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Crayola Outdoor Bubbles Gift Pack Giveaway : (Ends 3/24)

I remember when Crayola came out with the Colored Bubbles and I thought they sounded pretty neat. However after reading some reviews regarding the mess they caused I decided maybe they weren’t for us. What I am excited to say is a company as big as Crayola LISTENED to mom’s and changed their advertising strategy and packaging on these bubbles and for that alone I am excited to give them a try.

Crayola Outdoor Colored Bubbles aren´t ordinary bubbles. Because they contain color, they´re messy and will leave temporary colorful marks on skin, cotton and cotton-blend clothing and intended outdoor surfaces. This took some moms by surprise when they used the product last year. They loved the idea of bubbles in different colors, but weren´t expecting them to be messy. We quickly acted on parents´ feedback and created a new version that keeps all the fun for kid and makes clean up easier for parents. Color magically rubs off skin, hoses off of many outdoor surfaces and washes out of cotton and cotton blend clothing.

Crayola gave me some great tips before I broke open the package to give this unique product a try.

  • Dress for Mess. Wear washable play clothes and shoes. It´s best to not wear suede, leather or any other material that can´t be washed.
  • Play Outside. An open grassy area is best away from new concrete, decks and porous surfaces like marble. Don´t use at formal events like weddings.
  • Rub skin to remove color.
  • Launder clothes promptly with water and detergent. Repeat washing may be needed.
  • Hose off outdoor surfaces like sidewalks and driveways to wash away color.

Our bubbles arrived right before we went on vacation so we didn’t get a chance to try them out until recently. I had a terrible time trying to take some photos. We first tried them right before we left, and Honey found the bubble launcher a little hard for her to get the bubbles going. I did like that you change the handle from left or right side which is great for my left handed son. I think she just couldn’t get the speed up fast enough to get the bubbles going at a steady stream.

I took over and was able to do so easily. They may have a bubble launcher that is battery operated but if they don’t I would prefer this option for my six year old which is closer to the age that would be using this product. The bubbles did come out colored. We received purple, pink, and yellow. Honey loved the colors but when I told her they stain she got all upset when one landed on her toes.

We tried the bubbles again when we returned from vacation. I will admit I didn’t “read” the directions because the operation seemed pretty self explanatory so maybe I missed how to take care of the bubble launcher. Either way we could not get it to work again. It may be the bubble solution and not the machine because when I tried to blow bubbles with the same solution myself they would not work. So it may be that you need to keep your bubbles tightly closed for them not to “spoil”. I did manage to get this quick shot of Honey, wearing a large white shirt of mine, blowing the yellow bubbles.

I think that the thought of colored bubbles is pretty cool. I think this would be must fun during a pool party where the kids are getting wet and running around the yard. For everyday running outside and blowing bubbles and trying to catch them you might be better off sticking with regular bubbles. I would LOVE to see a the large wands to see really big colored bubbles that would be pretty fun to see!

 

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See Official Rules. Giveaway will end on March 24, 2012 at 11:59 pm EST. Open to US Only.

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About Colleen Shibley

Colleen Shibley Mother to 3 kids, wife to an awesome & thoughtful husband, beach lover, book reader, working woman by day, and blogger by night. Blogging from sunny South Florida passionate about travel, good food, entertainment, and enjoying family time...[Read More...]

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  1. We love going to the parks!

  2. Mary Beth Elderton says:

    We love swimming–pool, lake, beach!

  3. Jessica B says:

    Our family loves visiting the Zoo and swimming during the summer!!! The kids LOVE blowing bubbles and trying to pop them before they land!! Hours of entertainment!!!

  4. Laura Miller says:

    My husband and I were just talking about that today! We blow a TON of bubbles! That’s actually what we fill their Easter baskets with. :)

  5. Tracy Ames-Dennison says:

    our fav summertime activity is to go hiking the trails at our local park.

  6. I like to go on hikes.

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  7. this is awesome

  8. Leanne M says:

    I love playing in the backyard with the kids.

  9. Kristine W says:

    My favorite summer activity is a day at the beach followed by a ice cream cone just before the drive home.

  10. Crissy D. says:

    I love to go for nature walks

  11. elener mcdonough says:

    fabulous spring promo hope i win have 12 grandchildren

  12. Ashley Hatten says:

    we like to cookout and go on camping trips! thanks!

  13. travelling!

  14. Linda Kish says:

    Swimming

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  15. We actually love blowing bubbles and playing with chalk. I keep both in my car so we can play with them anywhere!

  16. Patricia Wojnar Crowley says:

    My favorite Summer activity is having campfires and toasting marshmallows!

  17. kristin D says:

    we love to go on picnics at the park

  18. Emilie C says:

    I love going to all the festivals! :)

  19. Kimberly R. says:

    we love to go to the play park.

  20. KAORI PHAM says:

    GOING TO THE BEACH WITH MY FAMILY

  21. Holly C says:

    Going to the beach to go shelling!

  22. Deborah Rosen says:

    My favorite summertime activity is gardening.

  23. Alex Liz Robinson says:

    I love helping in the garden at my parents house and going on walks at the park.

