My boys love Paw Patrol, as do a lot of 3 year olds and when Matalan got in touch to see if we would like to try out their new fancy dress items with a paw patrol theme, I agreed straight away as I knew the boys would be over the moon.
Matalan has just taken stock of a new range of fancy dress items for kids and the timing couldn't be better with World Book Day just around the corner. They have Batman, Ninja Turtles, Storm Troopers, Spider Girl, Anna from Frozen and lots more to choose from.
When the costumes arrived, the boys couldn't wait to try them on and with it being half term at the moment, they have had plenty of time to dress up in their costumes. However, as soon as Mummy mentions the camera and photos, they turn into two raving loonies. Seriously, how difficult is it to get your kids to pose for blog photos and when there are two excited pups, it's virtually impossible.
We did have good fun capturing the following pictures, but I apologise about the quality of the 'action' shots while we acted out being real Super Heroes.
I love these costumes. The ears on the hats are so funny and cute and I couldn't help but laugh at their little faces when they had them on. The suits are all in one and easy to put on with Velcro fasteners up the back and the hats are made from felt. They have stood up to a lot of rough and tumble over the past few days.
Harry and Matthew really enjoyed dressing up as Chase and they played imaginatively for ages in their Paw Patrol tent. They were proper little Super Heroes, rescuing each other from a variety of situations. Fancy dress is so could for encouraging children's social skills and they say some really amusing things to each other.
It was funny to hear Harry muttering that he didn't want to be Chase any more, he wanted to be Harry instead.
If you would like to find out more about the new fancy dress range available from Matalan, you can do so here. You can also get some top tips on dressing up as their favourite characters over on the Matalan website here.
*We were provided with 2 fancy dress costumes for the purpose of this review. All opinions are my own.