“Giantmicrobes™ are plush dolls that look like common microbes. The product line was introduced in July 2002 and has continued to grow beyond plush toys. The combination of humor, education, and sympathy resonates with parents,children, educators, pediatricians, science buffs and many others.
Giantmicrobes™ are available in drug stores, bookstores, science museums, children’s museums, hospital gift shops, educational catalogs, and general gift shops worldwide.”
I got to review Sniffles from GIANTmicrobes. He is soft, had magnetic hands and if you push his nose he sneezes. Sniffles represents the Common Cold or also know as Rhinovirus. His shape is based after what the actual Rhinovirus looks like.
I love our sniffles and so does Lee. She laughs a lot when he sneezes. Not only is he a toy but he is also educational. You can teach your child about illnesses and what causes them. Plus Sniffles comes with several different languages of sayings you say after someone sneezes.
GIANTmicrobes also has many other microbes to choose from and in many different style. They have plush, vinyl, one that make noise… Not only would these be great for your kids but they would be perfect for classrooms and in doctor’s offices.
I totally recommend these for every family. They are fun, cute and educational. Below you can see a photo of Lee enjoying her Sniffles and a video of him sneezing. TOTALLY cute!!!
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* Disclaimer / Disclosure: I received a free sample to facilitate my review. This post reflects my honest, personal opinion and experience with the product which may differ from yours. Product information courtesy of the sponsor. No monetary compensation was provided for this post.
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