2016 Back to School Bash Giveaway Event on Facebook LIVE

Back to school season can be overwhelming, even for the most seasoned parents. Each year there seems to be new gear, new trends, and new tools to help your child succeed during the school year. This guide, in conjunction with our Back to School Bash on Facebook Live, provides you with some of the best back-to-school items out there. From backpacks to school supplies, games to snacks, tools to memory keepers, we’ve got you covered. Be sure to scroll to the bottom to enter for a chance to win something from our $3,000 worth of giveaways! Over 45 winners will be awarded!


Gear

Backpacks, lunch boxes, and supplies – oh my! There are so many things kids need for going back to school. Below are a list of our favorite items to help keep your kids organized and stylish all while being functional. 


Skip Hop

The Gear

Skip Hop’s backpack and school collection offer several different designs for you and your child to choose from. Their signature Zoo collection is sure to please your tot, offering several different animal friends to choose from for their backpacks and lunch boxes. This collection is geared towards the preschoolers in your life, providing a smaller backpack for little bodies and matching lunch boxes. They also offer their Forget Me Not collection for girls and boys that are made for the bigger kids, boasting a larger backpack and special compartments to promote independence.

The Zoo collection is known for their variety of animal characters including a unicorn, a raccoon, and a chameleon. Their backpack is a great size for preschoolers. The straps are thick and comfortable making it easy to wear. There are also mesh pouches on the sides – perfect for water bottles or notes for the teacher. Skip Hop’s Zoo Lunchies coordinate perfectly with their Zoo backpacks giving a stream-lined look to your child’s back-to-school gear. The insulated bag keeps foods warm or cold, and the interior is large enough for a sandwich and a few sides. There is also an interior mesh pocket to place utensils, helping kids make sure they don’t lose them during the hustle and bustle of lunch. 


To celebrate back-to-school season, Skip Hop is giving away three different Zoopack backpacks and lunchies – the Unicorn, the Raccoon, and the Chameleon – to three lucky Daily Mom readers! 

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Unicorn Zoopack + Lunchie | Raccoon Zoopack + Lunchie | Chameleon Zoopack + Lunchie

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Thule

The Gear

Thule’s EnRoute Blur 2 Daypack is a backpack meant for the rugged. Its thick, nylon material protects its contents from even the most roughest of movement. There are a number of compartments within this backpack as well, giving students a place for everything they could possibly need during their busy school days. It comes in a variety of colors including black, red, orange, blue, and green. 

The EnRoute Blur 2 DayPack is great for older children who are carrying their backpacks with them throughout the school day. It boasts a large number of pockets and compartments specifically designed for different purposes. It has a padded laptop compartment that is able to fit a 15″ laptop and a tablet. This space can also double as a water reservoir, great for those looking for a backpack that can double as a hiking pack. It also has a Crushproof SafeZone compartment great for fragile items like sunglasses. There are pockets for a phone, an organization pouch for smaller items, and quick access areas when you need something fast. The large main compartment is separate from other areas so daily items don’t damage more fragile ones. There are air flow channels on the back for ventilation and reflective fabric for safety. 


To celebrate back-to-school season, Thule is giving away an EnRoute 2 Daypack to one lucky Daily Mom reader. 

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Thule EnRoute 2 Daypack

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EnRoute Blur 2 Daypack 

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Minted

The Gear

For back-to-school season, Minted offers name labels to help keep your child’s clothing and gear easily identifiable. They offer a variety of styles and prints, including rainbows, deer, sports, florals, and much more. The labels come in a variety of sizes and colors, and are fully customizable to include your child’s name, classroom number, or emergency phone numbers. 

Not only does Minted offer name labels for your child’s gear like lunch boxes, bottles, food containers, and sports equipment but they also make them for your child’s clothing and toys. Simply peel and stick the labels to the care tag on your child’s item to ensure your child’s item won’t be stuck in lost-and-found forever. All labels are laundry-safe, dishwasher-safe, and microwave-safe.


To celebrate back-to-school season, Minted is giving away a set of name labels to one lucky Daily Mom reader. 

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Minted Name Labels

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Name Labels

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b.box

The Gear

b.box toddler meal time items are designed to be functional and easy for little hands to hold. They focus on making it possible for toddlers to eat independently, using designs that keep both tots and parents in mind.

Their Bowl + Straw combination is made for both eating and drinking. Your little one can drink the liquid like broth from their soup or milk from their cereal, and use a spoon to scoop the rest. It also comes with a bonus insert for snack time if you’re on the move. There is also a storage lid to save meal time for later if need be. The Bowl + Straw comes in fun colors like Ocean Breeze, Strawberry Shake, Passion Splash, and Lemon Sherbet.

