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It seems like the world is depleting quickly, am I right?

“Going green” seems to be the new catch phrase for people these days; and for good reason. I think we have a responsibility to take care of our planet.

Not only is taking care of our planet important, but taking care of our bodies is important too.

That’s why our family is starting to transition away from plastic and over to silicone.

Well, that’s where Silikids comes into play.

Silikids was founded in 2006 and offers alternatives to plastic tableware found in our homes. Their products are safe, modern, and made completely from silicone.

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Silicone is:

Safe. Silicone is primarily made up of silicon. Silicon is a natural element that is found in sand and rock. When silicon is combined with oxygen, carbon, and hydrogen, it’s transformed into silicone. Silicone is inert – lacking the ability or strength to move – so it doesn’t react with food or liquid. Silicone is hypo-allergenic and does not promote bacteria or fungus growth.

Non-toxic. Silicone is BPA free and does not contain toxic chemicals like bisphenol-A, lead, PVC and phthalates.

Durable. The durability of silicone means that you will really not have to worry about disposable for a long time. The long lasting silicone takes away from the waste that you would otherwise create. You can also recycle silicone. Send your Silikids products back to them and they’ll recycle them for you!

Universal Tops

These tops are super great. Just like the name says – they’re universal. These tops fit on any cup, regardless of size. The beauty of these tops is that they turn any cup into a children’s cup in just seconds. Seriously so cool!

Two options are available for these tops – sippy top or straw top. Both of these options are great for children of any age. Not only are these tops good for the environment, they are a great money saver. Having cups in the house already means you only need these toppers. No extra kids cups sitting around the house taking up unwanted space.

Although the universal tops are made to fit any size cup, I would recommend using the tops on smaller sized cups. I had a few experiences with the toppers where some of the cups I used were just a little too big. Better be safe than sorry and use a smaller rimmed cup! But even better, invest in the Silikids silicone cups. These cups are perfect for kids, won’t break, and make the switch over from plastic complete.

*Note that the photo above is showing a sippy top. The cup in the photo is not a Silikids cup.

Reusable Silicone Straw

These silicone straws are great for children and adults. Six packs and three packs are available and come in different lengths, for different cup heights.

The straws are perfect for little teeth and especially great for teething kiddos. The softness of the straws are great for soothing gums; any baby will enjoy that! That being said, these straws are also a fabulous alternative for adults with sensitive teeth or sore gums! In some cases, these sore gums may be a canker sore lurking inside the cheek, luckily treatment such as Luminance RED is available to help alleviate that soreness, however, if it is their gums, the appropriate treatment is a must. A friend of mine has recently had to undergo treatment for periodontitis (also known as gum disease) so I will definitely be recommending these silicone straws to her. Which reminds me, my friend told me that if you are considering treatment for periodontitis Sydney is home to some fantastic dental professionals that can provide the advice and support you need to get your smile looking back to its best. Just be sure to reach out to a few different dentists to find the best treatment plan for your needs.

Reusable Snack Bags

These reusable bags are the perfect replacement to disposable bags. Use them over and over again and don’t feel like you’re hurting the environment; because you’re not!

If you’re like me, it’s really easy grab a ziplock bag and fill it with snacks for the kids or food for hubbies lunch. But now that I have these reusable bags I love grabbing one and filling it with goodies, I feel better that I’m not waisting anything.

The bags are super easy to open and close. The simple closure on the bag pops into the hole and is easier use than a zipper. Due to the way this bag closes, there is not a complete seal. I would recommend not putting food into the bag that should be sealed shut in order to stay fresh. We mostly use the bag for fruit, veggies, and nuts.

You can even write on the bag with a washable marker or a pen, it wipes off very easily. Writing on the bag allows you to know what’s in it without opening it up. You can write your name on the bag so no one eats your food, or write a note on the bag for your hubby or kiddo!

The bottom of the bag is gusseted, which allows the to stand up on its own. This is perfect for snacking and makes filling the bag super convenient.

Silikids is a great way to transition your family away from plastic. The silicone products are super safe and perfect for children, and adults too.

I love the straws and that you can use them for not only the Silikids products but other drink containers as well.

The products are durable and the fun, bright colors are sure to bring some sunshine into your home.

The best part though?

They can be washed in the dishwasher.


Disclosure of Material Connection: I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."

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  • Reply Darlene Carbajal

    I would love this for my niece!

    May 15, 2018 at 4:17 pm
  • Reply jennifer babich

    I love that the straws come in different heights. Bet that reduces spills!!

    May 16, 2018 at 8:00 am
  • Reply Calvin

    Safe, and leak proof! Nice

    May 16, 2018 at 3:36 pm
  • Reply Edye

    I’d love these for my cousin!

    May 20, 2018 at 5:08 pm
  • Reply Jayne Townsley

    Those universal lids are such a fantastic idea!

    May 22, 2018 at 4:44 am
  • Reply Ashley Chassereau Parks

    I love that these products are made with non toxic silicone and are better for the environment. The “lids” are the coolest… they would be easy to toss in the diaper bag to use at restaurants! I love that the snack bag can stand on its own too!

    May 24, 2018 at 4:58 pm
  • Reply Wendy R.

    Universal tops!? Wow, that’s amazing!

    May 25, 2018 at 1:52 am
  • Reply Kaela K.

    Those universal tops are pretty fantastic.

    May 26, 2018 at 1:21 pm
  • Reply Christa Sloan

    My sister really needs these for her kids. I really want to tell her about this now!

    May 27, 2018 at 9:10 am
  • Reply Megan Cromes

    i like that its spill and leak proof ty 🙂

    May 27, 2018 at 1:30 pm
  • Reply Tara Gauthier

    The universal lids are such a great idea, never seen these before!

    May 27, 2018 at 10:50 pm
  • Reply Shelby Gil

    Very cute! Love the reusable bags!

    May 28, 2018 at 12:26 pm
  • Reply Gina Ferrell

    I definitely love how safe and leak proof it is and especially that the straws come in different heights.

    May 29, 2018 at 11:39 am
  • Reply Richard Hicks

    We have some of their products and they are the best

    May 29, 2018 at 8:27 pm
  • Reply Sarah Parker

    These products are genius! I can think of so many uses for all of them. I love that they’d be useful for my toddler and baby!

    May 29, 2018 at 8:31 pm
  • Reply wen budro

    I love that their products are BPA free. I also love the colors and styles of their products.

    May 29, 2018 at 9:46 pm
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