Giveaways, Toy Reviews

Pumpaloons : Review & Giveaway

With the summer months now upon us and the summer holidays fast approaching, I am constantly seeking out ways of keeping my 2 kids entertained not just together but also having neighbours kids round and their friends to play.

Having plenty of garden games ready to play is really high up on my agenda and for this the lovely people at Drumond Park have provided us with Pumpaloons, a game of strength and speed which will provide hours of fun during the holidays.

Pumpaloons 1“The stomping, romping, pushing, pumping, sitting, squashing game for kids!”

This game is aged at children 4+ and for 2 players. The aim is to race against your opponent to pump up your Pumpaloon the fastest, the player who manages this first is the winner. A simple concept but so much fun!


2x Pumpaloons – Spottyloon and Stripeyloon

2x Pumps with pipes

1x Instructions

Initially when this game arrived it was Leah and I alone in the house so we whipped out Spottyloon for a play, setting up was immensely easy, simply connect up the pipes to the pump (only covering the blue valve on the foot pump) and then connect to your Pumpaloon. During game play your Pumpaloon will unravel itself. Leah aged 2 struggled to pump up Spottyloon but with my help we soon had him pumped up and Leah enjoyed playing with him.

Pumpaloons 2

A couple of days later we had Lewis’s friend “K” round to play for the afternoon of which we set up Pumpaloons again to play. Lewis and “K” enjoyed playing away although there was some cheating going on as “K” Dad soon took over to help her beat Lewis… Lewis still won though – That’s my lad!!

Pumpaloons 3This really is a great game, plenty of laughs were had and the kids particularly enjoyed it when the arms and head unravel from the body during play. After our games “K” enjoyed dancing round the livingroom singing her current favourite Disney songs to her Stripeyloon.

The only recommendation I would like to provide if you are wanting to own this game… have a puncture repair kit at hand. Shortly after our games, the kids took a Pumpaloon outside to play. Unfortunately our Spottyloon had a fighting (as kids do) related incident on the trampoline and now is being repaired by ClearlyDaddy using a puncture repair kit. Perhaps if Drumond Park would provide a couple of patches as backup in their kit that would be great?

Pumpaloons is available to buy from your local toy stockists, a list of which you can find here and has an RRP of £19.99.

Now for the fun part…

How would you like to win a Pumpaloon game set for yourself?

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**This is not a sponsored post, we were provided with a Pumpaloons game set to play, test and review. All words and opinions are my own.


  1. Portia

    13th July 2014 at 10:52 pm

    Thomas the tank, take a while! 🙂

  2. Stephanie Campbell

    13th July 2014 at 9:26 pm

    purple and green stars xx

  3. Laura Linsey

    13th July 2014 at 9:23 pm

    Mine would look like my daughters!!

  4. antonia richardson

    13th July 2014 at 8:56 pm

    blues clues

  5. Rosalind Blight

    13th July 2014 at 8:42 pm

    would have to be a bumblebee

  6. Sarah Lewis

    13th July 2014 at 4:26 pm

    A minion as my nephew is obsessed!!

  7. Samantha J Freeman

    13th July 2014 at 4:04 pm

    Mickey Mouse

  8. LadyChelington

    13th July 2014 at 1:33 pm

    minions would be awesome

  9. helenthemadex

    13th July 2014 at 8:58 am

    Good and bad minions 😀

  10. Hannah Bee Griffin

    13th July 2014 at 8:57 am

    Batman & Robin

  11. Hayley Spencer

    13th July 2014 at 1:47 am

    robots 🙂

  12. Wendy Tolhurst

    13th July 2014 at 12:26 am

    I would go for Johnny Wilkinson vs David Beckham to see which sport comes out on top!

  13. Jane Middleton

    12th July 2014 at 11:03 pm

    elephant and giraffe

  14. claire

    12th July 2014 at 10:54 pm

    Mine would have to be a princess and a horse as both my girls love these things 🙂

  15. Jayne

    12th July 2014 at 10:52 pm

    Pappa Smurf & Smurfette

  16. Rachael Jones Mann

    12th July 2014 at 10:17 pm

    my boy would love sonic

  17. Natalie Crossan

    12th July 2014 at 9:59 pm

    Mine would be ben and holly x

  18. Lisa Wilkinson

    12th July 2014 at 9:19 pm

    A unicorn 🙂

  19. Jennie Stallard

    12th July 2014 at 9:15 pm

    tigger and pooh

  20. Lynsey ward

    12th July 2014 at 9:01 pm

    Peppa Pig and George, that would be so cool!