The toddler Cutlery Set offered by b.box was designed in conjunction with a leading occupational therapist so as to ensure that the utensils would be easy for little hands to hold. The fork is designed to fit the size and shape of little mouths, and its shovel shape helps your child to get food onto it. Both the spoon and fork are made to give children maneuverability and control while eating – even the angle between the head and handle was designed to ensure correct hand to mouth positioning while eating. These cutlery pieces come with a carrying case for mealtime on the go, and come in colors such as Ocean Breeze, Strawberry Shake, Passion Splash, and Lemon Sherbet.

The divided plate is a perfect compliment to b.box’s Bowl + Straw and Cutlery set. It allows for children to explore different tastes and textures independently by giving each food its own space. It also helps parents manage portion sizes. It has a non-slip base and easy grip sides, making it perfect for the busy toddler who likes to move and do things by themselves. The divided plate also comes in Ocean Breeze, Strawberry Shake, Passion Splash, and Lemon Sherbet. All b.box meal time products are BPA, Phthalate, and PVC free. They are also dishwasher safe for easy clean up.  


 To celebrate back-to-school season, b.box is giving away their mealtime set to a lucky Daily Mom reader!

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b.box Mealtime Set to include Bowl + Straw, Toddler Cutlery, and Divided Plate

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Bowl + Straw | Toddler Cutlery Set | Divided Plate

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Ubbi

The Gear

Ubbi creates high quality baby and child products to include diaper changing, toilet training, and feeding. Their Ubbi Tweat Snack Container, however, is great for back to school. It combines playfulness and functionality making snack time enjoyable for both parents and children. Fitted for a small child’s hand, the bird shaped Ubbi Tweat stores and seals snacks to keep them fresh. Cleverly designed, the lid remains attached when open and the weighted base leans and wobbles to prevent the container from tipping over. The Tweat opening has a practical soft spill guard and is large enough for easy snack access. 

The Ubbi Tweat Snack Container can be used to store snacks for rides to and from school, or for those long days with after-school activities. The snap lid will keep snacks from falling out and will keep them fresh, even if they have to sit in a backpack or lunchbox for most of the day. 


 To celebrate back-to-school season, Ubbi is giving away all five Ubbi Tweat Snack Containers to a lucky Daily Mom reader!

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Ubbi Tweat Snack Container

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Ubbi Tweat Snack Container

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International Arrivals

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The Gear

International Arrivals specializes in fun, functional, and creative products designed to bring out the artist in every child. Their products include creative pens, erasers, notebooks, stamps, and stickers. Every item from International Arrivals is unique – these aren’t just your regular pens, pencils, and erasers. They offer unique items that are set apart from other school supplies. 

The options for erasers are more than just your pink rectangles when you choose International Arrivals. You can choose from shapes such as macaroons, dinosaurs, cactuses, the Eiffel Tower, and hearts. They even have a set of Creatibles – a DIY eraser kit where you can mold your own erasers out of the twelve available colors.

International Arrivals also has your writing needs covered – from fun pencil designs such as Comic Attack and Monsters to scented gel pens. They also have Monsters, Comic Attack click pens, lollipop pens, and scented hi-lighters. If you are the more creative type who loves to draw, International Arrivals also has markers and crayons. They carry all different types, including Triangle Colored PencilsStackable Ink Markers, Chunkies Paint Sticks, and Neon Chalkable Chalk markers. New in September 2016, International Arrivals will also have Stars of the Sea crayons – starfish shaped crayons that are designed for little hands – and Double Dip Ice Cream Scented Markers. And if you need a place to hold all of your pens, pencils, markers, and crayons they also carry Neon Color Block Pencil Pouches

Of course your child will need a place to jot down their creative thoughts and expressions. International Arrivals offers a plethora of notebooks and paper. They have Glitter Notebooks, bundle paper packs like White, Black, Graph Paper, coloring books, and animal notepads. Coming in September 2016 they will have Color Pop All-in-One Notebooks available in four bright colors that include lined, blank, and graph sheets as well as a color pop pen with its own slot for easy organization. 


To celebrate back-to-school season, International Arrivals is giving away a gift set of funky school supplies to a lucky Daily Mom reader!

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International Arrivals Gift Set to include erasers, pens, pencils, markers, crayons, and notebooks

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Erasers | Pens | Pencils | Markers | Crayons | Paper

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Faber-Castell

The Gear

Faber-Castell offers premium children’s art products to include pencils, specialized pens, craft kits, paints and brushes, and art tools. Their products are great for the budding artist in your life as they head back to school. 

