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Educational Insights Playfoam Dino Pals Themed Set

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Product Description

CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

Preschoolers are free to express their creativity with squishy, squashy Playfoam! Playfoam never dries out, so the creativity never ends. Plus, the secret no-stick formula means cleanup is always a snap. Themed sets include Fairy Tale Friends, Undersea Adventures, Dino Pals and Vroom and Zoom in 8 vibrant Playfoam colors. Squishy, squashy Playfoam can be shaped and sculpted over and over again so the fun never ends. Perfect for play dates, parties and everyday imaginative play at home! Safe and non-toxic.

The Educational Insights Playfoam Dino Pals Themed Set Features:
  • Sculpting with Playfoam encourages creativity, imagination and artistic expression, while developing fine motor skills

  • Dinosaur-themed Playfoam set includes eight different colors of squishy, squashy Playfoam

  • Playfoam never dries out and won't stick to carpet, car seats or clothing, so cleanup is a snap!

  • Perfect for playdates, parties and everyday imaginative play at home

  • Safe and non-toxic

Features

  • Sculpting with Playfoam encourages creativity, imagination and artistic expression, while developing fine motor skills
  • Dinosaur-themed Playfoam set includes eight different colors of squishy, squashy Playfoam
  • Playfoam never dries out and won't stick to carpet, car seats or clothing, so cleanup is a snap!
  • Perfect for playdates, parties and everyday imaginative play at home
  • Safe and non-toxic

Additional Info

325474

D85BE04B

086002019196

1919

0.3 pounds

13.3 x 11.1 x 1.5

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Average Customer Rating:

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Educational Insights Playfoam Dino Pals Themed Set
 
4.4

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lots of fun (9)
  • Durable (5)
  • Engaging (5)
  • Educational (3)
  • Interactive (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Entertainment (6)
  • Indoor (6)
  • Young children (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent of two or more children (8), Education oriented (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (5), No (4)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

This is a fun product to smoosh and mold

I received this product complimentary to try out and give my honest review on. This playfoam is very fun for all ages. I received the dinosaur and undersea sets. It comes with different...Read complete review

I received this product complimentary to try out and give my honest review on. This playfoam is very fun for all ages. I received the dinosaur and undersea sets. It comes with different colors of the playfoam in different shapes. When we removed it from the package, I was hoping that the shaped package could be used as molds for it, so my kids could use them to make the eggs, fish, and stars, but the foam is a little to sticky for that purpose. It needs to be dug out of the package and you can't get it out in a good shape. The foam is sticky and holds together well to create shapes and creatures, but it's not overly sticky that it sticks to little hands. We only had to pick little balls off our hands a few times. You do have to watch and not let it fall on the floor because hairs will stick to it like crazy. Three of my children ages 6, 8, and 13 sat and played with it for hours. And I also had adults over and they sat around the table and played with it for a long time. It's almost therapeutic to sit and smoosh it. My children made all kinds of creations. Animals, ships, cakes... The foam holds it's shape for a little while and then starts to kind of fall. It is hard to make a tall creation, because there is really no support with foam balls and sticky stuff. Anything tall will fall over. The colors start out nice, but get mixed up very easily. Who wants to make a creation with only one color? All our balls of color now have bits of other colors in them. I'm just waiting until we have just one big tye dye ball. It will probably still look neat though. I would probably buy more of this for my kids. They really seemed to enjoy it.

VS

Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Unique Item

This Playfoam product is packaged very cleverly and looks appealing with the dinosaur shapes. Initially, it intrigued my 5 year old and he said that is had "really awesome colors"...Read complete review

This Playfoam product is packaged very cleverly and looks appealing with the dinosaur shapes. Initially, it intrigued my 5 year old and he said that is had "really awesome colors" but he soon lost interest.
Pros: Texture is fun, unique item, doesn't dry out or stick to things
Cons: Child plays with play dough 10 times longer because it's easier to shape into desired object

Reviewed by 12 customers

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5.0

Fun for exploring, creating, and imagination.

By Lea H.

from Waverly, IA

About Me First Time Parent, Working Parent

Pros

  • Durable
  • Educational
  • Engaging
  • Interactive
  • Lots of Fun
  • Mess free

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Creative play
    • Entertainment
    • Indoor
    • Older Children

    Comments about Educational Insights Playfoam Dino Pals Themed Set:

    We recieved a free sample of Playfoam and it was a huge hit at our house. I love that it can be left out and doesn't dry out. My son loves all the creative uses. We have been playing dinosaur and using it as the terrain and foliage. We even use it for the dinosaurs to hatch out of. Perfect stocking stuffer for the holidays.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Lots of Fun! Shapes are for Show, Only

    By Stuff Parents Need

    from Chattanooga, TN

    About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children

    Pros

    • Lots of Fun

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Entertainment
      • Indoor

      Comments about Educational Insights Playfoam Dino Pals Themed Set:

      I think if you understand that the shapes of the play foam that you buy will only last until your child starts to actually play with the toys, then you are going to be happy with the sets. The designs quickly go away because it's a product similar to play-doh in its concept, and therefore, meant to be squished, shaped and molded into something new. If your kids struggle to remember to put their designs away, that's a non-issue because this stuff won't dry out. I think it's a lot of fun and a great gift idea for birthday parties!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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      5.0

      Would buy again

      By Tara

      from Pa

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Educational Insights Playfoam Dino Pals Themed Set:

      Son loves it

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      4.0

      Better than playdough

      By Kristen from Michigan

      from Michigan

      About Me Parent

      Pros

      • Can Withstand Use
      • Fun
      • Unique

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Classroom
        • Group Use
        • Home School

        Comments about Educational Insights Playfoam Dino Pals Themed Set:

        These are super cute! They foam is SO not messy and easy to use. It does not get stuck on counters and table tops which is wonderful! The only slightly disappointing thing is that it only looks like dinosaurs when you first buy. After that all the colors just combine. The cool part is that this toy is ALL imagination and no batteries!

