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Corolle Good Night My Mini Calin Doll Set Giveaway

We have another Corolle doll set to tell you about. This one is pint size baby with adorable clothing that is just the right size to tuck in a bag or even a large pocket making it great for traveling and playdates. Good Night My Mini Calin comes with a Mini Calin doll, a sleeper and a blanket sleep sack.

Good Night Mini Calin Doll Giveaway

Mini Calin has a soft body and vinyl head and limbs. She has the signature, delicate vanilla scent that Corolle is infamous for. Calin’s soft body mimics a heart print romper. The clothing is easy to put on and take off, even for little hands. Hook and loop fasteners are simple to open and close during the dressing and undressing process. Little ones can role play just like mommy or daddy in getting baby ready for bed.

Good Night Mini Calin Doll Giveaway

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You can find Good Night My Mini Calin Doll Set on our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide on Mommy Ramblings!

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Corolle Doll, Gaby Goes To Nursery School Set Giveaway

As a doll collector and doll lover, one of my favorite parts of compiling the holiday gift guide each year is checking out the Corolle baby dolls. This year we are bringing you another great doll and accessories from Corolle.

Corolle Gaby Goes To Nursery Doll

Gaby is a 14″ baby doll with the signature vanilla scent that Corolle is famous for. Gaby Goes To  Nursery School is a doll and accessories set that let’s little ones role play just like a real mom or dad. They can get Gaby ready and pack her included snacks (cookie and apple juice) in her backpack along with her security blanket and pacifier.

Gaby Goes To Nursery School

Gaby has eyes that close when you lay her down and a soft body with vinyl limbs and head. No hair to get dirty and tangled, she has molded hair that wipes clean. She comes wearing a one piece overall set that looks like 2 pieces. The back has hook and loop fasteners, so it is easy for little hands to dress and undress Gaby. Gaby has little vinyl flats on that come off to show her detailed, chubby feet.

Gaby Corolle Doll Giveaway

Corolle Gaby Goes To Nursery Doll Giveaway

Her little knees are full of little dimples and make her irresistible. Gaby’s thumb can fit and stay in her mouth if her pacifier is left at home and she is fussing. She is weighted so she can sit on her own.

Corolle Gaby Goes To Nursery Doll

Corolle makes many outfits for this 14″ doll in their mon grand poupon Corolle clothing collection . We could not resist the Happy Reindeer Dress and Coat along with the pink ankle strap shoes. You can find Gaby and her accessories on our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide at Mommy Ramblings.

Corolle Pink Ankle Strap Shoes For Doll

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Giveaway:

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Magna-Tiles & Magna-Qubix Magnetic Building & Design Sets Giveaway

Magnets are fascinating, kids and adults find them so intriguing. Magna-Tiles are amazing magnetic building and design sets where math, science and creativity meet. Since 1997 Valtech has been delighting kids with their 3D building tiles.

Magna-Tiles’ translucent tiles add another element to kids’ creations because they can be illuminated with a flashlight. All new to the Magna-Tiles product line are the Magna-Qubix, featuring an array of new 3D shapes including cubes prisms and pyramids.

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Check out my video about the Magna-Qubix 19 Piece Set and Magna-Tiles House Set:

We love these magnetic building sets and you will find them on Mommy Ramblings’ 2018 Holiday Gift Guide.

magna-tiles, magna-qubix

Giveaway

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Best Classic & Retro Toys For Kids

Social media feeds are filled with posts from desperate parents looking for the latest toy fad their kids have to have, and is impossible to find. Why not go the other direction and take a stroll down memory lane? The very same toys you and the generations before you enjoyed, continue to delight kids today! Let’s take a look at some of the best classic toys.

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You might think of shopping Amazon for the season’s hottest toys, but they also have a large inventory of the top classic toys. Who can forget the appeal of Mr. Potato Head?

Mr. Potato Head

I still remember where I got mine, and how it was one of my favorite toys. The spud is still a hot potato today. Today there are larger sets, a wife, kids and even Marvel Potato Head sets that add to the staying power of this creative toy.

