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Skip Hop contacted me about a product review and I said yes because we have and love their products.  I was not swayed by compensation because we were already huge fans of their products!

Don't forget to enter the awesome giveaway at the bottom of this post and grab a coupon code!

We LOVE Skip Hop Zoo Packs.  And Lunchies.  And Straw Bottles.  The kids got to pick from the multitude of adorable animals that Skip Hop has created and S struggled because there were just so many cute options!  She eventually settled on the cat.  X's absolute favorite animal is a hedgehog, so we were thrilled to learn that Skip Hop has a brand new hedgehog design as of this month.  X calls him "Hodgie!" and wants to carry him eeeeeverywhere.


Though there are tons of uses for Zoo Packs, Lunchies, and Straw Bottles - namely school (S is very excited to bring her cat to Kindergarten this fall), one of the things I love most about Skip Hop stuff is that it is both highly durable and highly washable - just perfect for some outdoor play!

X is one of those toddlers who is maddeningly particular about his sippy cups.  I honestly didn't think he'd drink from this bottle because there's literally only one brand he'll accept - but he LOVED Skip Hop's Straw Bottle (BPA free, of course).  Which is awesome, because it's WAY more portable than his usual sippy cup that is very prone to leaks.


S enjoyed being able to unzip her Zoo Pack and Lunchie all by herself.  And did I mention that on the cat pack and lunchie the zipper is styled like a mouse?  Seriously SO cute.


After a snack (which was nice and cold thanks to the insulated lunchie!), we moved on to the Scavenger Hunt (you can download the free printable here).


The kids were thrilled that they got to pack most of their loot in their Skip Hop bags (I drew the line at crawly bugs, but everything else made its way in).  I knew that the bags would clean super easily, so it was no problem.


S had a backpack full of dandelions by the end.  :)


Here's our free printable Nature Scavenger Hunt, if you'd like to use it on an outing with your littles.  :)



Skip Hop has generously offered both a rockin' discount and a fantastic giveaway.  From now (May 13th) through Saturday (May 17th), Fun at Home with Kids readers can buy anything from Skip Hop at a 20% discount using the code: 20OFFSKC

You can also enter our Rafflecopter giveaway for a chance to win one of FIVE complete sets like our kiddos got.  Each winner will get to select one Zoo Pack, one Lunchie, and one Straw Bottle of his/her choice!  The giveaway will run through Tuesday, May 27th and is open to US Residents only.

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  1. These products are so adorable - I think I would have trouble picking a favorite too!

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  2. These Skip Hop products are too cute! What a great scavenger hunt too! Thank you.

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  3. We love our Skip Hop monkey backpack! Just got a compliment on it yesterday. :-)

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    1. Awesome! The monkey is super cute! :)

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  4. thanks for the free printable. so cute!

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    1. So glad you like it! Thanks for designing my pretty new site! ;)

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  5. Can I just say how much I LOVE that you add in a place for financial hardship with your giveaways? That's just awesome humanness!

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  6. My classroom of 8 toddlers has 6 Skip Hop backpacks. I recently purchased the Owl backpack for my granddaughter's first birthday. They are so cute lined up in the classroom. Each with a different animal.

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    1. Oh my good word, that must be SO adorable! We love the owl - that one was our first Skip Hop purchase!!! :)

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  7. i ahve to say, that i am a HUGE fan of SkipHop... we had a bumble bee backpack (that has gone walkabout) but like you say - very durable and easy to clean - and soo super cute... that scavenger hunt looks fun - will be trying that... thanks again

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    1. The bumblebee is SO cute! And yes, I so appreciate that durability - a must with little ones!!! Thank you so much, Pip! :)

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  8. Just found your blog! Wonderful - love the giveaway - love that you offer an extra entry for financial hardship - and love the printable! We actually used it this afternoon with my 2 year old :) Fun! Thanks!

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    1. Glad you found us! And so awesome that you used the printable this afternoon!!! :)

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  9. Oh the 2 designs we want (hedgehog and butterfly) are sold out... i hope they come back before you 20% offer runs out - fingers crossed!!

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    1. Oh NOEEES! Let me know if they don't and I'll ask Skip Hop if they'll still honor it for you, OK?

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  10. I love these printables because they are so simple! I'l just print them next time we go to the park :-)

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  11. What a great idea!! I am going to print this off for my son. Great way to have fun while also practicing number recognition! Love it.

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    1. Thank you, Brandee! I hope he enjoys it! :)

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  12. even my 10-month old loves these back packs! they're her favorite to chew on and play with. whenever a kid walks by with one, she goes crazy and wants me to put her down. so funny!

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    1. Hahaha - so adorable, Amanda!!! They are irresistible! :)

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  13. Im try so hard to win some skip hop items for my daughter. I love the two your kids have and I cant handle the cuteness of that first photo!

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    1. Oh, I hope you win! Thank you, Sarah!!! And yessss, that first photo kills me!!!

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  14. This is so cute I can't believe it since the raffle is open until my birthday I'm sure I'll win this for my curious little explorer thanks!

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    1. Ooh! Fingers crossed for birthday luck, Koco22!!! :)

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