Get Kids to Drink More Milk with Curvy Straws!

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Not too many cereals have surprises in them anymore. I remember as a kid always looking forward to the prize, even though I’d have to share with my brother and sister. We’d take turns getting to keep the surprises but I remember the best part was always finding the surprise.

In an effort to get kids to drink more of their cereal milk and to keep kids happy, Big G (General Mills) cereals have a new surprise! Now, in specially marked boxes of Big G cereals, your kids can find colorful, collectable, connectable Curvy Straws.  Believe me, they are so much fun that your kids will want to collect all 6! And with fun cereal flavors like Cinnamon Toast Crunch®, Lucky Charms®, Reese’s® Puffs, Honey Nut Cheerios®, Trix®  and Cocoa Puffs®, I’m sure it’ll be no problem for your kids to eat through enough boxes to complete their collection!

picture of Enjoying Reeses Puffs
Enjoying Reeses Puffs

Get Kids to Drink More Milk with Curvy Straws

We even enjoy Big G cereals as a special snack before bedtime too! My kids love those nights! Getting my kids to eat the cereal is easy, but drinking the leftover milk can be difficult. Did you know that the simple step of finishing that leftover milk could help work towards getting your body’s daily intake of dairy, calcium, and Vitamin D?

picture of Reeses Puffs with Curvy Straw
Reeses Puffs with Curvy Straw

I know we especially struggle with this for my daughter, who doesn’t enjoy drinking milk. It has always been a rule that she must drink all the cereal milk. That can end in a mess, but with the fun curvy straws, she thinks it is fun!

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Get Kids to Drink More Milk with Curvy Straws

Plus, as your kids collect the straws, they can connect them and build exciting long straws that curvy all over the place! Who knew that breakfast and drinking milk could be so fun! 🙂  Any trick to get my kids the calcium they need for stronger bones and muscle is worth it. For us, we have the rule that these straws can only be used for milk – that goes for cereal milk and glasses of milk. Check out these fun Glow Cups that we received for this promotion. Kids love drinking from them!

picture of General Mills Glow Cups
General Mills Glow Cups

General Mills Coupons

You can download a printable coupon for $1.25 off the purchase of (2) boxes of participating Big G cereal.

Win Big G Curvy Straws Prize Pack (Cl0sed)

You have the chance to win a Big G Curvy Straws Prize Pack!

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Big G Curvy Straws Prize Pack

Big G Curvy Straws Prize Pack includes:

    • 1 box of a participating Big G cereal
    • 1 Curvy Straw
    • 1 ‘spilt’ milk bowl
    • 2 glow cups
    • 2 tangle toys

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Contest ends at 11:59 pm EST on May 22, 2012 when a winner will be drawn at random. I will notify the winners and they will have 36 hours to respond!

Disclosure:  The prize pack, information, and giveaway have been provided by General Mills through MyBlogSpark.

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