Character Bandages & a Giveaway from Band-Aid

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATS TO THE WINNERS: kanddbk@ and macampbell615@
I got a little zealous in my salsa making recently. Hubs had just sharpened the knives for me and I was relishing the ease with which I was able to do all my chopping and dicing. And as fate would have it, I nicked my finger in the process.

Thankfully, I had some very, very cool band-aids to put on.

I think my kids were jealous. You see we have some fun character Band-Aids on the premises, featuring well-loved characters as Phineas and Ferb, Cars 2, and the Disney Fairies. If you’re a kid — or not — chances are your heart leaps just a tad when you get a glimpse of characters you love on a bandage.

I know my kids do. We’re lucky to keep them in the house because all of a sudden the littles all have boo-boos and owies at every turn. It’s suspicious, definitely.

And when shots or a real owie is present, it seems that the character really does make them feel better — or at least distracts them from the pain. Character bandages are like a badge of honor.

Recently, our family got the chance to see Cars 2. So fun! It was a blast. So many great scenes and clever Pixarisms throughout, I can’t wait until it’s on DVD so that I can watch it all I want.

This weekend Band-Aid and Neosporin are offering a great giveaway to LifeasMOM readers.

Two readers will each receive this Cars 2 Prize Pack including: 1 box of Cars Band-Aids, 1 box of Phineas & Ferb Band-Aids, 1 box of Disney Fairies Band-Aids, 1 tube of Neosporin and a $50 gift card to Fandango so you can hit the road with Cars 2. How fun!

To Enter:

Leave a comment, telling your experience with character band-aids.


This giveaway is open until Sunday, July 17th at 8 pm PST. Winners will be chosen randomly and notified via email. This post will also be updated with the winners’ names. Please respond within 48 hours to claim your prize.

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATS TO THE WINNERS: kanddbk@ and macampbell615@

Disclosure: I received a Band-Aid prize pack as well. No moms were seriously injured in the making of this post. It was just a flesh wound. All opinions are my own.

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  1. Jennifer says:

    We always have these little gems in the medicine cabinet. There is something about a band-aid and neosporin that makes those ow-ies feel so much better. My son recently skinned his knee up by slipping on some wet concrete. I got him in, cleaned the scrape and blood (ewww!) and put 2 Sponge Bob band-aids on his knee. He felt so much better and I did too!

  2. suzy page says:

    i am a single mom with an awesome little 5 yr old girl. i am probably the parent with the only child on the face of the planet who was deathly afraid of band-aids.

    whenever she use to get hurt..out came the box and she would scream louder. sobbing and shaking. telling me it would hurt even MORE with a bandaid. i tried to explain to her that band aids dont hurt…they help…but you know there is no reasoning with a hysterical kid (specially when they are as stubborn and bullheaded as my daughter is).

    i tried everything i could think of. then one day we came across Hello Kitty band aids. My daughter as good taste (like me) and we are a hello kitty loving FAMILY! She just had to have them. We bought them and one night while i was doing the dishes..she snuck in and plastered everything she could think of in awesome pink hello kitty band-aids. legs, arms, toys.

    since then she wont leave them alone. haha never a happy medium. now if i could only get her over thunderstorms!
    (i love your blog, btw..thank you for the entertainment! and thanks for hosting such an awesome give away. we’ve been dying to go see cars 2!! how fun!)

  3. It seems I’ve always got a Band-aid Hello Kitty, Band-aid Cars, or Band-aid Transformers stuck to me someplace. My mom didn’t nickname me Grace for a reason other than sarcasm. My kids love picking out Band-aids for Mom’s owies. Right now I’ve got two boo-boos on the end of my right thumb from a run-in with my mandolin (just minor flesh wounds THIS time!). Two is a good number, no fighting over girl or boy Band-aids. I can wear one of each!

  4. It’s amazing how character band-aids will make a child feel better!

  5. My kids could go through a whole box in a day if allowed–amazing how many boo-boo’s there are when there are cool bandages :)

  6. I have had a collection of character bandages since I was in elementary school. I keep them in a little plastic bucket and when I need a band-aid, they just make me happy (my friends in college thought it a bit odd but they’d always smile when I offered up one of my treasures to wrap their wounds.) Now that I have kids, I’m sharing my vast collection with them and they LOVE them! Apparently the magic bandages can fix anything that is wrong.

  7. Everyone in my house is a Cars fan. It’s actually my hubby’s favorite movie. We can’t wait to see Cars 2 but we don’t have the cash to buy tickets, I hope it comes out on DVD ASAP

  8. Martha in Georgia says:

    My 18-year-0ld daughter is the one in love with character bandaids in my house. She just used Toy Story BandAids to prevent blisters from her new shoes. She’s got a selection of them (purchased with coupons for super deals) to take to college!

  9. Character bandaids make everything better quicker. whenever one person in the house needs a bandaid then the other children look themselves over trying to find someplace that would warrant wearing a bandaid too!

  10. Anne Marie says:

    When my little grandsons visit they always seem to need a bandaid. If I have a character bandaid on hand they think I am a cool grandma – these bandaids seem to make the owie less tramatic!

  11. Elizabeth Hall says:

    You story of mysteriously appearing boo boos rings true in this family as well! They seem to pop up when we have character bandages!

