Zebra Mix Lets Kids Have Their Cupcake and Eat It Too!
Seattle, WA (March 8, 2010) – Get ready parents, this is the smartest, tastiest line
of baking kits we have ever seen. True to its promise, Zebra Mix is brilliantly simple.
Each all-natural and organic baking kit comes with a poster-size, double-sided Safari
Baking Map with step-by-step instructions and activities to make the baking process
fun, easy and full of smart learning. After selling more than 90,000 Zebra Mix Baking
Activity Kits since 2008, parents Brian Alm and Lisa Burgess are excited to share their
baking kits with families across the U.S.
Way more than a stir-n-bake, Zebra Mix turns baking into a real adventure with its
Safari Baking Map instructions. Each map is loaded with engaging graphics designed
for kids age 4-12 and accommodates non-readers all the
way up to kids who can read a scientific formula. The
Brownie Bites even teach Spanish! So have your preschooler
crack their own eggs by following the illustrated pictures
and see if your 12- year-old can solve the Zebra Cupcake
Mystery - all while Stirring Up Fun®!
Building a Zebra - Striped Brand
After baking with their two little girls and finding themselves
doing most of the work, graphic designers Alm and Burgess
created Zebra Mix baking activity kits as a way to engage
their kids in the baking process (while also enjoying some
“We developed the idea for Zebra Mix because as parents,
we were able to identify a need for interactive learning
kits for kids,”said Alm. “As designers we were able to
create a concept that appeals visually to kids and engages
them in the baking process much like a traditional board
Committed to keeping kids healthy inside and out, Zebra
Mix kits are made with organic and all-natural
ingredients. Just add fresh ingredients like eggs and butter.
Zebra Mix is tasty enough to serve at Mom’s book club
and healthy enough to load the lunchbox. Since Zebra Mix
made its debut, toy industry judges and editors have
bestowed numerous prestigious awards including:
¥ National Parenting Center’s Seal of Approval
Zebra Cupcake & Frosting Treasure Tin
- Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Awards
Organic Flower Power Cookie Baking Activity Kit
Zebra Cupcake & Frosting Treasure Tin & Rainbow Drop Cookie Treasure Tin
As brand builders and graphic designers with 15 years of experience in consumer products, Alm and Burgess assembled a group of
kids and parents called the “Zebra Mix Think Tank” to help develop, test and perfect many puzzles, recipes and instructions before
coming up with the wildly successful Safari Baking Maps. Each map is double-sided with two levels of learning and kids follow illustrated,
step-by-step baking instructions and enjoy a host of engaging activities. Kids conduct zany science experiments while measuring
ingredients, work their way through a word puzzle or maze, or create their own work of art on a cupcake. The end result is delicious!
Okay, this is one of the coolest things I’ve seen. As a teacher and a mom who loves to be in the kitchen with my kiddos, this takes
the cake. Or cupcake. Or brownie. Or cookie. Because they offer baking kits designed just for kids with fully illustrated instructional
"maps" that walk kids step by step through the process of making a delicious treat. It incorporates Math skills (fantastic!). As well
as language arts - reading skills, following directions and fun word puzzles. Millie - Mammalicious Finds
Zebra Mix gift kits and Baking Activity Kits
Deluxe Kits (Ages 4 -12) $19.99
Choose Cupcake Studio Kit or Flower Power Sugar Cookie Kit to showcase your artistic
side. These award-winning kits include Safari Baking Map with an Idea Map, all the dry
ingredients, a frosting pen, decorating sugars and Zebra striped cupcake papers for the
studio kit. Flower Power cookies kit includes adorable dragonfly and flower cookie cutter
plus a high-quality child-size silicone rolling pin. Available at; Borders, Toys R Us and online
at Amazon, Fatbraintoys,Cheftools and zebramix.com. See zebramix.com for a list of
Treasure Tins (Ages 4 -12 ) $12.99
Open up the Zebra-striped treasure tin and discover an hour of delicious stirring, mixing and
decorating, choose the Rainbow Drop Cookie Kit or Zebra Cupcake & Frosting Kit. With the
Safari Baking Map, the process is as much fun as eating your treats ! When you are finished,
pack your goodies up in your stylish treasure tins and head down the neighborhood to share
your treats. Available at; Borders, Toys R Us and online at Amazon, Fatbraintoys,Cheftools and
zebramix.com. See zebramix.com for a list of retailers.
Baking Activity Kits (Ages 4 -12) $5.99
These kits are perfect for storing in your pantry for play dates, afterschool, babysitters or when
ever you need a fun activity or dessert. Select Whole Foods, Toys R Us and Amazon.com, and
Zebramix.com feature three delicious choices: Chocolate Chip Cookie, Brownie Bites and Zebra
Cupcake & Frosting Kits. The brownie kit teaches simple Spanish words. At this price, treat
the kids to all three! Available at select Whole Foods and online at Amazon.com, Zebramix.com.
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About Zebra Mix
Zebra Mix was created by parents with two energetic daughters and a successful graphic design/marketing
firm. Like most kids, their girls loved to bake; like most grown-ups, they quickly discovered scratch baking required lots of pre-planning and supervision, and that without sophisticated reading skills, kids could not "own" the project. So, this creative team developed Zebra Mix Baking Activity Kits, a line of innovative
baking kits that place kids in the center of the baking process - where the real fun and learning begin.
Each baking kit includes all-natural and organic ingredients, and an award-winning Safari Baking Mix with
step-by-step instructions and activities to get kids using their smarts in the kitchen.
Please visit zebramix.com and see how you can start Stirring Up Fun®!