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Kinder Surprise Egg A Day, Day 19

While I was in the UK I got my Kinder Surprise fix by opening an egg a day.

I found this not-Kinder Surprise egg at a train station in Brussels. The writing in the box was in Dutch but it clearly said figurines so I only bought one.

It’s a very cute egg, one half is in white chocolate and other other in dark chocolate. Each half had stars in the chocolate. This chocolate was ok, a little softer and less salty than the Kinder Surprise chocolate, but still not great quality.

The capsule was a little bigger than the Kinder capsules.

It’s a figurine all right.

Cute, it’s got a little base to stand in. The little sheet of paper that came with it indicates there is a whole set. I’m assuming these are all from a cartoon or toy set that I am not familiar with.

· comments [14] · 11-15-2013 · categories:kindereggaday ·

14 responses so far ↓

  • 1 amy // Nov 15, 2013 at 5:56 am

    That’s Maya the Bee, a character from a German comic.

  • 2 Janin // Nov 15, 2013 at 6:22 am

    That is from a german book and television series(japanese) I remember fondly as a kid:
    I used to love watching it and can still sing the theme…

  • 3 Katrin // Nov 15, 2013 at 7:00 am

    This is Biene Maja, a little bee that gets into all kinds of trouble with her best friend Willi. These cartoons are very famous in Germany (and I guess other western European countries as well ;-)). You can look it up on youtube. The intro song is awesome!

  • 4 TinaM // Nov 15, 2013 at 8:06 am

    Keep opening those eggs. I love your descriptions and the thrill of discovery. :) Thanks for sharing.

  • 5 Bonney // Nov 15, 2013 at 8:39 am

    I don’t want these to ever stop!!!

  • 6 megan // Nov 15, 2013 at 11:19 am

    Thanks everyone!

  • 7 Lola // Nov 15, 2013 at 1:59 pm

    Maya l’abeille!

  • 8 Abril // Nov 17, 2013 at 12:31 pm

    I grew up in Mexico watching “La abejita Maya”!

  • 9 Mela // Nov 18, 2013 at 12:00 pm

    I grew up in Croatia and we also had the cartoon and the storybooks with different adventures of “Pčelica Maja”. Oh, the fond memories…

  • 10 Megan // Nov 20, 2013 at 6:43 pm

    This cartoon (Maya the bee) plays in Australia too :-)

  • 11 Maria // Nov 21, 2013 at 4:14 pm

    I grew up in Chile and La Abeja Maya was one of my favorite television shows and comic magazines.

  • 12 Anna // Nov 24, 2013 at 12:24 pm

    I was a small kid in Poland and I loved this character – she is Pszczółka Maya!

  • 13 Shannon // Nov 26, 2013 at 6:13 am

    She used to be on Nickelodeon in the ’80s or early 90s; I remember my little brother watching her.

  • 14 Jen // Dec 20, 2013 at 7:04 pm

    Now I’m wondering if the bee guy on the Simpsons is meant to be a direct reference to Maya the Bee. I love that so many of you have shared her name in different languages.

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