Playfoam Combo 8 Pack

byEducational Insights

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Playfoam allows preschoolers to express their creativity—with no mess to clean up afterwards! Just squish the Playfoam up, shape it however you like, squash it back down, and start all over again. Playfoam never dries out so the creativity never ends—and the secret no-stick formula means you can take it anywhere for creative fun on the go! Completely mess free, reusable (never dries out), totally portable no-stick formula for creativity on the go, & non-toxic.
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Dimensions:8.75" H × 0.25" W × 8.12" LShipping weight:0.29 lbs.UPC:086002019066

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Rated 2 out of 5 by from Messy This stuff is pretty sticky, and if you mix any colours it just turns into an ugly orangey colour. It kept my 3 year olds busy for a bit, but it wasn't fun once the colours faded and it stuck to everything
Date published: 2016-11-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not so non-stick My son was very excited to play with this and I thought it was going to be great. No mess, not sticky, sounds like fun! And it was until I tried to clean it up. I cannot get the sticky residue from the glitter foam off of the table! I have used everything, even nail polish remover, and there is still a sticky layer that won't come off. Disappointing for sure!
Date published: 2016-10-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the best product for children This I think is the best product for kids to use.Also it would be a good gift.Im about to be 11 and I still play with it.Thats how fun this is.
Date published: 2016-02-07
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Stains!! My daughter enjoyed playing with this. However, be warned. Unlike what the package says, this stuff sticks!! My daughter loves kitchen play and she used these as play food and put them in little cups and on plates. It stained the containers and I still can't get it out. Also, in still finding little beads everywhere in the house which is hard since I've for a crawling 8 month old. I would rather use play dough in its place.
Date published: 2015-12-14
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Stains!! My daughter enjoyed playing with this. However, be warned. Unlike what the package says, this stuff sticks!! My daughter loves kitchen play and she used these as play food and put them in little cups and on plates. It stained the containers and I still can't get it out. Also, in still finding little beads everywhere in the house which is hard since I've for a crawling 8 month old. I would rather use play dough in its place.
Date published: 2015-12-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! What a great mess free product
Date published: 2015-08-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! What a great mess free product
Date published: 2015-08-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product A great product for sensory play
Date published: 2015-08-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for creativity & independent play This was a gift for a 4 year old and she loved it!
Date published: 2015-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for creativity & independent play This was a gift for a 4 year old and she loved it!
Date published: 2015-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fun! Love this product! My 4.5yr old and my 2yr old love to play with it! We actually took it on a long plane ride and it worked great! Minimal mess with the same fun as playdough. The kids love hiding their toys in it, making shapes and pretending! Would definitely recommend this to all my friends!
Date published: 2015-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fun! Love this product! My 4.5yr old and my 2yr old love to play with it! We actually took it on a long plane ride and it worked great! Minimal mess with the same fun as playdough. The kids love hiding their toys in it, making shapes and pretending! Would definitely recommend this to all my friends!
Date published: 2015-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fun and reusable! This product is great because it doesn't smell and it doesn't leave sticky residue on one's hands. The downside is if you drop it on the rug, the item gets fuzzy. And once you mix the colors, there's no separating them. They're forever-mixed. Really little kids might mistake it for candy but age 4 and over should know better.
Date published: 2014-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fun and reusable! This product is great because it doesn't smell and it doesn't leave sticky residue on one's hands. The downside is if you drop it on the rug, the item gets fuzzy. And once you mix the colors, there's no separating them. They're forever-mixed. Really little kids might mistake it for candy but age 4 and over should know better.
Date published: 2014-12-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy clean up The product is fun and easier to clean up than play dough or sand although if so,we breaks apart from the main clump it may. E hard to remove from clothing, carpet, etc.
Date published: 2014-12-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy clean up The product is fun and easier to clean up than play dough or sand although if so,we breaks apart from the main clump it may. E hard to remove from clothing, carpet, etc.
Date published: 2014-12-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Playfoam Great toy for kids of all ages. My 8 and 5 year old loved it and so did our 12 & 13 year old friends!
Date published: 2014-12-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Playfoam Great toy for kids of all ages. My 8 and 5 year old loved it and so did our 12 & 13 year old friends!