  12. crystal says:

    Its funny that this came up, i’m wearing one very brightly colored tie dye one from using my new knife as well, and the only band aids I could find was the tie dye or hello kitty. LOL

  13. With the baby trying to walk, we are encountering all kinds of scrapes and bumps and bruises. Even if character bandaids don’t make a difference to him, they do to me!

  14. we have toy story, dora and princesses right now, and my daughter loves them! Good thing too, because she is very allergic to mosquitos and we have to cover all bites or she’ll claw them to death :)

  15. With my children, character band-aids make them feel better quicker than plain band-aids. They are always proud to show their booboos to friends.

  16. Character bandaids have always been a great distraction when covering a booboo. With 4 children I use them often.

  17. My four year old is SO into band aids right now, he sports them like accessories! I dropped him at day camp yesterday with a phineas & ferb one right in the middle of his forehead, just because, no owie underneath! Needless to say we have been going through a lot of band aids!!

  18. I have to sneak the band aids in….it’s amazing how many boo boo’s we have when we know their are new band aids in the house. BTW, we have those Phineas & Ferb band aids too. Love them!

  19. Danielle says:

    We have 3 boys and 1 girl, so I try to keep something both of them like. As you said, it does seem to magically make the hurt not so bad. (or at least divert their attention) Then, when anyone comes around the bandaid HAS to be shown! I dread the day that plain Bandaids have to be bought. I don’t know if I can ever go back. :)

  20. Marissa says:

    I seem not to be able to keep character band aids in the house. The boys are old enough that they don’t need my help to put them on. Then I hear when we are shopping I used the last band aid we need more. Are they on sale and do you have a coupon? LOL that makes me laugh. Love my frugal boys.

  21. Having two boys (5&3) and a girl (7), I always try and stock up on band aids for the summer…..seems like the boys always get banged up! This summer I had 6 boxes of band aids!!!(I am very proud of that). While our bathroom was getting remodeled the boys found that the band aids were in our bedroom and decided to put them all on…for decoration…..needless to say winning some would be very helpful. My supply is down. ;)

  22. Character band-aids are a huge hit with my students and a small thing that I can do to make their boo-boos and day better.

  23. “It was just a flesh wound” – nice. :-) Well, I didn’t have any character bandaids while growing up, but I’d wear a CARS one now – we loved the first film and are looking forward to seeing the second one (whenever that happens). :-)

  24. misty gorman says:

    we currently have shrek bandaids and they can make ANY boo-boo feel better. we are getting low on bandaids, so this would be a great win! thanks!

  25. Agreed on how great it is to be able to distract from the owie by pointing out the characters on the band-aids. Fun giveaway!

  26. So far- we have only had some spongebob ones- I think they were on a sale. My daughter is just starting to notice bandaids more.

  27. Whitney says:

    Our stash of Spiderman Band aids definitely came in handy when I had an incident in the kitchen a little while back! And Spongebob & Phineas & Ferb have come to the rescue numerous times in the past few weeks!:)

  28. We LOVE character bandaids at our house too. My girls are into the princess ones… my husband… not so much :)

  29. My boys have always loved getting to pick out which characters we buy at the stores. I am so excited because now I have a girl, so I can start wearing those fun girl bandaids that I remember. Who doesn’t love a character bandaid.

  30. Ha! ‘Big girl words’.. nicely put. I have a three year old Cars Toy Story Fan.. I can not keep character band aids in the house.. all her toys get ‘hurt’ and I find them all over the place.. My oldest thinks they are fun stickers.. and baby is just to young. My three year old has everything Cars.. she loves her Cars bed, curtains, toys and can not wait to go see the Cars 2 movie.. it will be her first movie in a theatre… We have a the first cars movie on DVD and it is well loved! Thank you for this offer!

  31. I’m a sucker for character band-aids. I think it’s because my mom never bought them for me when I was a kid because they aren’t as good a value as regular non-character ones. We currently have some Dora band-aids in the house, but somehow my girls forgot about them! We try to keep to a strict “no blood, no band-aid” guideline in order to keep them around longer. But sometimes… you just have to give in!

  32. My kids love the character band aids. They always want one even with little scratches that aren’t bleeding.

  33. Band-aids are a big part of our household arsenal as well!! We love character band-aids. I like finding them on sale or closeout. I found some Thomas the Tank Engine ones at Big Lots for less than a $1.00 a box and I have bought the Star Wars the Clone Wars tattoo style for my oldest. This give away is right up our alley!! Phineas and Ferb would be great for my oldest, Cars2 hit perfect for my middle child and the youngest is into all things Disney so she will love the fairies. When I helped dh who is a scout leader pack up his gear for scout camp, I asked him what he needed in his first aid kit, he asked me to grab him a tube of cortizone cream for bug bites, neo (neosporin) for scrapes and some bandaids. I yelled back to him did he want to pack the Spongebob bandaids or the plain brown ones he said “umm the boys are a bit older better grab the plain ones.” I’m guessing no self respecting 12 yr old wears spongebob bandaids. LOL I think my middle child would have had a meltdown if all his precious character band-aids were reserved for the scouts!! lol

  34. Letitia says:

    I am a kindergarten teacher and I use character band-aids all the time. When one student has a boo-boo and needs a band-aid it seems as if the entire class will need one within the next ten minutes! :)

  35. HeatherS says:

    Most of the band-aids in our house are character ones and both my husband and I end up wearing them once in a while. Recently my husband attended a meeting sporting a Hello Kitty Band-Aid! Someone commented but we say it takes a real man to wear a Hello Kitty Band-Aid!

