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Mini Style: Summer Playwear with Gymboree's New Hop 'n' Roll

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Inspired by its heritage as a center for play and music, Gymboree recently introduced the Hop 'n' Roll collection of mix and match clothes for kids. Featuring the high-quality we've come to know and expect from Gymboree clothes, the Hop 'N' Roll collection is colorful basics literally designed for play.

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Hop 'n' Roll

We were immediately impressed with the concept and selection in the Hop 'n' Roll collection. The pieces maintain the fun and youthful look we expect from Gymboree, but at a lower price point. The collection lacks some of the decorative details or finish of the traditional Gymboree collections making them feel more suited for the playground than, say, church or a dressier occasion.

My kids are literally hopping and rolling in their Hop 'n' Roll pieces to celebrate the beautiful weather and the (almost) end of school. (And you can hop over to Facebook or Instagram to see the cute video because TSM can't seem to play well with either!)

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The girls Hop 'n' Roll pieces include tops, ruffled skirts, skorts, cartwheel shorts, dresses, leggings and even accessories. We were provided outfits for this post and have since added several coordinating pieces for my daughter. The dresses and leggings work now, through the summer and into the fall and the mix and match color scheme means she can pair any leggings with any dress and they'll all look great.


 She also loves the Hop 'n' Roll rompers. (She also loves showing off her new hair cut!)

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Both my boys are hard on clothes (that's an understatement) so I appreciate that this player is tough enough to survive all day outside play and still wash up well. As far as my boys are concerned, you can't go wrong with a simple striped tee and pull-on shorts.

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Create, Play & Give Back

To celebrate its commitment to play, Gymboree partnered with and donated to KaBOOM! – a national non-profit organization that works to bring balanced and active play into the daily lives of all kids, especially those in underserved communities. The fun continues with a limited edition Kiwi Crate crated to celebrate Hop 'n' Roll and raise money for KaBOOM!

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Just in time for summer, Kiwi Crate – our favorite subscription box for kids - has created a limited-edition crate for children with all the materials and inspiration to create a racing wind car. The crate includes a special offer to shop Gymboree. It is only $5, with all proceeds being donated to KaBOOM! Families and gift givers can learn more at www.kiwicrate.com/activeplay.

Shop! Gymboree's new Hop 'n' Roll collection is available now in stores and online in sizes 6 months to 12. The best part? Prices start at only $6. Head over to Gymboree to build your child's summer play wardrobe.

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