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Monday, July 5th, 2010

Deals for Kids in Tucson

 Birthday Deals:

Applebee’s – Free dessert and song on your birthday.

Baskin Robbins – Baskin Robbins will send you a coupon for a free 2.5 oz scoop of ice cream on your birthday plus other special promotions when you join the Baskin Robbins Birthday Club.

Boston Market – Kids 12 and under will receive a birthday coupon good for a free kid’s meal, drink, and dessert at Boston Market.

Burger King – Sign up your child to be a member of Club BK so they can get a free kid’s meal on their birthday.

Claim Jumper Restaurant – Join the CJ E-Club and get a free dessert on your birthday.

Cold Stone Creamery – Cold Stone Creamery will send you an email with a coupon for a free ice cream creation to enjoy on your birthday. All ages are welcome! B’day Club(If you visit the locations on Broadway at Park Place, 22nd & Harrison or Tanque Verde & Sabino Canyon tell the owner, Lisa, that Keila sent you. )

Dairy Queen – Join the Dairy Queen Blizzard Fan Club and get a free ice cream cone on your birthday as well as a coupon for a blizzard when you join.

Denny’s – Come in and get a free Grand Slam on your birthday.

Famous Daves BBQ – Free food coupon via email on your birthday when you join the Famous Dave’s P.I.G. Club (could be free cake, an appetizer, or some ribs!).

Fuddruckers – Join the Fudds Club and gett a free burger on your birthday. (May not be available in all areas.)

IHOP – Come on into IHOP and get a free meal (a sundae at some locations) on your birthday. (May not be available in all areas.)

Joe’s Crab Shack – Go to Joe’s Crab Shack on your birthday and get a free piece of cake.

Little Anthony’s FREE sundae, song, and photo!  B’day Club: FREE kids meal

Macaroni Grill – Come on into Macaroni Grill on your birthday and get a free dessert plus a song.

Mimi’s Cafe FREE dessert!

On the Border – Get a free appetizer on your birthday when you join On the Border’s Club Cantina. When you initially join you will get an instant coupon for a free bowl of queso or empanadas.

Outback – Get a free dessert and a song when you go to Outback on your birthday.

P.F. Changs – Come in and get a free dessert on your birthday.

Red Lobster – Join the Overboard Club and they will email you a suprise for your birthday.

Red Robin – Join the Red Robin eClub and get a coupon for a fee burger on your birthday. This is for all ages!

Ruby Tuesday – Ruby Tuesday now has a birthday freebie. Join the So Connected club and you’ll get an email for a free burger on your birthday.

Sonic – Members of the Wacky Pack Kid’s Birthday Club will receive a coupon for a free Wacky Pack during the week of their birthday.

Taco Bell – Get a free combo meal of your choice on your birthday at Taco Bell. (May not be available in all areas.)

Texas Roadhouse – Become a Texas Roadie and you’ll get a coupon for a free dessert or appetizer on your birthday.

TGI Friday’s – Receive a coupon for a free appetizer to use on your birthday when you sign up for Friday’s E-Club. You also get a coupon for a free appetizer just for signing up! You must be over 21 to get this birthday freebie.Please be ready to show ID proof that it is your birthday at these places.

WENDY’S – free kids meal to all kids club membersBashas – B’day Club: FREE double layer 8″ b’day cake for FIRST b’day! Must join ahead of time.Bookmans – B’day Club: FREE $5 of books during birthday month.Toys R Us- B’day Club: Coupon for $5 off $25 purchase; later receive a $1 gift card.

Everyday deals

Kids Eat FREE Everyday at:

Coco’s Restaurant 

Golden Corral 

My Big Fat Greek Restaurant


5 & Diner Kids Eat Free Every Day
Sundays:
Taco Bron- kids eat free on Sundays! 6910 E Tanque Verde; 3200 N 1st Ave.
Mondays:
Cold Stone Creamery– FREE Kids Create Your Own (Ice Cream + 1 Mix-In) with the purchase of a Love It Signature Creation, Shake or Smoothie.   If you visit the locations on Broadway at Park Place, 22nd & Harrison or Tanque Verde & Sabino Canyon tell the owner, Lisa, that Keila sent you.
El Charro– Kids eat free 3PM-close. One per child from the Lil’ Charrito menu with purchase of regular priced dinner item. Complimentary beans, rice, and tortillas for infants. Kids also get reusable cup to take home.Peter Piper PizzaKids Eat Free Every Monday from 5-7pm! Kids 12 & under recieve a free 7″ 1-topping pizza. One Free Pizza per child. Dine-In Only. Limit 4 children (free pizzas) per adult. Several locations around Tucson.Pizza Hut lunch buffet is $5.25/adult; kids 3 and under eat FREE with paid adult.Famous Dave’s – Kids eat for 99 cents off the kids menu with purchase of an adult entree.Tuesdays:
Cold Stone Creamery – Twofer Tuesday- Buy one Kids Create Your Own (Ice Cream + 1 Mix-In) get one FREE

Chick-Fil-A – Get a free kids meal with adult purchase. May not work with other coupons/offers. (El Con Mall)Dennys – Child eats free with purchase of adult meal! Dominos- Buy lg pizza at reg price; get one free!

