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GIANTmicrobes Originals Plush Review and Giveaway {CLOSED}


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!

Common Cold

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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Giveaway is open to the US.  Giveaway will end February 12 @ 11:59 PM (EST). Winner will be chosen using Winner will have 48 hours to respond after I contact via email. If winner does not respond, a new winner will be chosen. Good Luck!

The product was sent to me for free by the company for my use and review. I was not paid to write my review and my opinions are 100% my own.


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About Nicole Anderson

My name is Nicole and I write DustinNikki Mommy of Three. I enjoy writing product reviews and hosting giveaways. I have been married to my high school sweetheart for 20 years and we have three kids. When I am not terribly busy running someone to band or soccer practices, I find some time to write. I also like to write about my kids, family and life. My family enjoys the outdoors - hiking, canoeing, and exploring things we haven't seen or been before. Thanks for stopping by and checking out my blog!
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128 thoughts on “GIANTmicrobes Originals Plush Review and Giveaway {CLOSED}

  1. Oh my goodness…these are HILARIOUS (and educational). I liked SOOO many, but I think the mono/kissing diesese and the chicken pox are my faves.

  2. I follow on gfc (psychdog) and I really like the GIANTmicrobes Sniffles sound doll. I also like the penicillin doll.
    hickenfam at hotmail dot com

  3. My favorite is the Waterbear. But all of them are so cute

    I follow you publicly via GFC-DanelleJohnson
    danellejohns at gmail dot com

  4. I would either get the house fly for my son who gets a charge out of seeing the flies ‘taken care off’ or the red ant for my MIL who is plagued by them 🙂 silenttributary at yahoo dot com

  5. I follow on GFC
    Okay, when I first saw this I didn’t quite get the appeal of GIANTmicrobes, but after visiting their site I think it’s a very clever idea. I think my favorite is the house fly.

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