Did You Know About These Christmas Gifts Ideas? plus Giveaway

November 10, 2010

One of the things I love about blogging is finding products to showcase.  I say no to many reviews so you know if a product makes it here, I was won over.  Here are three products you may not be aware of that would make wonderful Christmas presents.  One is fun, two is practical and three is full of homemade goodness.

1. Fun: Sing-a-ma-jigs

Sing-a-ma-jigs have taken America by storm and are now available in Australia in time for Christmas.  They really are adorable! Disturbingly so. They chatter, sing a song and my favourite, harmonise with each other.

Here’s a video I did with my girls.

        

2. Practical: Mooo Family Calendar

Mooo brings absolute class to personalised products.  Stick labels, clothing, wooden puzzles and canvas art are a few personalised products available.

I was given a family calendar and it far exceeded my expectations.  Every member of our family has their own column so, at a glance, I can see what every one is doing on a particular day. How brilliant is that!  The designs are gorgeous and there are matching personal diaries and journals.

The family calander is one of the best family Christmas presents I’ve found and represent great value for money. Click the picture to see the entire range of family calendars. Watch out for a Mooo giveaway in December.

For all your personalised needs visit

3. Homemade: Princess and Dinosaur Crayons

Philippa makes beautiful crayons which are perfect for little hands.  My two little ones love them and, not only are they wonderful to draw with, the crayons prove to be fun role play objects too. The crayons come gift wrapped ready to give. Perfect stocking filler.

$8 set of six

Order from Philippa on facebook.

Philippa blogs at House of Baby Pirahna.

It’s Christmas so expect heaps of giveaways on my blog.  Be in the running to win:

Giveaway 1: Pink Sing-a-ma-jig

Giveaway 2: Purple Sing-a-ma-jig

Giveaway 3: 1 set dinosaur crayons

Giveaway 4: 1 set princess crayons

So there will be 4 winners!

To Enter

* Leave a comment here.

* The competition is open to Australian residents only.

* Valid from Monday 9 November to Monday 15 November 2010.

* I will draw the winners by random number at 7pm on the closing date.

* The winners will be notified via email and a post update link on the Be A Fun Mum Facebook Page.

Competition has now closed and winners have been notified by email.  Thank you!

Be A Fun Mum Links

Photo Christmas Cards

Christmas is Coming

Christmas Pudding Recipe

Be A Fun Mum Christmas Crafts

To see pictures of the entire range of Christmas Crafts on this blog, click here: Christmas Craft.

Christmas Mobile Craft

Christmas Story Games

Bethlehem Star

Jingle All The Way

Christmas Angel Craft

Christmas Wreath Tree Decoration

Easy Advent Calendar

External Links

Christmas Music

Christmas Gifts and the Santa Claus Club

Christmas Food

But We Don’t Have a Chimney

Loving Christmas Crafts

Keeping a Gift Closet

Christmas Gift Ideas

Christmas and Priceless Memories

Creating New Christmas Traditions

Christmas Gift Ideas for Young and Old

Rum Balls Recipe

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Christina MatthewsonNo Gravatar November 10, 2010 at 7:11 am

OMG I can’t stop laughing at the video and my little boy keeps asking me to play it again. Your daughters are adorable at the Sing-a-ma-jigs are so cute!!. Fingers crossed that we are one of the winners :)

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Belinda TurnerNo Gravatar November 10, 2010 at 7:15 am

Ive actually been eying off these calendars for ourselves. My hubby works in the mines for two weeks and then is home for one week. Our 3 year old is forever asking when is daddy going to be home. Think I might order a calander so that I can chart in for her when dad is home and away.

It’s nice to hear that you think the Mooo products are of good quality. Thanks

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AshNo Gravatar November 10, 2010 at 7:23 am

That video is hilarious! They’re having so much fun! The little singing bit was amazing – she’s brilliant. My son is also asking me to play it again and again! Love the crayons too! Such affordable, wonderful ideas x

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MuffinMonsterBBNo Gravatar November 10, 2010 at 7:26 am

hahaha that video was excellent. And the practicing singing part was adorable, that’s something Muffin would do :)

Love the calendar, love the crayons, love everything so I definitely have to enter!

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MilikaNo Gravatar November 10, 2010 at 7:26 am

Awesome crayons!
I want a dinosaur set – will pop over to order some now.
Will also check out Mooo, we need a more organised system in this family.
Milika

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Tara WallerNo Gravatar November 10, 2010 at 7:45 am

I love the crayons. My son is having a dinosaur party for his next birthday. These would be perfect!

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Nicole GrantNo Gravatar November 10, 2010 at 7:49 am

Having little girls too, your video made me all mushy. Just gorgeous. All of these suggestions are awesome. Great post Kell!

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CateNo Gravatar November 10, 2010 at 8:15 am

Great video! And some lovely ideas for littlies. Will be back to browse through some of your links more thoroughly :-)

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Maya De MNo Gravatar November 10, 2010 at 8:26 am

wow those singa ma jigs are adorable! I saw them in a catalogue and thought they looked weird and figured it was just the latest fad gimmick, but now I want one too!!!! My daughter would looove them!

And i need to gets me one of them personalised calendars too, they look brilliant…..thanks for a great post!

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nellbeNo Gravatar November 10, 2010 at 8:36 am

Great gift ideas here. Am loving everything – the crayons are wonderful and I also have been eyeing off the Moo calender for ages.

