Discovery Garden Game {Review and Giveaway} (CLOSED)

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V and I love to play games. Many nights, she asks for a special game before bed. I am always looking for games that challenge her, but that she can still enjoy playing. Our new favorite game is the Discovery Garden Game from I Can Do That! Games. We LOVE it!

About the Discover Garden Game (as quoted from the website):

Welcome to a whimsical garden of fun and adventure. Flip over a card to reveal what colorful bug, lost tool, or buried heirloom needs to be found. Then spin the spinner and peek below one of five secret locations — from the melon patch or flower field to the fruit orchard or vegetable garden. Do you see a match? If you spin “mix the soil”, watch out! You’ll shake the box and the treasures will slide and hide in new locations. Find the most treasures to win!

When I saw the Discovery Garden Game on the website, I knew that V would love it. It is garden themed gamed board with 5 cut out spaces. Under these cut outs, there is “dirt” filled with treasures that you have to find. I will admit, I was a little apprehensive about playing the game at first. Some preschool games are VERY dull, and they do not seem to hold V’s attention, and I am ready to be done before we start. This game is the complete opposite – I have as much fun playing this with her as she does!

V opening one of the garden doors to look inside...

The first thing that I really liked was how easy it was to set up. You take the top off, stack the cards and take out the spinner. That’s it – no set up, no little pieces. EASY!

Checkout out what was "burried" in the garden ...

We played this game two ways – by the rules (where you find 6 items and 6 cards) and V’s way (where you play until ALL the cards are gone!). Both ways were fun, and we usually start with the long way, then do our second (and third, and fourth) game the short way.

Proudly showing the item she found and the card she got!

It is a very easy game to understand, and there is something that is very fun about shaking the box to mix the dirt. All in all, this is a fantastic game, and one that I know we will being together for a while, and teaching E how to play when he is older!

About I Can Do That! Games (as quoted from the website):

I Can Do That! Games™ foster self-confidence by giving kids a chance to discover what they can do. Favorite Dr. Seuss, Curious George, and Richard Scarry characters come to life—challenging kids to run, slide, hide, seek, sort, explore—and more! By engaging kids physically, socially, and creatively, I Can Do That! Games™ provide endless hours of fun for the whole family.

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One lucky MomVantage reader will win a Discovery Garden Game!


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Go to I Can Do That! Games and tell me which other games you would like to try!

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This giveaway is open to US residents 18 and older and will close

April 12, 2011 at 11:59 pm EST.

The winner will be chosen via Random.org and contacted through e-mail. Winner will have 48 hours to respond to the e-mail or a new winner will be chosen.

Good Luck!

This giveaway is now CLOSED.

The winner is

Comment # 35: Anja M

CONGRATULATIONS!!

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I was provided with a complimentary product to review. All opinions expressed are my own and 100% honest.

 

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