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Jeans for the kids who hate jeans!

Do you have a favourite pair of jeans? How many pairs are in your closet? Personally, I haven’t worn jeans in years. The last time I tried some on, they were so uncomfortable – stiff, restrictive and itchy!

I can empathize with the kids who hate jeans. My daughter is one of those kids. She prefers that all her clothes be super soft and cozy. For active kids, who love to move, run and jump while they play, wearing restrictive jeans can impeded on their play!

Do these jeans look comfortable?

Peekaboo Beans has once again come to the rescue with our new Bean Jeans! They are the perfect Hangout Pants!  beanjeansThey look like jeans, but FEEL like cozy, soft sweat pants! Plus, they have our signature thick elastic waist band,which means there are no buttons or fly to fumble with!

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And knowing that kids can be hard on their clothing, these styles feature reinforced knees!

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All the look and style of a great pair of jeans in a new custom-developed Bean Jean fabric that is soft, stretchy and Bean approved.
These pants have all the features of our typical pants such as elastic, drawstring waistband and faux fly, as well as reinforeced knees. This fabric is designed to wash and wear like regular denim so fading is normal.

Hangout Pants
Sizes 1-10
$56

Order yours today www.peekaboobeans.com/vicky

Peekaboo Beans: CiCi Bean Tween collection 75% off!

Just announced, all Fall 2012 CiCi Bean Tween inventory is now 75% off (until April 1st)! What a great opportunity to pick up some pieces for your tween girls at a great price! All of these pieces mix and match with our Spring 2013 collection as well!

CiCi Bean 75% off

 

CiCi Bean mix and match

Cuddle your Beans

I couldn’t resist sharing this with you. It brought a smile to my face.

Live chat with Peekaboo Beans founder, Traci Costa!

Peekaboo Beans’ Founder and Director of Play Traci Costa is sharing her passion, vision, and the amazing potential the Play Stylist platform offers in an exclusive call on Wednesday, February 15th at 1pm PST (4pm EST.) If you’d like to check listen in, RSVP to becky@peekaboobeans.com and tell her that I sent you, or email me directly vickyb.stylist@peekaboobeans.com

If you’ve been thinking about the amazing opportunity to become a part of a company that empowers independence in children, and that provides a supportive network of other women in business, then you’ll love being a Peekaboo Beans Play Stylist!

 

 

 

 

Countdown to Spring is on!

The Spring Peekaboo Beans catalog officially launches on February 1st!

Playing dress up

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of working with Sara Mcconnell photography on a  Peekaboo Beans photoshoot! We headed out to Petrie Island, found a great little corner close to a pond, and set out some vintage inspired props. Here’s the result, I think Sara did a fantastic job capturing the essence of the line.

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Fall 2011 collection launch – and sample sale

When I graduated from Teacher’s College 3 years ago, my first job was as a preschool teacher at Gymboree Play and Music! What I loved about working at Gymboree was being able to teach parents how to engage with their children in a playful and meaningful way. Whether it was pretending we were on a safari adventure or making a gourmet breakfast, I really enjoyed watching parents interact with their children in such a fun environment.

I’m thrilled to be working with Gymboree again to bring you the Fall 2011 Peekaboo Beans collection launch! Be the first in Ottawa to see the My Family Tree collection at a FREE Gymboree Play & Music event!

You will be able to place a pre-order, or pick up some great deals on Spring 2011 samples at 40% off (cash & carry). While you shop, your kids can take part in some FREE Gymboree fun! Explore during a Play Gym from 3:00-6:15pm or join the fun with a Family Gymboree class from 6:15-7:00pm both FREE! Classes are perfect for children ages 0-6 years.

Join us for some fun on:

Thursday August 16th, from 3:00-7:00pm
Gymboree Play & Music

373 Vantage Drive Orleans
http://www.gpmottawa.com
*adults are required to wear socks

Hope to see you then – and here’s a little teaser of what you’ll see!

Peekaboo Perk: Baby Beans

There’s always something special for our littlest Beans! The Peekaboo Beans one-pieces are available in three sizes: 3-6 months, 6-9 months or 12 months.

All a ruffle onesie

This short sleeved onesie is made from super soft jersey, and has an embroidered butterfly, as well as ruffle detailing on the sleeves. It is roomy and comfortable, perfect for your baby learning to crawl, or your toddler running freely! Your choice of Mulberry or Pansy.

 

 

 

 

 

First Class Flyer onesie

For your little fella, this short sleeved onesie has top stitch detailing and front flap pockets! Your choice of  Dust (shown) or Riverside.

Both of these items are priced at $39.

Picture of Play: In the zone

Each week I will share with you a picture that I have found that inspires complete inhibited play in children. Providing children with opportunities for unstructured play is one of Peekaboo Bean’s founding pillars.

Play fosters creativity, flexibility, and learning and can be seen as the doorway to learning. It opens our minds to imagination, helps us learn to solve problems and adapt to new situations. Play makes us curious, which can lead to discovery and enhanced creativity.

When I saw this photo below, taken from a child’s perspective playing on the living room floor, it reminded me of something we often say at our house:

“When he’s in the zone, leave him alone.”

Joel often falls into this zone of play, where he is focused and intent on the imaginary world he has created. Whether it’s with cars, blocks, or Tim Horton gift cards (which he’s been known to use as cars!), he can stay lost in his imagination for long periods of time! I’d love to a glimpse into his imagination and see what actually is going on in there!

(Image source: http://romantiskretro.blogspot.com via Pinterest)

What does this image inspire in you?

Peekaboo Perk: The Very Fairy Dress

She’s just like a fairy when she wears the Very Fairy Dress! Adorable contrasting ruffle detailing on the skirt, and ruffles on the cap sleeves make this dress a girly option for your little on! Made from soft jersey, she’ll be comfortable and fanciful while she plays!

Order yours today for $48! (Available in both mulberry (as shown) or pansy)