Faber Castell’s Color & Paint by Number books come in a variety of different themes to include Emoji and T-Rex Foil Fun. Each set comes with different items depending on the type – either paint or color. Faber-Castell Do Art Kits are perfect starter art kits for beginner artists. Their Do Art Word Art Kit shows children how to create art out of letters and words. Faber-Castell’s Do Art Chalk Art Kit is designed for the beginning artist. It includes 12 sticks of ultra-rich and vibrantly colored chalks, two no-pinch “squishy” chalk holders, blending brush, blending foam and kneeling cushion.

Of course every artist needs their tools. Faber Castell offers a wide variety of artistic tools to help create the perfect masterpiece. For the sketch artist, they offer Metallic Colored Eco PencilsWatercolor Eco Pencils, and Watercolor Crayons. For the painter, Faber Castell has a Watercolor Paint Set and Soft Grip Brushes to create their works. 


To bring out the creative artist in your little one, Faber Castell is giving away one of each of the following products to a lucky Daily Mom reader! 

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Art Set to include:

Color By Number Emoji Pop-Art | Do Art Word Art | Metallic Colored Eco Pencils | 24 Watercolor Eco Pencils | 15ct Watercolor Crayons w/brush | Do Art Chalk Art | Watercolor Paint Set (Cakes) | 4 Pack Soft Grip Brushes | Color By Number T-Rex Foil Fun

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One Step Ahead

The Gear

One Step Ahead offers useful and unique kid gear for infants up to big kids. They have things for potty training, meal time, learning tools, games and toys, and so much more. For back-to-school season, One Step Ahead has a variety of products to help your child succeed during the school year. Whether your student is a new kindergartener or a seasoned school veteran, he or she will need a desk in a quiet space to help them concentrate on the task at hand. One Step Ahead offers the Pogo Desk, a youthful desk that is perfect for a young child’s bedroom. 

Nowadays in school you will find that some classrooms offer alternative seating for children who have a tough time sitting still. One Step Ahead has the Kids and Toddler Kore Wobble Seat, which paired with the Pogo Desk, is a great set-up for a young child who still needs to move while they work. 

One Step Ahead also has items for while your child is at school too. Their Stainless Steel Food Jars are great for keeping foods hot or cold for lunch. And homeschoolers can rejoice – One Step Ahead offers a variety of learning tools, like this Daily Planner, that is perfect for learning days of the week, weather, counting, and place value. 


To celebrate back-to-school season, One Step Ahead is giving away the Pogo Desk, the Kids or Toddler Kore Wobble Chair, the Daily Planner, and a Stainless Steel Food Jar to one lucky Daily Mom reader!

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Pogo Desk | Kids/Toddler Kore Wobble Chair | Daily Planner | Stainless Steel Food Jar

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Mabel’s Labels

The Gear

Mabel’s Labels offers dishwasher safe, microwave safe, waterproof, and machine washable labels for all your child’s back to school needs. Their stickers are perfect for backpacks, lunch boxes, notebooks, clothing, shoes, and anything else that you may want to personalize. All labels are customizable to include your child’s name along with a choice of styles and fonts. 

Mabel’s Labels has a set of labels for every need. There are combo packs, big kids, middle kids, little kids, and the kids at heart – the elderly. They have combo packs for babies and birthdays, too. For back to school season, Mabel’s Labels has their Ultimate Back-to-School Combo Pack which includes 40 mini customized name labels, 50 Tag Mates Stick on Clothing Labels, 16 Custom Shoe Stickers, and 2 personalized mini tags. Only need a small set of labels? Mabel’s Labels also offers individual sets of name labels to be used anywhere you need. 


To celebrate back-to-school season, Mabel’s Labels is giving away a set of two Ultimate School Combo Packs and one set of name labels to three lucky Daily Mom readers!

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Two Ultimate School Combo Packs | One Set of Name Labels

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Shoes

Your children are always on the move. From walking to classroom to classroom and playdates to after-school activities, little feet need comfortable shoes for their growing feet. The following companies offer shoes just for kids, keeping their developing feet in mind. They are also stylish and comfortable, which are musts for back to school!


pediped

The Gear

Pediped offers shoes for infants to children 12 years old. Their flexible design allows for organic movement, helping children walk comfortably in a more natural state. They have many different designs to choose from for girls and boys, making them a great option for back to school. Pediped offers three different types of designs – Originals, Grip ‘n Go, and Flex. Originals are great for babies just beginning to walk. Grip ‘n Go’s are perfect for fast moving toddlers who need a little extra friction in their steps. Pediped’s Flex are for older kids who need functional yet stylish shoes for their school days. 

Pediped offers a wide variety of styles in all three of their product lines. Their shoes are great for active play, as well as dressier occasions. Their sneakers such as the Force Fuchsia collection are great for active school days and playdates. They also have a uniform collection which is perfect for those who have a specific style of shoe to wear to school each day. 


 To celebrate back-to-school season, Pediped is giving away a pair of shoes to one lucky Daily Mom reader. 