Date published: 2014-12-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from shaping and molding fun My children (ages 11 w/ special needs, 8, and 6) enjoyed shaping and molding the play foam and made a list of things they liked and didn't like while they played. The liked that it came in fun colors, was easy to shape and mold, was sturdy, and was a different texture than play dough. They didn't like that it was sticky, that the little balls occasionally fell off and onto the floor, that it could not be smoothed out like play dough, and that there was not much of each color.
Date published: 2014-12-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from shaping and molding fun My children (ages 11 w/ special needs, 8, and 6) enjoyed shaping and molding the play foam and made a list of things they liked and didn't like while they played. The liked that it came in fun colors, was easy to shape and mold, was sturdy, and was a different texture than play dough. They didn't like that it was sticky, that the little balls occasionally fell off and onto the floor, that it could not be smoothed out like play dough, and that there was not much of each color.
Date published: 2014-12-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No Mess, No Cleanup Unlike play-doh, there really was no mess or cleanup. My children, 7 and 9, enjoyed the texture and ease of use. You would think that it would be sticky, but it only sticks to itself. As a parent, gotta love it! You could see the creativity coming out as I watched my children play with it. I would recommend this to parents. Very inexpensive fun.
Date published: 2014-12-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Toy! Got this toy for my 2 1/2 year old twins and they love it. They love molding it into different shapes and animals. I was worried the little balls would all fall apart but so far they seem to stick together really well. A good alternative to playdough which is a lot messier and sticks more to playing surfaces.
Date published: 2014-11-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Toy! Got this toy for my 2 1/2 year old twins and they love it. They love molding it into different shapes and animals. I was worried the little balls would all fall apart but so far they seem to stick together really well. A good alternative to playdough which is a lot messier and sticks more to playing surfaces.
Date published: 2014-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I would buy this product again and again We take the product to restaurants, parks and in the car. It is very engaging. The carpet is always clean afterwards.
Date published: 2014-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I would buy this product again and again We take the product to restaurants, parks and in the car. It is very engaging. The carpet is always clean afterwards.
Date published: 2014-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great child toy Good distraction and a fun toy that kids will enjoy.
Date published: 2014-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great child toy Good distraction and a fun toy that kids will enjoy.
Date published: 2014-07-17
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not original It's FLOAM from the 90's... Just pastel coloured and probably less toxic.
Date published: 2014-04-18
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Ok I guess... Pros: Fun, can make alot of things Cons: Sticky, gets dirty easily, get every where if not careful
Date published: 2014-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect! Making 3D objects out of it, anything goes. It's a great multi-sensorial experience.
Date published: 2013-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect! Making 3D objects out of it, anything goes. It's a great multi-sensorial experience.
Date published: 2013-12-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from seven great colors of play foam We have lots of fun with this and my children use it in so many creative ways. We love play dough, but it tends to dry out so fast, and this does not. The colors are also vibrant. The only downfall is the yellow one was definitely off and created a huge gross mess. Once we scraped it off of everything, it went straight in the trash.
Date published: 2012-06-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from seven great colors of play foam We have lots of fun with this and my children use it in so many creative ways. We love play dough, but it tends to dry out so fast, and this does not. The colors are also vibrant. The only downfall is the yellow one was definitely off and created a huge gross mess. Once we scraped it off of everything, it went straight in the trash.
Date published: 2012-06-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Playfoam - more like Playfun! My daughter loved the playfoam! She likes to mold the foam into various animals and have us guess as to what it is. However, it claims that there is no mess to clean up afterwards and that is not entirely true. The playfoam consists of 100's of little tiny pieces of foam and they will come apart and you will find them all over your house. I do not mind a mess so it didn't bother me but if you are very meticulous about your house, perhaps you shouldn't buy this product. The little balls don't ruin furniture or anything like that - it just sticks to stuff.
Date published: 2012-04-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Playfoam - more like Playfun! My daughter loved the playfoam! She likes to mold the foam into various animals and have us guess as to what it is. However, it claims that there is no mess to clean up afterwards and that is not entirely true. The playfoam consists of 100's of little tiny pieces of foam and they will come apart and you will find them all over your house. I do not mind a mess so it didn't bother me but if you are very meticulous about your house, perhaps you shouldn't buy this product. The little balls don't ruin furniture or anything like that - it just sticks to stuff.
Date published: 2012-04-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Playfoam: A Busy Mom's Dream My kids love playing with their playfoam. They create something new everytime. Fun and quick to clean up - no clean up, really.
Date published: 2012-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Playfoam: A Busy Mom's Dream My kids love playing with their playfoam. They create something new everytime. Fun and quick to clean up - no clean up, really.
