Playfoam® Classic 4-Pack

Playfoam® Classic 4-Pack

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Ages 3-6
$4.99
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Tactile play molds the muscles needed to write, draw and manipulate objects
The Big Idea

Playfoam® offers kids loads of fun-- with no mess to clean up afterwards! Just squish the Playfoam up, shape it however you like, squash it back down, and start all over again. Playfoam® never dries out so the creativity never ends—and the secret no-stick formula means you can take it anywhere for creative fun on the go.

Shh…They’re Learning!
  • Develops visual artistic talent
  • Encourages creative play
  • A great sensory learning tool
Cut to the Chase
  • Non-toxic molding dough
  • Classic 4-pack
  • Perfect for party favors
  • Easy to store and non-dry

  • Completely mess-free — guaranteed!

  • Reusable — never dries out

  • Totally portable no-stick formula for creativity on the go

  • First creative experience for young kids

  • Total tactile satisfaction!

  • Non-toxic
  • Playfoam allows preschoolers to express their creativity—with no mess to clean up afterward! Just squish it, squash it, smash it, and start all over again. Playfoam never dries out, so the creativity never ends—and the secret no-stick formula means you can take it anywhere for creative and tactile fun on the go!

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    Educational InsightsPlayfoam® Classic 4-Pack
     
    2.8

    (based on 6 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

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    40%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Engaging (3)

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoor (3)
    • Young children (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Parent of two or more children (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (3)

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    1.0

    My kids are sad and I'm not a happy mommy!

    By weakly

    from Fort Mill, SC

    About Me Education Oriented, Parent Of Two Or More Children, Stay At Home Parent

    Pros

      Cons

      • Poor Design

      Best Uses

      • Indoor
      • Young Children

      Comments about Educational Insights Playfoam® Classic 4-Pack:

      I really was excited to get this product as I am not a fan of playdoh. I purchased the 20 pack of the foam. My kids loved it maybe for the first 30 minutes. The foam became extremely sticky, stringy and there was sticky stuff on their little hands (and mine too), They were not able to mold anything at this point besides a ball. The foam would stick to their fingers if they tried pulling it apart. I have also found it in their hair tonight, clothes and random areas around the house. I sent an email to customer service. Wish this would have worked out because it was a great idea and looked fun.

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      • No

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      4.0

      my son loves it.

      By JJsmama

      from prineville OR

      About Me Autism Mom, Stay At Home Parent

      Pros

      • Engaging
      • Interactive
      • Lots of Fun

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Entertainment
        • Indoor
        • Special Needs
        • Young Children

        Comments about Educational Insights Playfoam® Classic 4-Pack:

        my son loves this. he is special needs and it helps with sensory issues. easy clean up.

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        • No

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        1.0

        Really not happy

        By eyesblue1882

        from New York

        Pros

          Cons

          • Leaves Residue

          Best Uses

            Comments about Educational Insights Playfoam® Classic 4-Pack:

            Grandma came to babysit and brought this as a fun activity. When I returned home there was a gross residue on the high chair tray where playtime occurred. Other craft activities occur on the try all the time (crayons, playdoh, etc.) and there is never any problem with the cleanup. The residue from this foam is ridiculously hard to get off the tray. The packaging says non-toxic but there is no way I'm allowing my kid to eat off of this tray until this gross residue is completely gone. I have tried cleaning it with soap and a sponge and it will NOT come off. I don't want to use chemicals or anything abrasive that will scratch the tray. This much thought shouldn't have to go into playtime cleanup. This stuff is just gross!

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            • Yes

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            5.0

            Play foam Fun

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            By miasassy

            from Alvarado texas

            About Me Babysitter, Grandparent

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Educational
            • Engaging
            • Interactive
            • Lots of Fun
            • So Much Imagination

            Cons

            • Have not found any

            Best Uses

            • Entertainment
            • Indoor
            • Young Children

            Comments about Educational Insights Playfoam® Classic 4-Pack:

            they have had so much fun with this product the things they come up with to make .makes my heart smile thank you

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            • No

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            2.0

            A Fathers View

            By A Critical Father

            from Buffalo, NY

            About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children, Working Parent

            Pros

            • Engaging

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Educational Insights Playfoam® Classic 4-Pack:

                My kids wanted to play with it, but it leaves a sticky residue on everything it touches...almost greasy. and the little balls of foam end up all over and this has glitter mixed in it as well...so you can imagine the weeks you'll be finding glitter in strange places for weeks. My daughter(5) was having fun playing with it, but my son(almost 2) was taste testing it. OK IN THE GARBAGE. Do not buy this...stick with lincoln logs or good old fashioned paper and crayons. Can't imagine ingesting foam is healthy, and the sticky residue sticks to carpet too. It is like a slimey flemmy goop. Pretty colors...maybe find a way to harden this stuff and make xmas ornaments out of it instead.

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                • Yes

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                4.0

                Fun and long lasting, limited shaping

                By A Mom's Take

                from Phoenix, AZ

                About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Durable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Educational Insights Playfoam® Classic 4-Pack:

                    My 3 year old has LOVED playing with this playfoam and I seem to find the ball of the mushed together foam in his room just about every morning him having grabbed it to play with in bed! Since the playfoam doesn't dry out I don't have to worry or stress about it being left out of the package! Plus, it has really good about very little mess! Occasionally a few of the tiny foam balls will be separated "from the pack" and get lost but it hasn't been a big deal so far. While it's been a lot of fun for my boys to play with, I do think it's hard to make many things that really represent a real life object. For example, the most creative I really got was a snowman and a hot dog – very simple shapes. It is hard to create really defined lines with the foam so the designs to stay pretty simple. This is really a non-issue for younger children though as they wouldn't be attempting complex designs.

                    Disclosure: I received 2 4-packs of Playfoam for free to review on my website A Mom's Take. Opinions are my own.

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