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Thursday, June 10, 2010

We Love Wedgits!! {& Giveaway}

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A friend of ours pulled out a big tub of Wedgits when we were over for a visit and for the rest of the time we were there, Zachary was lost in a world of building and creating. I was fascinated by them too and right after we left Zachary wanted to know if we could get some too.

A few weeks later CSN Stores contacted me and asked if I’d like to host another giveaway. I quickly searched their Toys and Games Online store and when I saw Wedgits were available…I knew that was what I wanted to share with you all!

What are Wedgits?

Wedgits are essentially building blocks that are 3 dimensional. Children nest, fit and stack the Wedgits together, creating designs either from their imagination or following guided cards…and there are hundreds of designs that can be made! They are safe for children as young as age one and up {be sure to check package labels still}.

Zachary was jumping up and down with excitement when the Wedgits showed up on our doorstep. We had to wait a few days before we could pull them out to use them, but it was well worth the wait! The entire time he was working with them, he kept shouting out ~ ‘Wedgits are AWESOME!’.

Here are a few of the creations that Zachary worked on…balancing blocks carefully and getting everything ‘just so’. Do you see in the center picture how the blocks look like they are ‘floating’?

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Wedgits have earned multiple awards including the 2002 Learning Magazine Teachers Choice Award; the 2001 Parents Choice Silver Honor Award and 1998 Parenting Magazine Toy of the Year Award.

The Giveaway Sponsor

Toys and Games Online, one of the CSN Stores, has a large variety of learning toys available ~ I’d encourage you to look through their selection. The customer service that I experienced was wonderful and shipping was fast too {who doesn’t like that??}.

Here’s how to win:

image If you would like to win a Wedgits starter kit for a little someone in your family, there are a few ways that you can enter.  But first, leave a comment letting me know which member of your family you would like to win this for!

Additional Entries {be sure to leave a separate comment for EACH entry}:

~ If you participate in Preschool Corner {or have in the past} give yourself an extra entry.

~ If you subscribe to Homeschool Creations, give yourself an extra entry.

~ Visit any of  CSN’s 200+ online stores and leave a comment with something else that catches your eye ~ learning toy or not!

~ If you follow Homeschool Creations {aka me} on Twitter, give yourself an extra entry.

~ Tweet about this contest using the tweet below and give yourself an extra entry.

Win a Wedgit Starter kit from @jolantheerb ~ your preschooler will love these!

This giveaway will be open until Thursday, June 17th until 8pm. One winner will be chosen at random and I will announce the winner next Friday. Please be sure to leave a way for me to contact you ~ otherwise I will draw another winner. The winner will have 48 hours to contact me. Note: US Residents only, please!

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This product was given to me for review purposes, and I do not have to return the product to the vendor. I was not paid for this post. All opinions expressed in this post are mine.

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