Posted On 26 August 2010 by on Giveaways

Siliskin Cup

Here’s my sister Michelle, our resident reviewer…

Michelle is a super-Mom of 3 children: Maggie (7..nearly), Jack (5) and Tommy (2). She juggles parenting and her job as a home-care nurse while hubby works full-time in corporate America and serves as the Chief of the local volunteer fire company.  Michelle will be giving you her honest opinion on products and services that we feel you all of you might be interested in. We will be hosting many giveaways for these products as well.

*Please note that Michelle may have received free product on compensation in exchange for these reviews and giveaways. Not a bad deal – she gets to be the guinea pig for all of you and you have the chance to get free stuff! To Mom power!

This review is also a giveaway – scroll down to the bottom of the post
for details…

If you are anything like me, and you have small children, you have some sort of cabinet or drawer overflowing with plastic kids’ cups.  We have baby bottles, plastic sippy cups in all sizes, plastic kid’s cups in every color, and all sorts of disposable cups with missing lids.  Don’t ask why I have baby bottles, my youngest in 2 ½ and hasn’t drank from a bottle since he was one!  I just haven’t been able to find the right cup that is right for all three of my children.  Well, I’m not quite ready to give up my collection of cups, but you may want to take a look at this cup from Silikids!

It is glass, not plastic, and has an outer removable sleeve, a “siliskin”, made of silicone.  It is BPA free, hypoallergenic, and dishwasher safe.  The outer sleeve makes it easy for little hands to grasp and protects the glass if it is dropped.   They are available in 6oz and 12oz sizes and come in a variety of colors.  The 6oz cups are available in green, lime, red, and purple and cost $25.95 for a set of four.   The cost of the 12oz four pack, available in lime and aqua, is sold for $32.95.  Shipping varies by zip code, but to give you an idea, the least expensive shipping for me to receive a four pack of 6oz glasses would be around $7.00.

I tested this cup on Tommy my two year old.  He was happy to try his new big boy cup.  Take a look at our video to see how well he managed getting his drink all by himself without dropping or spilling his drink!  The next day however, he did manage to drop it, and my five year old son Jack commented, “Don’t worry; it didn’t break because it has its emergency pad on”.  When I first looked at the cup I was a little worried that it would be difficult to remove the silicone sleeve or that water would be trapped in between the sleeve and the glass if I didn’t remove it while in the dishwasher.  So I ran it through the dishwasher with the sleeve attached to see what would happen.  There was a small amount of water between the sleeve and glass but barely noticeable.  I then removed the sleeve and put it back on according to the directions in the packaging.  It was actually very simple to take on and off.

So, this little cup has a lot to offer.  It’s back to basics glass is reusable, so it’s great for the environment.  For those who worry about the health risks associated with long term use of plastic, you’ll love the BPA free silicone sleeve.  It’s easy to use, and kids love it!

Here’s our video:


Silikids wants one of our readers to win a FREE set of Silikids 6 oz glasses!!  In order to enter please visit the Silikids website and post your favorite product in the comments below.

You may also want to join the Silikids Facebook Page and follow them on Twitter.

Comment must be posted by August 31st at midnight.  On September 1st we will choose a winner randomly and announce here and on the Emily Rose Facebook Page.  US residents only.

7 Responses to Silikids Giveaway

  1. Ooh, I love the Siliskins to go! Wonderful for taking along on outings and no worries about spillage in the car since it has a lid!

    Thank you for the contest!


  2. Judy Lechleitner says:

    I love the silibibs. Can’t wait to give them at a baby shower I am attending. I will have the most unique gift there.

  3. Julie L says:

    Siliskin To Go Glass Coming Soon like this

  4. Wendie Sprague says:

    I love the siliskins to go! What a great idea!

  5. tess says:

    i like the purple wide neck

    ……tcogbill at live dot com

  6. Judy Lechleitner says:

    Hi! I was the winner of the Sikids givaway. As of October 15, 2010, I have not recieved my glasses. I did get an e-mail from Silikids asking for my shipping address and I responed in kind. Still no glasses. I know that this is not your problem, but thought you would like to know since you partnered with them on this contest. Judy lechleitner.

  7. LisaMarie says:

    Hi Judy – As you know we take our partnerships very seriously.  We have contacted Sillikids ourselves to enquire after your prize and will let you know as soon as we hear back from them.

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