  21. Louise Fairweather

    12th July 2014 at 8:49 pm


  22. Carolin

    12th July 2014 at 8:31 pm

    My son would go for a spiderman and ironman 🙂

  23. Sarah Mcknight

    12th July 2014 at 7:33 pm

    Pirates 🙂

  24. Lani Nash

    12th July 2014 at 7:15 pm

    Mine would be green and frog like

  25. Patricia Avery

    12th July 2014 at 6:34 pm

    Rainbowloon 🙂

  26. Amanda Milton

    12th July 2014 at 5:47 pm

    Kermit and Miss Piggy

  27. Gillian Hutchison

    12th July 2014 at 5:28 pm

    Captain Hook and Tinkerbell

  28. Paula Harvey

    12th July 2014 at 4:00 pm

    Mickey and Minnie

  29. Solange

    12th July 2014 at 3:36 pm

    Hello Kitty

  30. Jennie Jackson Mse

    12th July 2014 at 3:20 pm

    The Simpsons

  31. Victoria Stimpson

    12th July 2014 at 1:54 pm


  32. Clare Brannen

    11th July 2014 at 10:56 pm

    Spongebob Squarepants

  33. Christine Mutter

    11th July 2014 at 9:17 pm

    The Moomins

  34. Emma Kerrigan

    11th July 2014 at 7:47 pm

    Tigger 🙂 x

  35. Jodie Harvey

    11th July 2014 at 6:46 pm

    sally and jack skeleton from nightmare before christmas, my kids love that film 😀

  36. Sarah Rees

    11th July 2014 at 10:37 am

    A minion

  37. Janice Mackin

    11th July 2014 at 9:59 am

    A superhero set.

  38. Kat Allinson

    10th July 2014 at 10:04 pm

    Peppa Pig and Susie Sheep

  39. Leah Sullivan

    10th July 2014 at 9:43 pm


  40. Trudi Louise

    10th July 2014 at 7:38 pm


  41. melanie stirling

    9th July 2014 at 7:29 pm

    Disney princesses.

  42. Leigh Marea Boyle

    7th July 2014 at 10:57 pm

    minion =)

  43. Rachael Jess

    6th July 2014 at 8:35 pm

    would be spider-man – he rules in our house xx

  44. Kristy Leanne Brown

    6th July 2014 at 8:07 pm

    Would have to be a minion esq one for this minion mad family!

  45. Natasha Ball

    6th July 2014 at 2:37 pm

    Hello Kitty

  46. sian hallewell

    5th July 2014 at 8:11 pm

    got to be a dinosaur

  47. Natasha Mairs

    5th July 2014 at 3:44 pm

    a rainbow one

  48. Abigail Edkins

    5th July 2014 at 12:57 pm

    shaggy and scooby

  49. kim neville

    4th July 2014 at 8:36 am

    Mr Tumbles and Mr Bump

  50. Amez2012

    3rd July 2014 at 11:49 pm

    doh nutters

  51. becski_boo

    3rd July 2014 at 9:43 pm

    Daisy print – love daisies

  52. christina field

    3rd July 2014 at 5:58 pm

    Doh Nutters

  53. fluffypinkmarshmallow

    3rd July 2014 at 1:33 pm

    I’d like a Winnie the Pooh and Eeyore design

  54. Barbara Handley

    3rd July 2014 at 1:06 pm

    Noddy and Big Ears.

  55. Paula Burnside

    3rd July 2014 at 12:43 pm

    Max and Ruby

  56. Amanda Hattie

    3rd July 2014 at 12:23 pm

    Peter Griffin (Family Guy)

  57. Sarahann

    3rd July 2014 at 11:59 am

    Harry Potter!

  58. Natasha B

    3rd July 2014 at 11:03 am

    I would have peppa & george pig 🙂

  59. Gemma Snell

    3rd July 2014 at 10:50 am

    Mickey and minnie mouse 🙂

  60. Justine Meyer

    3rd July 2014 at 10:42 am

    scooby and scrappy doo

  61. Elizabeth (Liz) Briggs

    3rd July 2014 at 10:18 am

    Harry Potter and Voldemort 🙂

  62. krissie

    3rd July 2014 at 10:13 am

    (kris) peppa pig

  63. kayleigh bates

    3rd July 2014 at 7:35 am

    ben and holly

  64. Stuart Edwards

    3rd July 2014 at 6:38 am

    The Simpsons Ned 😉

  65. Leanne Lunn

    29th June 2014 at 11:11 pm

    Justin and Robot

  66. Rachel

    29th June 2014 at 10:50 pm

    tom and jerry

  67. Christina Curtis

    29th June 2014 at 11:40 am

    Homer Simpson!

  68. lynn savage

    29th June 2014 at 8:29 am

    spiderman, superman, batman etc

  69. Tracy K Nixon

    29th June 2014 at 6:46 am

    Tweety Pie and Sylvester!

  70. emma walters

    29th June 2014 at 6:25 am

    batman & robin

  71. ashleigh allan

    29th June 2014 at 5:26 am

    The minions!

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