Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Imagination Foundation & The Boxtrolls Cardboard Challenge! #TheBoxtrollsCC #spon

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Today's post is sponsored by The Boxtrolls, a new family fun movie coming this month to theaters!

The Boxtrolls is a new family fun movie coming to theaters on September 26th and we are so excited!  Movies the whole family can see and enjoy seem to be few and far between and The Boxtrolls has something for everyone and every age in your family - art, action, values, creative characters and laughs.


The Boxtrolls are encouraging kids and families to get involved creatively for a chance to win and of course, inspire your kids with a cardboard challenge!


The mission of the Imagination Foundation is to find, foster and fund creativity and entrepreneurship in children around the world. Focus is working with them to sponsor a Boxtrolls Cardboard Challenge, where kids can create and build crafts inspired by the movie, using cardboard boxes as the main resource – just like the Boxtrolls themselves do. The partnership is twofold – there is a contest encouraging kids to create their own crafts out of cardboard boxes for a chance to win prizing (must submit via social with a custom hashtag). Secondly, there will be events hosted across the country, where participants can attend and win “What’s in the Box?”-themed packages at hosted events (a list of cities, dates and times for the hosted events in the Boxtrolls Cardboard Challenge can be found at The Boxtrolls on Facebook!


You and your kids can enter The Boxtrolls Cardboard Challenge anytime between August 25th and September 29th! Participants can share their creations via Twitter or Instagram by tagging their photos with the hashtag #TheBoxtrollsCC.  


Don't miss the Boxtroll Cardboard Challenge near you - check out the latest dates and times on The Boxtroll's Facebook page!  

Imagination Foundation Event Dates -

Boston, MA: Saturday 9/20 from 11am-3pm at the Framingham Food Truck Festival

Cleveland, OH: Saturday 9/20 from 11am-2pm at SouthPark Mall

Salt Lake City, UT: Saturday 9/20 from 12pm-3pm at Station Park Mall in Farmington

Kansas City, MO:  Sunday 9/21 2pm – 4pm at the Science City at Union Station

Minneapolis, MN: Sunday 9/21 from 1pm-3pm at Mall of America in the Sears Court

Austin, TX: Sunday 9/21 from 1pm-3pm at Givens Recreation Center from 1pm-3pm

Baltimore, MD: Sunday 9/21 from 2pm-4pm at the Port Discovery Atrium

Philadelphia, PA: Sunday 9/21 from 12pm-3pm at Franklin Mills Mall

Raleigh, NC: Sunday 9/21 from 1pm-4pm at the CenterFest Arts Festival (in the Kids Zone) in Durham

Pittsburgh, PA (9/21) : Sunday 9/21 from 12pm-3pm at Carnegie Science Center

San Diego, CA: Sunday 9/21 from 10:30am-3pm at the San Diego Padres game against the San Francisco Giants at Petco Park


Grand Prize: one (1) Grand Prize winner will be picked on September 29th and receive an “Imagination Box” for creative play, including an Apple iMac, an iPad Air, Microsoft Office, The Print Shop and Kid Pix softwares, a $500 DiscoveryStore.com gift card, and a $1000 Michaels Arts & Crafts gift card. For all entry information, please check out The Boxtroll Cardboard Challenge!


This is a sponsored post with The Boxtrolls movie. Opinions are my own and we are all absolutely excited to go see The Boxtrolls in theaters!


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