  36. I’m usually too frugal to buy them. However, as my little girl gets older that will probably change.

  37. Just yesterday, my son scraped his leg and needed a Band-aid. I was so glad I could whip out a box of fun ones and put Lightning McQueen on. It definitely worked, as my boy stopped crying almost immediately!

  38. Bridget says:

    We have to watch it or my daughter will put on the princess bandaids without a booboo!

  39. A character bandaid is about the only way I can get my son to put one on. He’s not such a bandaid fan.

  40. Crystal says:

    It is funny how kids act like putting a bandage on something makes it instantly feel better. This “magical” effect seems to be increased when you use the character bandages.

  41. Our 17 year old recently had to get a shot and wouldn’t you know it, they gave her a Disney Princess bandaid! She loved it and proudly sported it to school.

  42. They’re like magic stickers that make crying stop! I’ll take those please!!!

  43. Vanessa says:

    My children love them.If one gets a booboo they all find a spot that has a booboo.

  44. Band-Aids (esp character ones) are a hot item in the Mo’Betta household! My kids think a band-aid makes everything better. My 3 yr old has decided that he needs one for every injury…real or imagined! I know people wonder if he is abused, as he will cover bruises, bug bites, freckles, anything he sees. And if we are out of band-aids, he uses stickers!

  45. My experience is that they don’t last long at my house either!

  46. We love them in our house! The fun characters always seem to make the pain go away faster. I’m always sure to have a stash during soccer season. With 6 or 7 little ones on my team, we go through bandaids like crazy!

  47. Evelyn R says:

    My motto has always been “a band-aid will make it better”. Even the most minor boo-boos get a fun band-aid.

  48. My kids (4 and 2) love character band-aids. Each time they get hurt they quickly ask for one. Then they proceed to dump the entire box out and look carefully through each one until they locate the perfect one.

    Thanks for the give-away!

  49. What a fun giveaway! We love the character bandaids, but I sometimes stress over how many of them we go through.
    Minor owies seem to happen much more often when the boys know we have cool bandaids in the house.

    Right now we have Toy Story and Neon bandaids…summer has been hard on our supply. Time to re stock.

  50. My kids are 15, 13, and 12 and they STILL dig through the first aid bucket to find character bandaids!

  51. My 2 1/2 year old son has sensory issues so might like ones with characters :)

  52. Christine S says:

    My favorite memory is of my son proudly carrying home his box of Cars band-aids. Then later disappearing with the whole lot, only to be found later (the silence was the giveaway) sticking the entire box on his foot :]

  53. Keisha C. says:

    Wow! What a fun giveaway! Character band aids are a BIG hit in our home. It’s so funny how long the plain non decorated bandages last in our home, but the character ones go SO fast! lol! My kids like Hello Kitty, Superheros and whatever character they are familiar with. Your Phineas and Ferb band aid instantly brought a smile to my face :o) so cute! Hope your nick heals quickly!

  54. We love character bandaids around here–even if my husband and I need a bandaid and find that we are out of the plain kind. Some people may chuckle at us for our Buzz Lightyear bandage, but our kiddos think we’re really cool.:)

  55. My son has just turned two, and so we haven’t had any character bandaids yet. So we would absolutely love to get some so he doesn’t have to have Mommy’s bandaids and can have some he likes to look at!

  56. My son needed a band-aid last night and all we had were the plain ones. He said tomorrow we had to go to Wal-Mart and buy Cars 2 band-aids. I agree, the characters always make it better quicker!

  57. Sarah B says:

    My son loves the Cars bandaids!

  58. My children love character Bandaids, too. As a matter of fact, my oldest tries to hard to find a booboo just so she can have one. But I’m a mean, old mommy, and I won’t let her have one unless she’s bleeding.

  59. My daughter loves her Dora and Hello Kitty bandaids! One time we were out of “regular” bandaids, so my husband ended up using a Dora one too!

  60. We are very into character bandaids around here. Especially “pretty” ones, and they have to be arranged just so and not cover up the face of the character.

  61. Everytime someone in the family gets even the slightest hint of an boo boo my kids run and get the bandaids. Once they remember there are characters on them not only the injured person has to have one, so does everyone else.

  62. I recently too had a run in with a knife while cutting an apple for fruit salad. I asked my son to run upstairs and get me a bandaid. I ended up with a Spiderman band-aid. And he even put it on for me. What a sweetie!

  63. Mami2jcn says:

    We have Snoopy bandages and the kids are always eager to wear them because they’re so cute!

  64. My two year old loves band-aids. She actually calls them stickers. If I would allow it she would put them all over her legs and arms.

  65. We are always sporting these babies on at least one kid or adult. It’s always “an emergency” when we run out!

  66. Oh my goodness, my 3-year-old LOVES “stickers” (her name for bandaids), especially ones with characters on them! If she gets the slightest bump – not even a scratch, just a bump – she asks for a sticker! Haha. We have to be careful where we put them (out of reach!) or she’ll go through an entire box in a day! :)

  67. We love character band-aids at our house. Just yesterday, we bought fairy band-aids because they were on sale, and we can’t keep them in the house. My daughter, like your kids, seems to have a “boo-boo” every second if she knows the fairy or princess band-aids are in the cabinet. I would love to win this!!