Marvel Potato Head

 

For little ones who are just starting to walk the Fisher Price Corn Popper with it’s popping balls and fun sounds entertain and encourage walking, as well as counting and visual tracking. This classic has been a hit with toddlers for years.

The Chatter Telephone was introduced by Fisher Price in 1961. The ringing rotary dial and friendly interactive design make it the ultimate pretend play toy decades later. I remember my Chatter Telephone that I had as a child, and it was a favorite of mine. My kids had their own and loved it just as much as I did. With eyes that roll up and down, it is funny to think we had an Eye Phone way before Apple was even a company.

fisher price chatter telephone

The Fisher Price Music Box Record Player was another favorite of my childhood, and one my children love as well. This iconic, musical toy has been a hit since it was introduced in 1971. Record player includes 5 playable records and is a great take-a-long toy thanks to the convenient handle.

fisher price record player

The next toy was one of my absolute favorites, I loved it so much I still have mine! My kids were big fans of the Pull-A-Tune Xylophone as much as their mother. With two ways to make music, this is a budding musicians delight. Tap the color bars with the attached mallet or pull it to hear a happy tune.

fisher price xylophone

What child does not love blocks? Amazon has so many different kind of blocks to choose from but one kind that I remember fondly as a child and my kids love today are the wooden ABC blocks.

Browsing Amazon , I found so many classic toys that are as perfect today as they were decades ago. Who didn’t love playing with the Magic Screen Etch A Sketch growing up? Today’s kids will enjoy it just as much!

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The Spirograph Deluxe Design Set is still going strong. First introduced in 1965, the distinctive wheels and rings of the Spirograph cleverly combine the principles of art and mathematics in a way that has inspired and captivated generations.

spirograph deluxe design set

Monopoly is definitely a board game classic! The appeal of building a fortune buying, selling and trading the world’s most favorite properties never goes out of style!

Another toy standing the test of time is LEGO Building Bricks. These creative building blocks let kids design and build whatever their imagination desires.

Lego Classic Blocks

Play-Doh is another creative toy that has kept generations of kids entertained. There are more fun accessories than ever before! Who can forget the thrill and then smell of opening a brand new can of Play-Doh?

Amazingly Barbie, looks as youthful today as when she was introduced in 1959. No matter her real age, the iconic doll shows no signs of slowing down or retiring.

Barbie Do

My kids love wagons, let’s face it, most kids do. A wagon has so many uses and really seems to be a childhood favorite of many. What child would not want to find the Classic Radio Flyer Red Wagon under the tree on Christmas morning?

radio flyer wagon

Let’s not forget the classic baby doll. While there are many dolls that do all sorts of things, the classic baby doll has lasting appeal for kids.

Classic Baby Doll

There is a reason these toys are as popular today as when they were introduced. They have staying power that lasts long after the tree and the decorations have been put away.

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Magformers 36 Piece Paw Patrol Building Set Giveaway

My kids love magnets. It is no wonder why they have such a great time playing with Magformers. They could play for hours building all kinds of things. We were please to add the 36 piece Magformers Paw Patrol Pull Up Pup building set to our Magformers collection.

What makes this set different is the  double-sided character cards, you can now add Chase, Marshall, Rubble, Skye, Zuma and Rocky-to Magformers magnetic shapes.

Packaged in PAW Patrol colors, the Pull-Up Pup Set contains 18 magnetic squares, 12 magnetic triangles and 6 inserts, as well as 6 double-sided character cards and 2 play mats to build pup houses, the Magformers magic ball and more!

Match colors, shapes and characters to 1:1 ratio play mats and pull up your 2D nets into 3D structures! Perfect for STEM education! Educational and fun, no wonder why you will find this great building set on Mommy Ramblings’ 2018 Holiday Gift Guide.

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Giveaway

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Connecting Imaginations with Brackitz Bugz Playpark #Giveaway

If I told you about a park for bugs, would you think I was losing my mind? Probably, but I am going to tell you about something like that. The Brackitz Bugz Playpark has 47 pieces including a motorized vibrating bug, using the direction you can build over 20 different play parks and obstacles. Race your motorized bug through fun and crazy obstacles like the Toppling Tower, Super Spinner or make your own unique creation. Every race and playpark combination is different, the possibilities are endless. Best of all, no helmet required!

