Little Passports Review

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We were recently lucky enough to receive a Little Passports package to review. If you haven’t heard, Little Passports is a subscription of packages for children that nurtures their love for learning about geography, history, culture and language. In the packages you follow Sam and Sofia as they visit destinations in the USA and around the world.

We received the World Edition, suitable for 5-10 year olds. They also have a USA Edition for 7-12 year olds.

The first package includes a world map (a HUGE hit – we’ve been loving maps lately!), a travel passport, a suitcase, stickers, a luggage tag featuring a code for access to online games, a postcard from Sam and Sofia and an activity sheet.

According to the Little Passports website, future months’ packages will contain country adventure kits including:

  • An adventure letter
  • Fun souvenirs
  • Stickers for your child’s suitcase, passport, and map
  • Photos from that country’s sites
  • Online games and activities in our Boarding Zone

My girls had so much fun exploring all the pieces in the first package. E’s still a little young to benefit from the activity sheets but she was very excited to decorate her suitcase with the stickers and she is very much interested in learning where Sam and Sofia will travel to next. After flying to Puerto Rico last year, and recently moving to an area where we see lots of planes overhead, she’s always quite concerned about where those planes are going so she definitely understood the concept of Sam and Sofia traveling far and wide.

 

 

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Little Passports offers various subscription plans to suit your needs, including monthly, a 6-month plan and a 12-month plan, for as low as $10.95 a month.

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Mabel’s Labels

I recently ordered some personalized sticky labels from Mabel’s Labels for Everleigh. She’s 3 so, quite obviously, she LOVES stickers! There are several options as far as colors and graphics go and she loved choosing the picture to go alongside her name. She experimented with the pig and the pirate ship but ultimately she went with the cat.

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The stickers arrived quickly (and free shipping!) and Everleigh was so excited to get her own mail. I know where she gets it – fun mail always makes my day!20140401-125524.jpg

The stickers are waterproof and very durable so our first one got stuck on a favorite water bottle that sees daily use. Ever doesn’t go to school yet but these stickers seem perfect for lunch boxes and water bottles that get taken to school or daycare or summer camps.

The website also sells allergy alert labels for labeling lunches and such to make sure your children are eating safely whilst out of the home. We have a gluten intolerance in our house and a nut allergy (different family members!) so I’m familiar with the importance of keeping track of who eats what. These would make it much easier!

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Visit Mabel’s Labels for all your labeling needs!

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The best sippy cup (Zoli Bot Straw Sippy review)

Zoli BOT Straw Sippy

We love these cups. Everleigh still has a hard time with the regular sippy cup because she forgets you have to tip it up and gets easily frustrated with it. She much prefers the straws which is fine by me because babies sucking up straws make the cutest faces.

The Zoli BOT has a silicone straw which is nice and soft for little baby mouths, but the genius part is the weight at the bottom of the straw. It magically falls to wherever the liquid is so that even if baby decided to tip it this way and that, the weight ensures the end of the straw is always in the liquid. Genius, yes?!

I don’t need to mention how cool these cups look because that is truly quite obvious, but I will mention that I am a big fan of their customer service. On two separate occasions, Everleigh hurled these cups to the hard tile ground in our kitchen and managed to crack the dome-shaped lid. I will mention that this happened at least 6 months after we purchased them so they’d already taken quite a beating. I searched online for replacement lids with no luck. Replacement straws were for sale (useful!), but no lids. I emailed Zoli and asked where I might be able to purchase some. Their answer? They do not sell lids separately but they’d be happy to replace them… for FREE! The sweet lady at Zoli had those lids on my doorstep in a matter of days.

I was already a big fan of these cups but after my experience with them directly, I like them even more. I’m definitely going to check out their other products like these feeding kits:

Has your baby used the Zoli Bot? How did it go for you? Are there other sippies that are popular in your household?