Category: Toys

Mega Bloks Hello Kitty Splash N’ Swim Water Park

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The Mega Bloks Hello Kitty Splash N’ Swim Water Park is a great building and play set! My six and 1/2 year old daughter loves building and adores Hello Kitty, so it’s really a total win! She’s taken so much to this brightly colored set that’s she’s eager to add more to her collection! I guess we know what will be on her Christmas list! Honestly, as a parent knowing my daughter is not huge into dolls but prefers creating and building am happy there’s sets such as this out there for her to play with!

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The whole water park theme is really fun and adds some fabulous features making the play experience that much more exciting. There’s a water slide, diving board, fruit stand, chaise, a pool that you can add actual water to, and much more! There’s a sheet of stickers with transparent background that can be used to decorate the set as you please. My daughter enjoyed being able to add her own personal touches with the stickers. I like there’s three characters included so she and her friends can each have a different character to use when they are spending time playing together.

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From start to finish it took about 45-60 minutes to construct the 401 pieces. I assisted my daughter in putting this set together and we had no trouble at all thanks to the generous sized guide. The guide is full of colored illustrations in how to put the set together simply. There’s handy highlighted areas to show exactly where things should be placed in the illustrations too. Overall building instructions were very straight forward and easy to understand. The blocks fit together tightly and the set hasn’t come apart during play. The durability is totally something to take into consideration when purchasing a building set for a child. Nothing is more frustrating than sets or creations just coming apart.613MWtfSA3L._SL1500_

My daughter has been building with blocks for quite some time. I’d say she’s a pro at it. She had a lot of patience when putting this set together. It’s a great bonding opportunity that I wanted to take advantage of so that’s why we did it together. I would say a builder without a lot of experience may want some help with this set or may become overwhelmed easily. There are lots of pieces but the challenge does make it fun and know some kids live for building! I would recommend this set!

Interested in Purchasing?  Mega Bloks Hello Kitty Splash N’ Swim Water Park can be purchased on Amazon.com right now for $29.99! It’s great deal for a character block set, in my opinion.

Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample of the product for review purposes. The opinions are my own or my immediate family members, based on our personal experience with the product.

Go! Go! Smart Animals Zoo Explorers Playset Review & Giveaway

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The Go! Go! Smart Animals Zoo Explorers Playset by Vtech will have kids learning as they play and what better a way is there? This set is cute and colorful appealing highly to children ages one to five years old. What’s really cool about this set is that you can add to it to further the learning experience! Children will learn numbers, songs, letters, animal names, and animal traits! So there’s definitely a lot to do and learn for child with this quite engaging toy.

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My son age 3 1/2 years old was quite taken with this playset. He’s been going around telling me all sorts of fun animal facts about rhinos and asking when we can go to our local zoo again so he can see real ones! How awesome is that? What’s really neat is that this set is unique with special smart points. There are 7 smart point locations on this particular set. These locations teach children different phrases, music and fun sounds depending on what animal is being used upon it. So in the case of this set, children will learn all about rhinos! Other animals that can be added to the set include a monkey, tiger, lion, hippo, giraffe, elephant, zebra and alligator.

P1150577 The 13 piece set isn’t very difficult to put together. In fact it took about 15 minutes and that’s including putting the stickers on the instructed areas. The set can be configured in different ways and hooked up to additional sets that can be purchased separately. This is also compatible with the Go! Go! Smart Wheels sets. Just note it does take up a good amount of space. My son has been changing the set up plenty on his own at ease. The pieces are all plastic and can easily be cleaned when needed. There are no sharp points and it seems to hold up pretty well under heavy play.P1150580  This set is pretty fun! It’s got an elevator, turning gates, spinning water tanks, and pieces that make animals slide down into another area. There’s a rhino toy as well as a cute little penguin with it’s igloo to play with. It has over 80+ sing-along songs, melodies, short tunes, sounds and phrases so there’s plenty here to learn and have fun with whether it’s with a friend or on their own!

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Interested in Purchasing?  VTech Go! Go! Smart Animals Zoo Explorers Playset can be bought for $39.99 on Amazon.com as of this posting.

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Disclaimer: I received the  Tech Go! Go! Smart Animals Zoo Explorers Playset  from VTech to review .  I was not financially compensated for this post. The complimentart giveaway prize was also provided. The opinions are my own or my immediate family members, based on our personal experience with the product.

Zeenie Dollz {Review + Giveaway}

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Investing in the means to help my children understand the impact that everything has on the environment is very important to me. We are already pretty eco conscious in our household. We recycle, eat and grow organic food, compost food and vegetable scraps, commonly use all sorts of reusable products instead of adding more waste, cut grass with a push reel lawn mower instead of a gas one, and so forth. We know our efforts though as little as they seem play a big part in caring for the environment and preserving our Earth. This is a choice that my family has made that I am hopeful will be carried out in the lives of my children, their children, and perhaps even among our friends too! Continue reading

Radio Flyer Ride 2 Glide Ride On Toy! {My review of a fantastic two-in-one toy!}

 

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The “Radio Flyer Ride 2 Glide Ride On” I gifted to my son for his 3rd birthday. Recognizing the name Radio Flyer from a wagon I had as a child that held up well over time, I was convinced that this toy would probably be of good quality. Though I will say I had my doubts because of the fact this toy can convert two different ways (assuming that would wear it out fast) and it’s not made out of metal like my wagon but of plastic. But after many days of gentle as well as rough play by my son, I’m pleased to announce that the Ride 2 Glide most certainly is holding up extremely well!

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