Hot Wheels Roto Revolution Track Set

Hot Wheels Roto Revolution Track Set: Until we tried out the Hot Wheels Track Builder Stunt Bridge Kit last week Monkey hadn’t played with Hot Wheels before. Its now safe to say he’s slightly obsessed! Aimed at 5+ this kit is completely different as it allows you to have ‘battles’ by launching your cars into the rotating set.

The set comes flat packed as such, but thankfully theres not much assembly required. All you really need to do is clip in the side pieces which are paired by letter. Then add the bendy bits that go over the top. I didn’t realise it initially but the set also requires four size D batteries which are the big ones! We had to borrow a couple out of torch and thankfully had a couple of spare ones too. Im gold we had them as, Monkey couldn’t wait to start playing with the set.

The main centre piece revolves around, there are four possible entry points. Only two of them have a little arrow which means only two of them will work and allow the car entry to the centre. So Monkey took quite a lot of time trying to time the car entry. The cars get an extra boost by pulling back a yellow leaver and pressing button. Kipper thought that just pressing the button was brilliant!

Once the cars enter the centre turnstile there are wheels which make the cars continue to go round and round. Until they crash or drop out. The winner of course is the one whose car is still in the loop.

Things we love:

  • Monkey really loves this set and will not stop playing with it, he’s quite happy playing alone with it. He is also talking about sharing it with his school friends when they come for play dates after school.
  • Watching the cars race round the loops is in Monkey’s words ‘awesome’
  • The launch pad is really easy to use, no adult intervention is required!
  • He quite happily plays with the set for an hour at a time, Kipper is also fascinated by it so it means I actually get the chance to have a hot cup of tea for a change.
  • The quality is good, the track robust which is just as well since it takes a reasonable amount of knocks!
  • The two launchers are easy to remove which means its really easier to store as they reduce the size significantly.

I would like it to be a little less nosy as the movement of the centre part drives a me a little bonkers. Although watching Monkey enjoy himself so much playing with it does make up for that in part at least. The Hot Wheels Roto Revolution Track Set costs £49.99. The Hot Wheels Roto Revolution Track Set is available to purchase online with Amazon.

If you would like to try one out for yourself the lovely people at Mattel have offered one of my readers the chance to win one for themselves. To enter please use the gleam application below and please note the T&Cs.

Hot Wheels Roto Revolution Track Set

  • Competition is open to residents of the UK aged 18
  • There is no cash alternative offered
  • The winner will be drawn at random and will receive a Hot Wheels Roto Revolution Track Set
  • The giveaway will close on the 10th December at midnight, the winner will be notified through Twitter
  • The Winner will be asked to provide an email address and full postal address
  • Every effort will be made to try and make sure this toy reaches you by Christmas yet I can not guarantee it as it is being posted directly from the PR and so out of my control

I have some other giveaways running at the moment so please check them out in the Blog Giveaways Page above.

 

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83 Comments

  1. Tracy Nixon
    November 11, 2017 / 7:58 am

    My favourite Christmas tradition is decorating our home and tree on the closest Sunday to Dec 1st! The whole family get involved and we play Christmas music and eat festive treats while we do it!

  2. Mich Butt
    November 11, 2017 / 9:19 am

    This brings back many happy memories of playing Hot Wheels with my brother, he had a massive set up in bright orange. Thanks for the chance to win this fantastic prize my grandchildren would be thrilled to win.

  3. Ursula Hunt
    November 11, 2017 / 9:22 am

    My Christmas tree is not designer, it is covered in baubles that the children pick each year. It also has ones from when I was little, each bauble reminds me of that Christmas and now the grandchildren are picking their baubles for the tree

  4. iain maciver
    November 11, 2017 / 9:38 am

    decorating the house , seeing all the family

  5. Margaret Gallagher
    November 11, 2017 / 10:43 am

    We make PERSONALISED decorations for our CHRISTMAS tree been doing this for 30 years
    Names and dates are there too
    Great fun too

  6. Sue McCarthy
    November 11, 2017 / 10:47 am

    A couple of years ago, I went away for a few days in December. On returning home (to Guernsey) we flew in over the island after dark and from the air we could see the houses lit up with all their Christmas lights; that was a really lovely sight.

