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Here are the goodies that were included in my GoodieBox from June 2017:
- Tiger Balm – Pain Relieving Ointment
- Prince of Peace – Original Ginger Honey Crystals
- Black Forest Organic – Gummy Bears
- BiPro – Protein Water Berry Burst
- Crown Maple – Organic Maple Syrup
- VitaBath – Travel Size Body Wash
- BetterThanCoffee – Energy Bars
- Pure Growth Organic – Snack Mix
- Goddess Garden – Mineral Removing Cleanser
Here are the goodies that were included in the boxes from the past few months:
Disclaimer: I received the following products from Tryazon and Kaskey Kids to review and share with others. All opinions, however, are 100% mine.
Above image courtesy of KaskeyKids.com
Kaskey Kids Information:
Receiving these Football Guys was perfect timing for my son who is really starting to enjoy watching football. When I first learned of this opportunity, I knew this would be a good fit for him. It has easily become one of his favorite toys to play with, alone or with others.
Think of these Football Guys as a modern football version of the the classic plastic Army Men figures. They promote great imaginary and creative play where the child controls the action. It is a simple, yet effective idea.
Kaskey Kids has other sports available including Soccer Guys, Hockey Guys, and Baseball Guys. I’d be interested in trying out the other sports like hockey and basketball.
Other things I can see these figures being used for:
- Cake toppers
- Training tools for coaches
What Was Included
The 30-piece box set includes:
- 26 2″ plastic football players (2 teams; blue and red; individually wrapped)
- 1 Referee
- 2 Goal Posts
- 24″ x 36″ washable felt field
- Plastic Container
Kaskey Kids was also nice enough to include mystery packs and mini packs.
My 2 Cents
The quality and design detail of the figures was better than I thought it would be. My only complaint would be that they tend to fall over too easily, which can get frustrating. They have to be positioned just right or they will not stay upright, especially when on a rug or the included field.
All of the pieces can be stored nicely in the plastic carrying case. This case is both durable and convenient.
Although the felt football field is an ideal size for play, it is easily wrinkled and can be hard to flatten out.
Other suggestions for improvement:
- Would have liked it to include some sort of mini football
- Would have liked it to include a kicker
- Can you make a Syracuse themed set? 🙂
I was recently selected to host a EQtainment ‘Q Wunder’ party (by Tryazon). Below you will find my detailed review 🙂
What Was Included In The Party Pack:
^ Look how beautifully packaged this was sent ^
- Q’s Race To The Top Board Game
- Q’s On The Go Pack (great for long car rides!)
- Q-Time Buddy
- Q’s Coloring Book
- Q’s Wild Ride CD & Storybook
- FREE download to the new Q Wunder app
* Note: I will be focusing on the Board Game and Mobile App for this review *
Board Game Review:
The basic idea of the “Q’s Race to the Top” game is to, as the name suggests, be the first to get Q to the top of his tree house by answering questions and performing certain actions listed on the cards. The three sets of cards are as follows:
- DO (Orange) – Asks the player to perform a certain action such as “Strike a funny pose while making a funny face. Hold still while the other players count to 20.” Helps with mental and emotional control through action, as well as balance and coordination. These cards were probably the favorite of the group.
- YOU (Blue) – Asks the player a personal question such as “What does it mean to be thankful? Name something you are thankful for.” Helps practice manners, creative thinking, and communication skills.
- Q (Green) – Asks the player situational questions involving Q the monkey such as “Q noticed that a little boy was sitting alone at the playground and not playing with the group. What should Q say to the boy to make him feel included?” Helps with social skills and social awareness.
Game play is relatively quick and the rules are similar to other board games your kids are familiar with (i.e. “Candy Land”).
In my opinion, the best part of the game is it’s ability to get kids to open up and share their thoughts. With its thought provoking questions, the game gives the opportunity to speak your mind, even to those who tend to share very little. I must say that it was interesting to see the answers given, providing an insight into how kids think.
If you are looking to improve your kid’s social and emotional skills in a FUN way, I would highly recommend this game.
Q Wunder App Review:
The Q Wunder App gives parents a number of resources to help develop their child’s EQ.
Just fill out the 5 minute questionnaire and you will receive customized learning content geared towards your child’s needs.
As they grow and learn, you can also track their progress each step of the way.
My son is especially a big fan of the games and videos in the Kid Zone.