Monday, October 12, 2009

Wow Toys continues to inspire us!

Its no secret that I love toys with no batteries. They appeal to my husband's thrifty side as well, batteries are downright expensive at times, and if you have ever had to do homework with a two year old in the same room you would understand my elation. I try to get this point across to so many of my friends with kids with the exact same response : "Doesn't Connor get tired of them since there is no action?". HA! Sorry I just can't help to laugh at that one.

No one would ever in a million years suspect that our collection of Wow Toys are not only some of the most durable toys we have ever played with but they are 100% battery free. Connor has more toys than he knows what to do with, and yes even ones with batteries, but more often than not his little line of Wow Trucks are usually the ones left in the living room after a long day. Connor is only allowed a small number of toys in the living room at once to try to control the mess and he usually thinks long and hard about what he wants to bring out. Tonight I found his Wow Trucks all neatly lined up against the living room wall after he went to bed. This is a sight that's quite often around here.

Our newest member of our Wow family is Harvey Harvester. We've actually had Harvey for a few months and he's been a great addition to our collection. Harvey is actually pretty unique as I can't say I've seen a ton of harvester toys. Harvey has several cool functions that keeps Connor really entertained. The first is his really unique hay baler. Harvey comes with several little hay bales which you can drop into the slot on top. As you move Harvey along the floor the bales pop out the back just like they would do with a real baler. If you don't roll Harvey along the floor the bales won't come back out. This makes it a bit more realistic and it gives younger children an incentive to keep him moving.. As well the grain harvester on the front spins and rattles around the grain inside so it really does look and sound like he is harvesting when you move him around.

One of my favorite aspects about WOW though is the fact that all their toys are compatible. We own several vehicles and Connor loves to interchange the people and animals between the vehicle. I had to laugh as yesterday I caught Connor with his new Best Buddies Dragon in the roof of our WOW Police car which is usually where the Police dog sits. Connor's daddy is a police officer and I'm pretty sure he'd be pretty excited to have a dragon as a partner. Actually I had to laugh as the knight is busy driving the garbage truck tonight as well. I mean what else is a knight supposed to do with his time in the modern world? heh. The Best Buddies collection is actually a new edition to the WOW toy line and comes with a person and buddy in each pack. Connor has the knight and dragon combo but you can get lots of cool editions to your WOW family including a police officer and dog and a princess and a unicorn!

I'm really excited to say that WOW provided us with an extra Best Buddies pack to give away to one lucky reader. I'm going to keep a secret as to which Buddies it is just to keep this a bit interesting. They would make for perfect stocking stuffers!

To enter :

  • Leave a comment on this post. Visit the Wow Toys website and check out the Best Buddies collection. Come back here and tell me which buddies set you think we are giving away!
  • Make sure there is a way for me to contact you - if your email address is not on your profile or you are not a blogger you may leave it in your comment or email it to me directly (angelaandconnor at gmail dot com) We have had to disqualify a lot of potential winners as of late as many people do not have emails available in their profiles or leave anonymous posts without any way to contact you.
  • Please US entries only.
  • To get extra credit :
    • For an extra entry :
    • Bloggers - Blog about this contest and leave me the link on your comment, or add me to your sidebar and let me know its there.
    • Non Bloggers (or bloggers) subscribe to my mailing list/RSS feed and earn another entry!
    • Let people know about the giveaway on Twitter with a link to the giveaway!
    • THREE extra credit per person. Please post your extra credit in a separate post.
    • This contest will end Nov 15th at midnight!

59 Comments:

noreen said...

princess and a unicorn

Kristie said...

Could it be the firefighter and cat?

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Kristie said...

Your button is in my sidebar.

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VickeC said...

I would pick the firefighter an the cat too,my son in law is a firman so the boys would love this

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VickeC said...

I am a subscriber

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VickeC said...

I follow on twitter an tweeted;
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Ellen C. said...

I think you're giving away the off road ollies outdoor pursuit set. Thanks for the chance.

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Stephanie said...

My guess is that you are giving away the police man and the dog. These are too cute and I think my little guy would LOVE them.

Stephanie said...

I'm a subscriber to the newsletter!

Erin said...

The eskimo and the polar bear!

ossmcalc said...

I think that you are giving away the knight and the dragon. Whichever of the sets it is, I know that my three year old grandson will just love these. I really like the spaceman and the alien because Grandma likes anything to do with space.

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ossmcalc said...

I subscribe via email.

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ossmcalc said...

I tweeted about this giveaway http://twitter.com/ossmcalc/status/4842687810

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ossmcalc said...

This is Number One post of the Extra Credit.

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This is Number Two post of the Extra Credit.

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jen said...

The knight and the dragon. My son would love any of these!
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The McDougles said...

I would pick the fireman and the cat. My son would love that!

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Thao said...

It has to be the Best Buddies Christmas.

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Thao said...

I subscribe via email.
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blabla3269 said...

I guess the dragon and the knight

cdziuba said...

The dragon and the fireman!? cdziuba@aol.com

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cdziuba said...

tweeted http://twitter.com/cdziuba/status/4858852347

cdziuba said...

blogged http://ceeceeblogger.blogspot.com/2009/10/seven-dogs-and-baby-wow-toys-giveaway.html

cdziuba said...

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Stephanie said...

Tow Truck Tim & Rolling Ray (at least that is what my two year old chose) 8)
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Sunnyvale said...

the holiday set

Angela said...

I'm guessing the dragon and the wizard, since they seem feisty. :)

littlelatina said...

my son would love that truck

cstironkat said...

I would say Santa and the Reindeer.

karenmed409 said...

My guess is Harvey the Harvester
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River Tam said...

I guess policeman and dog!

Miss Kris said...

The Christmas set.

Justine M. said...

A farmer and a Piggy

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CarrieAnn13 said...

I am guessing the policeman and the dog set.

katy said...

I guess is the policeman and his dog.

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katy said...

I subscribe via email.

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Can Can (Mom Most Traveled) said...

I love the little red motorcycle with the side car. I couldn't download the PDF but it was in the Holiday travel section.

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darlanpaulsmamma said...

the farmer and the pig is cute - pick that one to give away
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darlanpaulsmamma said...

subscriber in email
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erma said...

I like the princess and a unicorn.
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Angela G said...

I love the astronaut and the alien!
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Angela G said...

I'm a subscriber.

paulah said...

I think it will be Bumpety Bump Bernie.

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checkers said...

The fireman and the cat.
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checkers said...

Tweeted, http://twitter.com/checkkers/status/5724100403

Tylerpants said...

My guess is the Eskimo & Polar Bear!
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I'm a subscriber
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Amanda said...

The pig and the sheep :)

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mom2anutball said...

I say the Holiday set! :)
Thanks for the chance!
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mom2anutball said...

I subscribe!

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AEKZ2 said...

Katie Camper's Holiday Friends? I really like it.

Linda @ My Trendy Tykes said...

The Eskimo and Polar Bear!!

If not, then I still think it's cute.

trixx said...

I think you're giving away the knight & the dragon!

trixx said...

I'm a subscriber

vanessa said...

I think that it will be the policeman and dog.
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Gianna said...

Best Buddies Christmas :)

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