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1 pair of Pediped footwear

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OriginalsGrip ‘n Go | Flex

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Livie & Luca

The Gear

Livie & Luca shoes are designed to bring you and your child joy. Their whimsical patterns, paired with their functionality, are stylish and comfortable for your back-to-school needs. 

Livie & Luca shoes are made for growing feet. They have shoes for babies all the way to youth sizes, so all the little ones in your family can be outfitted. Their flexible and breathable designs allow for comfort for growing feet. You will find little details on each shoe as well, making them unique and fun to wear. 

The Gemma shoe is a Mary Jane style shoe for every day play. It comes in grey sparkle and pink sparkle so it can be used for dressy days or playdates. The Jamie High-Top sneaker is a trendy shoe made for both boys and girls. It comes in black sparkle, rose sparkle, moss grey, and cognac. Pair them with your child’s favorite skinny jeans for a perfect fall look.


 To celebrate back-to-school season, Livie & Luca is giving away two pairs of shoes to one lucky Daily Mom reader.

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Jamie High-Top Sneakers | Gemma Mary Janes

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<See Kai Run

The Gear

See Kai Run offers children’s shoes from babies to big kids. They focus on a child’s growing and developing feet, and design their shoes to promote healthy foot development. Their shoes offer a padded insole, comfortable lining, and breathable, stylish designs.

There is a wide toe box for wiggle room for moving toes and a flexible rubber sole to promote movement and stability. See Kai Run shoes are functional yet stylish for all your little one’s back to school needs.

Whether your child likes to add a little sass in their wardrobe or they need a uniform shoe, See Kai Run has designs to fit all needs. Their Savannah shoes in black are perfect for dressier days and uniforms. They also offer fashionable high-tops like the Dane Plaid for boys and the Kya for girls. Check out more of their designs at See Kai Run.


 To celebrate back-to-school season, See Kai Run is giving away a pair of shoes of your choice to one lucky Daily Mom reader. 

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1 pair of See Kai Run shoes

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Savannah | Dane Plaid | Kya

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Cienta

The Gear

Cienta provides eco-conscious and comfortable shoes for children. The canvas material is comfortable for everyday use, both in school and in play. Cienta uses natural materials such as rubber, linen, wool, and cotton. All materials used are porous, making their shoes lightweight and breathable from all sides, even at the inner and outer soles. Each pair of shoes is further enhanced with scented in-sole paddings for cushioning and for the absorption of moisture. All canvas shoes are machine washable as well. They offer a variety of styles to meet the needs and the personality of your children. Their more neutral colors, such as the navy blue ones below, are good options for uniform shoes. The velcro straps help promote independence in getting dressed and out the door each morning, too. 

The glitter Mary Janes are for those little ones trying to show their spunk. They offer a variety of colors to include fuchsia and purple. For those wishing to go a little more understated, they also offer a variety of toned-down colors like a navy blue double velcro strap option for boys.  


 To celebrate back-to-school season, Cienta is giving away a pair of shoes to one lucky Daily Mom reader. 

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1 pair of Cienta shoes

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Purple Sparkle | Navy Mary Jane | Blue-Grey Canvas

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Tsukihoshi

The Gear

Tsukihoshi is a shoe company providing funky, comfortable, and washable shoes to children. They offer sizes ranging from babies to toddlers to big kids making sure that everyone in the family is covered. Their comfortable designs allow for flexible movement of your child’s feet all while protecting them from the elements. 

Their Sparkle collection is a lightweight shoe for toddlers. The flexible, wide toe range offers a “barefoot” walking experience, recommended by podiatrists for early walkers. It also offers a removable insole, allowing for any modifications or customized orthotics for those in need. The single strap Mary Jane style allows for easy on and off, and the outsole is made of a non-slip material.  

Tsukihoshi’s Speed collection is for older kids who are ready to move. Perfect for playdates and physical education days, this shoe offers a sleek athletic look. The anti-bacterial infused insoles help keep odor-causing bacteria at bay, and their removable insoles are customizable for any necessary orthotics. They are ultra-lightweight and machine washable, making them a favorite among parents. With a prominent arch support, these shoes are made with growing kids in mind. 


 To celebrate back-to-school season, Tsukihoshi is giving away a pair of each of the following shoes to one lucky Daily Mom reader: Sparkle Purple, Speed Fuchsia/Royal, and Speed Navy/Lime.

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Sparkle Purple | Speed Fuchsia Royal | Speed Navy/Lime

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Toys & Games

Learning doesn’t have to stop inside the classroom. Children love innovative games and activities to help them stimulate their minds and their creativity even while at home. The following products are games, toys, and activities to help develop your child’s mind and imagination outside the school doors.


