Congrats to Rebecca for winning our Smiggle Prize Pack. Stay tuned for a Fabulous back to school giveaway from Smiggle in January!
This is a review
Smiggle has become pretty iconic over the last few years. When I was a kid you were lucky if you owned glitter pens, connectors or rubbers that smelled like fruit loops. Now, you’re the talk of the classroom if you own colour changing textas from Smiggle.
I’m a fan of ANYTHING that encourages kids to craft, draw, cut, make and imagine. With so many gaming products and so on that do the complete opposite of this, any brand that is capable of inspiring learning is a hit to me. They also make great Christmas presents as most children are pretty excited with anything that says “Smiggle” on it!
Here are a few of our favourites in the range this Christmas!
1. Markers Multipack (x32) $29.95
These are great. I’ve thrown out so many dried up textas or ones that have been pressed too far in. I watched T make ‘dots’ with the colour markers and he banged so hard on the paper, but the marker didn’t budge. The colour changing is uber-cool and the line markers are fun for making borders or anything really. The pack contains contains 8 colour markers, 8 colour change markers, 8 linear markers and 8 stamp markers
2.Headphones Play Art $29.95
Headphones! We like to be quiet when we are trying to listen to something, but sometimes we forget children like that too. Tom is so used to Jeremy making so much noise that he doesn’t bother turning things up anymore and I think he actually misses hearing a lot. These look really cool, are easy to adjust and he loves them so much he tried to wear them to BED TONIGHT. True story.
3. Yums Backpack $49.95
If you want to invest in a quality backpack for kinder or school and tick off a Christmas gift as well, you can’t go past Smiggle bags. Tom really only wore this one for show, because the one he was given last year is still as new, even though it’s used very often. They’re really durable. We especially love the strong zips and padded straps.
4. Yums Watch Was $19.95 now $10
This one is on my wishlist as I think it would be a great ‘first watch’ for Tom. It is never too early to be exposed to reading a clock. Time is actually a really tricky concept to grasp for kids, especially when they don’t know the basics such as ‘o clock and half past. It’s important that they are being exposed to a variety of clock faces, digital and analogue. I love how it shows the minutes on the outside and children can also count the individual minutes inbetween. It’s a great teaching clock.
5. Volcano Water Light $34.95
This is for every science lover – boy or girl. You add purified water and dishwashing liquid and voila! Instant volcano lava lamp that actually has a volcano erupting! I can see my children being mesmerised by this. You should see them around the Christmas lights!
Yay! I have ONE VOLCANO WATER LIGHT
ONE (GREEN) YUMS WATCH
to give away to one lucky winner!
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