Date published: 2012-04-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not for warmer climates I love the idea of this because it's in theory very tactille and engrossing. It was a lot of fun to play with while in cold temps but once it was even a touch warmer than room temperature the beads started all sticking to my hands it was falling appart like chewing gum and all the sticky pink residue started staying on my hands turning them neon pink. Maybe I just got a bad batch, I really want to like this product, but right now I can't get the beads off my neon pink hand!
Date published: 2011-11-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not for warmer climates I love the idea of this because it's in theory very tactille and engrossing. It was a lot of fun to play with while in cold temps but once it was even a touch warmer than room temperature the beads started all sticking to my hands it was falling appart like chewing gum and all the sticky pink residue started staying on my hands turning them neon pink. Maybe I just got a bad batch, I really want to like this product, but right now I can't get the beads off my neon pink hand!
Date published: 2011-11-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Does not Dry out- REALLY! It does not dry out, no matter how long you leave it uncovered someplace. I am going on nearly a month uncovered in the stockroom at the Pre-K- and it is still just fine. Side note? My son ate some- and I can tell you for sure it's non-toxic. Ugh. First thing he ever ate that WASN'T food, LOL.
Date published: 2011-09-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Does not Dry out- REALLY! It does not dry out, no matter how long you leave it uncovered someplace. I am going on nearly a month uncovered in the stockroom at the Pre-K- and it is still just fine. Side note? My son ate some- and I can tell you for sure it's non-toxic. Ugh. First thing he ever ate that WASN'T food, LOL.
Date published: 2011-09-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fun for all ages! Play Foam is a fun new play-doh like substance. It is like play-doh as that its fun to build with and squishy in your hands, but it is also unlike it. Play Foam will never dry out nor will it stick into surfaces. This package is nice because it comes with eight different colors, although young kids will probably end up smooshing them all together pretty quickly and once together you can't separate the colors. I love though that its unique consistency allows my sons creative play and building. It is hard to describe the consistency other than to say its like little Styrofoam pieces all together. So far my boys haven't managed to stick it or ruin anything. They actually just like to sit at the kitchen table and just squish it around in their hands! I do wish it came in containers like play-doh to store it in, because even though it won't dry out I still want it stored in something. I ended up using a plastic Tupperware container for the colors. Overall the Play Foam from Educational Insights is a great product for kids to play around with and you really can't beat the price!
Date published: 2011-09-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fun for all ages! Play Foam is a fun new play-doh like substance. It is like play-doh as that its fun to build with and squishy in your hands, but it is also unlike it. Play Foam will never dry out nor will it stick into surfaces. This package is nice because it comes with eight different colors, although young kids will probably end up smooshing them all together pretty quickly and once together you can't separate the colors. I love though that its unique consistency allows my sons creative play and building. It is hard to describe the consistency other than to say its like little Styrofoam pieces all together. So far my boys haven't managed to stick it or ruin anything. They actually just like to sit at the kitchen table and just squish it around in their hands! I do wish it came in containers like play-doh to store it in, because even though it won't dry out I still want it stored in something. I ended up using a plastic Tupperware container for the colors. Overall the Play Foam from Educational Insights is a great product for kids to play around with and you really can't beat the price!
Date published: 2011-09-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Waste of money "Playfoam never dries out so the creativity never ends-and the secret, no-stick formula means you can take it anywhere for imaginative fun on the go!" Bought this for our two-year-old twin granddaughters (we were taken in by the display that promoted a tie-in with Jeopardy), planned to have it as a surprise for the girls to play with on 3-hour road trip. Made certain to keep it in the house until we departed, so heat wouldn't be a problem. In spite of our precautions, en route the Playfoam started crumbling, was basically unusable (the girls never actually got to play with it). Disappointing, would rate it "0" if that option were available.
Date published: 2011-08-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Waste of money "Playfoam never dries out so the creativity never ends—and the secret, no-stick formula means you can take it anywhere for imaginative fun on the go!" Bought this for our two-year-old twin granddaughters (we were taken in by the display that promoted a tie-in with Jeopardy), planned to have it as a surprise for the girls to play with on 3-hour road trip. Made certain to keep it in the house until we departed, so heat wouldn't be a problem. In spite of our precautions, en route the Playfoam started crumbling, was basically unusable (the girls never actually got to play with it). Disappointing, would rate it "0" if that option were available.
Date published: 2011-08-12