I received the Pinypon Ski Lodge and Snow Car in order to facilitate my review. No additional compensation was received and all words and opinions are my own.
I grew up in Maine about five miles away from the local ski lodge and lifts. I wouldn’t really call it a ski resort as there was no hotel involved, but you could ski, snowboard and even go snow tubing. We certainly had enough snow to support it; we routinely received multiple feet of snow per winter.
Here in Kentucky, though, we don’t get snow like that – thankfully! While I enjoy watching the snow fall and having snow for Christmas Eve and Christmas, I don’t miss the years when the snow would accumulate so high you could no longer see out the windows. The one caveat to that is that I wish there was enough snow for Bubbles to enjoy, as playing in the snow as a child was always great fun.
With the Pinypon Ski Lodge and Snow Adventure Car & Tow we can at least pretend to have outdoor play. The Pinypon friends in these two sets can ski, go snowboarding, skate, build a snowman, go sledding and even ride a snow mobile. And when they’re done their outdoor fun, they can head inside and get warm in the lodge.
Pinypon Ski Lodge
Bubbles has been having a great time creating wintry adventures for her new friends. The Pinypon Ski Lodge comes with three figures plus their pet dog, which was an especially big hit. They all have interchangeable parts and all can use the same gear, like skis and snowboards.
I love their big eyes and the bright colors. Their accessories are adorable, too: scarves, removable snow goggles, hats. Bubbles enjoys swapping everything around to create her own custom looks.
They’re very easy for small hands to maneuver, also. Bubbles is able to place them on and take them off their recreational accessories without much trouble. There are small round holes in the bottoms of the feet of each figurine; they just slide on the small nubs on each item.
Pinypon Snow Car & Tow
The Pinypon Snow Car and Tow came with stickers which Bubbles loved. You get the feel that some of them have specific places they’re supposed to go, but I pretty much let her stick them wherever she wanted. (It’s a little hard for my inner organization self to let that kind of thing go, but I try!)