Friday, January 18, 2013

Smart Lab Toys, Weird & Wacky Contraption Lab review (And a Giveaway)

Are you looking for some wonderful educational toys for your children? Well I would like to introduce you all to Smart Lab Toys, they have so many great educational toys your kids will love! Here is a little more information about the company from the website:

SmartLab Toys makes educational toys with a book component for kids ages 4 - 12. We believe that kids learn best through hands-on exploration, so we offer that experience wrapped up in a fun toy and a cool book. In 2004, SmartLab started out with eight science kits. Two years later, we expanded into arts and crafts. Our roster of award-winning toys now stands at nearly 50 products that stimulate both sides of the brain.

We were very lucky to be able to review the Smart Lab Toys, Weird & Wacky Contraption Lab

 Standing over two feet tall, the Weird & Wacky Contraption Lab has 60 mix-and-match pieces to build an unlimited amount of contraptions.  Kids can dream up crazy courses, then build and test them using this easy-to-construct Velcro®-like system.  Instructions offer tips and tricks on how to best manipulate the kit’s components.  It guides kids through five sample contraption designs while they learn how to predict the outcome of each.


  • Cannon with flying stunt pig
  • Cleaning machine
  • Toilet
  • Chicken coop
  • Boot buster
  • 2 gears and cup
  • Funnel
  • Zigzag ramp
  • 12 tracks
  • 24 track clips
  • 2 off-ramps
  • 6 stops
  • 4 steel balls and ball extractor
  • Hook-and-loop backer board with stand
  • Tri-fold instructional booklet

*Winner of the Good Housekeeping Best Toy Award
*Winner of the 2012 Creative Child Top Toy of the Year Award
*Winner of the 2012 Mom's Choice Award
*Winner of the 2012 Parents' Choice "Recommended" Award
*Winner of the 2012 Dr. Toy Best Picks for Children's Products Award
 My Review:I’ve said it many times before we love getting together and playing games be it video or board or card it doesn’t matter we love playing them. And we just had the opportunity to play with something that is one of the most interestingly fun contraptions that we’ve ever had the pleasure of playing. We’ve been playing with the Weird & Wacky Contraption Lab and we’ve been having a blast!

Playing the contraption itself is supposed to be the most fun part of any game but I have to tell you some of the most fun we have is actually setting this contraption up! The board stands over two feet tall and the only limits you have is your own creativity. You can design the board in many different configurations with sixty different puzzle pieces your board will never look the same from game to game. 
And the puzzle pieces just aren't any old pieces some of the pieces are a chicken coop, a toilet, zigzag ramps and a canon with a flying stunt pig! This isn’t traditional by any stretch of the imagination and that’s what we love about it the fact that it’s not just run of the mill. The board is easy to construct the pieces stick to the board on a Velcro like fabric so you can easily just move a piece from spot to spot and it takes little to no effort to do it. Once your board is set up just drop the ball and watch what happens. I swear this is some of the most fun we've had in a long time and since everything is interchangeable you’ll never really have a chance to get bored with it and if you’re lucky enough you’ll get to see a pig fly!

The generous folks at Smart Lab Toys are giving one of Susan’s Disney Family readers a chance to win a Weird & Wacky Contraption Lab from Smart Lab toys a $4.00 ARV. WOulf you like to win? Please visit the Smart Lab Toys site, take a look around then come back here and tell me something you love from the site. There are also other ways to enter, please enter below.

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Susan S. Disclosure: The reviews and or opinions on this blog are my own opinions . We received a game to review. No monitory compensation was received. I was not required to write a positive review. Your experience may differ. The opinions I have expressed are my own I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR Part 255: Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsement and Testimonials in Advertising .


Jan Lee said...

I'd like to get my niece the Fashion Jewelry Kit or the Hollywood Makeup Kit :)

Michelle said...

I like House of Fashion Design Studio. Thanks for the chance to win!
mrsmchappell at gmail dot com

Unknown said...

Love the Bug Underground

Unknown said...

I love the Cupcake Decorating Studio


Anonymous said...

LOL I know a little boy who would laugh and laugh and be real happy to get the squishy T-Rex!! These are great kits...

Anonymous said...

House of Fashion Design Studio

Anonymous said...

I like the House of Fashion Design Studio!

Julie B.

Unknown said...

My son would love the Secret Formula lab.

Megan CS said...

looks fun!

wigget said...

i like the bug playground

C.R. said...

House of Fashion Design Studio

kim burnett said...

House of Fashion Design Studio

Stefanie E. said...

I personally like the cupcake decorating studio! :)

sdavis said...

like the snap fashion jewelry

sandradavis07 at comcast dot net

Anonymous said...

My grandkids would love any of these

Anonymous said...

My grandkids would love any of these

yyeres said...

spa lab lookds interesting

Cassandra M said...

Anonymous said...

the glow in the dark lab wilcarvic

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