Munchkin and Bear news & tips — Play mat material

Beat the price rise!

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Beat the price rise!

We held off as loooong as we possibly could .... but the time has come. In the past 4 years the cost of making and delivering our gorgeous Luxe Play Mats has increased significantly and whilst we tried to absorb those increases for as long as possible and maintain our original launch pricing, we simply can't continue that forever.

So if you have your eye on a gorgeous Luxe Play Mat for your little ones, simply place your order before April 30th to beat the price rise!

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Best Product for a Newborn 0-4 Months - Mother & Baby Award!

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Best Product for a Newborn 0-4 Months - Mother & Baby Award!

WOW! Another award to add to our ever-growing collection. Thank you Mother & Baby! Feeling very honoured to be the winner of a SILVER Mother & Baby award for 2022 - "Best Product for a Newborn 0-4 Months". ​​Always adore the feedback we get from entering these awards as all the products are tested by real mums who provide real reviews! Here are some of our highlights:​​⭐️ "This product makes my life easier as a mum"⭐ "️Incredibly tactile and spongy, it feels like being on a marshmallow!"⭐ ️"It’s so soft easy to clean and lovely to have as part of play part in the...

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GOLD ... and SILVER Made for Mums Awards 2021

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GOLD ... and SILVER Made for Mums Awards 2021

WOW... our play mats won in the Made for Mums 2021 Awards
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​🏆 Gold for 'Best Nursery accessory'
​🏆 Silver for 'Can’t live without parenting product'

It’s like walking on a cloud! I love the designs and it’s easy to clean too.– Rachel, mum of 3  - read more tester feedback on our blog post

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Material matters: how to choose the perfect play mat

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Material matters: how to choose the perfect play mat

Material matters: how to choose the perfect play mat

When we first launched Munchkin and Bear in Australia in 2016, we had spent the 2 years prior working on our designs and sourcing manufacturers.

We looked at so many materials before settling on our current play mat which not only was safe enough to use for newborn babies but also durable for the older kids too!   Read more about the choices here

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