Having a cold or the flu or any other ailment that may be afflicted on you is never really fun but GIANTmicrobes makes learning about them fun! I think they are really unique products that are not only fun to play with, but they can also be a great teaching tool to learn about all different kinds of germs. I was given the opportunity to work with GIANTmicrobes on a review and we were sent a couple different original plush microbes and I never thought I would say this about any kind of germ – but these are really cute! We received Common Cold (Rhinovirus) and Chickenpox (varicella) and our kids think they are the “coolest” thing!
What I love about them is that they look so cuddly and friendly and at the same time, they resemble what they are really supposed to look like under the scope! Our daughter picked Common Cold because she thought it was really cute too.
It was actually pretty fitting for her too because she has a problem covering her mouth and nose when she coughs or sneezes. She did this one time and she happened to have her Common Cold GIANTmicrobe sitting beside her and I told her to toss it too me. When I caught it, I asked her if she saw how easy it was for someone to catch the Common Cold when you don’t cover your face. We made a game out of it with both our kids and I think they figured out its best to cover their face when they are supposed to!
Our son loves his Chickenpox GIANTmicrobe. I know, it sounds really weird when you say it. At first he thought it was a planet of some sort because of the ring around it! I explained to him what Chickenpox was and he thought it was funny to tell everyone he had Chicken pox. It was actually pretty funny! It’s a good thing Chickenpox is so hard to catch anymore ever since they started the vaccine long ago – I remember having them when I was a kid and wasn’t any fun.
They are really soft and cuddly and our kids love throwing them back and forth saying “you got the Common Cold!” or “you got the Chickenpox!” I think they might also make a child feel better about being sick too. Like I said, they are educational and a really fun way to learn learn about all kinds of bugs. If you are looking for a certain one, you will probably be able to find it – GIANTmicrobes include just about anything!
My older kiddos and their GIANTmicrobes!
Buy It: Visit GIANTmicrobes to buy your originals 5-7 inch plush dolls for $8.95 each. They also have bigger ones, gift boxes with mini microbes and other really great merchandise!
Win It! Thanks to the company, you have a chance to win one of these GIANTmicrobes for yourself! Two of my lucky DustinNikki Mommy of Three readers will win one of them! (cannot gaurantee which one you will receive) Winners will get their choice of their favorite GIANTmicrobes orginals!
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