If I’m going to eat a sandwich, I’m going to EAT A SANDWICH! Dagwood knew what he was doing.
In retrospect, there was a lot more I might have done with your kit, but didn’t . There is a lot of creativity going on in here.
For lesson #3, I borrowed from a couple of kits. My color ring in materials never got color and I had to use the blocks, but only did the text, anyway.
You were absolutely correct, it is a really good way to learn new techniques and tools. I just hope I remember most of what I am learning.