  7. Kirsty Webb
    November 11, 2017 / 2:12 pm

    Curling up on christmas eve to watch a christmas movie with a festive peppermint hot chocolate

  8. Chris Andrews
    November 11, 2017 / 3:07 pm

    the best thing about Christmas is the joy and delight on my grandsons’ faces on Christmas morning

  9. Ashleigh Allan
    November 11, 2017 / 3:55 pm

    We love Christmas traditions. We always bake cookies for santa

  10. fiona waterworth
    November 11, 2017 / 5:40 pm

    I love my husband turning our house into santas grotto

  11. Jessica Woods
    November 11, 2017 / 7:42 pm

    We love the having fun and playing games on Christmas day

  12. Jo M welsh
    November 11, 2017 / 7:49 pm

    My favourite tradition is having an early present on Christmas Eve ….well who can wait another whole 24 hours!!

  13. Kelly newlands
    November 11, 2017 / 8:00 pm

    We went to our local garden centre this afternoon which put on a fantastic Christmas display with ice rink, Santa’s grotto etc. We bought some fab decorations and The Elf on The Shelf! Safe to say we’re now feeling very festive!!

  14. Iona Cornish
    November 11, 2017 / 9:12 pm

    Going to the Carol service at the local Sailing Club with the whole family

  15. Anthony Harrington
    November 11, 2017 / 9:28 pm

    our family tradition is to have warmed mince pies for breakfast on christmas morning, problem is none of us like mince pies, but we have to keep the tradition going, so we make or buy the smallest ones going!

  16. Rebecca Sutton
    November 11, 2017 / 10:58 pm

    my daughter is after a tablet for Christmas this year.

  17. Solange
    November 12, 2017 / 1:23 am

    My favourite thing about Christmas is spending time with loved ones

  18. June Lord
    November 12, 2017 / 3:20 am

    We’re normally so disorganised and do everything last minute. But this year I’m determined to be more organised like we were before we had kids. It is probably the first year that all of the kids are old enough to fully appreciate everything about Christmas. We’re going to be spending lots of time together and having a few day trips into London like going iceskating at the Natural History Museum and perhaps visiting Winter Wonderland again.

    In terms of gifts, they want a drone. My eldest daughter is obsessed with Skylanders so she will probably be hoping for more characters and crystals etc…. My youngest daughter seems to want absolutely everything according to her reaction to adverts on the TV. She does like My Little Pony quite a bit as does her twin brother.

    My son literally stole his oldest sister’s first hot wheels set last christmas, so definitely would want some more of that. He also is quite into dolls, but keeps telling his twin sister to put it on her wish list. I think he wants to play with them without sacrificing the amounts of presents he gets. He also wants a remote control car.

  19. Jo
    November 12, 2017 / 2:40 pm

    I love putting up the tree and decorating the house – it makes the kids so excited and they love helping with it. My oldest loves art and craft and so he makes his own decorations too

  20. Tracy Newton
    November 12, 2017 / 2:53 pm

    I love decorating the house for Christmas. Even today, on our walk back from the Cenotaph I let my little ones choose more decorations

  21. Hannah Rowley
    November 12, 2017 / 6:16 pm

    My little girl wants father christmas to bring her some disney princess duplo

  22. Lorna Ledger
    November 12, 2017 / 8:40 pm

    Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without
    A nagging child or two,
    Can I have this LOL Doll mum,
    Or a trip to Timbucktoo?!

    Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without
    A sumptuous feast or five,
    The diet starts the New Year Friend,
    You say, as you see your thighs

    Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without
    Family near and dear,
    You love them all,
    And work so hard,
    To bring them Christmas cheer!

  23. Kate Davies
    November 12, 2017 / 9:00 pm

    My 5 year old son has asked Santa for lego and cars this year so looks like I better get a move on with the present buying.

  24. Jo Hutchinson
    November 13, 2017 / 9:32 pm

    My favourite thing about Christmas is all the pretty decorations and sparkly lights

  25. A.E. ADKINS
    November 14, 2017 / 6:01 am

    Love decorating the tree before Christmas, hate vacuuming all the pine needles after Christmas though!

  26. Rachel Butterworth
    November 14, 2017 / 9:59 pm

    My nephews all want Lego.

  27. Kellie McIntyre
    November 14, 2017 / 10:06 pm

    We love going to pick the tree together

  28. Margaret Clarkson
    November 15, 2017 / 5:57 am

    We have a Christmas party for our good friends each year which is lovely.

