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Gotrovo: Mealtime Treasure Hunt Review & Competition

This month I’ve been contacted by the company Gotrovo to giveaway not one but two of their fantastic Mealtime Treasure Hunt games! Gotrovo create games inspired by kids that are geared towards family fun and using your imagination. Gotrovo are a brand that we already know and love in this house as Finley was gifted their original treasure hunt game by a friend for his fourth birthday. We’d never had a game like it before and particularly as he is so into pirates he loved it. When Gotrovo got in touch to review another version of their treasure hunt game, I knew Finley would be thrilled!He was sent the Mealtime Treasure Hunt game which included a double sided place mat (treasure map), plate, bowl and cup. There was also a pack of reward cards, a pirates gold coin and advice on how to play the game. The set also includes the cutest little cutlery set – a fork and ‘shovel’ spoon especially for digging for treasure! The idea behind the game is to encourage great mealtime behaviours through play. Hopefully putting the fun back into food for fussy eaters without all the stress and pressures for the parent!

There aren’t any hard and fast rules to the game, it’s really open to your interpretation. The basic idea is that there are ten stops on the treasure map for the child to move their gold coin along. When they reach the treasure chest on the map, which is under their plate – they will reveal their reward card.

In Finley’s case, he’s never been that fussy with his food but he does seem to have a real problem sitting and staying put at the table for the duration of his meal. He just can’t sit still that kid! So we moved the coin along the map every minute that he stayed seated and after ten minutes he revealed his reward card. He’d chosen a chocolate biscuit for his pudding, I didn’t have to keep on at him to sit back down – everyone was a winner!

How do you manage meal time?

Your Chance To Win

I am giving away two fantastic Mealtime Treasure Hunt games by Gotrovo which retail at £19.95 each to one lucky winner!

You can enter the competition using the Rafflecopter app below. Please read the T&C’s.

Terms and Conditions

  • Competition opens 01/03/2018
  • Competition closes 22/03/2018
  • Competition is only open to UK residents and the prize can only be posted to a UK address
  • The winner is chosen at random
  • The winner will be notified within 72 hours of the competition closing
  • If the selected winner has not completed the entry requirements they will be disqualified
  • If the winner does not respond within 5 working days of being notified, they will be disqualified and another chosen
  • The prize is two sets to one winner
  • Prize cannot be exchanged for another product or its monetary value
  • By entering you are giving your permission for any personal data disclosed to be used by Mum OverRun and Gotrovo for the sole purpose of this competition.

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41 Comments

  1. Adrian Bold says:

    We have a reward points chart for good behaviour.

  2. Dominique Clarke says:

    There is table rules and breaking them gets you bad behaviour points. Our children get treats and pocket money for good behaviour and are competitive amongst themselves to try and follow the rules the best they can.

  3. natalie Crossan says:

    Just try to get them involved and reward good behaviour 🙂 x

  4. Tee Simpson says:

    I let the kids help me meal plan so that they kniw what we are having as they have picked it so no tantrums

  5. Laura Pritchard says:

    I just don’t engage in a discussion about it – if they’re hungry they eat what’s there, if not they get down & there’s nothing else.

  6. Carol Boffey says:

    by staying calm

  7. Tammy Neal says:

    Reward chart for good behaviour x

  8. Kim Neville says:

    Sit together at table and have a treat if all dinner is eaten up

  9. john prendergast says:

    Patience and involving them with making the meals

  10. Karen Usher says:

    You get pudding at the end when you eat your meal nicely! The pudding always wins 🙂

  11. jo liddement says:

    I have made all three of my sons aware that they are lucky to have three meals a day when many children around the world have nothing. I think this has taught them to appreciate what they have and fortunately i haven’t had any meltdowns.

  12. Angela Treadway says:

    i get them to do some colouring, keeps them busy x

  13. Elizabeth Smith says:

    Ignore the bad and reward the good – which meant a lot of counting to 10 at the beginning before reacting

  14. i hide the veg into fun things and mealtimes seem to be going a lot better now x

  15. Kate Davies says:

    We’ve tried everything with my son from reward charts to bribery. He isn’t a fussy eater but would rather be doing anything else that sat at the table to eat, I did try making him a little teddy bears picnic in his bedroom but no joy.
    The o my thing that seems to work for us is setting a timer so if he hasn’t eaten his dinner before the time runs out his food will be taken away. This sounds perfect for that little bit of encouragement to sit and eat his food.

  16. paula cheadle says:

    no pudding in not behaved during mealtime

  17. Laura Harrison says:

    With patience and an award chart xx

  18. chris bull says:

    Letting my grandson be involved in mealtimes, helping to choose what and also helping to prepare 🙂

  19. Sheri Darby says:

    By staying calm

  20. China Roberts says:

    I let him watch TV as he actually eats when watching his programs

  21. Danielle Dudley says:

    Reward chart

  22. Sally Collingwood says:

    Lots of patience, more eating, less chatter

  23. donna l jones says:

    stickers for good behaviour

  24. lorraine kirk says:

    Reward good behaviour, always give a them some control by giving a choice.

  25. Stephanie says:

    By rewarding with reward chart

  26. Christopher Read says:

    Don’t put too much food on the plate at once

  27. Alex Telford says:

    Get the kids involved in cooking/laying table etc.

  28. JULIE WARD says:

    I don’t have that problem anymore, when grandchildren come they are as good as gold

  29. Karen Barrett says:

    Firm and consistent, explain and distract, bring siblings into the conversation

  30. Solange says:

    Change it up Eat in different space (move to the fancy dining room or outside). Add a special treat to dinnertime like candlelight or music or conversation cards.

  31. Jennifer says:

    No technology at the table and they get involved with cooking the food, they always seem more eager to eat it if they helped cook it.

  32. Jade Hewlett says:

    Patience and letting them help to make the meals and being involved

  33. Andrea Fletcher says:

    My grandson is quite good at mealtimes especially if grandad is eating with us.

  34. Nicola Marshall says:

    My boy is 3 we are just at this meltdown stage, I try to involve him as much as I can with meal prep, we all eat as a family, use plenty of encouragement and we never make a big deal out of him not wanting his tea and we stay calm.

  35. Sadiyya Maryam says:

    Trying to calm little one down and distracting her with reading etc.

  36. Susan Smith says:

    With patience

  37. laura stewart says:

    i plan ahead for meal times x

  38. Margaret Gallagher says:

    Try to make ot as fun as possible without confrontation – sometimes it works !

  39. Sarah Mackay says:

    By being consistent with what behaviour i expect from them.

  40. Ashleigh Allan says:

    By rewarding good behaviour

  41. Tracy Nixon says:

    We eat together and talk about our day or play simple word games – no phones/ technology allowed at the table. Thanksfully meal times go pretty smoothly in our house x

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