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I Dig Monsters! REVIEW and GIVEAWAY | AD

girls holding popsicles from I Dig Monsters

My girls are huge fan of surprise toys. I’m sure I say this with every review but it is true! Most kids are nowadays. Anything which is a surprise, blind bags or a toy which needs revealing, my girls are well in. I do think you pay for that experience and that surprise element! When we were kindly sent some I Dig Monsters! to review, I knew they would be really keen.

2 packets of I dig monsters

More About I Dig Monsters!

I Dig Monsters! are from Moose Toys.

They are aimed at children aged 5 years and over. My middley is almost 4 and did take part in the review but she was fully supervised. They retail at £9.99 and are available now at place like The Entertainer and Smyths Toys.

You open up your toy to find an ice-cream shaped package (definitely don’t eat it!). These come in varying colours. You then find toys to dig your monster out – an adorable Monji Monster! These change colour in cold water too.

You also get some shapes and cutters to play with the left over popsicle! There are 28 different styles of Monji to collect.

Trying Out the I Dig Monsters!

The weather was amazing so we decided to head out for a walk and take a blanket, whilst testing out the I Dig Monsters. Of course we made sure we took all of it home!

The girls unwrapped their packs and were left with a pretty big popsicle with a plastic covering. You then open the bottom of it and out pops your popsicle! This is really smooth and slippery! You kind of want to squeeze it (well I did!) There is a bit of water that comes out of the bottom so have a towel or a blanket, like I did.

open popsicle

You also have two tools ready to help find your Monji! They come out of where you would normally find your popsicle stick.

tools from I dig monsters

You are then ready to find your Monji! This part is pretty fun and my 3 year old could have good go at this. You use the tools to slice and peel the popsicle apart. This is really satisfying but the girls wouldn’t let me do it.

girls slicing the popsicle of I dig monster

After a while you can pull the popsicle apart to find a bag with your Monji Monster in.

I think the girls could have peeled and spent a bit more time getting their Monji out but they were pretty excited to reveal it.

As well as the bag containing the Monji Monster, there is also some cutters for you to play with the Popsicle afterwards. This is fun as you can make shapes and still use it after use.

Our Thoughts

The girls loved these. I was actually surprised though, as they seemed to prefer the Monji Monsters, more than digging them out. This is usually the other way around. My 3 year old loves hers and played with it on and off all day and even took it to the bath with her.

I enjoyed watching them dig out their Monji Monsters but I would advise spending a bit of time doing it. Enjoy the slicing and peeling, as it is quite satisfying. The girls whizzed through this but sometimes kids are just desperate to get the end prize!

The Popsicle is very smooth and slippery and fun to handle and I like how you can play with it afterwards with the cutting tools.

Price-wise I think it is pretty competitive with other products on the market for the experience and the toy. I do have to say, as I have done with other products, it does come with quite a bit of plastic. You can keep the popsicle case to play with but some kids may not, so bear that in mind.

My girls loved the Monji Monsters afterwards, so I was glad. It wasn’t just something they got bored of immediately.

I’m sure many kids would love one of these as a birthday gift or Christmas present. Good if you are wanting to buy something new and exciting for someone.

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If you enjoyed this review, you may enjoy our recent review of VIP Pets.

Disclosure we were provided with these products in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are our own.


  1. Peter Watson
    August 14, 2020 / 8:58 am

    My granddaughter would have a lot of fun with this.

  2. Katie
    August 14, 2020 / 10:26 am

    My niece would love this

  3. Jenny McClinton
    August 14, 2020 / 11:40 am

    My daughter would love these, the same as your children she usually loves the unwrapping of these surprise toys and then playing with them once revealed.

  4. Iain maciver
    August 14, 2020 / 12:17 pm

    my nieces would love them

  5. fiona waterworth
    August 14, 2020 / 5:58 pm

    I like the way its very tactile and they can reveal the toy themselves

  6. Bryan Murphy
    August 14, 2020 / 7:35 pm

    Great prize

  7. Gemma Hendry
    August 14, 2020 / 8:05 pm

    These look fun, i know my daughter would love them

  8. Tracy Nixon
    August 15, 2020 / 5:46 am

    This are sweet!

