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Friday, 28 October 2016

Aquadoodle Review and Giveaway #Aquadoodleparty

We have owned an Aquadoodle for several years now and it would definitely be included in our top five toddler toy recommendations. So when we were asked by Come Round UK to review the Aquadoodle Super Colour Deluxe from Tomy, we immediately jumped at the chance!

We have always loved our Aquadoodle because it is perfect for creative, yet mess free, toddler fun. There is no effort needed to set it up, just add water and you are ready to play. Also, compared to other creative activities, minimal supervision is required. The Aquadoodle can keep the Mini Reviewers quiet for ages and when playtime is over clearing up is a doddle! The mat dries very quickly and there is literally no mess!
Just add water!
The Aquadoodle Super Colour Deluxe (RRP £24.99) is certainly a step up from our existing version. The mat is larger, the colours more vibrant and there is a better selection of "tools". The larger mat is perfect for two children to share (as you can see from our photos below). The superior tools include a chunky, triangular pen; three stampers and stamping pad; and a brush and water pot. These are all designed to be easy and comfortable for little hands to grip. Aquadoodle is suitable for 18 months plus so it is fantastic for early mark making. The colourful plastic edge of the mat is covered with cheerful pictures and is great for resting the tools when they aren't in use.

All you need to do to get started is add water to the pen, the pot and the pad and then the fun begins. When your children draw with the water on the mat, the mat magically changes colour and your children's creations can be seen. The stampers make clear defined images of a music note, a bee and a snail. The pen is great for drawing and writing and the brush creates broader marks.
Double Trouble!
The Mini Reviewers (and some not-so-mini-reviewers) have had lots of fun with this product already and we would recommend it for anyone who wants to encourage creativity in their little ones yet avoid the mess!
Fabulous Family Fun!
We were also lucky enough to receive some Aquadoodle Peppa Pig Mini Mats, which are designed for mess free fun on the go. Each bag contains three reusable sheets and a small refillable pen. We recently put these to the test on our train journey to Edinburgh and, as you can see, they were a massive success! They would make a great little stocking filler.
Aquadoodling on the go!
Come Round UK provided us with an additional Aquadoodle Super Colour Deluxe, which we would love to giveaway! So if you would like to try the Aquadoodle Super Colour Deluxe for yourself, then why not enter below:

Aquadoodle Super Colour Deluxe Giveaway

*Disclaimer: We were sent an #Aquadoodleparty pack from Come Round UK for the purpose of this review. All opinions are, as always, our own.

Keep Calm and Carry On Linking Sunday

175 comments:

  1. Love Aqua doodle, my daughter has a travel one, so we would love this one!

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  2. It was my My Little Pony Show Stable!

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  3. i was always a bit of a tom boy and loved playing with cars :)

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  4. I loved my dolls house, made by dad <3

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  5. I loved my bluebird yellow teapot I played with it for hours :)

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  6. Loved my Sindy doll and LEGO

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  7. Loved playing with my Dinky and Corgi cars.

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  8. This would be fantastic for my wee girl looks fun

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  9. I liked all my dolls and their accessories when I was little - I liked to change their clothes quite often.

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  10. I liked my Gameboy most as a kid

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  11. My favourite childhood toy was a talking doll

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  12. I loved my playmobil - I wish I'd kept it for my own children

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  13. My favourite childhood toy was my bike, because it gave me so much freedom.

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  14. I loved connect 4, thought I was some kind of pro at it 😂

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  15. speak and spell x Sharon Lou Johnson

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  16. Unusually amongst my friends it wasn't my barbies or my kitchen set- I had a little garage and loads of little cars and spent ages lining them up. :)

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  17. I loved my cabbage patch dolls!

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  18. I loved my baby all gone doll! :)

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  19. I loved drawing and colouring so probably my Spirograph.

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  20. a little wooden train set, I loved it

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  21. my furby, still have him somewhere

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  22. My play school boot it even had a little round about and slide :)

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  23. My toy camera that used to always say 'sm,sm,sm,smile' as I used to press it the flash would change colours

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  24. I loved all of my dinosaurs equally. All 375 of them!

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  25. It's a long while ago but I had a toddler bike which kept me busy for hours.

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  26. loved my lego, its really old lego as was my dads, its still going now and my cousin has it

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  27. barbies just like my eldest girl.
    gemma m williams

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  28. I can't remember what it was called but it was a ball that vibrated across the floor and lit up with flashing lights <3

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  29. I loved playing with my Sindy dolls.

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  30. my fave was star bright doll loved

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  31. I had 'Tressie' the first doll to have hair that grew...I loved it...

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  32. My Action Man with gripping hands and eagle eyes - I wasn't a very girly girl when I was little. I had his jeep, too.

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  33. My Baby Talk doll

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  34. I liked my Barbies and their dolls house

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  35. My Tiny Tears doll that I had for years but was finally superseeded by my lovely Raleigh Chopper. x

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  36. My polly pocket toy!

