Now closed: design a potato head to win £100 children's books plus other great prizes

(24 Posts)
RachelMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 16-Jun-14 15:40:34

To celebrate publication of Sue Hedra's new character Supertato (the supermarket hero with eyes everywhere) Simon & Schuster are offering you the chance to win great prizes including £100 children's books and = fabulous potato head costumes.

Get your children to decorate and design a potato head, either by using the images on the downloadable cut-out-sheet or you can come up with your own ideas and then take a photo of their creation and upload it to this thread.

The competition closes on 4 August and winners will be announced later that week.

RachelMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 17-Jun-14 15:00:42

Great to see Ms Sophie Ellis-Bextor has tweeted a pic of her children's efforts earlier today. Stirling effort! Looking forward to seeing more potato heads soon.

ladydoe Sun 13-Jul-14 20:27:20

SuperTato to the rescue!!

Hopezibah Mon 14-Jul-14 22:32:55

My 2 year old daughter wanted to make a bunny rabbit potato, whilst my son was very keen to stick with the supertato theme. So they worked together as a team and we ended up with BunnyTato stuck on top of a building with Supertato flying to the rescue! (Backdrop of buildings and sky/clouds also made by my 8 year old son).

Hopezibah Mon 14-Jul-14 22:34:02

Forgot to say, here are the photos of them working together on making the potatoes...

ladydoe Tue 15-Jul-14 10:51:30

Created by Aimee age 9 & me (mum) smile

ElaineMumsnet (MNHQ) Fri 18-Jul-14 15:20:10

Here is our supertato. Ours had to have sparkle and hair!

By Isobel aged 4

WarmHugs Thu 24-Jul-14 18:06:46

My 3 and 4 year olds made Supertato babies

StillNoFuckingEyeDeer Thu 31-Jul-14 19:56:36

3y old DD1's effort. Maybe I should've helped her a bit....

DanielMummy Fri 01-Aug-14 22:55:44

Here is my son hiding behind his potato head

jokow Sun 03-Aug-14 14:00:29

My son decided that Batman potato is a better idea.

angelmiss Mon 04-Aug-14 02:16:43

Supertato has rapidly become my 2 1/2 year old's favourite book so I've knitted him his own Supertato and "Escapea".

dragon60 Mon 04-Aug-14 13:55:49

With a dinosaur obsessed two year old, it had to be a dinosaur.

vestandknickers Mon 04-Aug-14 15:57:33

My son's.

Age 8.

I don't really think he was trying!

NataliaMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 04-Aug-14 17:17:38

Hi all, thank you for your wonderful potato heads - they're fabulous.
We will announce the winners soon smile

vestandknickers Mon 04-Aug-14 17:22:12

Has the competition closed then? My DD is waiting for the paint to dry on hers!

vestandknickers Mon 04-Aug-14 17:39:30

Here we go. Paint dry!

Star Wars inspired apparently.

grinnerlynn Tue 19-Aug-14 17:11:38

who were the winners?

angelmiss Tue 19-Aug-14 20:40:40

Yes! Who w

angelmiss Tue 19-Aug-14 20:41:35

That'd be "won?"

angelmiss Tue 19-Aug-14 20:42:24

That'd be "won?"

ladydoe Sun 31-Aug-14 16:37:31

who won?

ChrissieMumsnet (MNHQ) Wed 10-Sep-14 10:57:43

Congratulations to angelmiss, your knitted Supertato design is the overall winner of our competition. You have won £100 worth of Simon & Schuster children's books and a Mr Potato Head children's dress-up costume.

Well done also to runners-up DanielMummy and jokow, you have won a Mr Potato Head children's dress-up costume and a set of signed Sue Hendra books.

We will be in contact on how to claim your prizes. Thank you to everyone who participated - we were impressed with all the designs.

DanielMummy Wed 10-Sep-14 19:12:35

Thank you. My son was really pleased when I told him

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