Kohl’s Cares Pout-Pout Fish Plushes, Book, and Tote Review-Giveaway!

Kohl’s Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) is helping children and families across the country kick off their summer adventures with a smile with the latest Kohl’s Cares cause merchandise program. Now through the end of June, Kohl’s offers beloved Deborah Diesen books, including The Pout-Pout Fish and The Pout-Pout Fish in the Big-Big Dark, along with coordinating plush toys and matching tote bag for just $5 each. Since the program’s inception in 2000, the Kohl’s Cares philanthropic program has raised more than $231 million for children’s health and education programs in local communities across the country.DSC01579

Children will be delighted to embark on undersea adventures with playful, sing-along rhymes and bright ocean colors, and customers will be proud to support the program knowing Kohl’s donates 100 percent of the net profit to children’s health and education initiatives nationwide.DSC01582

“I hope that both the young and young at heart will be grinning from ear-to-ear as they read about the pout-pout fish and his ocean adventures. I am excited to share these stories with Kohl’s customers nationwide,” said author Deborah Diesen. “I am honored to be a part of the Kohl’s Cares program and thrilled that all the net proceeds will benefit educational- and health-related programming for children.”DSC01581

Kohl’s Cares Cause Merchandise for Kids


  •          The Pout-Pout Fish: Swim along with the pout-pout fish as he learns being a gloomy fish with the “dreary wearies” is not the best way to spend the day.
  •         The Pout-Pout Fish in the Big-Big Dark: Children will journey deep into the sea with the pout-pout fish as he overcomes his fear of the dark to embark on an adventure to help his dear friend Ms. Clam find her lost pearl.
  •         The Pout-Pout Fish, Crab, and Octopus Plush: Children will wrap their arms around the pout-pout fish or one of his cuddly friends, Mr. Crab or Mr. Eight (legged octopus), and will bring them along wherever the summer takes them.DSC01587



  •         The Pout-Pout Fish tote bag: Let your summer adventures begin! This multi-purpose tote featuring a vibrant illustration from The Pout-Pout Fish is great for beach days, sleepovers or summertime errands.


Kohl’s Cares Cause Merchandise for Grown-Ups


  •         Party Food and Good Housekeeping: Blend It!: Bring the summer sizzle to the table with two great books! Whether you’re whipping up food for a few or for a crowd, check out the delicious recipes from Party Food and add flavor to your summer cookout. And cool off from the summer heat with more than 100 blender-inspired recipes from Good Housekeeping: Blend It!  The perfect way to add fun to any meal.


In addition to the merchandise program, Kohl’s Cares features a scholarship program, which recognizes more than 2,300 young volunteers each year with scholarships and prizes; the Associates in Action program, which encourages associate volunteerism and has donated more than $63 million to youth-focused nonprofit organizations to date; and fundraising gift cards for schools and youth-serving nonprofit organizations. For more information, visit www.kohlscares.com.

I love benefiting a store that does so much good! Every season, Kohl’s does these programs to benefit children’s education, and I am a huge advocate of helping them in this cause. For only $5 for each wonderful piece of merchandise as seen above, you can make a difference in a child’s life! Think about it! Go out now and visit your local Kohl’s to help them support this wonderful cause today!

Giveaway: One winner will receive a Kohl’s prize pack including 2 Pout Pout fish plush toys, Pout Pout fish book, and a tote bag. This giveaway is run via rafflecopter so click more to see the actual giveaway. The only mandatory entry is to tell me if you have ever shopped at Kohl’s in your comment section proceeding the post. While the other entries are optional, I highly suggest you fill them out to increase your chances of winning. US only. Good luck!
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*I received the above products for review. All my opinions are my own and not swayed by outside sources.


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  1. Martina says

    My Kindergarten class loves when I have the animals that go along with the stories. They take turns holding the animals and really listen to the stories. Then act parts out with the animals.

  2. says

    This looks great! My five year old is in love with reading material that can be accompanied with a stuffed animal. Entering your giveaway!

  3. stephanie says

    Yes! We love Kohls! The clearance and sales are pretty awesome! I also love the Kohls cares! This reminds me I need to go in and see if the kids would want them!

  4. Emi says

    Yes, I shop at Kohls and when the change out the Kohls for Kids charity items, they mark them half off and move them to the toy section, so sometimes you can find these books and plush for $2.50 each.

  5. Heather Garcia says

    Oh my have I shopped at Kohls before….. there is one within walking distance of my house :) I love their Jumping Beans brand for my girls, the clothes are inexpensive and they last. Every once in a while I will get a $10 towards anything card in the mail, YIPPEEEEE!!!

  6. says

    I really do love what Kohl’s does for the community :) The only thing about shopping there is running into people wearing the same thing. Lol I go there for almost everything though! Their 30% off coupons are fantastic!

  7. D SCHMIDT says

    I shop at Kohls rather often, its very convenient to my home and we always purchase the Kohls Cares items for our children.

  8. Veann Grigajtis says

    Yes, my mother-in-law loves Kohl’s and we shop there together occasionally. I usually like Kohl’s best for their Kohl’s Cares books and plushes line. I especially liked when they did Eric Carle stuff about a year and a half ago.

  9. Melissa Hartley says

    Yes..I love Kohl’s but haven’t shopped there in a few years .. I would love to win this prize .. so cute:)

  10. Tina says

    I shop as often as I can at Kohl’s but it is close to an hour away. I tend to shop at Kohls.com when I can’t get to the store.

  11. Jessica H. says

    Yes! They have the best clearance section! But, our nearest store is 2 hours away, so we don’t get to go very often. Thank you for the wonderful giveaway!

  12. Michelle C says

    Yes, there is a Kohls right by my house. Thanks for the chance to win!
    mrsmchappell at gmail dot com

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  14. Georgia Beckman says

    Yes, often! I LOVE Kohl’s. Everything is always on sale! And then when you get to the checkout, they take even more off! That’s my kinda store!

  15. Christie k says

    Oh my goodness! This would go along great with our summer fun reading bingo!!!!!!!! Adorable!
    I love kohls! I love kohl’s cash they give out too ;)

  16. Stacy says

    Yes, I love going for the Kohls for Kids items. I buy several sets for my different nieces and nephews.

  17. polly says

    All the time! I buy the plush toys for our golden retriever. she loves plush animals(and tears some of them up)they always have a cute variety each month or so

  18. Rebecca Miller says

    Yes, Kohls is one of our go to stores. I shop there for my three kids, and bf. I love the layout and the deals.

  19. Alicia Whybra says

    Kohls is one of my favorite stores, I love all the clothes and jewelery and purfume options they have everything there is so cute and I love the rewards

  20. Victoria Carlson says

    I love shopping at Kohls! One of my favorite places to shop because of the great clothes for great prizes!

  21. Jaime M. says

    I have never shopped at Kohls, but I would if there was one in my area. I just visited their website and added it to my online shopping bookmarks!

  22. Jennifer Weinberg says

    I shop at Kohl’s quite often. The only problem is that I tend to spend too much money there!

  23. Karen Propes says

    I love Kohl’s. I’ve purchased most of my clothes there. Love their shoes. My husband goes and I just about have to drag him out, he loves the cookware area. Thanks for the giveaway.

  24. Diane Cooper says

    Yes, I shop at Kohl’s often! They have everything! I love their sales and they have great coupons!

  25. Jennifer Reed says

    I used to shop at Kohl’s when I lived closer but it has been a few years ago. I always found great items there.


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