Colour-In Picnic Blanket for Creative Outings

Posted on June 26th, 2018

Bring outdoor art and outdoor eating together in this wonderful new concept; a colour-in picnic blanket. Give your kids hours of entertainment, fresh air and creativity. This novel idea is set to transform a visit to the park or the beach.  We couldn’t wait to give it a go. Read on to see what we thought and be in with a chance of winning your own.


Colour-In Picnic Blanket from Pressybox

Simple yet effective outdoor fun.

A good picnic blanket is a great way to keep bottoms dry on the grass or sand free on the beach, but sitting still to eat is never popular with active kids. With this novel picnic rug they can sit and colour the tempting picnic foods then enjoy their own picnic on the rug. With 6 washable pens included the ink stays on the rug and not on their clothes.  When you are finished you can wash your rug and the artwork will stay for up to 6 months. There is even a handy carry bag to store the rug for your next picnic adventure.

Designer Kate Edmunds says:

“Colour-in Picnic Blanket was created to combine a fun colour-in activity with a practical waterproof backed picnic blanket. It can also be used as a tablecloth and playmat so it’s three products in one.”

What we thought.

We had the perfect occasion to test out the blanket, a beautiful sunny day and an afternoon of collecting and baking with wild gorse flowers. While the cakes baked, the children set to work colouring.

Colouring in a colour-in picnic rug


The children were quite wrapped up in their cake colours and designs and soon forgot about their baking. As I brought out the tray of their home cooked wild flower cakes the pens went down and the picnic rung came into its own as everyone enjoyed their baking.


There is still plenty of colouring left to do, but that’s just fine, I’m hoping for many more creative afternoons outdoors with children on holiday here this summer and everyone can help colour in a little section. When it’s all done there is even the bag to colour!

Need to Know

Price £34.99
Available from  Prezzybox UK
Contents Washable picnic rug, carry bag, 6 washable fabric pens.
Rug material Thick cotton canvas front with polyester backing.
Rug size145.00cm (L) x 145.00cm (W) x 0.20cm (D)

Win your Colour-In Picnic Blanket with Prezzybox and Coombe Mill

If you fancy making your next picnic a little more creative with this novel quality blanket simply follow the instructions below for a chance to win. Good luck to all taking part.

Colour-in picnic blanket


We were sent our Colour-In picnic blanket for the purpose of this review, however all thoughts and opinions are my own.


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