The bug has 2 skins that you can put on the motorized unit so you can change-up your bug’s look. This set is a lot of fun and we had a blast with it. We put it on our 2017 Gift Guide because it was such a hit at our house for kids and adults (big kids). Enter below for your chance to win this same set.

 

 

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Wild Republic Huggers Plush Pets Hug You Back #Giveaway

Kids love huggable, plush friends. How about a lovable, cuddly plush animal who hugs you back? Well, Wild Republic’s Huggers Pets do just that.

These soft, cute, stuffed animals will wrap their arms or wings around your wrist, backpack, ankle, doorknob and more. These detailed stuffed friends conform to your wrist or whatever, so one size fits all!!! Huggers come in so many different kinds of animals, they are all so cute, you will want to collect them all.

Huggers make great gifts & kids love them! it’s like having a stuffed animal, and an awesome bracelet in one! everyone loves hugs! We like them so much, they were added to our 2017 Holiday Gift Guide. 

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Wild Republic is sponsoring a giveaway on Mommy Ramblings. One lucky blog reader will win 2 Random Wild Republic Huggers Plush Pets! Thank you to Wild Republic for the review Huggers and for sponsoring this amazing giveaway on Mommy Ramblings!!! Open to US residents.

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Techno Gears Marble Mania Extreme 4.0 -Video Review & #Giveaway

 

Marble Run Toys are so exciting and fun! Techno Gears Marble Mania Extreme 4.0 is jam-packed with fun and excitement in every piece! With over 200 pieces, this set creates marble runs like never-before with 3-D connectors, channels, a motorized power lifter and much more! The possibilities are endless with so many ways to build and “Power Up” hundreds of marble run designs! Requires two “AA” batteries (not included).  Ages 6+ years

This is something we had to show you in a video, you can watch our video review below:

 

We added this to our 2017 Gift Guide because it is a fun and exciting toy for older kids. We love that it is a STEM based building toy.  We are also happy to announce that we are running a giveaway for a Techno Gears Marble Mania Extreme 4.0. Enter below for your chance to win.

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The Learning Journey is sponsoring a giveaway on Mommy Ramblings. One lucky blog reader will win a Techno Gears Marble Mania Extreme 4.0 ! Thank you to The Learning Journey for the review Marble Mania Extreme 4.0 and for sponsoring this amazing giveaway on Mommy Ramblings!!! Open to US residents.

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Mini Cupcake Surprise Dolls -Little, Sweet & Don’t Cause Cavities #Giveaway

Mini Cupcake Surprise Dolls transform from  festive decorated miniature cupcakes into beautiful mini princess dolls.  The dolls are available in 12 styles with 6 different scents including: chocolate, strawberry, vanilla, grape, chocolate, lemon and caramel.

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These dolls are so sweet and fun we added them to our 2017 Holiday Gift Guide. They make perfect stocking stuffers!!!

Emco is sponsoring a giveaway on Mommy Ramblings. One lucky blog reader will win 2 Mini Cupcake Surprise Dolls! Thank you to Emco for the review dolls and for sponsoring this sweet giveaway on Mommy Ramblings!!! Open to US residents.

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Express Your Creative Side with Clickformers #Giveaway

In the past, we have told you how much we love Magformers. This year we were asked to review another construction toy that is made by the same company. This new construction toy clicks together to make many different creations and is called Clickformers.

Clickformers are very secure when clicked together properly. In fact, the only issue we have with them is that they can be a challenge to unclick. You can purchase Clickformers in sets that include wheels and colorful pieces of different shapes and sizes to build something from the booklet or your own unique design.

We have Clickformers on our 2017 Holiday Gift Guide at Mommy Ramblings. You can also enter the giveaway to win a 50 piece set of Clickformers below.

Clickformers is sponsoring a giveaway on Mommy Ramblings. One lucky blog reader will win a 50 Piece Basic Clicformers Set! Thank you to Clickformers for the review set and for sponsoring this amazing giveaway on Mommy Ramblings!!! Open to US residents.

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