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  37. I love Screwball Scramble. Thank you for the chance to win. This could very well save my walls from doodles.

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  38. My Barbie house & day to night Barbie & Ken

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  39. Mine was toy cars!! Xx

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  40. My favourite was a bride doll my mother bought me one Christmas.

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  41. I loved Popples when I was growing up

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  42. My Sindy dolls and all the clothes and accessories, I was always jealous of my friends who had Barbie though!!

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  43. Mine was my Julip horses :) my grandad made me a stable and I used to play for hours! This Aquadoodle looks great, I'd have loved one when I was young!

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  44. My Sindy doll with all of her different outfits

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  45. I had a soft toy called Betsy which I took everywhere with me :) #KCACOLS

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  46. I loved my sindy dolls

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  47. I had a First Love Doll & my mum made clothes for her. Every time sge made me a dress she made a matching one for my doll aswell.

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  48. I love my Sweet Secrets as a child

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  49. What a lovely giveaway and the Aquadoodle looks great! Thanks so much for linking up at #KCACOLS. Hope you come back again next Sunday!

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  50. My Barbie dolls and Sindy tower. Loved them and still have the dolls!

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  51. I had a little red wagon that I loved and a teddy named Big Bertha lol

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  52. I had a view master with slides, that was always my favourite

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  53. I just loved to read and collected books - I still do 30 years later

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  54. A huge doll I called Marie, I always wanted a brother or sister but this was as good as I got!

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  55. Love aquadoodles! Fab review and giveaway x #KCACOLS

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  56. It was the My Little Pony Dream Castle.

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  57. I wasn't much for toys, I preferred reading and playing board games like monopoly x

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  58. My Polly Pocket!

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  59. I loved my little stuffed horse which I called Neddy!

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  60. My favourite was my collection of Sylvanian families

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  61. My little blue bear called Tommy. I still have him and he sits next to my bed xx

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  62. my doll :) i got the baby born doll as soon as it came out it went everywhere with me :)

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  63. My favorite toy was a Baxter the Dog :-)

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  64. My favorite was Lego, we would play with it for hours x

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  65. My favourite was the Fisher Price play kitchen

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  66. My favorite toy was a keepers snail. I remember it was purple and I could keep all my treasured possessions safe in her lockable shell

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  67. My big yellow tea pot! It was great, I wish I'd kept it

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  68. Ah we have one of these, they're brilliant! Really like the stampers and we use the paintbrush to wet our hands and feet and make prints on the mat :)
    #KCACOLS

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  69. stickle bricks and playmobil

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  70. We have very few toys as we were expected to entertain ourselves but I remember a beaten up old red metal tipper truck that I enjoyed playing with in the sandpit.

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  71. I loved my sky dancer fairy dolls and trolls

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  72. I loved my Finders Keepers Penguin :)

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  73. I used to love Screwball Scramble :)

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  74. I'd loved playing with my Keepers and my Trolls, I had a massive collection

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  75. A doll that when you pulled her arm hair grew out of the top of her head.

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  76. My favourite childhood toy was my etcha sketch :) I would play with it for hours.

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  77. I loved my baby doll and used to take it everywhere with me x

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  78. I loved my baby doll and used to take her everywhere with me x

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  79. I loved my Pippa Dolls and Dolls House

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  80. a car garage that my dad made me

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  81. Dance Shoes and those plastic high heels I was obsessed.

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  82. Dance shoes and the little plastic high heels.

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  83. My favourite toy was a shaving ken doll. He even came with shaving foam!

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  84. My fave toy didnt belong to me - I loved my big brothers star wars play set and it was even more attractive because he wouldnt let me play with it so I used to sneak into his room when he was out to play - unfortunately I broke Luke's light sabre and got found out!

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  85. I loved my Polly Pockets - really wish that I'd kept them as I now have 3 Daughters.

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  86. I loved my petrol station which could be folded down and put into a lorry that my dad got for me. I found it a few weeks ago in my parents loft, it has been put back until my son is a little older and then maybe he can play with it!

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  87. My Sindy doll, used to play with her for hours

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  88. I loved Weebles! I had a Weebles school, house and playground and I would play with them for hours on end!

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  89. My favourite toy was my Playmobil playground set and ambulance.

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  90. A fisher price pull along dog with a spring tail

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  91. HAS to be my dolls house I always pretended it was how I was gonna make my dream house

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  92. A walking and talking doll with blonde curly hair :-) It was a nightmare to comb though!

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  93. I had a treehouse toy that I loved, was gutted when I found out my mum had thrown it out :)

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  94. I loved my Big Yellow Teapot

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  95. My teddy bear, one of those old fashioned ones with jointed arms and legs

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  96. Lego was always a favourite, still is.

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  97. i used to love my cabbage patch doll x

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