher and be creative…and play with Barbies and princess things 🙂

  26. Jessica Cali says:

    My kids love their video games!

  27. tina reynolds says:

    my daughter loves drawling and playing with littest pet shop type toys [email protected]

  28. tina page says:

    origami and jewelery making

  29. talisha sturms says:

    My daughters love crafts which means sticking stickers where they dont belong lmao but they love anything. They have such a imagination and love playing.

  30. My niece loves her arts and crafts kits. Thank you

  31. Michelle Macaluso says:

    My daughter loves to do crafts. She makes the most wonderful things out of polymer clay! She makes up goodies bags for everyone in the family at Christmas with everything handmade by her

  32. basketball

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  33. carla garcia says:

    my kids love arts and crafts

  34. annette c ampbell says:

    My grandchild’s favorite activity is coloring.

  35. Sarah Bailey says:

    All mine love arts and crafts and drawing as well as reading.

  36. Either Words with Friends or reading.

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  37. Right now the xbox is the favorite for all the kids
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  38. my kids love play doh and arts & crafts!

  39. My daughter loves to play with her dolls and jump on the trampoline

  40. Hollie Jahnke says:

    My daughters favorite is coloring.

  41. tracey byram says:

    Liz likes to sing and dance.

  42. My girl loves arts & crafts.

  43. Stacey P (cosaver213) says:

    My child loves to play outside 🙂

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  44. My daughter loves to paint

  45. My granddaughter loves playing princess dress-up.

  46. Gena Durbin Carrico says:

    My Daughter loves to color!

  47. Patricia Wojnar Crowley says:

    My girls love singing and playing with their doll house/barbies!

  48. Patty White says:

    My kids love painting and reading

  49. My sons favorite activity is playing with his trains

  50. Tara Liebing says:

    My son’s favorite activity is anything to do with creativity. Drawing, playing with play doh and inveting things with his toys

  51. my older daughter just discovered playing the Wii

    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

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  52. My daughter likes to pretend to cook for me. Thanks for the chance.

  53. Monique Rizzo says:

    My daughter loves playing guitar.Thanks for the chance.
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  54. My daughter loves to play with her play kitchen!

  55. My daughter loves to color and draw.

  56. Christina Gould says:
  57. Christina Gould says:

    My daughter’s favorite activity is watching TV. Thanks for the giveaway!

  58. All six of my kids have different interests. My youngest daughter likes crafts and beading. My youngest son likes building things from small pieces. Thanks.
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  59. My kids love to play playdough.

    Thanks!

  60. Her favorite activity is coloring.

  61. Right now, painting.

  62. My daughter loves crafts and computer games!

  63. Melissa Pruitt says:

    my daughter loves to make crafts with me! like pictures or picture frames or using clay!

  64. Jessica Anderson says:

    My daughter loves playing tennis.

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  65. Carrie Phelps says:

    Both my grandsons love to play soccer & indoors they love video games.

  66. Amanda Starr says:

    Playing with toys really, loves any kitties right now

  67. My grandson’s favorite is video games. My granddaughter’s favorite is drawing.

  68. jodi lasher says:

    oh and i forgot to say that they love crafts… all kinds

  69. jodi lasher says:

    This is really different and neat.. Would like to win it… good luck all

  70. My daughter loves reading and crafts.

  71. coloring and drawing

  72. Coriander Warren says:

    My daughter loves to play with any ofthe little playsets that are out there….zoobies (think that’s what they’re called), squnkies, LPS, all of em!

  73. crystle tellerday says:

    fishing

  74. My daughter loves playing games on her Nintendo DS

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  75. jodi leah baird says:

    well my boys are big deer hunters and my girl is a mix of tom boy and girly.she loves her zuzu pets and loves the piano..i think my daighter would love this.thank you for chance to wint his for her!!

  76. My granddaughter has discovered the joy of cooking and likes to help when ever she can.

  77. corina parsons says:

    my daughters favorite activities are to do crafts with me

  78. Trasina McGahey says:

    My daughters fav activity is anything crafty. She loves to cut and glue and glitter. Make jewelry and paint.

  79. my children love to watch movies.

  80. Linda Taylor says:

    playing with anything that makes noise!

  81. My kids both love to play board games!

  82. Its my grandaughter and her favorite activity is crafting. She loves to create things with the beads that you melt and put together and she does beautiful work, she created a whole island absolutely beautiful. thanks for the giveaway.

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  83. they love coloring

  84. sheila askins says:

    my daughters favorite activity would either be reading or crafts! thank you!

  85. Martha Boismier says:

    Blowing bubbles

  86. melissa miller says:

    my child loves to paint, also swim

  87. Sylvia White says:

    She loves riding her bike

  88. My daughter loves books – reading them, making them – one thing on her list to santa was paper, lots of paper lol… she loves crafts and creating things.

  89. my daughter loves to make and wear items of clothing and jewelry. Its fun watching her

  90. Kari Howell says:

    My daughter loves to color and draw!

  91. Ann Fudge Cluck says:

    Reading, studying. She is very inventive and I think this would be perfect for her 🙂

  92. tina mcgraw says:

    my kids love playing their DS game and playing outside!