  29. Sally Collingwood
    November 15, 2017 / 9:07 am

    Big family great together.

  30. Sarah Lee
    November 16, 2017 / 12:11 pm

    My son would be very happy if he got this for Christmas

  31. Jen A
    November 16, 2017 / 1:01 pm

    I love going out for a walk on Christmas Eve and coming back to find that teh elves have bought a Christmas Eve Hamper for the boys to enjoy 🙂

  32. Megan Adams
    November 16, 2017 / 1:27 pm

    My little boy is hoping for a Thomas Super Station under the Christmas tree this year!

  33. kayleigh white
    November 16, 2017 / 2:25 pm

    Evie is hoping for a LOL big surprise doll and after weeks of trying to get hold of one, we eventually did!

  34. Chrissy Harris
    November 16, 2017 / 2:44 pm

    My little boy is just at the age where he is getting excited for xmas and is hoping for playmobil or lego for presents

  35. Kerry Kilmister
    November 16, 2017 / 5:55 pm

    I love reading “The night before Christmas” to my girls on Christmas Eve

  36. jason wills
    November 16, 2017 / 8:39 pm

    My child is so excited to see under the tree to see if santa claus has been

  37. Edward Guerreiro
    November 16, 2017 / 9:28 pm

    My niece is definitely hoping to get happyland/tots town toys for Christmas, and her Birthday (Which is very close to Christmas). She is obsessed with playing with the ‘peoples’.

  38. Heather Hibbert
    November 17, 2017 / 4:45 pm

    We’re all really looking forward to decorating the tree together 🙂

  39. MANDY DOHERTY
    November 19, 2017 / 1:50 pm

    My grandson is hoping for Woody and Buzz Lightyear for Christmas

  40. olivia kirby
    November 20, 2017 / 10:22 am

    My little boy is playing Joseph this year in his Nativity

  41. Ruth Harwood
    November 20, 2017 / 12:04 pm

    My little ones both want a tablet!

  42. kRIS
    November 21, 2017 / 1:11 pm

    Putting up the xmas tree with the kids

  43. Sadiyya Maryam
    November 23, 2017 / 12:06 pm

    All my daughter is looking forward to this Christmas is her daddy being home to spend quality time with her as he has been posted abroad for much of this year and she’s really missed him!

  44. Natasha Gandy
    November 26, 2017 / 9:10 pm

    My daughter is hoping for the Ari perfume and my son is wanting a new gaming computer!

  45. Kelly L
    November 27, 2017 / 10:11 pm

    My favourite would be all the delicious food!

  46. katrina walsh
    November 27, 2017 / 11:16 pm

    Its all about hatchimals in our house this year

  47. November 29, 2017 / 9:36 am

    My grandchildren have chosen what they want for Christmas – cars. I mean REAL cars, with engines and everything. The snag is the oldest is only 8. Maybe a hot wheels set would keep them happy until they are a bit older!

  48. LARA Latchem
    November 29, 2017 / 12:33 pm

    Our favourite thibg is to make home made mincemeat together

  49. Sharon H
    November 29, 2017 / 3:36 pm

    The twins both want Santa to bring them more Lego and K’NEX

  50. Rich Tyler
    November 29, 2017 / 8:39 pm

    Little 1 wants a play doh kitchen!

  51. Stacy Sorrell
    November 30, 2017 / 7:14 am

    This will be my youngest daughter’s first christmas, im hoping to enjoy this one, i was 9 months pregnant last year (She came on the 28th) so it was all a stressy blur, hoping this year will be more relaxed x

  52. Emma Fox
    November 30, 2017 / 7:17 pm

    My son is hoping to find Hot Wheels, Lego and chocolate under the Christmas tree this year 🙂

  53. Leila Benhamida
    December 3, 2017 / 10:27 am

    My daughter loves a good suprise and never ask any precise. My son on the other hand always have a huge list for his mum, mainly gaming and Nike clothes

  54. Samantha Stanley
    December 3, 2017 / 3:00 pm

    My son is hoping for an Xbox game to be under the tree.

  55. Kelly Hirst
    December 4, 2017 / 8:25 pm

    I love this time of year, nothing better than Christmas festivities with all the family

  56. Sarah Mcknight
    December 4, 2017 / 9:08 pm

    They are hoping for a toy hoover for some reason

  57. Susan B
    December 5, 2017 / 2:50 pm

    I started early with my shopping and was doing well both for the children and others. However, I seem to have run out of steam and the awkward people apparently don’t know what they want for Christmas.

