Beyond The Backpack Event In Chicago This Weekend {Gift Card Giveaway}

Thanks to Kmart for sponsoring this post.

Hey Chicago parents! Looking for a fun back to school event to get your kids excited for the first day of school? If so, you’ll want to head to the Nick Jr. Beyond the Backpack event at the Addison Kmart location this Saturday!

This free, kid-friendly back-to-school event will be filled with awesome activities, games, crafts and even a dance party for everyone to enjoy. Plus, big news for the littlest shoppers, there will be surprise appearances from Shimmer and Shine as well as Dora the Explorer. There will also be kindergarten readiness resources from Nick Jr. Beyond the Backpack, a nationwide initiative to promote overall kindergarten readiness for preschoolers.

  • Event Date: Saturday, August 19 from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Event Location: Kmart Addison – 3443 W. Addison Street, Chicago, IL 60618

While you are at the event, make sure to check out Kmart’s great selection of back to school necessities and get everything else you need to make the first day of school a success. From a cute outfit for picture day to stylish shoes to a cool backpack, they have everything your family needs for the school year.

To make shopping for back to school gear a little easier, Making Time For Mommy is partnering with Kmart to offer a $50 Kmart gift card to one lucky winner. Just enter via the form below and the winner will be chosen Saturday and receive their gift card via email.

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  1. I’d love to win because my daughter’s birthday is coming up and I could use the gift card to buy her a present.

  2. I would like to win because I love Kmart and can definately use the giftcard. Thanks for the opportunity!

  3. to buy some winter clothing for my children

  4. I want to win because I’d like to buy back to school supplies

  5. Ellie Wright says

    I would love to win because we have 3 family birthdays in September.

  6. I’d love to win because we like to shop at KMart.
    Thank you!

  7. Keri justice says

    I would love to win because I love my local Kmart and I could get some back to school deals.

  8. kim brooks says

    i would love to win because we need to get a few more items for back to school it would be a blessing as well

  9. Danielle Bell says

    I want to win because it would help with buying my son school shoes

  10. I would love to win this, I would use it on back to school shopping.

  11. I would love to win this for back to school shopping.

  12. Livivua Chandler says

    I love the clothing and back to school items from Kmart. This will help with the layaway of items I have for back to school

  13. Would like to win for back to school shopping.

  14. Lisa Brown says

    I want to win to use the card for new bedding

  15. This would be so helpful to provide school supplies to to less fortunate students in my classroom.

  16. I would love to win because school supplies are expensive!

  17. I want to win so I can by some clothes

  18. I would love to win this gift card so that I can buy some home cleaning supplies!

  19. Steve Weber says

    I want to win because I have things I NEED to buy at Kmart.

  20. jeremy mclaughlin says

    Would like to win to be able to get some school supplies for my sons.

  21. Thanks for the great giveaway!
    I have quite a wish list for things I want at K-Mart and I could really use this Gift Card!

  22. Thomas Murphy says

    I want to win because I love shopping at kmart.

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