El Charro – Kids eat free 3PM-close. One per child from the Lil’ Charrito menu with purchase of regular priced dinner item. Complimentary beans, rice, and tortillas for infants. Kids also get reusable cup to take home. Pizza Hut lunch buffet is $5.25/adult; kids 3 and under eat FREE with paid adult.Marie Callenders – Kids eat free all day.Wednesdays:
Cold Stone Creamery – Waffle Wednesday- Free plain waffle cone/bowl with the purchase of a Love It or Gotta Have It Signature Creation
El Charro– Kids eat free 3PM-close. One per child from the Lil’ Charrito menu with purchase of regular priced dinner item. Complimentary beans, rice, and tortillas for infants. Kids also get reusable cup to take home.Pizza Hut lunch buffet is $5.25/adult; kids 3 and under eat FREE with paid adult.Thursdays:
Cold Stone Creamery– Thirsty Thursday- Reverse Happy Hour: 1/2 off any Love It Shake or Smoothie from open to 5pm

McDonald’s- Hamburger Happy Meals are .99 from 4-8PM! At the Broadway/Houghton (next to Bashas’) AND Broadway/Camino Seco (next to Safeway)

Pizza Hut lunch buffet is $5.25/adult; kids 3 and under eat FREE with paid adult.

Fridays:

Cold Stone Creamery– Fast Lane Friday- $1 OFF all Grab-n-Go and Cakes from the freezer

Pizza Hut lunch buffet is $5.25/adult; kids 3 and under eat FREE with paid adult.

Saturdays:
Dennys – Child eats free with purchase of adult meal! Marie Callenders – Kids eat free all day.

Miscellaneous:
At most McDonalds, you can purchase a kids size ice cream cone for .25!

REPORT CARD REWARDS:
*McDonalds Free Food for A’s- Bring report card to redeem. 1 A- free small drink; 2 A’s- sm drink, sm fry; 3 A’s- sm drink, sm fry, cheeseburger. All A’s (K-4)- FREE Cheeseburger Happy Meal! All A’s (5-12)- FREE Extra Value Meal (3 to choose from). May only be redeemed once per grading period. Info gotten at McD’s (Houghton/Broadway).

*Please use this list as a resource ONLY.  You must verify each promotion on your own.  Bounce Around Tucson does not represent any of these companies and has no control any promotions they may start or end.

Part of this list taken from the websites below.  Let us know if you have others to add.

www.kidseatfor.com/metro/az/tuscon

www.tucsonfamilies.com

www.kids520.com 

Visit Bounce Around Tucson to reserve your favorite character jumping castle or slide today.  Our NEW website allows you to choose your bouncer and make your reservation ONLINE.  Of course, you can always call us with questions.   Let us know how you like the online reservation system.

Jumping Castle Games for Little Kids

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Bounce Around Tucson wants your party to be as much fun for you as it is the kids.  We found these games that can be played in any size jumping castle, bounce house or slide combo.  

These games are sure to get all the little one’s involved!


Bounce Like a… Game

frog.jpgTell the children that every time you count 1-2-3 then yell out an animal, they have to jump like that animal.  Try frog, kangaroo, rabbit, then see what happens when you call out lizard, bird, elephant, fish and snail!!


The Giggle Game

Have one child lie down in one corner of the bounce house, then have the next child lay down at right angles to the first child with his/her head on the first child’s stomach. Have a third child lay down with his/her head on the second child’s stomach. Keep on until everyone is lying down. Then have the first child say “HA”. This will cause the second child to start laughing then the third, then so on.  You may have played this one before, but not in a jumping castle!


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Grab some balloons and toss them in the jumping castle with the children. They can bounce with them and toss them in the air.


Tumble Races

Have the children take turns with this one.  Line up 4 children on one side of the bounce house and when you say “GO” they somersault (tumble) their way to the other side, touch the wall (or net) and then lay down and roll back to the other side.  Make sure the somersaults are on the floor and NOT in the air.


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When you yell “green light”, everyone bounces. When you yell “red light” everyone freezes.