  58. Lynn Neal
    December 6, 2017 / 10:39 am

    We are hoping for some board games that we can all play together!

  59. Jodie W
    December 7, 2017 / 9:21 pm

    My son has asked for a ball. So i asked him what sort of ball and was told in a very serious voice…a round one mummy.

    So a round ball for him

  60. Diana
    December 8, 2017 / 10:52 pm

    I love spending time with family and board games after Christmas dinner 🙂

  61. Stephen Little
    December 9, 2017 / 3:50 pm

    A wad of cash!

  62. Laura Pritchard
    December 9, 2017 / 3:55 pm

    My son is hoping for the entire contents of the Toys R Us catalogue! But mostly dinosaurs!

  63. Lesley Bain
    December 9, 2017 / 4:13 pm

    This year my daughter and three granddaughters are coming to spend Christmas with us. I cannot wait to see their wee faces when santa has been 🙂

  64. Jenny Rogers
    December 9, 2017 / 5:29 pm

    I love decorating the tree, but not too early, just about 10 days before the big day.

  65. Rachel Craig
    December 9, 2017 / 5:55 pm

    Season of Goodwill.

  66. Lisa Wilkinson
    December 9, 2017 / 7:58 pm

    We have just been on a steam train today to meet Santa. It was wonderful and I’m now in a Christmas mood

  67. sharon stanley
    December 9, 2017 / 9:50 pm

    I love Christmas Eve as me, my fiance and our girls have a lovely time just watching The Polar express, drinking hot chocolate and setting a flour trap for santa. It’s the simple things like this and seeing how much the kids enjoy it, just as much as the following day when they get their gifts that makes us proud.

  68. paula cheadle
    December 10, 2017 / 1:04 am

    my fave tradition has been carried through the family for years, my Nan, then my Mum, now me, I always put a sixpence in the Christmas pudding

  69. Sarah Haynes
    December 10, 2017 / 7:16 am

    My 2 year old played a camel in his first nativity this year and was very funny as got fed up of costume half way through and took it off. My daughter can’t wait to be a sheep in her first nativity at big school this week!

  70. Rachell Lynch
    December 10, 2017 / 8:32 am

    Me and my brother used to play with hot wheels as kids.

  71. Tammy Neal
    December 10, 2017 / 9:58 am

    We open one present on Christmas eve xx

  72. Stevie
    December 10, 2017 / 11:33 am

    We always have prawn cocktail starters with Christmas dinner.

  73. Mrs Rachel Heap
    December 10, 2017 / 11:45 am

    We always enjoy going choosing a real Christmas tree

  74. linda curtis
    December 10, 2017 / 12:31 pm

    we always get a real tree and buying it is always a family affair
    its great fun , we never ever buy the first one we see
    i am so fussy with my tree it has to be full lots of branches no big gaps

    my grandson is hoping to get legoboost this year
    i clicked on your links and on a few of them i got SORRY, WE CAN’T FIND THAT PAGE

  75. Deborah Clarke
    December 10, 2017 / 1:16 pm

    We love a trip to church on Xmas eve. It’s always such a magical experience.

  76. Kim Neville
    December 10, 2017 / 3:16 pm

    Favourite thing at Christmas is having all the family together on Christmas day and watching the kids opening their presies excitedly

  77. Sarah Pearce
    December 10, 2017 / 5:41 pm

    We always put our Christmas decorations up on my hubby’s birthday. The hubby tells the kids he is going to the pub with Santa, whilst he visits his parents, exchanges gifts and waits for a message to say the kids are settled in bed

  78. Gary Price
    December 10, 2017 / 8:26 pm

    My 3 sons are crazy about hot wheels. I remember collecting them when I was younger there are loads more to choose from these days.

  79. Paul Brear
    December 10, 2017 / 8:42 pm

    We put our outside decoration up on the 1st and our in door ones today the 10 th

  80. Victoria Prince
    December 10, 2017 / 8:50 pm

    My favourite thing about Christmas is seeing all the lights everywhere 🙂

  81. Rebecca F
    December 10, 2017 / 10:03 pm

    Getting the family together

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