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        5.0

        Endless fun

        By Heidi M.

        from Vernon Hills, IL

        About Me Education Oriented, Parent Of Two Or More Children, Working Parent

        Pros

        • Educational
        • Interactive
        • Lots of Fun

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Entertainment
          • Travel
          • Young Children

          Comments about Educational Insights Playfoam Dino Pals Themed Set:

          Great for hours of entertainment for 2 & 4 year old boys. They love to take playfoam everywhere, in the car, at a restaurant or was even great on an airplane. It is not too messy but has endless amounts of fun. My boys like to put all the colors together and liked that the package was shaped like dinosaurs. Playfoam is easy to store and pack for travel. No real mess either. No smell and the colors are great.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          5.0

          Tons of fun

          By AX2Mommy

          from VA

          About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children

          Pros

          • Lots of Fun

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Indoor

            Comments about Educational Insights Playfoam Dino Pals Themed Set:

            This was an awesome alternative to play clay or dough. We all had fun rolling it into balls and making shapes. It comes separated into dino shapes- but when you take them out of the package- they are no longer dinos. It is very easy to get the colors mixed up as the little balls are sticky. It also picks up lint, etc easily- though I feel like most of the doughs we have played with end up mixed up eventually. I think this is an activity we will use often- and plan to buy more.

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            4.0

            This is a fun product to smoosh and mold

            By Sarah S.

            from TN

            About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children

            Pros

            • Educational
            • Engaging
            • Interactive
            • Lots of Fun

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Entertainment
              • Indoor

              Comments about Educational Insights Playfoam Dino Pals Themed Set:

              I received this product complimentary to try out and give my honest review on. This playfoam is very fun for all ages. I received the dinosaur and undersea sets. It comes with different colors of the playfoam in different shapes. When we removed it from the package, I was hoping that the shaped package could be used as molds for it, so my kids could use them to make the eggs, fish, and stars, but the foam is a little to sticky for that purpose. It needs to be dug out of the package and you can't get it out in a good shape. The foam is sticky and holds together well to create shapes and creatures, but it's not overly sticky that it sticks to little hands. We only had to pick little balls off our hands a few times. You do have to watch and not let it fall on the floor because hairs will stick to it like crazy. Three of my children ages 6, 8, and 13 sat and played with it for hours. And I also had adults over and they sat around the table and played with it for a long time. It's almost therapeutic to sit and smoosh it. My children made all kinds of creations. Animals, ships, cakes... The foam holds it's shape for a little while and then starts to kind of fall. It is hard to make a tall creation, because there is really no support with foam balls and sticky stuff. Anything tall will fall over. The colors start out nice, but get mixed up very easily. Who wants to make a creation with only one color? All our balls of color now have bits of other colors in them. I'm just waiting until we have just one big tye dye ball. It will probably still look neat though. I would probably buy more of this for my kids. They really seemed to enjoy it.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              3.0

              Cute packaging but frustrating

              By Cakes

              from Iowa

              About Me Education Oriented, Parent Of Two Or More Children, Stay At Home Parent

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Lots of Fun

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Young Children

                Comments about Educational Insights Playfoam Dino Pals Themed Set:

                We were given this product in return for a review. My kids ages 4 and 7 thought it was really cute and were eager to play with it. They enjoyed it for about 1/2 hour and then became bored and also frustrated that once combined it's practically impossible to separate the colors.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Really loved this!

                By Littleroonkanga2

                from Cumming GA

                About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children, Stay At Home Parent

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Engaging
                • Lots of Fun

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Indoor
                  • Young Children

                  Comments about Educational Insights Playfoam Dino Pals Themed Set:

                  My son loved this Dino Pals play foam set. We had some of his other dinosaur toys out for him to play with along with this set and he had so much fun shaping the foam to play with his other toys. I think this toy is similar to play dough where it is more fun to add in some toys of your own to go with the them of the set. And I was pleased that clean up it simple with this. I actually need to pick up more of this because I could see this being a fun activity to get out when he has friends over as well.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Take a break from playdoh with playfoam!

                  By Beth

                  from Livingston, NJ

                  About Me Education Oriented, Parent Of Two Or More Children

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Engaging
                  • Lots of Fun

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Entertainment
                    • Special Needs
                    • Young Children

                    Comments about Educational Insights Playfoam Dino Pals Themed Set:

                    My 3 year old is just loving his playfoam. Initially he loved the packaging but once opened we now store it in a plastic container with a lid. This type of activity lets kids feel a different texture other than the typical playdoh which is a huge plus. It is very easy to manipulate it into any shape and my son likes to mix the colors together. We are on the hunt for another set!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

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