Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Poofin Review and Giveaway!


We were first introduced to The Poofin at the 2011 Toy Fair in NYC. It debuted in 2011 and was created with a child's unique interests in mind. When we received the red Poofin Star and two charms, I knew this would be a big hit with Baby D. He loves to take small toys out of containers and put them back.

The Poofin Star is well made with sturdy seams and a super-soft plush exterior. The bright red one was my favorite, as it can be stored on our couch or in his room, giving both places a pop of color. It has a zipper in the back where parents or children can quickly stow the adorable charms. The front has a hole that is large enough for childrens' hands to access the charms and small enough to keep adults from stealing one!

At the time I ordered the custom charm that would be included in this review, I didn't know that the other charm would be the more popular of the two in our house. You see, Baby D has recently become OBSESSED with dogs. He shouts dog! woof! every time we go outdoors. And he can literally spot one half a mile away. So how very appropriate was it that the wonderful people at Poofin (clairvoyant, perhaps?) sent us a dog charm.

Well, guess what? He shouts dog! woof! every time he pulls the dog charm out of the Poofin. I love the idea that he is connecting with toy both educationally (gross motor skills/vocabulary) and on a personal level. Unfortunately, he's not yet as excited about the family portrait charm as he is about the dog, but nice family who feeds me isn't as exciting a word as dog is, apparently.

I also like that this is a toy that will grow with the child, as the charms can be added as the his/her interests change. I plan on ordering more custom charms in order to facilitate the growth of Baby D's German vocabulary. Think: soft, much-more-fun-than-flashcards charms. I have a feeling that we'll be toting the Poofin Star and its contents around for quite some time to come.


Buy It!

The Poofin Star is available for $29.95 and Poofin charms are $4.95 each. Custom Create-
A-Charms are available at poofin.com for $8.95.


Win It!

Visit www.Poofin.com and leave a comment here letting me know which charm you like the best.

EXTRA ENTRIES:

You can do any of these things for an extra entry. Make sure to leave a separate comment for EACH thing you do.



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6. Follow my blog via Google Friend.


Contest ends at 11:59pm EST on May 24, 2011  when I will draw a winner at random. Please leave your email address if it is not visible on your profile. I will notify the winner as soon as the contest ends. The winner will be given 48 hours to respond.

The package can only be shipped within the U.S.

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