  68. We currently have Dora & Boots on our bandages. And we have certainly used them A LOT recently. My daughter seems to have inherited my klutzy genes. Another funny note, my mom got my husband and brother-in-law duct tape bandages for their stockings last Christmas.

  69. kathleen says:

    To keep my son from scratching his mosquito bites we put on character band aids with a little hydrocortisone. It’s the only way he will let us do it then he tells everyone their his tattoos.

  70. Its as simple a fact as this – Crying after a boo boo stops sooner when you use a character band aid rather than a plain old one. It instantly becomes something for the child to show off and be proud of. Will not have my home without em!

  71. The character band aids are great it seems to often be a great distraction for my kids when they get hurt.

  72. Trezlen says:

    I bought Dora the Explorer Band-Aids for myself. I figured since regular Band-Aids don’t match my skin, why even try. I got looks from people, but I didn’t care!

  73. Erin K. says:

    My youngest daughter LOVES character bandaids. Anytime she gets the smallest little boo-boo she says “It is bleeding, I need a bandaid” Problem is, she is hardly ever actually bleeding. She goes through a lot of bandaids though, because it seems to help :)

  74. They are great for helping the little one’s heal quicker! And you know my husband loves them, too.

  75. Thankfully in my daughter’s 20 months I can count on one hand the number of times we’ve needed a bandaid. Unfortunately, I know this luck is not bound to continue!

  76. michelle says:

    My son comPletely agrees with you – having the character bandaid really does make it all better. If by some chance I only have a plain bandaid, hos reaction makes it seem like I’ve failed as a mother!

  77. Adriana says:

    Character band-aids are like—-Magic!!!

  78. Alycia M says:

    I recently had a similar situation. I cut my finger and we were out of “normal” band-aids. I used one of the kids “Hello Kitty” bandages.

    I got more comments from people at church, at the store, etc. My kids thought it was a hoot! Yeah we love character band-aids AND Cars 2!

  79. Colleen says:

    Character bandaids have always been a hit in my house and no matter how old they get they still want them! It is amazing how many “make believe boo-boos” we encountered so that character bandaids could be used!

  80. Rebecca W. says:

    It always make me smile when I see my older kids pick the younger ones bandaids to use.

  81. I love to see my big firefighter husband with his cute little princess bandaids! Our 4 year old loves to play doctor!

  82. Brianne says:

    My favorite little neighbor loves nothing more than a good character band-aid! If I win, they’ll surely be his!

  83. Christine A says:

    When my daughter was a baby, I bought a box of Scooby Doo bandaids from Big Lots, as they were on sale…and cute!!! I could not wait to use them on my kids (I know that sounds funny)! Well, just the other day, my 2 year old scraped his knee and said, “I need my ‘ooby doo’! I need my ‘ooby doo'”! He won’t let me take his ‘ooby doo’ off!!!

  84. Theresa says:

    We love character bandages are our house! They always make boo boos all better.

  85. Danielle Budd says:

    My son has just discovered these bandages, I had one on my thumb where i cut myself and he was hysterical till he had one on his body, now any given day of the week he will have one on a body part with no injury!

  86. My little one is too little to care about the type of band aids. Although, I’ve browsed through the aisles and looked at ones she may like for the future. In college, my roommate had Winnie the Pooh bandaids. Somehow it makes using them more fun ;-)

  87. Andrea D says:

    I have just recently discovered the healing power of character bandaids! Lol! We now have Cars, Spiderman and Dora in stock in our medicine cabinet. They always seem to do the trick to stop the tears. :)

  88. Cindy G says:

    Our Girl and I both Love these character Band Aids. I enjoy having them almost as much as she does. She found a box of Barbie ones when she was about 2.5 and when I found Her, she had one on every finger… ;-D
    We would love to try some P &F bandaids-we don’t have them locally.

  89. My kids love character band-aids. There is always ernest discussion as to which character box we should purchase. With 3 boys and 1 girl, I’m afraid that we end up with more Cars, Star Wars, etc. than princesses.

  90. As soon as the kids know the character bandages are in the house, they immediately start showing me every boo boo on their bodies. Thanks for having this giveaway.

  91. Joanna M says:

    I have 4 kids, and boy, can we tear through a box of Band-Aids. The oldest 2 really like SpongeBob, and the two littles love Dora, Hello Kitty, and Disney Princesses. Thanks for the great opportunity!

  92. I agree, I think sporting a favorite character does distract you from the pain – whether you’re young or just young at heart. :)

  93. Heather E. says:

    They always make the tears go away faster and the tough little man feel better! :)

  94. maureen keim says:

    yeah,my kids are always getting their owies better w/ those cool band-aids-they work like a charm!!! maureenkeim@att.net

  95. Our owie rate significantly increases when we have cool Band Aids on the premises.

    The other day I mentioned on Facebook that we had Phineas and Ferb Band Aids and my comments got mauled by friends wanted to know where in our backwards burg I had found them

  96. We love them. I can remember when my DD was about 4 and had an earache in the middle of the night she wanted to put a bandaid on it to make it feel better.

