Friday, December 11, 2009

Friday's Gracious Giveaways: Pretend and Play Cash Register

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Katie from Kitchen Stewardship is the lucky winner.

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The winner of last week's FGG is
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ho entered!
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As you know, from this post, my children and their friends recently set up a little toy shop in our basement. They set out all types of little toys, stuffed animals, and dolls. They made a checkout stand by putting this cash register full of pretend money, an old phone, some pens and paper, and shopping bags on a small table. They even made store signs and hung them on the walls. Then they took turns being the shoppers and the cashier (or "shopkeeper"). The kids played this for a long time and asked to leave it set up so that they could play again soon. This dramatic play was a huge success.


One thing that made this so much fun for them was the pretend and play cash register. Toys AndGamesOnline.com recently sent it to us to review and, I have to say, it has been well LOVED by all three of my children. Wes, 3 years old, likes to open and close the drawer to hear the little bell ring. He also likes to play with and stack all of the play money. Gracen, 7 years old, has set up a grocery store using items from our pantry and grocery bags. She also likes to practice counting the money because she has been practicing that in school. Samantha, 9 years old, likes to use the calculator on the cash register to add up the costs of the items in their "shop". She then likes to try and make change for her customers after they have kindly paid.


This is the beauty of this wonderful toy. It is perfect for boys and girls and a wide variety of ages. I would advise, however, that parents of younger children be present while their children are playing with the cash register because the small play coins could pose a choking hazard if swallowed.


I am so excited to be able to offer you a chance to win one of these award winning pretend and play cash registers. See below to enter. However, if you are not the lucky chosen one, you can get one of these cash registers for a great bargain at Toys AndGamesOnline.com They are currently 25% off.

ToysAndGamesOnline.com is part of the CSN Stores LLC. They have over 200 specialty stores with the best prices online and a huge range of products from holiday decorations to game tables
to nursery decorations.

First Entry Requirement ~ Leave me a comment about with whom you would share this fun toy.
1. Visit ToysAndGamesOnline.com and tell me about another toy or game that your little one would enjoy. (1 entry)

2. Subscribe to Raising Itty-Bitty Bookworms. (1 entry)

*Make sure and leave a comment after this post for each entry so I can give you all the credit you deserve (and don't forget your email address too)! Winner will be announced Friday, December 18, and contacted by email. Winner has three days to contact me at contact@ittybittybookworm.com. After three days another winner will be drawn.*

~ If you have a giveaway on your blog that you'd like to share (or know of one you're posting about), link it up with "Mr. Linky" below. *Please read FGG rules for participating* ~



60 comments:

Krissy said...

I would give this to my 5 year old daughter. I think she would love it :)

Krissy said...

I like the Bazoongi Kids Woodland Fairy Hut Play Tent. Very cute & know my kids would have alot of fun.

Krissy said...

I subscribed in Google Reader

themarlatts said...

My 2 and 4 year old boys would love this!!

Tiff said...

Love the retro pink kitchen!
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Tristan said...

I would let my 5 children set up a restaurant and invite the grandparents and daddy to come choose from a homemade menu(with prices, of course!). Then each child would have different jobs, including writing the bill, collecting and sorting money, making change, and taking it to the bank (ME!) for a deposit.

Tristan said...

I subscribe already!

Tristan said...

We would love the checkbook checks to go with the cash register!

Amy said...

I would share this with my 4 yr old son and 2 yr old daughter. They love playing grocery store and this would be the perfect addition! :)
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Amy said...

I subscribe. :)
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Amy said...

we would love the twist and rail marble run set. I have been eyeing the different marble run sets and this one looks awesome!

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abc said...

My nearly 4 yr old girl would love this, in fact I've been looking at it for her upcoming Birthday.

abc said...

I love lots of stuff from this site, but I really love the LR Pretend and Play Snack Shop! What could go better with the cash register?

abc said...

I subscribe!

The girl who painted trees said...

My daughter loves to play store. She would love to win this.
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The girl who painted trees said...

I would love to try a Bilibo. But the Guidecraft tool bench is awesome!

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The girl who painted trees said...

