Modern-twist Kidz Placemat

When at resturants kids often get bored waiting for their food and waiting after they are done eating. Some restaurants provide crayons and paper but many do not so as a mom I am always prepared with some entertainment for my kids. As a result of the great people at Modern-twist, I will never have to think about what to bring for my boys. They sent me a Modern-twist Kidz Box (a placemat and markers). I know a placemat is not that unique  but wait until you read more about this one.

Modern-twist is a “pioneer in the use of food-grade, hand-silkscreened silicone.” All their products are free of BPA, latex, lead, phthalates and other harmful chemicals and are eco-conscious so they leave a minimal footprint on the world. The other unique aspect to Modern-twist is their “collaboration with independent artists and designers to bring art to the table“.

So what is the Modern-twist Kidz Box you ask?

  • It is a box with a placemat made of silky food-grade silicone so the placemat will not crease or rip and it comes with 6 non-toxic, kid-friendly dry erase markers
  • Non-porous and germ-free placemat
  • Rinse or wipe clean placemat for reuse and to prevent staining
  • 12″ x 16″
  • 11 different hand-silkscreened illustrations to choose from
  • 100% recyclable
I tried hiding the placemat from my son so I could review it first but he was so excited when he saw it because it had animals on it and my son LOVES animals. I let me son use it and I saw his inner artist come out – to be able to color and write on his own placemat – what fun! My younger son was asking for it too so I am now going to buy a second one so they can each have one. The placemat is so soft to the touch, it really does feel silky. It folds small and so will be easy for me to pack with the markers. I am going to keep it in my car so when we go out to eat I have easy and instant entertainment.
I really like the unique art and product material of Modern-twist. Once you feel the silky food-grade silicone you will wish all your products were made this way. Visit their website to see all the other products they sell (adult placemats, trivets, coasters etc).