  9. Margaret Gallagher
    August 16, 2020 / 8:18 am

    Great fun for our girls

  10. Laura Pritchard
    August 16, 2020 / 3:44 pm

    My daughter would love these!

  11. Jo m welsh
    August 17, 2020 / 8:09 am

    My daughter would love playing with these they look a lot of fun.

  12. Ursula Hunt
    August 17, 2020 / 12:06 pm

    My granddaughter loves collecting little things and would be delighted with these

  13. Annabel Greaves
    August 17, 2020 / 12:58 pm

    My kids would really love to win these cute fun figures

    August 17, 2020 / 4:22 pm

    Great. I’m desperate for things to keep the kids entertained at the moment.

  15. Vikki Bowker
    August 17, 2020 / 8:29 pm

    My boy loves this kind of stuff.

  16. Ruth Harwood
    August 18, 2020 / 8:20 am

    The perfect gift for my niece’s birthday!

  17. Rebecca Walker
    August 19, 2020 / 8:16 pm

    looks great

  18. Ellen Stafford
    August 19, 2020 / 8:47 pm

    They are so cute!

  19. Sarah Moorse
    August 26, 2020 / 3:22 am

    I would love this for my nieces1

  20. michelle o'neill
    September 1, 2020 / 3:06 pm

    they are so cute! my granddaughter would love these

  21. Michelle Ferguson
    September 9, 2020 / 6:37 am

    My nephew would have so much fun with this

  22. Karen Barrett
    September 10, 2020 / 3:55 pm

    Fun! My grandchildren would this, Ellie would love drawing them as well 🙂

  23. Theresa Thomas
    September 10, 2020 / 8:44 pm

    My two niece would love to receive these

  24. Charlotte C
    September 11, 2020 / 1:20 pm

    My daughter would love these, they look great fun!

  25. Susan B
    September 12, 2020 / 7:15 am

    What fun these are! I am always amazed at how clever and creative toy designers can be.

  26. Adrian Bold
    September 12, 2020 / 12:45 pm

    These look like a lot of fun. I know someone who would love them.

  27. A.E ADKINS
    September 12, 2020 / 7:33 pm

    These are a bit different and Santa knows who would love to receive them

  28. Sheri Darby
    September 12, 2020 / 7:51 pm

    My daughter would love this

  29. Jennifer Rhymer
    September 12, 2020 / 8:19 pm

    My little girl loves surprise toys too and would be thrilled with this! x

  30. lynn neal
    September 12, 2020 / 8:44 pm

    These look great fun for my grandchildren!

  31. Patricia Barrett
    September 13, 2020 / 1:14 am

    I think my niece would absolutely love this. Thanks for the competition.

  32. Michaela Turner
    September 13, 2020 / 7:15 am

    These look like toys my little ones would enjoy!

  33. Janine Atkin
    September 13, 2020 / 9:11 am

    id love this for my niece

  34. claire woods
    September 13, 2020 / 9:55 am

    This looks fun for the children.

  35. Denise Walton
    September 13, 2020 / 10:04 am

    Lovely to win for my granddaughter

  36. Jeanette Leighton
    September 13, 2020 / 10:33 am

    I think both my children would love these

  37. Caroline Cherrie
    September 13, 2020 / 10:35 am

    My daughter nearly just jumped through the ceiling when she seen these on the laptop 😀

  38. Deanie Gillies
    September 13, 2020 / 1:57 pm

    Oh these look real good fun! Molly would love them for sure!

  39. kim neville
    September 13, 2020 / 2:04 pm

    these look cute toys

  40. Jennifer Toal
    September 13, 2020 / 3:05 pm

    These look really fun

  41. Jade Vaccaro
    September 13, 2020 / 5:55 pm

    I think my little girl would love one of these! I think I’d quite enjoy helping too haha

  42. Carly Belsey
    September 13, 2020 / 6:21 pm

    These look great fun, my daughter would love them.

  43. Tracy Barber
    September 13, 2020 / 8:37 pm

    My nephews would love playing with these

  44. Tee Simpson
    September 13, 2020 / 10:46 pm

    My daughter would enjoy unwrapping them just like your girls. Great prize.