Identity Games

The Gear

Identity Games offers a variety of games for children and families. Their Find It games are themed containers filled with items you have to find through the mass of beads inside the cylinder. These games are good for travel or for themed learning centers in a classroom. Families can enjoy battling each other using timers to see who can find the items in their cylinder the quickest. These games help promote concentration and focus while your child works to find all the objects in their cylinder. 

Each themed cylinder includes a list of items to find and a dice. It can be played independently or with multiple players taking turns finding the objects. Spin it, shake it, move it around – do what you can to find all the objects in your cylinder! Themes include: Find It Mythical Creatures, Find It Discover America, and Find It Eww Gross.


 To promote learning, focus, and concentration, Identity Games is giving away a winner’s choice of the three Find It Games featured. 

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Choice of 1 Find It game

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Guidecraft

The Gear

Guidecraft IO Blocks are an open-ended construction toy meant to give your child the direction to create and build using their innovation and imagination. IO Blocks connect with a secured yet adjustable friction fit and feature a matte finish. Sets range from a 59 piece travel set with locking travel case, to a 1,000 piece large group activity set, as well as themed sets. Guidecraft also offers an app available on Google Play and the Apple App Store, which helps your child choose different structures he or she would like to create and helps them to build them accordingly. Guidecraft IO Blocks are great activities to help with fine motor skills, spatial awareness, and engineering. 

The IO Blocks 114 piece set collection is geared to be a completely open-ended set of materials so children can build and create using their own imagination. IO Blocks also come in a mini version, allowing for more intricate fine motor skill use for older children. Guidecraft also offers themed sets such as Planes and Boats, Vehicles, and Race Cars. Each set is designed to help children learn how different gears work together to create a moving vehicle, helping enhance their STEM processes and spatial awareness. 


 To promote STEM processes, fine motor skills, and spatial awareness skills, Guidecraft is giving away each of the IO Blocks sets below to one lucky Daily Mom Reader! 

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IO Blocks 114 Piece Set | IO Blocks 425 Piece Mini Set | IO Blocks Vehicles Set

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Geomag World

The Gear

Geomag World offers magnetic construction sets for engineering structures through your child’s own creative mind. They believe that in allowing your child to build on his or her own, they will not only stimulate their brains but also have fun providing a wonderful learning experience.

Geomag’s products focus on STEM processes, allowing children to be stimulated and educated on construction, engineering, physics, math, and technology. Learning activities such as these help children during their regular academic school days and teach them how to problem solve in different environments. 


There are several different kits available through Geomag World of different sizes and colors. Their Geomag World Magnetic Construction Set not only offers steel rods and plates for construction, but it also includes pieces to create moving parts, allowing children to do hands-on learning about shifting parts while constructing their masterpieces. Geomag’s innovative construction sets allow children to use their hands and their brains together to learn, create, and build. 


Geomag World is giving away one Magnetic Mechanics Construction Set to help stimulate the mind of your little one. 

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Geomag Magnetic Mechanics Construction Set

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Smart Games and Toys

The Gear

Smart Games and Toys offers fun and educational games for children ages 2 to 10+. They have a wide variety of activities designed to stretch your child’s mind and work their brain power. All games from Smart Games and Toys can be played independently or with others, making it accessible for individual play or group play. There are four different categories of games: The Originals, The Compacts, The Pockets, and The Magnetics. The Originals are 2D and 3D games of different themes for all ages. The Compacts are smaller games, perfect for on-the-go playing. The Pockets are abstract puzzles and quizzes to tease your brain. The Magnetics are great for traveling because all the pieces stick to a magnetic board.

The Little Red Riding Hood Deluxe game is one of Smart Games and Toys Originals. The object of the game is to build a path to Grandmother’s house – either with the Wolf or without. The game offers 48 different challenges that test different levels of logic and skills, allowing children to progress and challenge themselves. This game stimulates spatial awareness, problem solving, concentration, and visual perception. 


Smart Games and Toys is giving away one Little Red Riding Hood Deluxe game to a lucky Daily Mom reader. 

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Little Red Riding Hood Deluxe

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Worry Eaters

The Gear

Haywire’s Worry Eaters are soft, plush monsters that “eat” your child’s worries away. There are several characters of these cuddly monsters for your child to choose from including Bill, Saggo, Schnulli, Polli, Enno, Betti, Flint, Biff, Wanda, and Frula.

Each Worry Eater comes with a zippered pocket mouth so that your child can write down their worries – first day of school jitters, testing anxiety, doctor’s appointments, peer pressures – and stick them in their Worry Eater’s mouth. The idea is that giving the worry to something else will help diminish the worry for your child, helping them to feel better and overcome whatever anxiety they may be feeling. Worry Eaters are great for those children who may have a shy temperament, who are starting a new school, or who simply need some extra cuddles before a new adventure. 


