Review – My Holibob Bear

At weekends and school holidays, one of the first questions my girls ask in the morning is “what are we doing today?” My Holibob Bear is a fun way of answering that question whilst helping to document those activities too. The girls were sent a My Holibob Bear Deluxe each just before the start of the Easter holidays. It’s been brilliant for helping them find out what each day’s activity is and adding a little more fun to the holidays.


A My Holibob Bear Deluxe with suitcase, "Pawsport", activity cards, stickers, journal and chalkboard - "Review - My Holibob Bear"


My Holibob Bear is suitable for children over 3. It comes with a suitcase, activity cards, summary cards, a “Pawsport” and stickers. The Deluxe version also includes a mini chalk board and chalk and a journal.


There are seven different activity cards covering a range of different activities – including Going Places, Creative Play and Your Choice. Each of the activity cards has matching stickers. These can be stuck inside the bear’s “Pawsport” at the end of the day.


The My Holibob Bears with a chalkboard saying "bake biscuits" and a suitcase containing the Creative Play card, a rolling pin and some cookie cutters


The girls have enjoyed finding out what our plans were for the Easter holidays through “asking the bears” and then seeing what was inside the suitcase. The website has some good ideas for reveals and I’ve enjoyed being creative with ours. We’ve used some cards more than others though. Our favourite has been the Going Places card, closely followed by Creative Play.


Both the girls now recognise the different cards. As soon as they spot the card, they have an idea of the day’s activities will be. The mini chalkboard is useful though for giving more specific details about the planned activity.


Sophie sticking a sticker inside the My Holibob Bear Pawsport

The bears are very soft and snuggly and make the perfect companions for our adventures too! Sitting down together at the end of the day to add a sticker to the “Pawsport” is a lovely way to remember the day’s activities too.


Sophie cuddling her My Holibob Bear and showing him the stickers in his Pawsport

Our Easter holidays have now come to an end but I’m looking forward to using the bears again in half-term and the summer holidays. I’ve had fun thinking of different ways to reveal activities with the bears’ help. My girls have really enjoyed finding out about our plans through asking their bears too.


Jessica with the Easter trail map that was revealed to be in the My Holibob Bear suitcase


If you like the sound of My Holibob Bear, you can enter my giveaway for a chance to win one yourself. The competition is open to entrants from the UK only. The winner will be chosen at random after the competition closes at 23.59pm on 23rd April 2017.


My Holibob Bear are also offering my readers a 15% discount off any product until Friday 19th May. To receive the discount when ordering, just enter the code ‘littlehearts15’ at the checkout.


I received a My Holibob Bear Deluxe for each of my girls for the purposes of this review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.


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14 thoughts on “Review – My Holibob Bear

    1. They’ve been a big hit here – my girls love cuddly toys too and these have been great for adding a little fun to the holidays 🙂

  1. Huge thank you to Louise for such a lovely review!
    So glad to hear you all enjoyed the having Holibob Bear join you for Easter. Absolutely loved to see that creativity with the reveals, looks like you had loads of fun! 🙂
    Thank you again for sharing your experience with everyone!

    1. My pleasure – thank you for sending them to us. I quite like finding different ways to reveal the activities and the girls have had so much fun with them too 🙂

  2. It’s a cute idea but reminds me a little of having the class teddy bear for the weekend!
    Thanks for linking up with #TriedTested this week x

    1. Yes, I know what you mean although I loved having the class toy so these really appeal to me 🙂

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