  97. Phyllis says:

    You can always find a box of character band-aids at grandma’s house.

  98. Susan Cunningham says:

    We’ve had to limit our character Band-Aid use to wounds that are actually bleeding, raw, or are in a spot where they can get rubbed. Otherwise, every bruise, bug bite, blemish, or microscopic red spot would have a Band-Aid on it and we’d be buying a new box every day!! They are so fun though, and do help to make boo boos better ;)

  99. My daughter has to have some sort of band-aid applied at least every other day. She never leaves them in long, because they miraculously heal boo-boos in less than 5 min, according to her. She prefers they be “girl” band-aids, but Spiderman will do in a pinch. We are currently out of character band-aids, & strangely enough, have had no boo-boos appear in what feels like forever;)

  100. Alas, I did not have any character band-aids growing up. At least I don’t remember having any. But my son loves Scooby Doo and so I remember when he was 4, trying to find them in band-aids. Eventually I did. They have been long used up!

  101. My son was bit by a pit-bull about a two months ago. After a trip to the ER and one awesome nurse (she was so good with him), my son wanted to play doctor all the time. We went through sooo many character band-aids as he fixed everybody’s boo-boo’s over the the next few weeks!

  102. Kendell says:

    We love character band-aids. The only problem is that once my son realizes we have “cool” band-aids on hand, he thinks that every bump needs a band-aid. Oh well. :)

  103. My son loves character bandaids, esp Cars! Any kind of booboo he asks for a bandaid! Still, so far nothing works as well for healing ouchies as Mommy’s kisses. (: Hoping that lasts for a while longer…

  104. I can only get my 4 year old to put a bandaid on her cuts if it is a character bandaid. We have had Garfield and Hello Kitty in the past.

    Also I have character bandaids in the after school care program I work at where we have 3 year olds up to grade 8 students. When they are against having a bandaid put on, I pull out the character ones and they usually want to have one on then! :)

  105. My daughter will ONLY use character Band-Aids. And there are different categories to each boo-boo – bigger cuts get Strawberry Shortcake Band-Aids, smaller ones get Winnie the Pooh, etc. ;)

  106. Cyndi Stevenson says:

    The nurses at the hospital where I work used Snoopy Bandaids when giving out flu shots last year :)

  107. Amber Taylor says:

    Character band-aids always make my boys feel better!
    My oldest is working on not sucking his thumb, so we bought some Phineas and Ferb bandaids to wrap around his thumb to remind him!
    I even used one the other day when I nicked myself cutting up a honeydew! :)

  108. Miranda says:

    Character bandaids always make the boo boo go away faster!

  109. Michelle says:

    We have Hello Kitty & Strawberry Shortcake in the cabinet! My husband just loves it!

  110. Janey L. says:

    My kids learned how to put band-aids on by themselves so they would not have to wait for me to change the character for them!!

  111. My two girls (3 and 2) love character bandaids! They covet them intensely and make up pretend owies to try to get them from me:)

  112. I recently bought a box of Cars 2 bandaids for my 3 year old son. He refuses to wear bandaids over his boo-boos, until of course Lightning McQueen came along. I recently went into the bathroom to find a bazillion little bandaid wrappers and a son covered in Cars bandaids. Need less to say, wee need more bandaids.

  113. We always have to have character band-aids on hand for boo-boos…I carry some in my wallet for when we’re out and about!

  114. Band-Aids are SO much more fun when they are ‘fancy’! Plus, it’s been documented that fun Band-Aids heal boos-boos faster. At least that’s true in our house!
    Great giveaway!

  115. sarah v. says:

    Character bandaids don’t last long around our house. It seems like owies are much more frequent. :-) Now the littles get special bandaids for their birthdays.

  116. Character bandaids are cool, but I don’t typically pony up extra for them. I offer to draw something on the regular ones with a sharpie (a star, the first letter of their name, etc). Picking that usually does the same trick as character bandaids. Not to say I wouldn’t love to win…because my kids would definitely enjoy these!

  117. Our experience with character Band-Aids is kinda sad – the only time my little one gets on is when she’s at the doctors office. She’s almost 3 and since we’re on a super tight budget we always get the plain ones to keep at the house because they are cheaper. On the other hand she feels the need to cover every boo boo with one.

  118. Kelly Perry says:

    we love em. current fav is peanuts.

  119. I don’t have any experience with character bandaids, but I’m sure my sons would love it if we got some!

  120. I once cut my finger trying to dig a plastic plane out of the VCR, and yes we still have one of those! :) The only kind of band-aid I could find was a Transformers one.

  121. I have some cute character band aids for the kiddos, but I also have “mommy hands” which means really dry skin from frequent washing, so for my little hand injuries I have my own little stash of character band aids- hello kitty and phineas and ferb. I am really hoping one of these days to come across a Dr Doofenshmirtz band aid

  122. Character band aids are the best! Somehow they miraculously make everything feel better (at least at our house!).

  123. Band-aids heal all toddler wounds!

  124. Charity L. says:

    We currently have the toy story band aids in our house. My daughter recently started watching the movies and loves woody. Sometimes she will ask for a band aid even if it is just a bump because she likes them so much!
    Primabee at hotmail dot com

  125. I think the kids go through band-aids quicker when they have characters on them. That’s all right with me though.

  126. I have bought all kinds of band aids but my son refuses to wear anything without “qeen” (McQueen) on it! It’s so cute :)

  127. We love character band-aids they quickly take the pain away!

  128. In our bathroom, we currently have Strawberry Shortcake, Littlest Pet Shop, Toy Story and some cool sparkly ones. I keep looking at the Mickey ones in the store but we need to use the ones that we have.

