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Matchstick Monkey is a Tranining Toothbrush / Teething gel applicator, getting teething gels to the source of the pain.
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MatchstickMonkey™ is a training toothbrush and teething gel applicator aiding pain relief, getting teething gels or granules right to the source of the pain.

"Finally a teether that actually works! A must have for all mums"

MatchstickMonkey™ is a silicone monkey which young children just love to hold, with thin flexible arms it's really easy for young children to hold on to. MatchstickMonkey™ is a fun safe monkey design to help keep their mind off their teething pain and helping keep teeth clean.

8 Vibrant Colours
8 Vibrant Colours
This fun soft textured flexible teether has bristles to help keep your recommended gels or granules in place whilst massaging those back gums at the same time.

It can also be used as a fun training toothbrush encoraging children to keep there teeth clean in a fun & safe way.

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An ideal teether which infants will love to chew on with or without the teething gel.

MatchstickMonkey™ is Eco friendly and made from FDA approved silicone which is compliant with government standards. The wide monkey arms provide an easy to grasp surface for infants to hold as well as help you get the gel or granules into the right place, soothing sore gums.

MatchstickMonkey™ is a teether which will help your child get through their teething pain!

Can also be used as a follow on training toothbrush helping with early oral hygiene.

MatchstickMonkey™ will come in 8 fun and vibrant colours so you are not limited and will hopefully find a good colour to suit you and your child.

MatchstickMonkey™ sits on the edge of your work surface so when your child is a little older they can literally tell you when they are teething. My 1 year old daughter reaches out to the toy when she is teething and gets so excited when I get it for her. When I put the teething gel onto the bristles in front of her, her legs start kicking and she literally can't contain herself. I can see her face and the relief she gets when she chews the gel into her gums. This is a teether that really does work!

I am passionate about helping children with this pain that unfortunately they all have to go through. Some worse than others but with your help I hope that other mums like me will see how effective this teether actually is.

Matchstick Monkey from all angles
Matchstick Monkey from all angles
Matchstick Monkey Packaging
Matchstick Monkey Packaging
FDA approved - Tested & Safe
FDA approved - Tested & Safe

EXCITING NEWS

STRETCH GOAL HAS  BEEN RELEASED!!!

We are releasing a great gift pack containing:

• Monkey Teether / Training toothbrush

• Monkey Hanging soft toy

• Monkey soft cotton Muslin

Monkey Gift Pack
Monkey Gift Pack

Risks and challenges

I have come across many risks and hurdles along the way. It has not been easy to get Matchstick Monkey to where it is now:

After 1/2 a year of planning & designing I finally produced the first mold, but it turned out the monkey was a tiny bit too skinny. This set me back a lot of time & money as I had to produce a second mold. I had to go back to the drawing board and redesign the perfect monkey. It took a further 5 months to design and sample the second batch of samples but luckily they turned out to be great.

I then had to make sure my design passed all the necessary testing. Using the highest quality materials with your babies safety in mind and every dimension thoroughly & lovingly thought about Matchstick Monkey has used the highest quality of FDA approve silicone.

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    A big thank you from me and my family! Every Bit Helps! For being a Matchstick Monkey supporter you will be informed of exclusive product release dates.

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    1 Matchstick Monkey **EARLY BIRD SPECIAL**

    Be one of the first to receive the MatchstickMonkey™ teether in a colour of your choice.

    (Estimated Retail £15)

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    1 Matchstick Monkey

    Be one of the first to receive the MatchstickMonkey™ teether in a colour of your choice.

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    2 Matchstick Monkey **EARLY BIRD SPECIAL**

    Receive 2 MatchstickMonkey™ teether's in a colour of your choice. Leave one at home and take one on your adventures.

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    STRETCH GOAL

    We are releasing a great gift pack containing:

    • Monkey Teether / Training toothbrush
    • Monkey Hanging soft toy
    • Monkey soft cotton Muslin

    (Estimated Retail £30.00)

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    2 Matchstick Monkey

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    3 Matchstick Monkey **EARLY BIRD SPECIAL**

    Receive 3 MatchstickMonkey™ teether's in a colour of your choice. Leave one at home, take one out with you and use one as a gift.

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    3 Matchstick Monkey

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    4 Matchstick Monkey **EARLY BIRD SPECIAL**

    Receive 4 MatchstickMonkey™ teether's in a colour of your choice. Its very useful to have spares and gift friends with this ideal present.

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    4 Matchstick Monkey

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    All 8 Matchstick Monkey **EARLY BIRD SPECIAL**

    Receive all 8 MatchstickMonkey™ teether's, collect the whole family of colours. Do you have friends expecting newborns? Stock up with unforgettable gifts for your friends and family, perfect for Baby Showers.

    (Estimated Retail £120)

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    All 8 Matchstick Monkey

    Receive all 8 MatchstickMonkey™ teether's, collect the whole family of colours. Do you have friends expecting newborns? Stock up with unforgettable gifts for your friends and family, perfect for Baby Showers.

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    Pledge £130 or more About $165

    Go BIG - Receive 16 MatchstickMonkey™ teether's, collect the whole family of colours & an extra set for friends. Do you have friends expecting newborns? Stock up with unforgettable gifts for your friends and family, perfect for Baby Showers.

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