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Sep 28, 2010

ImagiPLAY Review & Giveaway CLOSED

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For over a decade, ImagiPLAY has created high-quality educational toys that inspire children's imaginations and the desire to explore. With the abundance of toys available for children today, ImagiPLAY sets itself apart from the rest through its motto: "Toys with Integrity." By producing quality products that connect with nature, have eco-friendly sources, and hold educational value, ImagiPLAY works to benefit the earth we share and the people that inhabit it.

Producing toys using only materials and processes that show respect for the planet and all the people and creatures upon it has remained ImagiPLAY's promise and challenge. All of ImagiPLAY's toys are made from eco-friendly materials, with plantation-grown rubberwood being a favorite. Rubber trees produce a sap that is used to make latex products. At the end of their latex-producing years (generally 25-30 years) the trees are harvested and new ones planted. But these wonderful trees have one more gift to give us - their beautiful, splinter-free hardwood, from which ImagiPLAY makes many of its award winning, heirloom quality toys. Products for which rubberwood is not suitable are made from wood from managed forests. ImagiPLAY's factories are placed close to the neighborhoods where its craftsmen live so that the majority of them can walk or ride their bikes to work each day, enabling its craftsmen to maintain quality relationships with their own children while they make toys for others.

ImagiPLAY products have been recognized by the media, children's advocacy groups, and parents' organizations for their outstanding quality, design and ability to inspire imagination. It has received awards from Parenting Magazine, Creative Child Magazine, Dr. Toy, Parents' Choice Foundation and many other well-respected groups. But most importantly, ImagiPLAY's products have helped thousands of children worldwide to discover themselves and their world as they navigate the waters of the human Age of Exploration.
My Take
ImagiPLAY sent me the veggie cutting set pictured above. Helping in the kitchen is fun for most kids, and this vegetable set helps children develop motor skills and coordination while encouraging them to learn about healthy food in a fun role play environment - without the dangers of using real knives. The wooden veggies include a mushroom, a cucumber, a tomato, a carrot and a green pepper. They are segmented and secured with velcro, so you can cut them over and over again. Segments can also be combined between veggies to create entirely new vegetables! There are 16 pieces and it's great for two-year-olds. It's also made from all-natural, earth friendly rubberwood.

First off, I love how the kit comes in a neat wooden box for easy storage. As for the actual function of the toy, I was a bit skeptical when I was told that the veggies would cut just like real ones. I couldn't imagine how something connected by velcro would do that. Of course, I was proven wrong. The veggies do cut very similarly to real vegetables, so I believe it really will help the twins learn how to cut vegetables in a safe and fun manner. Their fine motor skills aren't quite at the level needed to do this yet, and right now all they would do is mouth the veggies and the play knife, but I am sure that they will LOVE this toy when I give it to them in a few months.

Cost: The Veggie Cutting Set is $24.99 + shipping ($$$$).

Overall: We give ImagiPLAY's Veggie Cutting Set a 9.5/10!

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We were sent an ImagiPLAY Veggie Cutting Set free of charge for the sole purpose of this review; no other compensation was received. All opinions expressed are my own.

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