Kickstarter Alert: Wundercub Educational Temporary Tattoos

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Wundercub-packsMy two-year-old son loves temporary tattoos. The fact that my wife and I both have several tattoos probably doesn’t hurt, but a love of temporary skin art seems to be almost universal with kids.

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Lindsay and Anthony noticed this same phenomenon and want to start Wundercub via Kickstarter. Wundercub will make kids’ love of temporary tattoos into a learning tool. They are starting with 2 packs of temporary tattoos–travel and food. Each pack contains eight different tattoos (8 tattoos per sheet and 2 sheets per pack.) Each tattoo includes very colorful, kid-friendly art along with the corresponding word. This makes for a great way to engage kids about vocabulary.

The end goal is to launch the company and their website along with 8-10 different packs. I absolutely love the idea of the temporary tattoos for my son. I cannot wait for them to successfully fund (they are already at 60% with 22 days to go) and to launch their site so we can buy them all!

Wundercub-logosAlthough they do not yet have the final product available yet, Wundercub did send some of their logo temporary tattoos that are from the same printer for me to test out.

Wundercub-armFrom previous experience (see my ECCC post about my cosplay temporary tattoos), I decided my inner forearm would be a good test location. I put the tattoo on and the first thing that I noticed is that the adhesive part of the sheet doesn’t trail very far outside of the tattoo itself. For kids’ this probably isn’t a big deal, but I can appreciate it as it adds to the realism of the look. I then went for a one hour trail run, cleaned out the car (including a lot of vigorous vacuuming and wiping), played with our dogs, and installed a door frame. The tattoo held up way better than I expected and I doubt they will have any trouble standing up to my two-year-old when he gets his tattoo packs.

Please visit the Wundercub Kickstarter for more information and to back the project. I look forward to seeing all of the designs they come up with and playing with my son with them.

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