Review: VTech’s Switch & Go Dinos!

My two boys, ages 3 and almost 5, have two favorite toys: dinosaurs and cars. You can imagine my delight when I recently had the chance to review VTech’s Switch & Go Dinos™, which transform from a dino into a vehicle in just a few simple steps. Wyatt and Weston were super excited for their new toys and had them out of the boxes before I even had a chance to take a photo.

One thing I immediately noticed about the dinos is how easy they were for Weston, who is 3 years old, to transform on his own, yet Wyatt, my almost 5 year old, still finds it challenging enough to keep his attention. We’ve had other transforming toys in our home, and they always seem to be too complicated for the under 5 age, and it was fun to see Weston proud of himself for doing it on his own.


My boys have been playing with the dinos non-stop since they arrived, and the fact that they are still in one piece is a testament to their durability. Toys do not stay in one piece for long in our home, but the Switch & Go Dinos have proved to stand up to the challenge! They’ve been raced, dropped, and thrown (ahem, not allowed), and surely will go through many more adventures.

The toys also come with an LCD screen with customizable animations that are different when in vehicle or dino mode. I also love that the action buttons tell interesting dinosaur facts when in dino mode. It’s a great way for kids to learn some great info about dinosaurs without even realizing they’re learning! And starting at $15.99, there are 7 different, unique Switch & Go Dinos. They are great toys for such a reasonable price.

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Wonder what the video is all about? VTech is challenging kids to transform their imagination through the Show & Tell with Switch & Go Contest. Read the details and enter to win some great prizes!

· Contestants will upload a 15-30 second video to the VTech Facebook page of their child’s home-made dino creation. In the video, your child can show us their new Dino by drawing, building or customizing their existing Switch & Go Dino. Don’t forget to tell VTech about the cool things your child’s Dino does!

Show – What does your child’s Switch & Go Dino look like?

Let your child choose 1 of 3 ways to show-off their home-made Dino creation and record it on video:

o 1. Draw: They can use markers, crayons, paint or pen to sketch your creation on paper

o 2. Build: They can use foil, paper, cardboard, or any non-branded household items to build your Dino

o 3. Customize: They can update theirr own VTech Switch & Go Dino with accessories and fun props to give them a new image!

Tell – What makes your child’s Dino large and in charge? Encourage your child to name it and share its roaring sound effects.

· From October 8 through October 19 cast your vote for the coolest, most creative and fiercest video…

· One grand-prize winner will get a kids lifetime supply of educational toys from VTech. And your video will air on a VTech commercial on Nickelodeon, which you can watch at your very own viewing party with your friends and family. And VTech will also transform your living room into the ultimate Dino den.

Make sure to enter by clicking here!

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To sum it all up, I highly recommend VTech’s Switch & Go Dinos. They are a fantastic toy for kids of a large range of ages, and will surely remain a favorite in our home!


If you’d like to read additional bloggers’ reviews or see more videos, go to the VTech brand page on BlogHer.com!

Comments

  1. Looks like some enjoyable toys. My son is too old for this toy now, but he sure would have enjoyed these.

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