Sunday, November 18, 2012

Peaceable Kingdom Board Game Giveaway


Peaceable Kingdom is a company that likes to give in terms of fun and innovation.  They are also a company that likes to give back (to their community), which can be seen on the "About Us" page of their website.  In addition to that, Peaceable Kingdom also embraces the use of environmentally friendly materials in the making of their products, using those that are sustainable and friendly to the world around us (such as FSC and recycled papers, soy-based ink, and corn-based plastics) when they are able.  And their products are fun.  What's not to love?

That being said, our family is big on games, and board games are a big hit in our house...IF they're fun.  We've recently come across one that we all like: Peaceable Kingdom's, Feed the Woozle.  Full of disgustingly funny (if you have kids, you know what I mean) food names like 'Toenail Toast' and 'Chocolate Covered Flies;' fun-filled actions (like spinning around, hopping, walking backwards, or my son's favorite, 'going crazy') all while balancing aforementioned food discs on a spoon; and trying to get to the open mouth of the Woozle without dropping your 'food,' this game is sure to be a hit in a house with little ones.



Set up is easy... You pop the cardboard discs and squares out of their frame.  My son took over the responsibility of that, happy to take part (& after seeing the box unopened for two days, he was ready to get things moving!).  Then you set up the cardboard 'Woozle' that just needs the supports on the back opened up, take out the spinner, and the chunky single die (this one is much larger than traditional sized dice, so far less likely to pose a choking hazard), and voilà the game is ready to go.


And then the fun begins.  We moved our rug out of the way (so little man wouldn't trip going backwards or spinning), and moved the table to the far end of the room so that the game could begin, but really you can play in most any space.  The game is cooperative instead of competitive, as each person tries to get the Woozle fed (he needs 12 snacks for the game to end in victory).  I think that aspect is great for easing the frustration of littler ones who might not be 'quite able to keep up' as you sometimes see in a traditional game setting.

You can see the 'happy' on his face as he tries to get to the Woozle without dropping his snack (that's on the blue spoon).

No reading for this game made for 2-5 players, and it is recommended for children ages 3-6, but hubby and I had a good time playing too.  My husband is quite a character (and then some), so I think my son enjoyed his dad's antics of trying to 'bunny hop' with a spoon to get to the Wuzzle, more than he enjoyed hopping (or spinning, or what have you) on his own.  Feed the Woozle is an award-winning game,  and after playing I can see why (and so will you, once you play).

  • 2012 Oppenheim Gold Award
  • 2012 Parents' Choice Silver Award
  • ASTRA 2012 Best Toys for Kids
  • 2012 PAL Award Winner

In addition to Feed the Woozle, Peaceable Kingdom also has four other new board games out right now:


Seeds for the Birds is for 2-4 players, ages 3+, and you can read about it here.










Race to the Treasure is for 2-4 players, age 5+, and you can read about it here.









Willy's Wiggly Web is for 2-5 players, ages 3-6, and you can read about it here.
                                         


Snug as a Bug in a Rug is for 2-4 players, ages 3-6, and you can read more about it here.

And the game we selected:
Feed the Woozle

Feed the Woozle is for 2-5 players, ages 3-6, and you can read more about it here.

All of these games look fun, and all are a great under-$20-gift-idea that you could give for Christmas.  

You can find out about all of these games and more by accessing the Peaceable Kingdom website.  You can also follow them on Facebook, and/or like them on Twitter.  

One lucky Mail4Rosey winner is going to get to choose one of the games mentioned above (Thank you, Peaceable Kingdom!).  You can enter on the Rafflecopter form below, and good luck!  US entrants only.


a Rafflecopter giveaway

Disclosure:  I received one board game for the purpose of conducting a review.  No other compensation changed hands and all opinions expressed are my own.  

41 comments:

  1. This or That? Original Game
    This or That? Just for Girls

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  2. I like Count Your Chickens! Cooperative Board Game

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  3. I like the Get Going, America! Write & Wipe Activity Book.

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  4. Flippity Frogs Board Game

    sherri419 at gmail dot com

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  5. What a cute game! I love board games! Now that things have settled at our house a bit, I am going to have to start family board game night again. This post reminds me of how much I miss it!

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  6. I like the Secret Agent Write & Wipe Activity Book
    Jennifer Rote
    wildnmild4u at yahoo dot com

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  7. I think my daughter would like the Flippity Frogs Board Game

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  8. Flippity Frogs Board Game sounds fun

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  9. I like Hoot Owl Hoot! Cooperative Board Game.

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  10. i like the lost puppies game
    tanyainjville at yahoo dot com

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  11. Fish Stix Board Game
    lisa.blogs2 at gmail dot com

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  12. I like the 4 Seasons Sticker Pack

    caryn9802 at yahoo dot com

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  13. I like the secrey agent. np1@msstate.edu

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  14. Mermaid Island coop game looks like fun.

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  15. Stone Soup Cooperative Board Game

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  16. Fairy, Mermaid, Princess Write & Wipe Activity Book

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  17. I like Flippity Frogs!
    ptavernie at yahoo dot com

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  18. I like the Hoot Owl Hoot cooperative game

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  19. Lost Puppies Board Game

    hd6719@gmail.com

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  20. I like the Really Ridiculous Write & Wipe Activity Book! I think my son would really enjoy it & I like that you can use it again & again!

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  21. Flippity Frogs! I've seen it, it's fun!

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  22. I like the Slammin' Bananas Card Game

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  23. Alphabet Go Fish! Card Game would be great to play with my son

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  24. we would enjoy the fish stix board game
    susansmoaks at gmail dot com

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  25. My son is almost 3 he would have so much fun playing any of these board games. He already tries to play most of his big brother and sisters games and they are 12,13, and 14.

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  26. I also like the Fairy Colors Match Up Game & Puzzle
    jjak2003 at gmail dot com

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  27. I like the Hoot Owl Hoot game.

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  28. I would like this one - http://www.peaceablekingdom.com/Products/This-or-That-Just-for-Girls__GM103.aspx

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  29. Silly Sweets Party Food Sticker Kit

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  30. Secret Agent, my children would love it.

    just see me 1967 at yahoo dot com

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  31. Animal Alphabet Match Up Game Lieutcrunch27 (at) gmail (dot) com

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