To help quell some of those first day jitters, Haywire is giving away one Worry Eaters character of your choice to one lucky Daily Mom reader! 

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Choice of 1 Worry Eater 

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Bill | Saggo | Schnulli | Polli | Enno | Betti | Flint | Biff | Wanda | Frula

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Neat-Oh!

The Gear

Neat-Oh’s Magnutto sets are designed to help children identify, express, and discuss feelings and emotions. There are three sets to choose from: Make a Pet, Make a Dino, and Make a Mood. Each set comes with more than 100 magnets, two activity cards, and a sturdy easel and storage box. There are multi-lingual activity cards included in every set for English, Spanish, and French. And parents don’t have to worry about accidental swallowing because they are low strength, thick foam magnets.

These Magnutto sets are designed to help young children identify moods and emotions, and learn how to express those emotions in a healthy way. The activity sets can also be used to teach sympathy and empathy, and how to help someone else when they are feeling a certain way. Role playing cards are included in each set to help parents and teachers prompt discussions. They are a great addition to any classroom or homeschool setting.


Neat-Oh! is giving away one Magnutto set of your choice to one lucky Daily Mom reader. 

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Choice of 1 Neat-Oh! Magnutto Set

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Make a Mood | Make a Dino | Make a Pet

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Food & Snacks

Parents want to provide their children with healthy snacks while they are at school or during after school activities. The products below are some of our favorites for quick, healthy grabs to refuel and rehydrate during long school days. 


Pic’s Peanut Butter

The Goods

Peanut butter is a childhood staple in most households. From after school snacks to pre- and post-game fuel, peanut butter is full of protein and healthy fats – perfect for growing, active kids. Pic’s Peanut Butter is not your average peanut butter either. It comes all the way from New Zealand, made from high quality Hi-Oleic peanuts that are roasted, churned, and quick sealed to maintain freshness. It is gluten and sugar-free with no additives or preservatives. Pic’s Peanut Butter is also a non-GMO verified product.

Pic’s comes in four different versions – Original Crunchy, Original Crunchy (No Salt), Smooth, and Smooth (No Salt). Pic’s also offers other nut butters such as cashew and almond, as well as peanut butter slug to-go packs for quick refueling while out and about. They also carry peanut oil for cooking enthusiasts.


For a healthy after-school snack or easy to grab fuel, Pic’s Peanut Butter is giving away a gift set of one jar of Original, one jar of Smooth, and raw peanuts to one lucky Daily Mom reader!

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Pic’s Peanut Butter Gift Set to include Original Peanut Butter, Smooth Peanut Butter, and raw peanuts

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Orignal Crunchy | Smooth 

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Tickle Water

The Goods

Sometimes it can be hard to get our kids to drink enough water throughout the day. Adding a little flavor and a few bubbles can help quench that desire for sugary juices and sodas. That’s where Tickle Water comes in. Tickle Water is the first unsweetened sparkling water for kids. It comes in flavors like Original, Green Apple, Watermelon, and Cola. 

Each flavor of Tickle Water is preservative, gluten, GMO, sugar, sodium, and calorie free. It is flavored with only natural ingredients and contains no artificial ingredients so you don’t have to worry about giving your children a sugar-filled drink to hydrate. With just the right amount of bubbles to tickle their tongues and bellies, and the right amount of sweet it is a great alternative to juices and sodas when packing school lunches and after-school activity snacks. 


To help your kids drink their bubbles, Tickle Water is giving away a pack of their naturally sweetened bubbly water along with some other goodies!

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Tickle Water Gift Set to include 4 bottle variety pack, Tickle Water Slap Bracelet, and temporary tattoos

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Tickle Water

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Wholly Bites Snacks

The Goods

Good-for-you snacks are hard to come by, especially when you’re on the go after school. Wholly Bites are grain-free, Paleo friendly snacks for both adults and kids alike. They are a mix of macaroons and granola, mixed together in bite size pieces for easy consumption. They contain all natural ingredients such as coconut, dates, and healthy nuts and seeds. Wholly Bites are protein packed from those nuts and seeds instead of meat, eggs, or dairy.

There are four different flavors to choose from: Spicy Curry, Apricot Pecan, Cacao Nib, and Ginger Snap. Each pack is resealable to maintain freshness, and they come in different sizes so you can take a small pack to go or keep a large bag at home. Stick Wholly Bites in a backpack for snacks between home and school or in a lunchbox for a healthy treat.


Stash a few healthy snacks in a backpack or lunchbox with this giveaway from Wholly Bites – a 6oz bag of Cacao Nibs!