  24. Michael Mayhew says:

    Relaxing at the beach

  25. sarah shult says:

    I love to go to the beach with the kids

  26. Sandy VanHoey says:

    I like going to the park in the summer, I take my grandson there alot

  27. Lisa B. says:

    Playing on the swing set in the backyard with the kids, they also love to play with bubbles!

  28. Swimming!

  29. Definitely the beach and swimming!

  30. Swimming!

  31. Betty Baez says:

    I love drawing with chalk on the driveway!

  32. Julie Lynn Bickham says:

    We love to run thru the sprinklers in the summer.

  33. Picnics at the local park with the whole family. Usually bring along bubbles, and big ball or something to chase and have a great time

  34. Paula Lee says:

    Camping :)

  35. Running through the sprinklers!

  36. Kristie D. says:

    I like cookouts! And Summer Reading at the library. kristiedonelson(at)gmail(dot)com Thank you.

  37. Kristie D. says:

    I commented on the “I Shouldn’t Have Complained” post and the “Our Disney World Adventure” post. kristiedonelson(at)gmail(dot)com Thank you.

  38. playing in the sandbox/water table

  39. ronda peyton says:

    i love taking the grandkids to the park and playing with them , they have so much fun

  40. We love catching fireflys.

  41. Vicki Wurgler says:

    riding our bikes and going to the swimming pool

  42. Camping is our fave

  43. jayedee dewitt says:

    we love love LOVE beach and lakeside picnics during the summer! we also grill out at least once a week!

  44. our favorite summertime activity is hiking trails

  45. Ani G W says:

    My favorite summer activity is grilling!

  46. ColleenMarie82 says:

    SWIMMING!

  47. Outdoor fun involves anyting with water. blow up pool or on the trampoline with a sprinkler underneath.

  48. Bridget Heiple Reich says:

    Going to the park and enjoying the weather!

  49. Love taking the kids to the park to play. Thanks for the fun :)

  50. Julie Harris says:

    Going to the beach!

  51. Kristin S says:

    We love to do anything outdoors!

  52. susan hartman says:

    I love swimming at the lake. Ahhhh -can’t wait.

  53. Betty Baez says:

    Commented on guess I shouldn’t have complained

  54. Betty Baez says:

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  55. Terra Heck says:

    Our favorite summertime activity is camping. We do it every weekend in the summer. Thanks.
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  56. Lauren Garrett says:

    We love going to the lake!

  57. Russell Moore says:

    I take my grandkids to the park, and end up playing more than they do.

  58. Larissa says:

    totally swimming!

  59. Sherry S. says:

    Swimming!!!

  60. Kristi C says:

    I love hiking during the summer.

  61. We love to go for walks to the park

  62. Jamie Brigham says:

    I love swimming in the summer

  63. Kathryn Clark says:

    Love playing with my grandchildern.

  64. Stacey B says:

    My fav summer activity is swimming

  65. We love to go to the park with friends.

  66. Family picnics.

  67. kelley wood says:

    we love going to the lake :)

  68. Going to the beach!

  69. we love swimming

  70. -Favorite: camping

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    THANKS!! :)

  71. My daughters love playing in the kiddie pool and running through “fields of bubbles”!

  72. Kim Henrichs says:

    Picnics!!

  73. my favorite is getting outside and walking.

  74. Crunchy Beach Mama says:

    going to the beach!

  75. My fav activity would be goin to the beach.

  76. Kristie D. says:

    Commented on Why My Life is Perfect. kristiedonelson(at)gmail(dot)com Thank you.

  77. Rochel S says:

    We love going swimming!

  78. loooove swimming! and drawing with chalk and blowing bubbles outside of course!

  79. hanging around outside!

  80. Faride Hale says:

    We live in Phoenix, so swimming is #1. We also love visiting the beach.

  81. Julie Grimberg says:

    swimming

  82. Christy Johnson says:

    Our favorite summertime activity is swimming!

  83. Spending the day at the beach!

  84. hearmyhands says:

    summer memory – going to the pool! Thanks!

  85. We love fishing at the lake, drawing with sidewalk chalk, and building sand castles.

  86. We like to head to the nearest beach!

  87. My favorite summertime activity is playing tennis.

  88. Victoria Lester says:

    my favorite summer activity is swimming

  89. Erika P. says:

    My favorite activities in the summer are camping and hiking.

  90. we love going to the pool
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  91. Roller blading.

  92. Tabathia B says:

    ice skating and bowling

  93. Maria Balmeo says:

    spending time in the beach or lake.

    Thanks,
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  94. enjoying fun or relaxing days with my family.

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  96. Horseback riding

  97. Michelle Tucker says:

    Swimming. If I could be in the pool all day I would. Of course it’s the only way to get relief in TX.

  98. ♡♥♬ Louis ♬♥♡ says:

    spending time at the beach
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  99. Carla Garcia says:

    playing at the park

  100. Swimming and BBQ’s!

  101. I enjoy playing tennis

  102. Jessica T. says:

    We like playing basketball or baseball.

  103. swimming and tanning
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  104. I love swimming at the beach!

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