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If you could be anything, what would you be? What are your dreams? Are you living them? The new Flipsies line from VTech helps inspire our kids to dream whatever they want, and go after it. Dream of being a baker, teacher, astronaut, or parent – the Flipsies dolls teach kids that dreams are good to have, and even achievable! I’ve talked about my dreams before, but now it’s time to talk about the kids.
Meet Clementine. She dreams of becoming a baker. With her Birthday Party and Bakery playset, Clementine can live out her dreams baking goodies and serving them up to her friends at birthday parties. I’m pretty impressed with how well made the playset is, for having parts that detach for expanded play. Everything is sturdy, and allows plenty of room for all 4 of the kids hang out and dream together.
Look how fun this is! With bright colors, and attention to all the details, my kids have been playing with these on a daily basis, and with little to no fighting! Along with Clementine we got Sandy and her surfboard. Sandy dreams of becoming a Marine Biologist, but in our house enjoys taking breaks from surfing with her dolphins to grab a treat and chat at Clemetine’s Bakery.
Cute story time! I had Clementine hiding in my room for an opportune time to share with the kids. Little Prince comes in early one morning and finds it. I tell him to go show the girls, knowing it will being squeals of delight. I lay in bed patiently waiting to hear their reaction, and am not disappointed. Here’s how it went –
Little Prince walks in, and turns their light on then in a sing song voice calls out “Happppyyyyy Birthdaayyyy”
Knowing it’s none of their birthdays, the girls angrily tell him to turn off the light, it’s not time to get up yet. But then! There’s a pause. “Wait! WHAT?! What is that?!! MOOOMMMMMM, is this for us? Can we play with it?!”
Ah the joys of knowing you completely surprised your children for once, and put a huge smile on their face is priceless. I’ll always have that sing song voice in my head though, because Little Prince wanted to play with his sisters and knew it would make them happy too.
Later while playing with their new Flipsies Doll and Playset, I pulled the girls aside to ask them about their dreams.
- What do you like to pretend to be when you play?
- Who is your favorite Flipsie doll, and why? (great for Christmas present ideas!)
- If you could transform like a Flipsie, what would you turn into?
These are great questions to get conversation started and learn more about your kids dreams of the future. Something I think is important to always be aware of as a parent.
Curious how my kids answered? Me too! Venice, my oldest would transform into “Sleepyhead” because she loves to sleep. Truth you all, if she doesn’t sleep enough her emotions are more like a teen then a 9 year old. If she could get a job sleeping when she’s older, she’d be living her dream – and in her dreams, lol. Her favorite flipsies are Jazz and Styla because she too likes to make things and play music.
Chloe loves to pretend she’s Elsa, but loves the Flipsie Lexi who dreams of becoming a teacher like herself. Why a teacher? According to Chloe, teachers are important. Something I’m so glad she realizes this early on in her life.
Rosalina, my baby girl loves Sandy because hello – she has a surfboard! Her dreams are to become a surfer girl just like Sandy. Which may mean we need to move closer to the ocean…
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12 thoughts on “Teaching Kids to Follow their Dreams with VTech Flipsies + Win a Flipsies Clementine Birthday Party and Bakery Set”
I dreamed of teaching. It took me a long time to get there. I worked in business for 20 years and then I taught special ed and 2nd grade for 10 years.
I have a special place in my heart for teachers. It’s what I wanted to do for a long time, but both my parents are teachers and my husband was for awhile too.
Love what the kids stated they want to be when they grow up!
When I was a kid I wanted to deliver pizza, but i’m a stay at home mom and I think that i’m happier with that 😉
That made me laugh so hard! Sorry, not in a mean way 🙂 I’d rather be a stay at home mom than deliver pizza too…something about driving it around but not getting any of it would be too hard, lol.
When i was a child i always dreamed of being a Rock Star…the older i got the more i realized that i can’t carry a tune in the bucket!! My kids cover their ears when i sing and i dance like a crazy flamingo!!! Now i am a SAHM and i realize that i am doing my dream job now!!
One of my memories as a kid was in 3rd grade when we had to go around the room and say what we wanted to be when we grew up. Back then there was no rules, just big dreams. I love that your post brought that back to life! Dream big! 🙂
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I always dreamed of being a singer, am i living that dream……..NO lol
My life goal as a kid was to be a waitress. In high school I tried it for a week, and decided this is definitely NOT for me! LOL 🙂
I dreamed of being a mom, and I am!
I dreamed of being a baker and have my own home baking business now 🙂
So awesome you’re living your dream Rachel!