A Fijit Friends Party is what I said. Honey was so excited when I told her she was going to throw a fun party for her girlfriends. Honey had never had a non-birthday party before and she couldn’t wait to show her friends her new pals Willa and Sage.
Even though she was having trouble and getting frustrated she still loved the cute little things and was still excited about her party. The invites went out and out of the 5 girls invited 3 showed up which was just perfect in my book.
The girls had a great time. I basically left them on their own to enjoy playing with each other and learn how to use the Fijit Friends with the help of my daughter how has no problem telling others what to do. I could hear the words “Dance!” shouted over and over again from the room. If you are wondering what a Fijit Friend is it is an interactive toy that responds to your child. You can tell it to chat in which it will ask your child questions and respond to their answers. It also enjoys dancing which is what you see below.
Overall the party was fun and the girls enjoyed playing with Willa and Sage. They did all have the same problem that my daughter did regarding the voice recognition but they enjoyed dancing and singing with it. One problem was they all wanted to talk to it at one time and you really have to be concise and clear for the Fijit Friend to understand what you are saying. Many times when I asked it to dance it would say goodnight. I figured it was just tired of dancing.
Shibley Smiles Opinions:
Price: The price of Fijit Friends is $45 at Amazon. We find this to be a typical price of a toy like this.
Good for Ages: We recommend this toy for ages 5-10
Quality: We rate the quality of this toy as average. It works but is temperamental.
Recommendation: If you are purchasing this toy for a young child we recommend that you spend time to teach your child how to be concise and clear when speaking to it or it can cause some aggravation. Overall the toy is cute and my daughter loves its voice and plays with it occasionally.
“I wrote this review while participating in a blog tour campaign by Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Mattel Fijit Friends and received coupons and a promotional item to thank me for taking the time to participate.” You may read more of my disclosure here.