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LisaNo Gravatar November 10, 2010 at 8:54 am

Great giveaway! Gorgeous video :)

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rachelleNo Gravatar November 10, 2010 at 8:56 am

thank you for the wonderful post. I really enjoy all your posts and with our daughters third birthday and christmas day being the same day i tend to run out of ideas but you have just given me three more!!! Thank you. Will go and check out he crayons soon as i know my girls will love them!

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AnnetteNo Gravatar November 10, 2010 at 9:14 am

How much are sing ma jigs? I might get one for my godchild depending on how much they are.

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Kelly Be A Fun MumNo Gravatar November 10, 2010 at 8:23 pm

RRP is $24.95

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MichelleNo Gravatar November 10, 2010 at 2:02 pm

We were all laughing at your gorgeous kids – great video.
Great comp :)

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KatieNo Gravatar November 10, 2010 at 3:22 pm

Great gift ideas, am a huge fan of Mooo! Have also been wondering where to buy shaped crayons from as i have seen them in pics but never for sale so tahnks for the links!
Master 4 wants to watch the vid of your girls again, so cute – love the sing-a-ma-jigs!!
How lovely to be able to giveaway such great pressies – fingers crossed one them heads my way!!
Katie :)

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oliviaNo Gravatar November 10, 2010 at 3:30 pm

the sing-a-ma-jigs are so cute!!! i want one

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HeidiNo Gravatar November 10, 2010 at 5:23 pm

“comment” ;) Am I in?? So much fun! Love them all! Love you Kell xx

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Kelly Be A Fun MumNo Gravatar November 10, 2010 at 8:25 pm

Yep, it’s easy to enter. Even “comment” will get you in the draw. HA!

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Kristy McGrathNo Gravatar November 10, 2010 at 8:03 pm

You’ve certainly made my Christmas shopping alot easier!!! Thanks :)

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Alyra ShawNo Gravatar November 10, 2010 at 8:21 pm

Sing-a-ma-jigs are adorable! You have just solved a few of my Christmas gift problems. I can just see my daughter trying to mimic it – just like your youngest and my two little nieces too.

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StephanieNo Gravatar November 10, 2010 at 8:29 pm

OMG how much fun are those Sing-a-ma-jigs?? You’d better hurry up and draw a winner or their batteries will be run down from playing with them all the time. Love it!!

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Kelly Be A Fun MumNo Gravatar November 10, 2010 at 8:54 pm

hehe. Don’t worry. They are now HIGH HIGH up in a cupboard. But I’m buying some for Christmas for my kids. They were THAT fun!

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Joie UptonNo Gravatar November 11, 2010 at 7:07 am

Iv been eyeing off those calenders for awhile. Might be the push I need to go order one. Crayons are adorable too

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RitaNo Gravatar November 11, 2010 at 7:53 am

Love those crayons! They are too cute!

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ShaaronNo Gravatar November 11, 2010 at 7:47 pm

Just adore the crayons. My girls would just love a set. Great stocking filling idea

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DebNo Gravatar November 11, 2010 at 8:26 pm

Such a cute video!

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MaritaNo Gravatar November 11, 2010 at 9:02 pm

The crayons are so cute. I should get a pack for Heidi’s early intervention classroom. Although possibly the children would get distressed when they are not perfect anymore…. hmmm bears thinking upon.

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MelissaNo Gravatar November 13, 2010 at 3:38 pm

That singy one could get annoying after a while… I LOVE the crayons. They are so cool.

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Tracy HardyNo Gravatar November 13, 2010 at 3:38 pm

What a great giveaway. Fingers crossed I am on a lucky streak :P

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Kayla DevineNo Gravatar November 13, 2010 at 3:43 pm

That video is super cute :) I would love to win something in your giveaway :)

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Kelly GuyNo Gravatar November 13, 2010 at 4:11 pm

My family used our first Mooo calendar this year – its awesome!

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Sonja MercerNo Gravatar November 13, 2010 at 4:21 pm

How cute is that?! Some great chrissy ideas – thanks!

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kristiNo Gravatar November 13, 2010 at 4:22 pm

I just watched the video with my beautiful 2 1/2 little girl. We had a great giggle right along with your gorgeous girls & you!! Giggling is definitely contagious & those sing-a-ma-jigs look like the create lots of giggles!!! How cute are they! I love the idea of the family calendar, such a great gift idea.
WOW!, those crayons look fantastic! What great shapes & the colors look so vibrant, perfect for my little creative one!!
Would love to win any of these, they all look great………

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KylieNo Gravatar November 13, 2010 at 4:29 pm

WOW I have never seen those sing-a-ma-jigs what an excellent idea. Love the calendar too and the crayons!!!!

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TrishNo Gravatar November 13, 2010 at 5:11 pm

awwwwwww how adorbale r they sing-a-ma-jigs- and i loved how happy they made your daughters….specially loved little 3rd daughters singing – oooo she is so sweet!!!! the crayons are a brilliant idea too…kids would love the bright colours and they look easy to hold on to…and the calendar well i think every family needs one of those….i know we sure do with us all doing different things on different days especially me being relief i am here there and everywhere…
thanks again Kelly for your ideas …so nice to see these items and hear about them…..

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SarahNo Gravatar November 13, 2010 at 10:00 pm

Fantastic Christmas ideas Kelly. Love the crayons look like they are a great size for little hands :) Thanks

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EmilyNo Gravatar November 14, 2010 at 7:19 am

Great ideas! Will definitely have a look at Moo.com.au

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