I was sooo excited to recently be chosen for the PlaySkool ShowCam Bzz Campaign. A Bzz Campaign is a program through BzzAgent that sends free products and coupons to people to let them try it out, harnessing the most powerful form of marketing there is right now – word of mouth.
As soon as we got the box, I knew how I wanted to introduce this to the kids. Sunday morning we grabbed donuts and went to a local park where I brought my own camera to take a few snapshots of the family fun. I sent them on a picture scavenger hunt and let them snap away.
Now I should mention, I was surprised upon opening the packaging that there were absolutely no instructions inside. So we popped the batteries in and found that it was pretty intuitive to operate. Just a little testing of the buttons to figure out what-was-what, and we were off and running.
A cool feature of this camera is the in-picture templates. You can make your subject a pirate, ballerina, dragon, skunk…all sorts of fun things!
When we got home, we all watched the pictures through one of the camera’s coolest features – the projector. They loved this and were delighted when the in-picture templates played animations along to music. They watched them over and over…until a fight ensued about whose turn it was to play with the camera.
This camera is lightweight and made of plastic, yet it seems reasonably durable. I see lots and lots of fun with this toy in our future.