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6 oz Cacao Nibs

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After School Activities & Travel

Summer break is filled with relaxing days with little to do. But once school starts up again, parents and kids are often rushing from school to after-school activities. Everyone needs gear to help them stay organized, safe, and prepared for the school days. The following products will help do just that for your family on those late afternoons and evenings. 


MIU COLOR

The Gear

Back to school doesn’t just mean school work. It also means long days running from activity to activity. Having things in your vehicles ready for those days spent in the car can make things much more bearable. MIU COLOR offers a collection of outdoor gear and accessories to help you stay organized and prepared for afternoons at practices and games. 

Extracurricular activities means lots of gear taking up space in your vehicle. MIU COLOR’s Foldable Car Trunk Organizer helps keep things in their place so they are easy to find when you’re on the go. When you’re not using it, it can fold up easily to save space. It even has a collapsable top to protect items from falling out or from prying eyes. It also comes with a car cooler, perfect for keeping drinks and snacks cold during long evenings out. Not all practice and game fields will have a place to sit, so MIU COLOR offers stylish picnic blankets that conveniently fold into a small size for easy storage. 

It’s always important to keep yourself hydrated, but it can be hard to remember when you’re running around. MIU COLOR offers glass water bottles that are BPA, PVC, and lead free. They also have the option of a tea infuser water bottle for those wanting a little extra flavor. You will need a place to keep your blanket, water bottles, and snacks, and MIU has you covered for that too, with their lightweight backpack which also folds to a small, convenient size when not in use.


MIU COLOR wants to keep you prepped and ready for all your extracurricular activities, so they are giving away outdoor gear to several Daily Mom Readers.

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3 Foldable Car Organizers | 5 Glass Water Bottles or Glass Water Bottles with Tea Infuser | 1 Green Leaves Large Foldable Picnic Blanket | 5 Foldable Lightweight Backpacks

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Clek

The Gear

You want your children to be as safe as possible when traveling from home to school to after-school activities. Clek offers a range of carseats for children from infant to school age. Safety is their priority, and they strive to bring safe and comfortable carseat that parents can trust. 

The Clek Oobr is a high-back booster seat for children 38 to 57 inches tall and 33 to 100 lbs. The seat raises your children 4 inches so as to provide a better in-vehicle shoulder belt and hip belt fit. It has a magnesium back frame to better ensure safety in case of impact, and keeps the seat stable. The LATCH system helps lock the seat into place securely with an audible click for easy installation. The seat is made of GREENGUARD certified fabric, protecting it from spills, stains, and odor-causing bacteria. The Oobr is designed to provide comfort to your child if they are to fall asleep in the car, allowing for a recline of the seat and a comfortable headrest. The Clek Oobr also adapts with your growing child – the high-back feature can be easily removed to be an individual booster seat. 


Clek wants to keep your child safe and comfortable while riding to and from school. They are giving away one Clek Oobr Seat in Cloud to one lucky Daily Mom Reader. 

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Clek Oobr in Cloud

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Clek Oobr 

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Boulder Clean Laundry

The Gear

There is no doubt that back-to-school time means more mountains of laundry. Between school, home, and after-school activities things can get messy. Boulder Clean Laundry Detergent provides powerful cleaning for your clothes using plant-based strength. Fast acting enzymes work together with orange oil and suspending agents to get your clothes clean without the chemicals. 

Boulder Clean is safe for sensitive skin because it contains no phosphates, dyes, gluten, formaldehyde, artificial fragrances, or toxic chemicals. It is biodegradable and rinses clean with no residue. It is safe to use for your septic system at all temperatures, and works with both HE and standard machines. Their 2x concentrated formula means you use less soap for more power. And nothing beats more clean for less money, especially when it comes to back to school season. 


Boulder Clean wants to keep you from staying dirty this school year. They are giving away a bottle of Boulder Clean Laundry Detergent to one lucky Daily Mom Reader!

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Boulder Clean Laundry Detergent 100 oz

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Memory Makers

Each school year means the passing of time, and all parents want to do their best to capture these moments. From first day of school pictures to special events, the following products will help keep those precious moments preserved for years to come. 


Mpix

The Gear

Mpix is a digital printing company offering photo prints, gifts, books, cards, and wall art. During the school year, parents are bound to take countless numbers of pictures from the first day of school all the way through the school year. Recitals, concerts, sporting events, and a number of other activities will be photographed to capture the memory of your growing children. Oftentimes, though, those pictures stay stored on our cameras leaving us with nothing tactile to hold when reminiscing. 

Mpix Panoramic Photo Book can help take those memories from digital imprints into an actual picture. There are several different options when choosing Mpix’s premium photo books. The sizes range from a smaller 5″ x 5″ accordion book to a larger 8.5″ x 11″ panoramic book. You can choose between hard and soft covers, matte or semi-gloss paper, and up to 100 pages. Mpix allows you to design your own photo books by designing the layouts, dragging and dropping photos, and adding different elements for design. If you need something fast, you can also let Mpix fill your photo book for you by simply adding the photos you want in your book into your library. Photos can either come from your computer or social media like Facebook and Instagram. 


