Go Ahead, Let Them Play With Their Food #WinTheDinnerBattle

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It seems like only yesterday that I was grocery shopping with my Mom and begging her to buy Kid Cuisine meals for me. Life has come full circle and now here I am buying Kid Cuisine meals for my kids. The only difference is that my girls don't have to beg me to buy them, in fact, I like to buy them as a surprise. I am not ashamed to admit, sometimes I don't want to make dinner and Kid Cuisine meals make my life easier and my kids happy. 

I feel good about giving my kids Kid Cuisine because they offer wholesome ingredients, like 100% natural chicken breast, real cheese, whole grains, and a yummy dessert that they’ll love. All with NO preservatives.

While shopping at Walmart, I found that the Kid Cuisine meals have partnered with Skylanders Battlecast. I had no idea how cool this was until my kids told me, because of course they knew what Skylanders was and they just had to have the FREE Skylanders Battlecast card that is found inside the specially marked Kid Cuisine meals.

So as cool as Kid Cuisine meals are, I wanted to step it up a little bit. I decided to make a re-usable place mat with some fun activities to keep them entertained while they wait for their dinner to heat up.  The place mat that I created is here for you to right-click, save and print below. 

Right-click, Save and Print!

Right-click, Save and Print!

To make this place mat reusable all you need to do is laminate it.  I have a laminator on hand so it was very easy for me, but don't worry, if you don't have a laminator you can use a clear page protector. You are welcome to save and print the one above or make one of your own. I included a maze, a spot for them to write about their best part of their day, a face for them to complete, a spot to play Hangman and to play Tic Tac Toe. It just so happens that the Chicken Nugget Kid Cuisine meal comes with Tic Tac Toe cookies for dessert. 

Just add a couple dry erase markers or pencils to the dinner table and you and your kids have a lot of fun activities to keep dinner interesting. 

Another thing that has changed a lot since my mom was buying Kid Cuisine meals for me is the use of coupon and rebate apps. You have to download the Ibotta App, check it out HERE to stock up on Kid Cuisine where you can Buy 3 Kid Cuisine meals and earn $2. That's a great deal! This is my new favorite thing. I've been scanning my receipts left and right.
See how easy it is to have a fun and easy dinner for the kids. Next time you're at Walmart, stop by the Frozen Entree aisle and pick up a few Kid Cuisine meals. Everyone will be happy and with all the time you save washing dishes you can download the Ibotta app and save yourself some money.

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