Educational Fun with Geo Puzzles and Elli from @Oompatoys #NGFamily

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As a mother of two toddlers, I love to use fun play to educate my children.  By using educational toys, it keeps them engaged and they are more prone to remember what we are working on when it is fun!  When I had the opportunity to select a toy for both Austin and Addie from OOmpa it was a very difficult decision.  Since we have been trying to transition into cloth and wooden toys I was at just the right place!

US and Canada GeoPuzzle

We decided on a US and Canada GeoPuzzle for Austin.  Since we are headed to Georgia and on to Florida, it has been a great learning tool we have used to teach the children not only where we live but also about where we will be traveling through.  The kids love puzzles, this one is no different.  It has bright fun colors and although a little challenging for my children to put together now on their own, it is a great way for us to work together.  Puzzles are such fun ways for children to work on their motor skills as well as encourage logical thinking because they involve putting pieces together to form something bigger.  The GeoPuzzle is made of recycled materials and durable enough to warrant a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

The GeoPuzzle is:

  • Recommended For Kids 4 Years And Older
  • Includes 70 pieces; completed puzzle measures 17 x 17 inches
  • Made of durable, recycled materials and soy-based ink
  • Designed In The USA By Our Earthy Friends At GeoToys
  • Made in Germany

Elli Baby Doll

Addie loves her dolls just as I did when I was young.  Having a desire to decrease the plastic in our home we have been searching out cloth babies.  With a sweet face and European style, Elli makes a extra special, unique gift for your special little one.  From the moment Addie saw her, she has not left her side at home.  She sleeps next to Addie and even sits so still at the dinner table.  With the exception of some shared chocolate on her face, she looks perfect, just as she did when she was pulled from the box.  I love her fun cheerful colors!

The Elli baby doll is:

  • Recommended For Kids 18 Months And Older
  • Machine washable gentle cycle at 86 degrees
  • Made of a cotton/polyester blend
  • Measures 14.5 inches in height
  • Lovingly Designed In Germany By Our Talented Friends At Kathe Kruse
  • Made in Latvia

About Oompa has long been known as the premiere website destination for safe, quality and unique baby toys from around the world. Their website is a trusted resource for parents and caregivers who understand what they expose their children to matters!  At, you won’t find toys with batteries, over-stimulating blinking lights or commercially commissioned cartoon characters. You will find a well-edited selection of delightfully modern toys that are thoughtfully designed and superbly crafted…heirloom quality products that you will want to save for future generations.

Oompa works hard to offer a refreshing change from the plethora of junk that ends up in landfills, sometimes just days after being opened.  I truly admire what their company offer’s in the way of selection and that they search out the highest quality products to offer our children.  You will find many popular wooden and organic toys.  Their brands include: PlanToys, Haba, Hape, Kathe Kruse Dolls, Seedlings, Tegu, Dandelion and many more.

Oompa even offers the FUNBUXX Program that is their way of saying “Thank You” to our valued customers.  You earn 5% back on each purchase in Funnbuxx that can be used on a future Oompa purchase.  You are even rewarded for providing product reviews as well!  I also love that they have so many options to sort their selection, including a Not made in China option.

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Connect with Oompa

Head over to check out the amazing selection of toys that Oompa has on their new updated website.  Oompa has changed ownership in the last year but their focus and the philosophy behind the company has not.  You can also connect with Oompa on Facebook and Twitter to stay up-to-date with all new sales and product promotions that Oompa offers.


Win Oompa

I am so excited that Oompa will be a sponsor in the Noise Girls For the Family event!  You won’t want to miss all the amazing items that will be offered.  Come back on September 1st to enter for your chance to win.  Be sure to follow Oompa on Facebook and Twitter to get a head start on the giveaway entries.

Disclosure:  I was provided with the above toys to review.  All opinions are 100% those of myself and my children.


51 thoughts on “Educational Fun with Geo Puzzles and Elli from @Oompatoys #NGFamily”

  1. They have the cutest toy selection! I would love to get my daughter the Chalet Dollhouse with Furniture for Christmas; she would flip over that!

  2. I love Oompa’s adorable toys. I would love to get 1 or 2 of them for my new coming daughter, and perhaps even for my son.

  3. I absolutely love the puzzle! I had something very similar when I was a child but it didn’t include the Canadian territories! I love that addition and think it would be fun and educational for my daughter! Thanks! =)

  4. sheila musselman askins

    this sounds like a quality company! i love the Geo Puzzle would be great for my little girl to help her learn all the states! thanks for the review..never heard of this company before!

  5. Wonderful, I am all about toys that don’t make ridiculous and pointless noise, my kids are loud enough as it is. My 6-year old would love that sweet little doll and my kids love puzzles, I think they’d actually have a lot of fun with the map one!

  6. That puzzle looks fantastic! Daddy’s been taking a lot of trips for work lately and something like that might really help my little guy understand what I’m talking about when I tell him Daddy’s in this or that state. 🙂

  7. this is great educational thing for my daughter . The doll is really cute. Your daughter’s smile is priceless . She has a cute little smile.

  8. Their selection of baby and organic toys is absolutely amazing!!! And their prices are very competitive. So you can pretty much get a toy that is environmentally friendly, safe for your child, and that keeps them engaged for the same price as other plastic toys.

  9. The GeoPuzzle is a great idea for children to learn something that will stay in their minds for years to come!
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  10. Aww! I love fun yet educational toys! The puzzle looks like a great way to introduce many geography/social studies concepts to children. The doll looks fun, too. I will keep this company in mind if I get a job teaching the early grades.

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