I subscribe to your blog.

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Shop with Me Mama said...

Thanks for the linky love and I would give this to my son! He would love it!

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Debbie said...

i would love to win a cash register for my 3-year old son... he enjoys going "shopping" and is ready to start learning about money.

Debbie said...

another toy my son would love is the Step2 Naturally Playful Sand & Water Activity.

Debbie said...

i subscribe.

Musical Mama said...

I would give this to my daughter who is almost 2. I love the fact that it is a toy that would grow with her!

Musical Mama said...

I love all the tents and tunnels and things. The fairy hut tent is super cute and the school bus pop-up would also be a big hit around here.

Musical Mama said...

I subscribed in google reader

Chels said...

My daughter and son would LOVE that cash register for playing store!

Jo Shabo said...

My daughter would love to play with this toy and make believe she had a store... too cute!

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Jo Shabo said...

the pastel play kitchen set is so neat! My daughter would have a lot of fun with it!
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Jo Shabo said...

I am a subscriber to your awesome blog! thank you!

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Jodi Renshaw said...

I would so share this cash register with my 4 year old son --- who has decided that he wants to start his own business.

Thanks for the great giveaway!

Jodi Renshaw said...

I also love the Little Labs Science Kit they sell. Good stuff for us homeschoolers :)

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Sewing-Chick said...

This would be for my son. I've already saved some fake credit card freebies in the mail so that one day when he's big enough, we can play "shopping!"

Sewing-Chick said...

I like the Melissa and Doug shape sorting clock. Actually, I love everything Melissa and Doug!

Stacy said...

I would for my 2 1/2 yo daughter to have this. She's just beginning to get into the dramatic play stuff.

Stacy said...

I love the Kidcraft Pastel cottage kitchen!

Stacy said...

I subscribe to Raising itty-Bitty Bookworms.

Amy B. said...

I would share this fun gift with my daughter.
Thanks for the giveaway!
Amy B.
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Amy B. said...

I would enjoy the Pacific Play tent
Thanks for the giveaway!
Amy B.
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片子 said...

forgive others but not yourself........................................

Amy B. said...

I'm a subscriber
Thanks for the giveaway!
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Sylvia said...

I would love to win this for my grandaughter
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Sylvia said...

I like the Bath Temp Duckie MicroTemp Bath Temp Duckie
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Rebekah said...

I would sit on the rug in the living room with my children and play store with them - probably for unending hours since they love this sort of thing - they would bring an object and I would help them count out the money! Might even play garage sale! Thanks for the giveaway.

Rebekah said...

We subscribe!

Rebekah said...

My kiddos would definitely love any of the Le Toy Van baking sets, and of course some play food to go with it.

Christy, the Notable Blogger said...

Your giveaways are great! If I win the cash register, please give it to someone else, because we already have one and they LOVE IT! Just wanted to say HEY! Your giveaways are great. And I said it. So...bye.

Kitchen Stewardship said...

My 4yo son would love this, and his 18mo sister would be right behind him!

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Jennifer said...

My daughters would love this
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Trish said...

My daughter would love this! She plays with one at a friends house. Thanks
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DoubleOhSeven said...

I would give the cash register to my 6 year old son. He has it on his christmas list.

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thanks

DoubleOhSeven said...

I subscribed in google reader.

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DoubleOhSeven said...

I'd buy the pretend and play healthy lunch basket and the little tykes creative kids shopping cart to go with it! :)

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artsy_momma said...

I would love to get my son the Morgan Cycle Lionel Pedal Ride-On Train .... how fun!

artsy_momma said...

I would share this toy with my son - he loves grocery shopping so he would have fun with it!

Deb K said...

I would give this to my granddaughter she loves to play store!

Deb K said...

The Playhut School Bus Pop Up Play Tent is really cute too :-)

Deb K said...

I subscribe with Google Reader

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ABCFrugality.com said...

I would give this to my 3 yr old!

ABCFrugality.com said...

Subscribed with Google Reader

ABCFrugality.com said...

I like the Bazoongi Kids Woodland Fairy Hut Play Tent. Too cute!