Recently we received a box of the new Hot Wheels™ and Barbie™ Kinder Eggs to test out! As much as I love the fact that the traditional Kinder Eggs are gender neutral and that the toys appeal to everyone, I can see how children can get VERY excited about Barbie and Hot Wheels specific Kinder Eggs. My children sure did! I will say, however, that even though the Barbie ones are marketed towards girls, it wouldn't surprise me in the least if at least one time my four year old son asks for one of those instead of the Hot Wheels one. Likely, he will do this because he admires his older sister and wants to have everything the same as her, but I would also like to state my opinion that there is nothing wrong with a boy wanting to open up a doll toy!
Because there is a 1 in 3 chance in opening a product specific toy, I have to share with you that we may or may not have (wink, wink) opened more than one Kinder Surprise each to get my son a Hot Wheels car. We opened our surprises on one of his "not so good" days and he was VERY upset with his first egg even though I thought it was the coolest toy we had received to date!
On January 10, 2013, KINDER® Canada started giving away 40 KINDER® Barbie™ Hot Wheels™ Prize Packs (exclusive to Facebook!) including Barbie™ and Hot Wheels™ toys as well as a pack of 24 KINDER® SURPRISE® eggs.
For four weeks, you will be able to participate in the KINDER® Barbie™ Hot Wheels™ contest simply by becoming a fan of Kinder Canada on Facebook and by following the instructions.
Each Prize package consists of two packs of twenty-four Kinder® Surprise® eggs; one Barbie™ doll, one Hot Speed Wheels™ and one Hot Wheels™ Light Speed OR one Hot Wheels™ Racing (selection of the Hot Wheels™ Light Speed or Racing will be at the sole discretion of the Sponsor). Approximate retail value of each Prize package is $50.00 CDN.
Disclosure: I’m part of the KINDER® Mom program and I receive special perks as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own. See MTM's Disclosure for more details.