  129. I have 3 boys and each one of them has gone through the bandaid-obsession phase. My 3 yr old is in it right now! We just can’t get enough of the character ones!

  130. It’s skinned-knee season around our house… and character bandaids are a must!

    When I was little, my mom called Neosporin “magic medicine”… and it stuck (no pun intended). Now, I use the phrase with my little boys. It makes me smile.

  131. i honestly don’t have any character bandaids yet. my little one wouldn’t notice yet i don’t htink, and i stocked up on a lot of regular bandaids once when they were on sale, so i haven’t felt the need to buy them. i bet in the future they will come in handy for boo-boos though!

  132. My four year old makes sure we never have bandaids in the house because when I buy them, he uses them all! He even took the Hello Kitty ones my husband got for me. Lol
    I resorted to hiding them, but somehow they still wound up gone. That little boy must be able to sniff them out or something.
    We would all love to be able to see Cars 2. Even my 2 year old is into Cars and screams out when he sees the preview on the screen.
    Thanks for doing this giveaway!

  133. My boys tend to go through bandaids like nobody’s business! The cuter the better!

  134. My kids love them. If one gets hurt, the other needs a bandaid too. For a short while, pretend bandaids worked, but now only the real things work.

  135. There was a boy behind us at the store talking about my 2-yr-old son’s Scooby Doo band-aid. I didn’t realize my son was giving him a big frowny face until the other boy’s father said he didn’t think my son wanted to be looked at anymore. Oops!

  136. We have gone hrough about 4 boxes of character band-aids so far in the past month. My little girls feel the need for a band-aid for any little boo-boo they have!

  137. Andrea D. says:

    I love character band aids. They are so cute. I know my girls love them. Sometimes they say they have a cut even though they don’t so they can have a band aid.

  138. MichelleH says:

    We love character bandaids! My daughter’s favorites are Princess and Hello Kitty. Something that looks like a cute sticker somehow makes it hurt less.

  139. I don’t have a specific character bandaid story. But I DO know that they hold some kind of magic that definitely makes boo-boos feel better much faster than a plain old brown one. :)

  140. No matter what kind of owie my son has a band aid always seems to make it hurt less. Just the placebo of having a bandage seems to be powerful medicine – even more so if it has a cool character to distract him.

  141. My kids love them so much family members have started including them in their birthday presents. My husband suggested putting a few loose ones in the goodie bags…lol.

  142. I have Dora bandages in the first aid kit right now! They weren’t cheap but I love how any owie can be fixed by a kiss from mommy and a cute bandage :)!

  143. My kids love the character band-aids. And I must say band-aid works the best for us. When it’s time for shots, I just say – you get to use the cars band-aid or whatever the doctor has on hand. Make the shot process much happier!

  144. I have a 4 year old boy who started climbing the furniture before he could even really walk. Does that tell you enough??

  145. My husband gets mad when all we have left are the characters!

  146. My son thought character bandages were stickers and I found them stuck all over his bed after nap time.

  147. For some reason I never got into the character bandaids. My kiddos tend not to get too many scapes, etc., but when they do get hurt, it tends to be the major kind that needs gauze and tape, not cute little bandages!

  148. My son is two and so far, we have just used plain band aids. He would love Thomas the Tank Engine band aids, but I have never seen those. I’m sure he will want fun band aids soon!

  149. I sliced my finger the other morning and all we had at home were Cars Bandaids. I proudly wore my Cars bandaid to work that day!

  150. Christina Burrell says:

    My son will only use character bandaids when he has a booboo…no plain bandaids for him.

  151. I am a one on one special ed. aide. My student is very sweet and concerned whenever I have a Band-Aid on a finger. I needed one at work once and all we had were Toy Story Band-Aids…my student was both concerned and excited to see the characters. I grabbed the entire box and we turned it into a counting game for the day!

  152. Rebecca says:

    I don’t buy character bandaids. I am a cheapy and get plain bandaids at the store with a coupon for free. My littlest is 4 and she HATES bandaids. It doesn’t matter if the boo-boo is running all kinds of stuff, she won’t wear one. She hates stickers too. I had noticed a comment somewhere up there ^ that someone’s child hated bandaids….mine too. I do have 2 other children that don’t mind bandaids and will use them when needed.

  153. With 3 active boys we go through loads of bandages. And these are just the plain ones! Although they would love having the character ones, I’m afraid it would up our usage enormously!

  154. Felicia says:

    We usually have some sort of character Band-Aids around the house. With 2 boys, who always skin their knees, it really does make them smile when they see a loved character on their owie.

  155. Elizabeth says:

    We love character band-aids at our house, too. Right now I can’t justify spending extra on them, so we would love to win these!!

