Amtrak’s National Train Day is coming May 12th! {B. toys giveaway}

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Are you looking for a great event for kids?  Amtrak's Fifth Annual National Train Day is coming to over 75 locations around the US!  National Train Day is an annual event that has family-friendly festivals and kid-focused events, teaching kids about trains and what makes train travel special.  Check out the National Train Day website to find a location near you, as well as the events that will be taking place at each location.

Check out some of the awesome entertainment that will be happening at select locations (check website to find where these events are going to take place.)

  • fun, interactive, and educational activities for kids – teaching children how trains work!
  • tours of freight and commuter trains and beautiful private railroad cars – for adults and children!
  • Dora the Explorer will be present in select locations!
  • Radio Disney will be emceeing all of the events!
  • Amtrak will be giving away free t-shirts and other memorabilia on-site for adults and children!

Train passengers are also encouraged to submit videos, pictures, and stories at, National Train Day on Facebook, and @natltrainday on Twitter for a chance to win prizes!

B. toys is excited to be the official toy partner of the Amtrak National Train Day!  We love B. toys!  B. toys will be showincasing their awesome building block toys – the Elemenosqueeze and Stackadoos at the kids' activity stations at the festivals.

The Elemenosqueeze and Stackadoos toys are perfect for building trains, cities, and anything else you can imagine!

To celebrate National Train Day, B. toys wants to give away one set of Stackadoos to one Life With Captain Fussybuckets reader!  Simply enter in the Rafflecopter form below!  Giveaway will end the night before National Train Day, on May 11, 2012 at 11:01 PM, central time.

Giveaway has ended and Rochel R. is the winner!  Congratulations!

**I received a toy from B. toys for compensation for writing this post and hosting this giveway.  There was no monetary compensation.**

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Gena is the mom of three boys, ages 7, 5, and 2. She is the wife of a great man, a Christian, blogger, and former kindergarten teacher turned stay-at-home mom. They live in the Dallas/ Ft. Worth, Texas area.


  1. Janet W. says:

    I will not attend. The nearest location to me in GA is still really far away.

  2. jessica todd says:

    no we probably won't do anything for national train day

  3. I will not be attending.

  4. Unfortunately, I will not be attending.

  5. Jenny Lloyd says:

    I would love to go and take my boys but sadly there is not an event close enough to our house.

  6. Danielle Davis/Grady says:

    No i wont be attending..The closest one to me is over 3 hours away

  7. Rochel S says:

    No I dont think i will be going

  8. I'm going to check out what's happening in my area and would love to take Mr 4.5 as he is a big fan of trains! Thanks for the giveaway, I used to have stackadoos when I was little but didn't know that's what they were called.

  9. Amanda Alvarado says:

    We don't have any train stations in our area so we won't be able to check anything out! ­čÖü BTW the link for the B.Toys YouTube links to Amtrack's You Tube. I *think I found the right one for B.Toys.

  10. Kristen says:

    No, I won't be going to train day (although it sounds fun!)

  11. no, we won't be attending train day

  12. Heather P. says:

    no we will not.

  13. Kat Riley says:

    I won't be able to attend, the events are not close to my house.

  14. Timothy Sternberg says:

    I will not attend.

  15. Paula Tavernie says:

    No wont be able to this year!
    ptavernie at yahoo dot com


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