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Posted 19 November 2012 - 10:53 PM

Where do you buy those car mats? The ones with the roads for the kids to drive matchbox cars on?

I'd love to get one for DD2 (yes, my daughter, she loves cars, so what? Tounge1.gif) for Christmas, but I have no idea where. Big W and Target don't seem to have them.

Edited by RunawayPrincess, 19 November 2012 - 10:53 PM.

#2 songshirah

Posted 19 November 2012 - 11:55 PM

Kmart had some foam puzzle ones that were printed with roads. Each mat was about 60cm x 60cm and they came in a pack of 4.  

Otherwise, most carpet and rug stores stock them.  I've occasionally seen them in ToysRUs too.

#3 TotesFeral

Posted 20 November 2012 - 12:01 AM

I got ours from the carpet/rug section of Harvey Norman.
Ikea have them as well.

#4 causeway

Posted 20 November 2012 - 12:59 AM


#5 LenaK

Posted 20 November 2012 - 03:35 AM

IKEA original.gif

#6 LookMumNoHands

Posted 20 November 2012 - 04:16 AM

We got ours from Ikea too, and they aren't very expensive there, from memory  original.gif

#7 Dionysus

Posted 20 November 2012 - 06:17 AM

Just got one for my DD last week - she uses her little people cars/people/shops on it.

$41 at Rugs a Million - 2m x 1m

they have gone up to $57

#8 FizzlingFireboxes

Posted 20 November 2012 - 06:30 AM

I only saw them last night in a catalogue, in still in bed but will check the catalogues when I get up.

ETA. Saw them in baby bunting catalogue. $20 save 30% size 100cm x 133cm

Edited by mummy.to.one, 20 November 2012 - 07:29 AM.

#9 dae-gu

Posted 20 November 2012 - 06:50 AM

Carpet one from IKEA and we have a thick vinyl? type one from an educational supplier like Educational Experience.

#10 HRH Countrymel

Posted 20 November 2012 - 07:04 AM

I've seen the lurid nylon ones in Spotlight and sometimes in the $2 type shops.

As an alternative - as a child I used to use the grid type pattern on my parents persian rug as streets for my cars so when my sister and her husband were buying a new rug when my nephew was a tiny baby I mentioned this as they were choosing between different designs.

Yep, both he and his brother now use the persian rug 'grid' as roads, army encampments, villages and other assorted imaginative things.

#11 FeralCrazyMum

Posted 20 November 2012 - 07:18 AM

I got mine from a rug shop. One of the "Closing Down Soon" ones that never closes down original.gif


Posted 20 November 2012 - 09:27 AM

Nice biggrin.gif anything to stop her driving on the walls!! She will be thrilled. Thank you all wub.gif

Edited by RunawayPrincess, 20 November 2012 - 09:28 AM.

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