Over here at MomCo, we specialize in killer play dates! With so many products on the market today, it’s hard to know what the best supplies are for hosting a successful, stress-free, play date, but we’ve got you covered. The products listed below are inexpensive, easy to use, require minimal clean up, and can be enjoyed by kids of many ages! Thinking about hosting a play date soon? Make sure you have a few of these must-have items in your Amazon cart!
There are very few aspects of any play date that can be described as “mess-free”, but one of them is not the Crayola Color Wonder kit, which is why it is obvious that these awesome markers are a play date must-have! Now moms don’t have to cringe when the kids ask to color, because these non-toxic, no-mess, “magic” markers are a win-win for everyone. Color Wonder Markers and Paints are clear, and only turn colors when applied to the special Color Wonder paper (15 pages included), so you can sit back, relax, and not worry about markings on your furniture or walls!
Sidewalk chalk. Whoever invented sidewalk chalk should really get their name printed on some sort of mom-approved hall of champions. Talk about cheap entertainment for kids of all ages! This one pack of Crayola’s 64-count sidewalk chalk will probably last you all the way through your kiddos chalk-loving years. With 56 regular color sticks and 8 special effects sticks, your sidewalk is sure to pop with color! From hopscotch to twister, to love notes and simple scribbles, Crayola’s sidewalk chalk will provide hours of entertainment, with nothing but water to clean it up! An absolute play date must have!
And once you have your Crayola sidewalk chalk, make sure you also pick up the Walkie Chalk Sidewalk Chalk Holder! Sidewalk Chalk Holder Stick hold most round or square chalk. Simple assembly – no screwing or moving parts. 3 piece design comes apart for easy storage. Comes in two colors lucky lime and tropical teal.
I don’t know what it is about superheroes, but kids start loving these guys around the time they can walk, and some continue to love them until the time they retire! No play date is complete without a build-your-own superhero mask kit by Creative Hands. No super-hero lover in your house? No problem! They also have a build-your-own princess wand! Seriously, how cute are these?! No scissors or glue are needed with these awesome kits! Whether you’re getting ready for Halloween, a masquerade ball, or just some afternoon superhero fun, this creative arts & craft is sure to be a crowd pleaser at your next play date.
It’s hard to know what the kids are going to be in to next, but one thing that remains consistent, are their creative minds. It’s so important to encourage creativity and provide them with tools to use their imagination, so next up on our play-date must have list, is this awesome Creative Fun Tote by Creative Hands. This kit has just the right amount of art supplies to foster an endless supply of creativity. Googly eyes, pipe cleaners, pom poms, stickers, cut outs and more, this kit is the perfect size for your next play date!
Lay-N-Go trays! These innovative, organizational solutions for every day play and travel are a life changer! Anything that can help speed up your clean up time after a play date is a mom-win in our book! With the quality, style, durability, and innovative functionality that moms need, Lay-n-Go is a play date must-have for any mom of young children.
SNACKS! Having snacks from a reputable company like Happy Family, means tasty, mess free treats for everyone. Feel comfortable with Happy Family’s USDA Certified Organic foods and snacks. A new variety of organic foods and snacks each month that supports baby’s age- and stage-specific nutritional needs—a great way to round out the foods and meals you already buy for baby. Baby Bundles begin at four-months-old and last through 24-months-old.
If you love hosting play dates, apply to join our Mom Mingle Rewards Club. Club members can receive free crafts and snacks for their play dates. The best part is that you get to join a group of moms who are all passionate about getting moms out of the house and connecting in person. Click HERE to apply!