I was given a free mat for this review, all opinions are my own.
When you think of play mats, you think of little babies having tummy time in a brightly colored play mat or a preschoolers geared themed but ImaginOak Play Mats is redefining play mats now for older kids. Their mats are geared for kids agies 4-11 and luckily all 4 of my kids are in that range!
And get this, their mats are even suitable for outdoor use! So the next time I have to load up all 4 kids to go to my oldest son’s flag football game, I can easily roll up this mat and take it with us! I bet all the kids at the game will want to play with us. If it gets dirty just use some water and clean it with a mild detergent and a soft sponge. The edges are heat-treated so it is practically tear proof. That comes in handy with a house full of kids.
We got to try out the large play mat, but it also comes in a smaller size. I thought the large mat would be good if all 4 kids wanted to play at the same time.
This is a GREAT christmas present and right now they are offering free shipping so hurry and order so it comes in time for christmas. Right now they have 3 different
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I am in love with my HP wireless printer because I used to just have thousands of pictures just sitting on my phone but now I am able to print them out! I decided to make these cute DIY reclaimed wood picture frames for my kids. And since I used a clothes pin, the kids can change out the pictures when we print new ones. These are all pictures from our Halloween festivities. I use the HP deskjet printer to print all my pictures wirelessly.
And I love the HP Social Media Snapshots because you can use the HP app to print the pictures with cute borders and it even has a sticky back if you want to just stick them somewhere.
First up you need to grab some scrap wood and cut it into 3″X3″. I made 4 of them so I needed 8 pieces.
Since these are small you can just use hot glue. Hot glue 2 of the pieces together.
And hold it together until it is cooled.
Then I put a line of hot glue on the back for extra support.
Then hot glue a clothespin on top.
I have 3 boys and 1 girl so for the girls frame I made a little burlap bow and added some raffia. Then just print your pictures with the HP Social Media Snapshots and clip them to the frames. It’s such an easy project and you can display all those pictures you take on your phone.
Thank you Best choice products for sponsoring todays post.
If you have a little girl in our life, you have to listen up because this is going to be a hot toy this holiday season! The Best Choice Products Kids Electric Guitar Play Set is an incredible toy that will bring out the pop-star in any little girl. It comes with a MP3 player, microphone, and amp. The frame is made out of non-toxic, ABS plastic and designed with 6 strings and lights along the base. It’s a light guitar so it was easy for my 5-year-old to hold and play with.
It warmed my heart when I walked outside and saw my little girl, sitting in her chair, watching her brothers play football while she sang to them. She is absolutely in love with this playset! And I have to say my boys even loved playing with it so they all had to take turns playing it. It plays 6 different music demos and the amp really makes the sound pretty loud coming from such a small toy! But not to loud 😉
Get it before the holiday rush! Check it out on amazon.com.
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.
What’s more american than car racing? I love any sporting event we can watch on tv because that means I can throw a party! That’s means food and decorations and today I am going to show you all this super cute race day DIY project. Another good thing to have on hand for race day is Advil® Film-Coated Rapid Release Formula because you never know when a headache is going to hit and you need relief fast.
I went over to Walmart to grab my supplies for the race day party including some paint, paint brushes, paint pens and Advil® Film-Coated Rapid Release Formula. I found the Advil® near the pharmacy so it was easy to find. You can use fast acting Advil® Film-Coated for headaches, muscle aches, toothaches, menstrual cramps, back pain, and aches and pains associated with the common cold so it’s good to have in everybody’s medicine cabinets.
So to get your race day party on the right track, you need a cute centerpiece. This is so easy to make! First you need some wood you can get your from local hardware store. I had some lying around in my husband shop. If you go to a big store, call ahead and they can sometimes cut the lumber for you. We have a saw at home so I cut them into 3 pieces. (1) 3inches wide by 10 inches long, (1) 3 inches wide by 12 inches long and (1) 3 inches wide by 16 inches long.
Paint the smallest one white, the next size red and the largest size black. Once that is dried, you need to write some words on each block. On the red one I wrote “Race Day”, on the white one I wrote “Pit Crew” and on the black one I wrote “photo finish”. You can write any race day sayings that you want to, I just thought these were cute. You want to write in pencil first, then use your paint pen. Another option is Walmart has letter stickers so if you don’t think you can free hand the letters just buy some letter stickers.
It’s such an easy craft to make and you can have it done in no time. When all the paint is dried, you can sand the edges of the blocks if you want them to look a little rustic but that is optional.
Enjoy your Race day headache free with Advil® Film-Coated.
Thank you Vtech for sponsoring todays post.
My youngest is so bright and I think it’s because he watches his older siblings so much. He talked and walked sooner than the other ones because I think he was just trying to keep up. He also plays with toys more than his older siblings so he ripped open this box of Vtech toys as soon as they came in! Today I am going to tell you about some great toys that you should put on your kids christmas lists:
VTech® Pull & Learn Alligator™ (18 months-4 years)
VTech® Spin & Learn Color Flashlight® (1-3 years)
VTech® Ring & Learn Cash Register™ (1-3 years)
VTech® Bizzy the Mix & Move Bot™ (2-5 years)
The Pull & Learn Alligator™ by VTech® is fun for teaching kids about letters and phonics. It has 5 play modes and 26 letter buttons to help your kids learn and have fun. You can also pull the alligator around to watch his head move, his tail light up, and his mouth open for fun and interactive play. It also has 125 + songs so your child can sing along.
My son loved having his own flashlight with the Spin & Learn Color Flashlight® by VTech®! When he would press the little turtle on the handle, it would light up like a real flashlight. He felt like he was just as big as his older siblings carrying this toy around. Plus he figured out how to shine the flashlight in a bunch of different colors. He keeps this beside his bed every night.
My kids go shopping with me enough to know how a cash register works so they love to play store with the Ring & Learn Cash Register™ by VTech®. You can actually weigh the food, ring up the customers order and use a credit card to pay for your purchases. His big sister loved playing with this toy as much as he did because they could play with it together. It’s great for imaginative play.
The toy that garnered the attention of my kids 9-3 was the Bizzy the Mix & Move Bot™ by VTech. All ages of my kids love this toy. It comes with 10 interactive accessories so for example when you put the pirate hat on Bizzy, he will look for treasure! He dances, walks around and will keep your kids entertained for hours. My kids really loved to make him dance.
WE loved all of these toys and they would be great in your kids christmas lists this year.
For more info, go to VtechKids.com.