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#SurpriseRide Review & Giveaway - Ends 11/2

We've all had those days where the kids are bored with all of the toys they have in the house and nothing can seem to keep them interested for any length of time.  As a parent, I try to keep things new and exciting to them to keep their minds stimulated and make learning fun for them.  This can be difficult on some days, especially with the cold rainy weather now they are cooped up in the house too.

Surprise Ride is a real life saver for parents on days like these!  Surprise Ride is a subscription service that sends a box packed full of educational, hands-on activities for kids ages 6-11.  These activities are specifically chosen to encourage creativity and imagination. 

The Surprise Ridebox we received for review had so much we split it up over a couple of days.  It was geared more towards my 8 year old son and 6 year old son and daughter but my 3 year old loved joining in too. 

The first activity, we built the clock my older boys.  The kit came complete with the paint, paint brush, apron, wood backing, clock kit and the ruler to mark the numbers on the clock too.  It even had a fun fact card about time and how telling time has evolved over the years.  The boys loved the idea they were building their own clock right down to adding the hands themselves.

The second activity I worked on with my daughter and my youngest son, was the telescope.  They decorated the telescope with the stickers in the Surprise Box and they were given a fact card to teach them about constellations and galaxies.

To add to the fun, our Surprise Ride Box also came with and Ad Libs book, a compass and a flying alien.  It even included a snack too!  It was freeze dried pineapple - just like the astronauts eat when they are in flight.  How exciting to get a taste of what it's like as an astronaut with what they eat and see every day!

You just may have heard of Surprise Ride in the past.  Especially if you're a fan of Shark Tank or The View as they have been featured on those shows.  They are also partnered with Award Winning Country Music Star, Sara Evans and Hidden Valley Ranch to include nutritious recipes in their boxes too!

This subscription would make a great holiday gift this year too!  If you're sure this would make a great gift for your family, you can subscribe today at


One lucky winner will receive one Surprise Ride Box!  To enter, fill out the form below.

Giveaway is open to US Residents only,  void where prohibited.  Must be 18+.  Only one entrant per household.  Winner is subject to eligibility verification.  Winner will be contacted via email and will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen.  Giveaway ends November 2, 2014.

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.
Disclosure: This is a review of the product that was sent to me for personal use.  All thoughts and opinions are my own and not influenced in any way.  I was not compensated for this review.  Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google and Instagram are in no way affiliated with this giveaway. Surprise Ride is responsible for prize delivery and The Thought that Counts Blog is not responsible.  Only one entrant per household, per address may enter.  Winner is subject to eligibility verification.  Winner will be contacted via email and will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen.
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  1. what a cute giveaway any kid would love!

    1. Such a cool idea for kids! Even my 3 year old was loving it. :)

  2. I learned that the Surprise Ride boxes themes are different every month, and themes are gender neutral.

    1. Yes! Gender neutral is a biggie here. I have 3 boys and 1 girl and we can't leave anyone out. :)

  3. Surprise Ride boxes themes are different every month

  4. This subscription box looks so fun for the kids!


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