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Sports Mugs Review by Audrey TolleMax’is Creations
With winter time setting in, ‘tis the season for all the warm soups and hot drinks. How much better for your kids if their mug doubled as a fun toy! Max’is Creations has designed sports themed mugs that not only hold your soup or hot drink but also offer a game to be enjoyed as part of the experience. The goal is to try and get the food into the goal/net/hoop, so they fall into the mug. It is perfect for marshmallows or chocolate chips with hot chocolate, oyster crackers with soups, or toppings into a bowl of ice cream.
The sports themed mugs by Max’is Creations are just as fun as they look. Each oversized mug has a theme such as The Mug with a Hoop, The Soccer Mug with a Goal, The Hockey Mug with a Net, The Mug with a Glove, and The Mug with a Goalpost. They are ceramic and are one-piece mugs that are dishwasher safe.
Max’is Creations Sports Mugs were developed by an 8-year-old boy who won a contest and was able to make his idea a reality. I loved reading about how part of the proceeds goes to helping Dyslexia research.
These mugs became the star of the show of our hot chocolate night. Everyone wanted a chance to throw a marshmallow in the basket ball hoop or to touch the glove on the baseball mug before falling into the drink. The hockey, soccer, and football mugs have a wider brim on one side where you place the object before flicking it to the goal. Sometimes we had marshmallows flying everywhere, and sometimes my kids had better aim, but in both experiences, everyone loved these mugs. On another occasion, I had a kid very hesitant to eat some soup but was more willing to try it with the promise of some oyster crackers he could play with while he ate.
I think they would make fun gifts. If I had to find a downside about this product, I would say that they are pretty bulky, so storing them when not in use can be challenging. Overall, these sports mugs by Max’is Creation are a novelty item that makes eating and drinking more fun.
Product review by Audrey Tolle, The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine, LLC, November, 2018