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Join Our Creative Play Every Day Challenge!

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Embrace Creative Play this holiday season! From make-believe worlds, to creative arts & crafts, to just exploring your child's limitless imagination, there are many ways you and your family can enjoy creative play around the holidays.  

We invite you to explore the joys of creative play with your children in this 10 day challenge! Every day, we'll feature a new Creative Play "Quick Tip" for you and your family to enjoy together. After we post each new challenge, share in the comments how you enjoyed the Creative Play activity with your family!

Sign up below to join the challenge! Starting November 26th you’ll receive a daily link to the fun activity of the day!


One lucky grand prize winner will select $250 worth of toys from Melissa & Doug's website.

Five runner ups will select $50 worth of toys from Melissa & Doug's website.

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We'll add links to each day's challenge here!

Day 1: Make Your Own Holiday Decorations

Day 2: “Sort” Out Your Holiday!

Day 3: Play a Silly Car Game

Day 4: When it’s Cold Outside, Put on a Show!

Day 5: Bake Something (Real OR Pretend)!

Day 6: Write a Letter to a Far-Away Relative or Friend

Day 7: Spark a New Dinner Conversation

Day 8: Make a Special Homemade Gift or Card

Day 9: Play Your Holiday Tunes LOUD!

Day 10: Give the Gift of Giving!

Official Rules 

  • The Creative Play, Every Day sweepstakes starts Tuesday, November 20th at 2:00 pm (ET) and ends Sunday, December 9th at 11:59pm (ET) (the "Sweepstakes Period".
  • Enter by replying 10 of the related posts with appropriate comments during the Giveaway Period.
  • Multiple entries are permitted and encouraged, as it increases your chances of winning.
  • One winner will be selected in a random drawing of all eligible entries to receive a $250 worth of toys from Melissa & Doug's website
  • Five winners will be selected in a random drawing of all eligible entries to receive a $50 worth of toys from Melissa & Doug's website
  • The random drawing shall occur on or about December 10, 2012.
  • No Purchase Necessary.
  • Open to US, DC, and PR residents 16 years and older.
  • Void where prohibited. Click here for the rest of the Official Rules.


by on Nov. 20, 2012 at 2:28 PM
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beeluvin
by on Dec. 2, 2012 at 3:02 PM

Hello everyone. our 5 yr. old was sick, so that put a pause on our creative play for awhile, but now we are all back at it!! Christmas music is in the air today and our daughter made Christmasgift sugar cookies YUM it smells great in here. IN the Car we like to make up Knock jokes to tell each other

jaiden615
by on Dec. 2, 2012 at 6:42 PM
Love the idea! Im in ill start tomorrow and will do two a day to catch up!
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adsmith2012
by on Dec. 3, 2012 at 3:09 AM

 im in

AnAngelsKiss
by on Dec. 3, 2012 at 12:08 PM
Ooo Ooo I want to play! :)
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Mickeyes143
by on Dec. 5, 2012 at 1:56 AM

Me too!!

bbmema
by on Dec. 5, 2012 at 11:17 AM
1 mom liked this

Give Give Give is what my grand kids said to most things they went through. They are just those kinds of kids. Not selfish at all. We are going to donate these today.

Angel_Red7
by on Dec. 6, 2012 at 9:02 AM

This was very fun! i am so excited to see who won. Good luck everyone! 

cemcnair
by on Dec. 6, 2012 at 11:24 AM
Can't wait to see who won this one!!
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kgalvano
by Member on Dec. 6, 2012 at 6:06 PM

im in

CafeMom Team
by Group Owner on Dec. 7, 2012 at 10:32 AM

Congratulations to CafeMom Janet, the Grand Prize Winner of our Creative Play, Every Day sweepstakes! Stay tuned as we announce the remaining 5 winners!

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