Thursday, October 27, 2011

GIANTmicrobes Review and Giveaway

So I’m happy to report that I recently graduated with my biology degree!  I am so passionate about science that I actively search out anything that has to do with science.  I was recently searching for new creative ways to start teaching my son about science and came across the GIANTmicrobes website.  I instantly became fascinated with their website.  GIANTmicrobes actually takes diseases, cells and bodily functions to a whole new and cute level.  They actually turn these horrible, gross, interesting and very important things into cute cuddly stuffed dolls.  With my passion for everything science I just had to get my hands on one of these adorable cells.  I am happy to say that I got my hands on a brain cell. 


When I pulled it out the box my son looked at it and asked, “Mom what is that”.  I was already so happy with the response, it was already doing what I wanted it to do, which was to invoke thought and provide a new learning experience.  The brain cell came with a tag that provided a real image of a neuron and a card packed with brain cell facts.  I really enjoyed speaking to my son about our brains and cells and all the bodily functions that the brain controls.  It was great to have a fun character to help with the visualization.  He of course enjoyed playing with his brain cell and even brought it in for show and tell.  It is soft and cuddly and truly represents the neuron.

These GIANTmicrobes are perfect for Halloween.  They just released a paramecium plush doll and they now have skin cells and bones! GIANTmicrobes has been a great company to work with.  They even offer live support on their website.  Check them out on Twitter and Facebook! They are even offering one Tips 4 Savings reader their very own GIANTmicrobe. You have to check these products out, you won't find anything else like them out there. If you are looking for unique gifts, toys or teaching aides, these would be a perfect fit! 


Win your very own GIANTmicrobe by entering the Rafflecopter entry form below. Giveaway will run until midnight on November 10, 2011. Good Luck!



14 comments:

  1. I'd like to win the Chlamydia microbe from GIANTmicrobes, LOL. HILARIOUS! Thanks for the great giveaway!!
    BritJJ@yahoo.com

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  2. Kissing Disease

    pattifritz2000 at yahoo dot com
    thanks for the chance

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  3. The kissing bug wins for cuteness, so probably the one I would choose!

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  4. I entered another one of your giveaways, Well-Being Prize Pack Giveaway, but the robocopter form didn't pop up, so I'm entering this here.

    Great giveaways--thanks so much! Stacy

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  5. I would like to be the water bear. It's way too cute
    vzavala8@yahoo.com

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  6. The E.Coli microbe. I love all of them though!
    nhanson1216 at yahoo dot com

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  7. I like the red ant

    katierox4you(at)yahoo.com

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  8. I'd love the E.Coli (toy) not in real life ;-) (mckinneymommas (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  9. I love these stuffed microbes!!!

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  10. It's hard to choose, but I think I'd pick the bed bug! :)

    amanda_l_peters@hotmail.com

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  11. I would choose the bed bug.

    priscillavbenavides@yahoo.com

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  12. These are hilarious!!! I would prob go with the earache.

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