Add Holiday Smiles With Mega Bloks Skylanders! #SkylandersSWAPForce @MegaBloks #Giveaway #Ad

I participated in a campaign on behalf of MegaBloks. I received a promotional item to facilitate this review and as a thank you item for participating.  All opinions are my own.     Every holiday season, it is becoming harder and harder to figure out what to get the kids.  Besides the fact that my boys have just about everything, kids these days are different than when we were growing up.  Once they get to a certain age, all they want is technology and the most expensive items you could possibly think of.  As an educator, I understand the importance of having time away from electronics and of encouraging children to explore their surroundings and to use their imaginations to pretend-play.     That is why I really love the Mega Bloks Skylanders SWAP Force™ Boss Tank Showdown.  Not only does it include popular characters from Skylanders but it also includes a variety of building blocks which allow children to use their imagination and critical thinking skills to put together the … [Read more...]

2011 Holiday Gift Guide-Mega Blok Squad Construction Set

          For 25 years, Mega Bloks have been creating award-winning toys with great play value, specifically designed for little hands with big ideas.  Mega Bloks encourages children to discover their imagination and creativity.  Mega Bloks world of construction toys are meant to expand and grow just as children do.       Blok Squad buildable playsets introduce kids to everyday heroes with themes such as fire patrol, police, and construction. Blok Squad is perfect for kids, ages 5 and up, who have transitioned from mini blocks to micro blocks and are ready for more detailed builds.     For the purposes of this review we had the opportunity to choose from the Blok Squad Construction Set (featuring 218 pieces) or the Blok Squad Police Fire Patrol Rescue Set (with 190 pieces).  I asked my five year old son which set he would be more interested in playing with and he told me that he definitely wanted the Construction Set.  This really did not surprise me because he loves … [Read more...]