Tuesday, June 7, 2011

SmartLab Toys: Indoor-Outdoor Microscope Review and Giveaway

School may be out for the summer but that doesn't mean that the learning must come to an end.  Summer vacation is upon us and that means my children will be spending more time outside.  What better outdoor activity than exploring and learning your surroundings?  There is an entire world out there just waiting to be discovered.  Everything from bugs to rocks to leaves to the unknown.

It's my job as a parent to put the tools and desire to learn into the hands of my children.  I've always taught my children that learning is important and healthy for your minds but that is should also be fun.

The SmartLab Toys Indoor-Outdoor Microscope is the perfect tool for both fun and learning.  It provides hours of enjoyment.  I think my children put every item they could possibly find under the microscope for investigation.  Toys, coins, clothing, leaves, food, sticks and bugs.  Even our four month old puppy was a perfect specimen a couple of times over the past few days.

It is the perfect size for little hands.  I love that it can be used both indoors and outdoors.  It has a cute little stand for indoor use and a bright colored lanyard so you can wear it around your neck for outdoor use!

Kids, and adults, alike, will be hooked after peering through this super-powered microscope! Commonly found items, such as newspapers, pencil strokes, flower petals, bugs, and even clothing fibers, look amazingly detailed when magnified 40 times their normal size. There's no limit to what can be explored: Use the stand to view prepared slides, or remove the microscope from the stand and head outdoors! 

*Winner of the Creative Child Seal of Excellence Award*
*Winner of the Parents' Choice Approved Award*




As a mom, the things I love most about SmartLab Toys is that they are fun, educational and spark creativity! Those are among the most important experiences for every child. They are also hands-on and that's how children learn the most valuable lessons in life.


SmartLab Toys are for girls and boys of all ages. I'll admit that most of their toys would be fun for adults too, making them the perfect family activity for hours of fun!  Everything from a relaxing Spa Day to an adventure inside the Squishy Human Body!

SmartLab Toys also has free download-able activities for kids!  Kids can test their trivia skills, share their creativity through art and experiment with all sorts of concoctions!

Save 25% at SmartLab Toys by entering BLOGDEAL611 at checkout! (code expires July 31, 2011)

WIN IT:

ONE lucky Being Frugal and Making it Work reader is going to receive a SmartLab Toys Indoor - Outdoor Microscope ($20 value)
Mandatory Entry:

Visit SmartLab Toys and tell me what other item you’d love to have!



This giveaway will end at 11:59 pm EST on Wednesday June 29th

This giveaway is open to US residents only. The winner will be chosen using Random.org, with the winner will be notified by e-mail. Please make sure I have a way to contact you. You can leave your email, or link to your blog site. The winner will have 48 hours to respond, if there is no response another winner will be chosen.



**I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Results may vary. I was not compensated in any other way for this review. The generous sponsor of this giveaway will mail the prize directly to the winner.

A special thanks to SmartLab Toys for this great review and giveaway opportunity!

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