Squiggle Pads for Summer Doodles (Low Tech, No Batteries Required!)

SquiggleontheGoFor last minute summer trips, don’t immediately turn to iPads and technology to beat the boredom. Doodling requires no batteries, makes no noise and can help fuel creativity.

Doodling was once thought of as a mindless activity, but studies are now showing the opposite results. Not only is it linked to helping one remember, it can also inspire creativity.  Everyone loves to doodle, and the line of SQUIGGLE activity pads and games is a simple vehicle to make that happen.  The SQUIGGLE line of award winning games and activity pads now includes over 30 doodle pads and Spin and Seek hidden-object pads that offer something for all ages and interests.

TheMomBuzz received a Squiggle On-The-Go and Squiggle Spin-and-Seek pad for review. The pads are small, just a little larger than a Post-It-Note pad.

SQUIGGLE® On-The-Go is designed for ages 5 and up. It gives a starting squiggle, then they can either spin for inspirationon what to draw or draw whatever their heart desires. Our Squiggle On-The-Go had a pets theme, so the spinner options were Snake, Hamster, Bird, Cat, Turtle, Dog, Rabbit or Fish. It comes with a simple pencil, similar to what you have at mini-golf ranges. It’s small size makes it easy to tuck into your purse or a backpack to pull out at a moment’s notice. It can keep both kids and adults amused during waits or car rides. This Squiggle retails for  $4.99.

At first glance SQUIGGLE® Spin and Seek™ is similar to On-the-Go. It has a spinner and a pad. But rather than a pencil, a small marker is included. And the pad doesn’t just have the start of a squiggle, but is loaded with lines and images. It turns out that Spin and Seek is a fun hidden-object game. Spin the wheel and find the hidden objects the spinner lands on.  Spin the wheel again to select another set of hidden objects or try an entirely new page. All 100 pages are unique, with objects hidden within thousands of squiggly lines.  A great for travel activity that will never run out of batteries! Select from the Original Spin and Seek, BFF, and Fashion. This is good for ages 4 and up and retails for $5.99.


RandomLine also offers other award winning games and wipe off drawing pads:

  • SQUIGGLE® Selection Game – Players create a quick drawing that starts with a squiggle. The judge picks a word card from the deck and awards it to the drawing that best describes the word on the card! Ages 7+. $19.99
  • SQUIGGLE® Connect Game – an off-the-wall, hilarious game where players create a wild and wacky picture from a simple or comple squiggle. There’s no artistic talent required . . . just the imagination! Ages 8- 108. $19.99
  • Hurry-Up! The Dice Game – is a fast paced dice game where players compete to get the best scores, but they better hurry up because the 30 second clock is ticking and time is running out! Ages 8+. $19.99
  • SQUIGGLE® Style – Bring out the fashion designer by mixing and matching clothing and accessories to create unique, hip, funny and wild outfits. Style opens up to a dry erase drawing art board and includes 6 coloring dry erase markers. Ages 7+. $14.99
  • SQUIGGLE® Monsters –First create a squiggly line on the dry-erase board, then spin the wheels to select a combination of features to make a monster. The best part is getting to make up “fun facts” about the monster on another dry-erase area. Ages 6+. $14.99

RandomLine games and creative activity pads are available in the specialty market, educational stores, book stores, gift shops and museums throughout the United States. Visit www.randomline.com to learn more.

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  1. This sounds like such a fun game! I know my kids would get a kick out of it. Thanks for the great idea!

  2. My niece would love the Squiggle Style. No batteries required!!

  3. Nicole Dz says:

    Activity pads are so helpful for long road trips or even waiting in the doctors office. I like them better sometimes then tech, because as you mentioned it lets them be more creative and unique.

  4. shelly peterson says:

    I like these, great idea for travel. Sure is nice for kids to get a break from electronics.

  5. Yes! Finally something about dentist.

  6. This looks like fun! I love that it doesn’t require batteries! That’s hard to come by these days!

  7. CR Williams says:

    My daughter would love this she loves to doodle.

  8. vickie couturier says:

    those are really cute,id drather my grandkids play with this than a video game

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