Dreft Lets Your Kids Be Kids and Get Messy! $50 Gift Card Giveaway! #MessiestBabyContest #ad


Childhood is such a fleeting moment, so let them get messy, and get it on camera, then clean it up with Dreft!!! We love and embrace the mess! In fact, we have an annual “Greasy Grimy Gopher Guts” party as a last hurrah just before back to school. We invite all kids in the neighborhood from kindergarten up til senior and have a messy gross blast.


We make it a potluck and ask everyone to bring a “gross” food item, like “dirt cups”, “kitty litter bars” and “sea slug”. To top it off we play gross games that will make the kids squime. Here are a few game ideas.

  • Pin the gum wad on the bullseye…. but you must put the chewed gum wad on your nose to pin
  • Swampy seek n find – fill a kiddy pool with water and a few shovels full of dirt. Then fill with random dollar tree items like – marbles, plastic bugs, Q-tips, ect… they then pair up and race against each other to pick out the most with their toes in 60 secs.


  • Pop the pimple – Fill large party balloons with shaving cream and the kids team up to “pop the most pimples” in 60 secs.


  • Guess the poop – microwave various candy bars in a microwave safe container til melted. Each kid get a coffee swizzle stick for tasting and guessing.
  • Fish Hunt – I cooked 4 boxes of cheap spaghetti, cooled and stored in a garbage bag. I then got large mixing bowl, and put in 10 swedish fish and 5 cups of cooked spaghetti. The first person to pick out all fish using only their mouth, wins.



I tell you, the kids had an absolute blast and the parents had just as much fun watching, if not even more. Rather than sweating the small stuff, parents should rejoice in the fact that a messy babies and kids are a sign of a happy, well-adjusted one and not worry that it may reflect poorly on them as parents. Parents can brush off the spaghetti stains on the party dress and the grass stains on pants and enjoy every moment while Dreft tackles the mess.


Parents can enter to win Dreft’s America’s Messiest Baby Contest for a chance to have their little one featured on the cover of Parent’s Magazine by submitting a photo of their favorite messy baby moment at www.parents.com/dreftmessiestbabycontest or posting their photo on Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #messiestbabycontest. Winners will also receive a supply of Dreft Laundry detergent of course!


The Dreft #MessiestBabyContest Twitter Party will take place on Monday, November 14th from 9PM-10Pm EST. Please invite your readers to attend, and include the RSVP link: http://bit.ly/2f1Djbj. There are some really great prizes including an iRobot Roomba!

dreft_instagram_messy_baby-2I am so excited to host a giveaway for a “Messiest Baby” prize package, This prize pack will include:
**$50 AMEX Card**
**Dreft product**

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Disclosure – This post and giveaway were made possible by iConnect and Dreft. I was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are 100% mine.


  1. Food and playing outdoors is where my kids get the messiest. They like playing outdoors and I think they hit any puddle they can find when they are out.

  2. shelly peterson says:

    Eating and playing outside makes my grandson messy.

  3. Food and playing outdoors, makes my kids messy

  4. Food definitely makes my grandsons messy! Not just foods like spaghetti, but all kinds they seem to find a way to make themselves messy with while eating!

  5. Julie Wood says:

    My kids are their messiest when they are playing outside or doing crafts. And a lot of time they are their messiest is when they are eating!

  6. My daughter gets messy at mealtime. She likes to stick her fingers in the baby food.

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  7. Tee Anderson says:

    finger painting is my daughters favorite thing to do but she gets very very messy.

  8. My son gets messy when he eats spaghetti with pasta sauce

  9. natasha lamoreux says:

    My kids enjoy doing arts and crafts and what a mess they make!

  10. Jessica To says:

    My son has always been messy when he eats!

  11. Bridgett Wilbur says:

    My daughters first birthday cake was one of the messiest moments ever but a lot of great memorys.

  12. Steve Weber says:

    I don’t have a messy kid, but my nephew almost always gets food in his hair every meal!

  13. My son plays hard, so messes are inevitable.

  14. My kids get messy when it comes to meal time.

  15. My niece is very artistic but makes an absolute mess whenever she paints or uses markers or glitter.

  16. Thomas Murphy says:

    playing in the dirt makes my son dirty.

  17. Spaghetti is always the messy the little ones, but with the older kids if they like red chili and get it on their clothes oh boy that is the hardest think to get out, messy messy!!!

  18. Oh our little one loves to paint! Oh so messy but so much fun!

  19. Life! Haha, playing outside, eating dinner, coloring or making crafts!

  20. Food always makes them messy!

  21. I cant think of what doesnt make my kids messy! Food and arts and crafts are the biggest culprit!

  22. Everything makes my baby messy; literally! Just today I thought she was doing so well eating her lunch on her own and I realized that she was completely soaked because she was drinking her milk and then spitting it back out all down the front of her. At least it wasn’t grape juice! 🙂

  23. They get messy with spaghetti, sloppy Joe and when they finger paint.

  24. Seyma Shabbir says:

    Food, Art, and especially Nature. Lots of grass and dirt!!

  25. jalapenomamamn says:

    The kids get messy anytime they eat something tomato based.
    form name Barbara Montag
    thank you

  26. Patricia Crowley says:

    Chocolate makes them super messy!

  27. Jessica B. says:

    Desserts and playing in the dirt make my kids messy!

  28. Sarah Hayes says:

    having fun outside makes them messy

  29. kelly tupick says:

    She is always spilling something on her clothes through out the day.

  30. Arts & Crafts projects like painting, clay and markers make my kids messy.

  31. Meal time makes them messy!

  32. tat2gurlzrock says:

    Birthday cake! Or sauces.

  33. My grandson loves to keep his hands in the dirt, He is forever digging and picking things up inside and out.


  35. Finger paints and food meake my kids messy!

  36. Everything causes a mess, especially food and the outdoors.

  37. Outside play time makes them a mess but so do breakfast lunch and dinner. Snacks can be pretty interesting as well depending on what it is.

  38. He is 2 months old so its spit up that gets him super messy

  39. Tabathia B says:

    When they decide to paint

  40. Riya Biswas says:

    Eating and playing outdoor, also sometime coloring too.

  41. Hollie Jahnke says:

    My daughter misses her mouth everytime. These game ideas are awesome!! I’m gonna try some for her next birthday.

  42. My daughter is clumsy! So anything she may be holding or even near can turn into a mess! lol

  43. laura rubenstein says:

    Food and rainy days make my kids messy

  44. Susan Christy says:

    Spaghetti, chocolate and playing outdoors.

  45. Jumping through mud puddles is messy fun.

  46. My boy loves digging in the dirt or sand, so plenty of messy there!


  48. Finger painting makes the kids nice and messy.

  49. richelle leffler says:

    When they eating we let them go out at it so they can get pretty messy at times.

  50. Food and outdoor activities make my daughters get very messy. Thanks for the chance to win such an amazing giveaway.

  51. courtney b says:

    is it ok to say “each other? ” lol I have a 3 year old and a 4 year old and I feel like they provoke each other to get “messy” lol