Simon Says

You’ve played it before, but not in a moonwalk! This is a fun way to rotate kids when you have a large party. Try the following commands:

  • Jump as high as you can
  • Bounce like a cannonball (curl up in the air and bounce on your behind, all rolled up)
  • Bounce on your rear
  • Bounce on your knees
  • Freeze!
  • Roll Around
  • Do a split in the air
  • Jump with your arms over your head
  • Add your own!

Anyone who does something Simon didn’t say is out and gets out of the moonwalk and the next player comes in.


Four Corners

Line the kids up and have them bounce in a row around the perimeter of the bounce, touching each of the pillars in the corners.

These ideas should add some fun to your child’s party!


Please play these games at your own risk. Children bouncing in an inflatable moonwalk should be supervised by a responsible adult at all times. It’s more fun when Mom and Dad are involved in the playtime!

Visit BounceAroundTucson.com to reserve your jumping castle today.   We have Toy Story, Cars, Disney Princess, Tinkerbell, Spongebob, Dora, Spiderman, Batman, Jurassic Park and many more.  Our goal is to make your party the best it can be!

Moonwalk Game Ideas reprinted courtesy of the National Moonwalk Rental Directory.

Toy Story Promotion

Sunday, June 27th, 2010

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Rent the Toy Story 5N1 Combo, wet or dry, from June through July 15th* and the birthday child receives a Toy Story collectible gift compliments of Bounce Around Tucson.*

 * Reservation must be made between May 27- July 15th, 2010.  Rental must be completed by August 30, 2010 to receive the free gift.  Limited to the first 15 rentals during the promotional period. 

Call us today at 520-401-2685 or visit BounceAroundTucson.com to reserve the Toy Story jumping castle for your child’s party!

‘Shrek Forever After,’ ‘Toy Story 3,’ capture all-ages audience

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

Families aren’t the only ones flocking to such child-oriented fare as animated films and ‘The Karate Kid.’ In a boost to the summer season, older people are getting in on the family-friendly action. 

June 24, 2010

Word of Mouth: 'Shrek Forever After,' 'Toy Story 3,' capture all-ages audienceWho says family films are just for families?In one of the more surprising developments of the summer movie season, three movies primarily aimed at kids and their parents are drawing a surge of significantly older moviegoers — many of whom are going without their children — in a trend that single-handedly has reversed the vacation season’s box-office doldrums.Thanks to the performance to date of the PG-rated “Shrek Forever After” ($223.8 million in domestic release), the G-rated “Toy Story 3” ($125.9 million) and the PG-rated “The Karate Kid” ($110.6 million), total receipts since the first weekend of May are now even with where they were a year ago, a material improvement from early June, when ticket sales were off 4% (summer admissions are still down about 6% compared with 2009).

Because these three films are either sequels or remakes with significant nostalgic appeal (and attracted some very favorable reviews), they are reaching an audience that typically would drop off their children at the multiplex, rather than join them inside the auditorium.

Read the entire story here. 

Visit Bounce Around Tucson to reserve the Toy Story 5 N 1 jumping castle combo for your next event or partytoy-story-5n1.jpg

New Jumping Castles in Stock!

Friday, June 25th, 2010

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Welcome to Bounce Around Tucson’s official blog site.   We are very excited to be able to bring you updates on our new jumping castles and inflatables as well as fun party ideas.

The newest additions to our inflatable inventory:

toy-story-5n1.jpg Toy Story 5 N 1 – Nothing is hotter than Toy Story 3 right now and this jumping castle combo has it all.  Inside this fun giant your kids will find an obstacle course, basketball hoop, climbing wall, jump area and slide.  Because you can use this inflatable WET or DRY, it’s perfect for the sweltering hot summers in Tucson.

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CARS 4 N 1 Combo – Did you know that Cars 2 is planned to hit theatres in June 2011?    Not only will this be a favorite among kids, I know plenty of adults who will be just as excited about this sequel featuring Mater and Lightening McQueen.  Our new 4N1 combo has a large jumping area, basketball hoop, climbing wall and slide.  There are graphics of Mater and Lightening McQueen on the outside AND inside of this inflatable.  This jumping castle combo can be used wet or dry so you don’t have to fight the Tucson heat alone. 

obstacle_course_blog.jpg65′ Obstacle Course – Talk about competative FUN – this obstacle course will take your event to the next level.   Kids (and adults) can compete from start to finish on this monster obstacle because, unlike some other obstacle courses, our slide has dual lanes.  No stopping to take turns on the slide.  If you are having a school event, company picnic, fund-raiser, church outing or just a private birthday party at a local park, this obstacle course will be the talk of the event for months.  Just make sure you have lots of room……..did we mention it’s 65′ in length and 12′ wide?  The obstacle and slide are two separate pieces and can be rented separately. 

Click here to visit Bounce Around Tucson and see our wide selection of wet and dry inflatables.

More updates to come………………….