  156. HaLee Webster says:

    Just yesterday, my two daughters and I all legitimately needed a Band-aid (at different times of the day.) Daughter #1 burned the back of her arm on the exhaust of the four-wheeler. Daughter #2 came in the door with blood running down her leg. Her scab from her country-wounds had scraped off and she was a bloody mess. I scraped the top of my knuckle off while getting a little overanxious in my laundry doing. Later in the day when it came time to re-Band-aid the three of us, the kid at heart took over. The girls got the plain beige colored as I applied a Care Bear bandage to myself. It was the last one and I was pretty sure I needed it rather than start a Band-Aid battle between my four year old twins! You know you have those battles at your house, too. :)

  157. Lisa H. says:

    Character bandaids are a must! Who wants a boring old khaki colored band-aid when you are a kid.

  158. Character bandaids are the absolute best! We have quite the selection as I am always keeping my eyes out for different varieties of characters we love – the grandparents have even been known to include them in packages!

    I just wish they made more latex free ones!

  159. We have to have a variety in our house, right now it is Transformers, Cars, and Toy Story! They always make our boo boos better!

  160. I have 4 kiddos and they love to each pick out their own character band-aids! And if theres a boo boo and I grab the wrong one for the wrong kid, they let me know quick!

  161. Darrell says:

    My kids love character Band-Aids! (they do tend to make up owies to use them on though)

  162. Nichole says:

    My experience with character Band-Aids is that if we have them (instead of just plain ones), I can’t keep them stocked! The kids end up having all kinds of “owies” that need bandaging.

  163. Colleen says:

    i go through character bandaids like it’s my job. there are times when my daughter has 3 or 4 on – mosquitoes!!

  164. My boys only get character bandaids at the doctors office – they makes the shots heal faster, I guess :)

  165. I put a Toy Story bandaid on my knee, only to realize later that it showed through my white pants. Oops!

  166. I have to hide them so the kids don’t use all of them in 5 minutes! They really enjoy having a character they recognize. When there is an actual owie, it helps them forget about the pain.

  167. Heather says:

    We love them. We just put a princess one to use today. They make all things better.

  168. Stephanie says:

    We have around 6 different characters. Diego, Princess, Kai Lan, but Dora has to be the favorite right now and we also go through them being thought of more like tatoo’s then actual band aids.

  169. Jill H. says:

    Love Character/novelty bandaids. I was the “safety officer” for a group of folks…and I always kept a huge stash of these…but the adults love them as much if not more than the kids…I hardly buy “regular” bandaids anymore…because even the adults want the character bandaids…and they fight over which character they are going to get!

  170. Kim in AZ says:

    My hubby always likes to keep a few band aids in his wallet. With boys and girls in the family, he usually ends up with spiderman, dora, princesses, toy story or even hello kitty in his wallet. It is great when someone gets a cut and we are somewhere to take one out and make that person smile even when they have a little owie. Also, the kids love it when Daddy has come home wearing a cartoon band aid because he’s gotten a cut at work. :)

    We’d love a chance to win as we have not had a chance to see Cars 2 – even though it is on the 8 year old’s summer bucket list. :)

  171. We were able to buy several boxes last summer and our girls are huge fans!!

  172. My/our only experience w/ character band-aids has been at the dr. office. They seem to make those shots a tad less painful!

  173. LOVE this! In our house with ten kids, you have to show WET blood to get a bandaid. You wouldn’t believe how often my kids will squeeze a wound to make a drop come out!

  174. we just love the character ones..especially my daughter!

  175. Michelle says:

    We have quite the variety of character bandaids in our house – open the drawer on the vanity in our powder room and you will find around 15 boxes of bandaids (some are plain for the big people in our house!). Surprisingly we don’t have any Cars or Phineas & Ferb right now!
    Anyway, my four year old says that when we put character bandaids on his “hurts” that the character is giving his “hurt” a kiss! Too cute….I wonder if he’ll still think that when he is 10?

  176. Margaret K says:

    Character bandaids always make my son better :)

  177. We’ve certainly experienced the sudden suspicious uptake of minor injuries that occurs when the littel people realize there are “cool” bandages to be had. :)

  178. A little neighbor ended up needing to have 4 bandaids on her owie in order to get one of each of the princesses :-).

  179. I love the character band aids makes it easier for my kids and for little friends that get hurt at our house. You should make sure you have adult ones also or else your brother may end up walking around with a Dora band aid on his face :).

  180. justmolly77 says:

    My son loves the Cars ones, I like the pink camo ones!

  181. susan t says:

    We love character bandaids. Makes an ouchie seem more fun.

  182. Melodie B says:

    I’ve never gotten character bandaids. But someone gave some Disney princess ones to my 3 1/2 year old last month. She absolutely loves them! The first thing she did when she saw them was to start looking over her arms and legs for an “owie” that needed a bandaid. :)

  183. Character bandaids are a must at our house. Recently we have been using Snoopy and Dora. The only acceptable non-character bandaids “allowed” are the cute little round bandaids – my girls call them “circle” bandaids.

  184. Katherine C says:

    We love character bandaids at a our house, they are the only type of bandaids we have. Recently my hubby cut himself and then had a very important meeting at work. He had to go buy a plain bandaids that he could wear to work. LOL!

