General Mills and Mega Bloks Team Up For Breakfast Fun {Giveaway}

This is a sponsored post.

When I was younger I remember sitting around the breakfast table excited to see which toy we were going to get in the cereal box. General Mills has been surprising American families with free prizes in cereal boxes for more than 80 years. From secret wrist bands to whistles, and mini license plates to free paint sets, getting something special inside the box is part of the heritage of General Mills cereal brands. Still today, General Mills remains committed to providing cereal fans of all ages with a fun surprise when they buy their favorite cereal.

For the first time General Mills is offering free customizable toys for both boys and girls through a partnership with Mega Bloks. Each participating brand of General Mills cereals offers a free Mega Bloks car with a set of Hello Kitty and Power Rangers stickers and instructions to cut out a pattern to construct a cardboard jump from the cereal box. Mega Bloks cars can be found in spe­cially marked boxes of cereal, including Honey Nut Cheerios, Reese’s Puffs, Cocoa Puffs, Lucky Charms, Golden Grahams and Cinnamon Toast Crunch.

My boys were so excited to find the cars in their boxes of cereal. Jacob made Power Rangers themed cars and Lucas used the Hello Kitty ones on his. These toys bring fun beyond the cereal table.

GIVEAWAY

One reader will win eight mega bloks cars and a selection of General Mills Cereals

HOW TO ENTER

Leave a comment telling me what your favorite General Mills cereal is

For an extra entry, share this giveaway on social media and leave the link in a comment below

 Giveaway ends December 15, 2014 at 11:59pm CST. Must be 21 or older and a US resident to enter.

Box Tops for Education® Pantry Stock Up {Giveaway}

Box Tops for Education®, the nation’s largest school fundraising program, announced that it has earned more than half-a-billion dollars for schools across the country since it started in 1996. The General Mills program includes more than 240 participating brands providing needed cash for 90,000 enrolled K-8 schools. At the heart of the program is more than 75,000 volunteer Box Tops for Education coordinators who motivate local school communities to collect the 10-cent coupons which are redeemed for cash schools use for whatever they need most.

To celebrate the milestone, this winter, the program is offering a variety of bonus Box Tops on more than 50 million packages at grocery stores and at btfe.com, allowing shoppers to double their earnings with select products.

School budget cuts have made the program more and more important over the years as it provides unrestricted cash to help schools with their basic operating needs and programs that would not be possible otherwise, such as field trips, textbooks, musical instruments, playground equipment, classroom technology and arts and cultural programming. On average, schools in the U.S. earn around $900 annually through the program, but many schools earn more than $20,000 by clipping Box Tops, participating in bonus programs and shopping 300 online eBoxTops® retailers at the Box Tops Marketplace®.

In celebration of reaching more than $500 million to schools, Box Tops for Education® and its popular brand partners are offering one lucky reader a chance to stock their shelves with some of the most trusted household brands. Filled with delicious and nutritious snacks and meal solutions, home organizing and cleaning products and cost- cutting coupons, the Pantry Stock Up gift pack includes:

  • New Peanut Butter Toast Crunch® cereal
  • Nature Valley® Chewy Trail Mix Dark Chocolate Cherry and Protein Salted Caramel
  • Fiber One® Protein Bars
  •  Progresso® Recipe Starters
  • Food Should Taste Good® Chips
  • Green Giant Fresh® Box Tops for Education pencil pouch
  • Hamburger Helper® Sweet & Sour Chicken and Parmesan Crusted Chicken
  • Betty Crocker® Mac & Cheese and Au Gratin potatoes
  • Kleenex® wallet pack and 184 count box
  • Scott® toilet paper (4 roll) and paper towel roll
  • Avery® dry erase weekly calendar
  • Ziploc® bowls and bags
  • Yoplait® Frozen Yogurt free product coupon

HOW TO ENTER:

{Do any or all of the following, leave a separate comment for each you do}

1) Tell me why you want to win this Pantry Stock Up giveaway

2) Share this giveaway on a social network

3) Like Making Time For Mommy on Facebook

4) Like Box Tops For Education on Facebook

5) Comment on another blog post

 Giveaway ends March 5, 2013 at 11:59pm Central time. US residents 18 and older only.

(Disclosure: Information, products and promotional items have been provided by General Mills and Box Tops for Education and its program partners. This giveaway is not associated with Facebook in any way.)