20.11.13 Is it a bird? Is it a toy? No it’s a shoe: Skribbies

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Recently we got sent a pair of Skribbies for the kids to check out. They are kind of like a fun toy that you can wear. A never ending colouring pad, well until the pens wear out and the stickers fall off.

Hence. The kids went wild fighting for a turn. Luckily there are two sneakers in a pair. Who said matching was cool anyway?

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In a box you get high top sneakers, pens and stickers and the slogan is “draw, wipe, draw.” And so we did.

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We drew, wiped, stuck on stickers and created masterpieces. Ahem. I say we as in ‘the Royal WE’…ie. The kids.

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NOT matching.

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But someone liked their design.

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Hmm…boys?! Really. She’s 6.

Is it a toy or is it a shoe? Well they are fun and entertaining and probably more creative way to avoid boredom in the doctors office/waiting room/dinner table than playing on an iphone. And if you don’t mind some dodgy art on display they look kind of funky.

They are more for fun than fashion but I think you need to like them without any art too though as the pictures do wipe away easily. Mine would have loved a permanent marker to keep their favourite drawings on the shoes! They make quite a good second pair as Seb wanted to take them into school to show his friends for PE. They definitely beat the humble plimsoll on that score!

Check out the full Skribbies range here.

*I did not get paid to write this review but they didn’t want the shoes returned…I wonder why ever not?!

 

 

 

 

 

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2 Responses to “Is it a bird? Is it a toy? No it’s a shoe: Skribbies”

  1. Chi @ 106 November 20, 2013 at 12:36 pm #

    Wow, wow, WOW!!! This is such an amazing idea!
    I’m absolutely certain my little girl would LOVE a pair.
    I’m so glad that the stickers don’t include fairies, princesses or any franchise characters on it too. :D

    Your little ones definitely got stuck in, didn’t they? Their creations are so cool!

    Thanks for the review, Tracey! :D x
    *Scuttles off to investigate further*

  2. tina @ colourliving November 25, 2013 at 10:22 pm #

    Just the most gorgeous photos of your brood:-)
    Love the Skribbies (got to love the name)

    What great invention and I agree with Chi, the stickers ROCK!
    I want too xx

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