  185. Meredith C. says:

    we just had our first experince needing a bandaid. My daughter somehow got a paper cut on one of her toes. After I cleaned it up and put a kai-lan band aid on it. She walked around showing it to me and her brother. Then as soon as daddy got home she ran to show it to him. She is so proud of having kai and hoho on her toes.

  186. christina says:

    My experience with character band aids which are currently Strawberry Shortcake, are that when I put one or several on one of my daughter’s cuts, the cut doesn’t seem to hurt as much as it did before I put the band aid on!

  187. rachelc says:

    My son loves character Band-Aids so much… whenever he gets even the most minor boo-boo, he wants one! I wear them too. :) I have ones with skulls on them. He calls them my “pirate” Band-Aids!

  188. Character band aids are a *must* here – regular ones just will.not.do. With four boys we use quite a lot too! :)

  189. Cars Band-Aids and kisses are the recipe for boo-boo recovery around my house.

  190. Whenever my daughter has any kind of “owie”, character bandaids always make it better. Even if I can’t see the sore, they instantly take the pain away!

  191. My three kids love character band-aids. They do seem to get more owies when they know we have them. My 2 year old always wants band-aids for what she calls her “bleedy spots.”

  192. My kids love band-aids and it doesn’t matter if they have characters or not. I have hidden the stash many times to keep them from constantly reporting that they are in need of one! My 4 yo and 2 yo twins feel that if one of them needs a band -aid, they all need one. Character band-aids are nice, but in this house anything will do as long as it’s sticky. LOL

  193. Pamela J says:

    My husband and I were just laughing about our daughters K school supply list. It specifically requests BandAid brand plain brown bandages. Probably to make sure the bandaids last all year long because the character ones would be popular. At our house, cool BandAids would definitely be highly sought after.

  194. Character bandaids really do have a tendency to dry up the tears faster, don’t they?

  195. Michelle says:

    We love the Princess and Fairies ones at our house!

  196. I am new to character Band-aids.We went from “you’re okay,you don’t need a Band-aid” to using Band-aids for decorations on non-scraped knees,fingers and toes. I got Band-aids for almost free with coupons a couple months ago and these Princess and Toy Story boo boo fixers are quite popular (and they look cute).

  197. The character bandaids, sometimes make all the difference in making the boo-boo better…thanks for the giveaway!

  198. I keep a stock of character Band-Aids in my purse and in our “play outside” bag (with the balls and Frisbees and such). These days, it’s Dora the Explorer and Hello Kitty. They’ve patched up owies and dried tears not only for my daughter but for another little girl who fell at the park, and a “big girl” (one of my adult women friends) with a cut finger at a craft party.

  199. Melissa says:

    As a mom of three young kids character bandaids are some of the best money I can spend as they can cure any injury…even imaginary/perceived ones. :)

  200. Caroline says:

    My kids love them.

  201. Melanie says:

    I think it makes my daughters’ day when they get a booboo that qualifies for a Hello Kitty bandaid. We try to only use them (bandaids) when they are really deemed necessary so they really appreciate them when they get one.

  202. My kids LOVE band-aids so much so when they wake up in the middle of the night they go to the bathroom for bandaids. They often come to breakfast covered in band-aids!!!

  203. Using character bandages on my girls seems to help distract them from the pain!

  204. Melissa says:

    We love the Cars and Barbie bandages in our house. They help with all owies – real and imagined! :o)

  205. Ahhh bandaids. The kiddos have such a fascination with them? I remember myself having the same fascination I believe. But when even the tiniest scratch “needs” a bandaid, you really run through them fast. My latest bandaid story involves my two middle kids taking a box of Hello Kitty bandaids, and carefully covering the front and back covers of a hardcover book with them! Can I get some bandaids please? :) Thanks for the giveaway and everything else you do Jessica!

  206. having all girls in the house we usually have princess band-aids. Love when the hubby has to go to work to get a band-aid :)

  207. I have kept a stash of character bandages on hand since my first child was born more than 9 years ago!! Now whenever one of my kiddos has a “boo-boo” they are distracted a bit by choosing a Band-Aid – somehow a decorated bandage alleviates the pain just a little bit!

  208. my kids love them all!!

  209. Brandi H says:

    My little girl LOVES bandaides she’d go through the entire box if I’d let her.

  210. jessica says:

    my kids would put bandaids on everything if they could. dolls, cars, each other. they love the cartoon ones the best.

  211. Fun giveaway! I’d love to win! We love character bandaids because our 2yo peels the regular beige-toned ones off immediately, uncovering her boo-boos. She thinks character bandaids are stickers and leaves them on for as long as we’ll let her.

  212. Rebecca Scott says:

    We just started buying character band aids at our house since my oldest just turned two, but she LOVES them. She thinks they are stickers = )

  213. My DS loves the character band aids! He always seems to find a boo boo that needs one. :)

  214. We just bought some Mickey Mouse band aids and my son loves them!

  215. I like how character bandages distract little ones from the pain and upset of their “owie!”

  216. Character band-aids make everything better! My kids will make up owies just so they can get a band-aid with a character on it.

  217. Kids always like character band aids better.

  218. Characters on Band-aids just might be one of the best inventions since I was a kid. I was telling my kids that when I was little, there were only plain bandages. They couldn’t believe it! It was one of those “when i was a kid” stories that was actually true!

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