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Alex Brands Toys Will Have Them Jumping for Joy This Holiday Season #Giveaway #MBPHGG18

If you haven't started your holiday shopping, now is a great time to do so. Over the last few years, I have either been super ahead of the game or scrambling around like a newb at the last minute. This year, was a super ahead year as I started my shopping in June. I know that sounds bizarre, but I've been just picking up gifts as great products and sales caught my eye. One of the brands that consistently offers great products at amazing prices is Alex Brands, and this holiday season they are continuing that streak with some gift ideas that will make the kids in your life shriek (with delight)! 

Known since 1986 for their quality art supplies and crafts kits for kids, ALEX® has grown to become a lifestyle brand for creative fun.  
The family of brands is comprised of some of the most iconic, recognizable, and award-winning toys. They are committed to helping children become more active and develop their imagination and creativity and do so by offering creative and innovative toys, games, and activities for children of all ages.

We have many Alex Brands products in our home (including a few surprises I picked up over the summer that are hiding away waiting to be wrapped for Christmas) and I was over the moon when the opportunity to preview a few of their HOTTEST holiday gifts arose. You're about to get pretty excited yourself, keep reading!

Stocking Stuffers

The Original Slinky Brand Slinky Racers

A slinky and a racer? I don't know any young one that wouldn't be absolutely delighted to receive this in their stocking. If I'm being completely honest, I know a few adults that would probably love to get this in their stocking too.

Features: The Original Slinky Brand Slinky Racers puts a whole new spin on the classic toy. Mini cars use a Plastic Slinky as a track to race down. Use the clamp and base to create your roadway, then adjust the length to compress the coils for high-speed racing. 3 types of racers are available in 3 different colors and are sold separately with their own track; a coup with a lightning bolt, a truck with a flame, or a mini with a number 42. Includes a clamp, base, car, Slinky, flag, and instructions.
Recommended for children 5 years and up. MSRP $9.99


My girls love hanging keychains and other items from their backpacks, so I know they are going to love creating these sweet little characters and decorating their bags with them.

Features: The ALEX DIY Do Dats will have your friends asking, how did you DO Dat? Make adorable and unique dangling characters to hang with! Mix and match beaded parts with different Do Dats characters. They hang from anywhere with a lobster clasp and have special beads that allow them to hold hands with their friends.
Recommended for children 6 and up. MSRP $9.99

POOF Break Away Ballz

I've listened to enough YouTube videos to know that these kinds of toys are pretty popular. I think most kids would love to find this in their stocking.

Features: Catch 'em, bounce 'em, break 'em! Each ball consists of 8 identically sized foam pieces that break apart when thrown against a hard surface, revealing a bouncy ball surprise inside. The identically sized pieces allow you to easily piece back together. For added play, kids can hide something inside. Characters includ Brain Rage, Lenny Lineman, Left Eye Leo, Tony Zamboni, Zombiesaurus Rex, and Homer King. Collect All 6!
Recommended for ages 5 and up. MSRP $9.99

Wrap it Up With a Bow

ALEX DIY Paper Swirls Swirl Station

I'm kind of fascinated with all of the things you can make with swirls of paper. From artwork to paper dolls. I think any young creator would love this set for the holidays.

Features: The ALEX DIY Paper Swirls Swirl Station introduces young craft enthusiasts to the world of quilling; making art with rolled paper strips. Make art, cards, toys, jewelry, and more with 200 colorful strips of paper. The Swirl Station makes quilling easy by rolling the strips in seconds, with the push of a button. The instruction booklet teaches you how to make lots of suggested shapes, or you can swirl around body forms to make bigger creations. The creative possibilities are endless.
Recommended for children ages 8 and up. MSRP $24.99

Shrinky Dinks Love Notes Jewelry

I saved my personal favorite for last. SHRINKY DINKS you guys. I loved Shrinky Dinks so much when I was younger and I love that they are available again, this time with the supplies needed to make some awesome jewelry.  I know there is going to be lots of delighted squealing when D and R play with these!

Features: The Shrinky Dinks Love Notes Jewelry lets you create tiny love notes to make pendants, bracelets, and earrings! Each charm has an inspirational saying to let someone know how you feel about them. Your favorite person can wear the message for all to see or keep it in a little metal envelope that opens and closes. Just choose a note, or write your own, then bake it to shrink. Makes a great holiday or any day gift.
Recommended for ages 5 and up. MSRP $14.99.

You can't go wrong with any of these options from Alex Brands. I almost can't wait for Christmas to just be here already!

Want them? Get them!

Head on over to the Alex Brands Website to check out all of these great products and more. You can browse by age or category and then order directly from the website. Now through November 25th you can get up to 50% off during their Black Friday sale. 
If you'd prefer, you can also visit the Where to Buy section and pick up your favorites in a store near you! 

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Want them? Win them!

One lucky MBP reader will win a holiday gift bundle from Alex Brands including all of the products featured above. Prize Pack includes: Original Slinky Brand Slinky Racers, POOF Break Away Ballz, ALEX DIY Do Dats, ALEX DIY Paper Swirls Swirl Station, and Shrinky Dinks Love Notes Jewelry. 
Aren't you glad that you kept reading?  This is an amazing prize!
 Just use the handy RC entry form below to enter for your chance to win this game bundle!

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Special thanks to Alex Brands for allowing me to try and share about their awesome holiday gift options and for sponsoring an awesome giveaway for our readers! Be sure to look for them in our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide!

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  1. My favorite are the Shrinky Dinks. I loved those as a kid!

  2. The ALEX DIY Paper Swirls Swirl Station is my favorite.

  3. The
    ALEX DIY Paper Swirls Swirl Station :)

  4. We'd love to have the Shrinky Dinks at home too.

  5. the shrinky dinks!


  6. The ALEX Toys Spa Sketch It Nail Pen Salon

  7. I would also like the Paper Swirls Station.

  8. I love the shrinky dinks and the slinky racers.

  9. I also like the Backyard Safari products.


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