Friday, April 22, 2016

Dia Del Nino: Phoenix Zoo & Toyota Highlander

I was very excited when I was asked to partner with Toyota and the Phoenix Zoo celebrating Dia Del NiƱo.  Toyota let me use the Toyota Highlander for a few days, and I have to tell you that my kids and I fell in love with this car.  The color was a gorgeous wine color with some shimmer in the paint.  The inside had luxurious leather seats, the backup camera, the rear view mirrors would light up with little orange lights letting you know when a car was driving next to you. 
The Toyota Highlander can sit 7 people, which worked perfectly for my family of 6.  Oh, and did I mention that the trunk opens and closes up automatically with a touch of a button?  This car would be perfect for any family or mother who needs plenty of room for the kids, it's safe, and very fuel efficient.  When it was time to give the Toyota Highlander back, I honestly did not want to!  I need the Toyota Highlander, and it's going to be at the top of my list next time I go car shopping. 

It was a very busy day at the Phoenix Zoo, because of Dia Del Nino.  They had a bunch of booths set up with games for the kids.  They had free gifts, my kids had a blast.  We came home with new backpacks, books, they got to make bracelets, and won some new toys. 

Univision gifted the kids The Very Hungry Caterpillar, one of my favorite children's books.


The Lion and Lioness taking a nap together, how cute is that?

This monkey looked like he was posing for the camera, this was one of my favorite animals. 
I saw this gorgeous pink flower and I had to take a picture of it!  

My little princess talking a little break from all the walking!

A few tips I would like to give you before visit the Phoenix Zoo.  First tip, is take extra sunscreen with you, absolutely necessary to apply again if you plan to stay for more than a couple hours.  Second tip, obviously take comfortable shoes, (tennis shoes are best) I would not recommend sandals or flip flops. Third tip, take an umbrella and a hat. I didn't take either one, but I saw quite a few people who took theirs to shield them from the sun and I wished I had taken mine with me.  My last tip for you is, that you can take a cooler with wheels, or a cooler in a wagon so you can fill it with drinks, sandwiches and snacks. 
This was a great event that celebrates children, I will definitely be taking my kids next year. 
Disclaimer: All opinions are my own and honest opinions.