To help keep your memories alive, Mpix is giving away a customer designed Panoramic Photo Book to one lucky Daily Mom reader. 

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Mpix Panoramic Photo Book

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Mpix Panoramic Photo Book

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Picture Keeper

The Gear

Picture Keeper Connect is a device that gives all parents peace of mind when they see that dreaded “Cannot take photo. Storage Full” message pop up on their phones. Simply plug in the device into your phone via the charging port and it will instantly download all pictures found onto a USB drive. It is compatible with most phones and mobile devices. You can also download their app for easy transfer of pictures, videos, and contacts straight to your computer. 

Picture Keeper is a great way to ensure you have all those first day of school pictures saved and keeps all the photos thereafter organized. The initial backup saves all pictures found, and every backup thereafter only saves the new photos so you don’t have to worry about duplicates. If you fill up your Picture Keeper with all those photos of little Johnny walking onto the bus, your next Picture Keeper will start off where the old one left off – ensuring that you don’t miss anything. 

There are different size options for Picture Keeper Connect – from 16Gb to 64GB for your mobile device. They also have computer backup devices that can hold up to 250,000 pictures. Each Picture Keeper device comes with Picture Keeper software so that you can keep everything organized and in one place. Picture Keeper will help store those back-to-school photos, and beyond, so you don’t have to worry about missing a shot. 


To help ensure that you never run out of storage space, Picture Keeper is giving away a Picture Keeper Connect 16Gb to one lucky Daily Mom reader. 

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Picture Keeper 16GB 

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Picture Keeper Connect 

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For the Moms

It may be back to school season for the kids, but moms are working hard too. We are making sure everyone is ready each morning with full bellies, turned on brains, and positive attitudes. But to take care of others means that moms have to take care of themselves, too!


Melody Lane

The Gear

Melody Lane is a clothing company designed with moms in mind. Their items are meant for women at every stage of their lives: school, work, pregnancy, nursing, evenings out, fitness, and vacation wear. Back-to-school season for moms can often lead moms into dressing down out of necessity. They are so busy trying to shuffle everyone out the door to school and extracurricular activities that the last thing on their minds are clothes. But Melody Lane wants moms to feel good with little effort, so they have hand-picked options that are trendy, fashionable, and comfortable no matter if you’re driving to school, headed to work, or off on a much needed vacation. Melody Lane’s Liz shirt is a flowy, romantic, two-tone tunic-style shirt. The high-low hemline offers the coverage mom’s sometimes like, and the sleeves can be rolled up and secured with their detailed gold buttons. Pairing with a skinny jean or their Amanda leggings will have you set for school errands or a PTO meeting.

The beginning of the school year also means cooler weather. Melody Lane is now offering their Fall Collection, with chic sweaters that are also versatile. The Cara is a loose sweater with cinched detailing allowing mom to feel like she’s in her favorite tee, but dressed up. See the information below to win it!


Melody Lane wants all the moms to look good too for the back-to-school season. They are giving away one Cara sweater to a lucky Daily Mom reader!

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Cara sweater

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Liz | Amanda | Cara

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The Giveaway

Click here to enter to win one of our amazing giveaways – over $3,000 worth of items for 45 winners! Winners will be announced next week so be sure to Like our page to get notified!

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Back to school season is rapidly approaching, but our Daily Mom Guides can help you decide on the gear, supplies, and tools best fit for your family. To hear more about the products listed above, check out our recent Back to School Bash Facebook Live Video. 

Want more back to school stuff? Check out our 2016 Back to School Guides for Backpacks, Unique Gear, Preschool and Kindergarten Essentials, Lunchboxes, and Fashion here on Daily Mom!

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    Can’t wait to see if I’ll be one of the winners for this awesome giveaway. So many awesome and new products were introduced by Lauren, that makes me wish I could win them all (who doesn’t wish for that!? 🙂 ) The Pogo Desk,Kids/Toddler Kore Wobble Chair, Daily Planner, Stainless Steel Food Jar by One Step Ahead is one of my favorite giveaways on this awesome list of prizes. Also the clerk carseat and any of the shoes would be awesome to win, the high tops are my son’s favorite and I really need payor of comfy shoes for my baby who just started walking. Art Set by Faber-Castell is something my son would really be excited to win or the Thule back pack. I’ll be keeping my fingers crossed and hopefully I’ll be picked for one of these great product. Good luck to everyone, I know they’re are many mom’s and dad’s that would really appreciate any of the giveaways in today’s economy.

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