Shopkins Posh Play Date & Party Ideas

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Are your kids Shopkins crazed?  If so, they’re not alone!  This cutesy collectible which varies in theme from grocery items to desserts and now travel collections (season 8) hit #1 status in 2015 as the best -selling toy in the U.S.   So hosting a Shopkins-themed posh play date seemed like the only logical thing to do.  Thanks to our many helpful sponsors, we were able to treat our guests to sweets, bath bombs, plushies, stickers, toys and more.

Activities included Shopkins costume dress -up and race down the hallway, Shopkins Trouble (board game), playing with a real-life Shopkins bunny, and searching for Shopkins inside a Play doh ball!

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I got the idea to hide Shopkins surprises into a Play Doh ball from one of our sponsors who sent us fizzy rainbow bath bombs which each hid a Shopkins toy inside.  Check out these amazing bath bombs Heart N Soul sent us these to share with all our Shopkins – crazed guests!

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It is handmade using natural ingredients (baking soda, citric acid, epsom salt, essential oil, natural food coloring or natural mica colorant, pure organic olive oil and purified water).

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After working up an appetite, we munched on kid-friendly snacks (cheese and crackers, hummus, bread, dried fruits and fresh fruit smoothies).  Moms sipped some wine..Ok so that didn’t go along with the Shopkins theme but hey, it’s a party for us too, right?

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I made the smoothie with organic watermelon juice, frozen grapes, fresh rasberries and spinach, topping it off with more Shopkins fresh fruit!  The real treat of the day however were the delicious cake pops sent to us by Baked By Tal!  In coordinating rainbow colors, and topped with sprinkles, they were a huge hit to the girls who laughed out loud at their blue, purple and red mouths afterwards.

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Even though Shopkins has just launched in 2014, it has become a leading property with its tiny toy collectibles, an app, a line of dolls, and licensed goods which can be found at all major retailers, ranging in price from $2.99 to $34.99 MSRP.  Juliet was so excited to be able to share some of these goodies with her school mates that she couldn’t wait to get the party started and gift away.

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Stay tuned for more Shopkins parties coming soon!  And make sure to follow along our daily adventures through our Instagram.  Right now, you can view videos from this posh play date through our IG story and if you’ve been following along, you were able to see our sneak peek of the first-ever Shopkins pop-up cafe in NYC where Juliet got to model down the Shopkins runway for all the media there!

 

Thanks for reading and make sure to tag a Shopkins fan and leave a comment below!

 

Special thanks to Ren Beanie PR and MWW PR teams for helping to make this posh play date possible!

 

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Melissa Velazquez June 27, 2017 at 11:14 pm

Looks like such a fun time. I can’t wait for our Shopkins Swapkins party. JustaBXgirl has her Shopkins ready to trade!!!

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fabgab June 28, 2017 at 8:34 pm

Oh my gosh it was so great finally getting to party with YOU! Thanks so much for coming over today!

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Erica June 28, 2017 at 3:05 pm

This was so wonderful!!! Ellena is still talking about the Shopkins play date and the adorable little bunny. The details were so perfectly planned and appreciated. You and Juliet have an amazing gift of event planning and being gracious beautiful hosts! It was a Shopkins Wonderful, absolutely LOVED it all!! Thanks again xo

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fabgab June 28, 2017 at 8:35 pm

Awe thanks so much for the nice comments. You are too sweet! We really enjoyed your company and are so glad we met YOU!

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Claudia June 29, 2017 at 8:29 am

We had such a lovely time at the Shopkins play date!! Sophie keeps asking me to look at the pictures and that she wants to go to another play date with Juliet. You girls did an AMAZING job with the decoration, smoothies, games and the gift bags were so cute and thoughtful. Thank you again for having us! xoxoxo

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fabgab June 29, 2017 at 9:16 pm

AWE I’m so so glad the girls had such a memorable time! We loved having you over. You are both so sweet and tons of fun!

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Kat July 1, 2017 at 10:28 pm

Another fabulous play date with Juliet and Stella! The chandelier with all the Shopkins was my favorite part, with playdoh balls hiding surprises a close second! That was genius 🙂 and easy! I’m totally stealing that idea! Haha. Thank you SO MUCH for planning and hosting – Selin was so excited to attend, she ate her early dinner SO fast I couldn’t believe it! The dress up was the icing on the cake – loved the girls in those adorable outfits!!

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Allison July 6, 2017 at 1:07 pm

Oh my gosh girl this looks like a truly magical event! I can’t wait for my little Blake to get into all this fun shopkins stuff!

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Lillie July 6, 2017 at 2:52 pm

This is just adorable! great job and the girls looked like they had a blast 🙂

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Mitch July 6, 2017 at 8:38 pm

Those Shopkins are adorable! And what a great play date!

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fabgab July 6, 2017 at 11:24 pm

Awe thanks so much, Mitch! And thanks for stopping by!

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Diane Sullivan July 6, 2017 at 8:49 pm

What a supercute party! Looks like the littles loved it!

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fabgab July 6, 2017 at 11:23 pm

They had a blast and are still talking about it! Thanks for your comment!

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reesa July 6, 2017 at 8:59 pm

This whole experience is something my daughter would just go crazy over!

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