Num Noms Sparkle Smoothies Review

Recently we were asked to try out the Num Noms Sparkle Smoothies range and I was keen to see what they were all about.  My girls are only four so we have only just entered into the world of blind bags and little toys or collectibles.  The Num Noms Sparkle Smoothies are the first toy of this kind that we have tried out.  We were sent four super cute Num Noms Characters for review.  As ever opinions are our own.

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Num Noms Sparkle Smoothies

What are Num Noms?

In case you, like me, are just entering the world of little girl’s toys then Num Noms are collectible scented characters that look like different types of food.  They have different series to collect some might be erasers, others stamps and the ones we received are lip glosses.  

Num Noms Sparkle Smoothies

The Num Noms Sparkle Smoothies are the latest addition to the Num Noms range and as the name suggests they come in the shape of a smoothie.  Inside each pot contains a scented lip gloss with a wand applicator.  At only 4 years old my girls haven’t had much to do with lip gloss apart from maybe seeing mummy put some on so I wasn’t sure what they would think of these.  

These have a RRP of £4.99 and can be purchased at Smyth’s Toys and The Entertainer or on Amazon. They are suitable for children aged 3 years and up.  Read on to see our Num Noms Sparkle Smoothie review and what our little ladies thought.

Opening the Num Noms Sparkle Smoothies

We opened the Num Noms Sparkle Smoothies sitting altogether which was good as they both needed help with removing the packaging and getting into their Num Noms.  Once into the packaging they were very excited to see their characters.   

Nom Nums Characters

One of my little girls is simply obsessed with everything sparkly.  She was beyond thrilled when she realised that she had her own lip gloss complete with a lovely smell and sparkles!  My other little girl was just enamored with the smoothie character.  She was straight away pretending that her Num Nom could talk.  I love any toy that gets that little lady talking so I was very happy about that part. 

Now as I mentioned the girls haven’t really used lip gloss before so they had a bit of trouble getting it on.  In fact I am calling it ‘chin gloss’!  They loved doing it and were excited to tell and show their Num Noms Sparkle Smoothies to their grandma.

What Did We Think of the Num Noms Sparkle Smoothies?

Well the first thing to say is that the girls played with them for hours.  When I saw them I thought they were super cute, but I couldn’t really see how they could be played with.  I assumed that they would mess with the lip gloss and get excited by the surprise element, but that then they would be done.  I was wrong though… 

They did mess around with the lip gloss, but they also actually played with the Num Noms Characters.  They actually created a game where the Num Noms were sisters and they were  going on an adventure.  So the Num Noms characters weren’t just discarded after one play. 

The girls have come back to them time and time again since.  I have kept the Num Noms Sparkle Smoothies on a shelf to avoid lip gloss being everywhere. The girls regularly ask for them.  They enjoy putting on lip gloss (on their chin) and then playing a game with the cute characters. 

Num Noms Sparkle Smoothie

Will I buy more Num Noms?

From my perspective I think they would be a great stocking filler and the surprise element is always fun.  I probably won’t buy anymore, but that is really because my girls are so young.  They aren’t really quite into collecting things yet so are happy with the four that they have.  Fast forward 6 months to when they are in school and I am sure it will be a different story.  I wonder whether the Num Noms Sparkle Smoothie Lip Glosses are better for perhaps aged 5 and above.  I really did they were very cute though.  So I have been looking at the rest of the Num Noms range.  The girls really do love their Num Noms so I am thinking of getting them another one perhaps the Nums Noms Party Hair as these can be used as pencil toppers so could be great as they start school and learning to write.

Overall we are fans of the Num Noms Sparkle Smoothies.  They are a hit here and I am sure will be with other little ones.

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23 thoughts on “Num Noms Sparkle Smoothies Review

  1. My 9 year old daughter love Num Noms and now has quite the collection. #DreamTeam
    1. I am scared my house will be filled with these type of things now that I have opened pandoras box lol!! #DreamTeam
  2. These look a hit and could get lots of play out of X #dreamteam
    1. My girls are definitely getting a lot of fun out of them. #DreamTeam
  3. What a wonderfully honest review! The characters do look cute and they sound like they were great fun to play with. #DreamTeam
    1. They are very sweet and my girls do love them. Thanks for the lovely comment. #DreamTeam
  4. It's not easy keeping up with what the hottest new toy is for kids so your blog post was very helpful. Thank you! I will be looking for these when I start my Christmas shopping!
    1. They would definitely make a good small christmas gift. Thanks for your comment. #DreamTeam
  5. Oh no! Another surprise element! My Mrs. and my Little have obsessed over the LOL phenomenon -- I must not let them see this post, or we may simply become homeless, spending every last dime on surprises TBD! You do make it look fun though! xoxox #dreamteam xoxo
    1. Ha Ha! That makes me afraid for the future. I had best discourage my girls from playing with them lol! #DreamTeam
  6. These look super cute and I like your suggestion as stocking fillers. My daughter is too young for things like this, but she is already wanting to 'copy mummy' putting on lipgloss haha.
    1. Thanks for your comment. It is crazy how quickly they pick up on these things! #DreamTeam
  7. Oh these are going to be good for all the kids around me. I will check them out #Dreamteam
    1. I think they would definitely make cute little gifts. #DreamTeam
  8. What a great honest review. I love the new word 'chin gloss'! #dreamteam
    1. One of the girls asked me to get them down this morning and again all over her chin :) It made her smile though
  9. Num noms never really caught on here but we have shoeboxes full of other little things like this. Its amazing how small and easily lost all this stuff is now #dreamteam
  10. Mine really loves Num Noms as well. I agree they make fab little gifts or treats. The all seems to love lip balm and nail polish, so it's a win win type of combination toy. #dreamteam
  11. These are so adorable! My nieces love tiny treasures, they carry them around in whatever bags they can find. #DreamTeam
  12. My daughter is 5 and has been eyeing up the Num Nom stuff in the shops but we haven't purchased any yet. She quite a bit of LOL from her friends as birthday presents and that went down a big hit. I know just looking at these that she would absolutely love them and like your daughters would put the lip gloss all over her chin. And then her two year old sister copies her (which is when I have to start reaching for the baby wipes!). #dreamteam
    1. We haven't tried the lol dolls yet, but I am sure it is only a matter of time
  13. We have so many of these but haven't come across the sparkle ones before - may have to keep this quiet! #DreamTeam
    1. lol! I am always hiding some cute looking toys from my kids so we don't have to start yet another collection. The other day the girls spotted LOl surprise dolls so now I am screwed!! #DreamTeam

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