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The No Button - A Fun Gift for Moms, Dads, Teachers and Coworkers

Updated on December 13, 2013

A must have gift for anyone who says "No!" a lot

Now that my daughters are getting to be tweens and teenagers, I find that I am saying "No!" a lot of the time when we are out shopping. "No you can't have those chips." "No you can't have that candy." "No you can't have those jeans." On road trips the question is "Are we there yet?" I realized it would be much easier to have a button that I could push which would say it for me.

I figured someone else must have had the same idea and soon came across "The No Button" a big red button based on the original button from Staples, the "Easy" button. Parents (especially Moms) aren't the only ones who might like a "No!" sound button.

These make fun gift ideas for parents, teachers, coworkers and bosses. I'll be stocking up on "No! Buttons" for fun gift ideas.

Of course you need to keep them away from the kids for obvious reasons and since the company does not recommended the No Button for any one under the age of 12.

The No Button available on Amazon

The Perfect Gift for Mom, Dad and Teachers

No! Button

No! Button by Kirsti A. Dyer

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Uses for the No Button

There are many different ways to use the No Button, making it a handy desk accessory for parents, teachers, bosses and coworkers. Here are some of the questions that I could have answered with the "No" button.

  1. Can I have this candy, ice cream, cookies, chocolate?
  2. Can I get, jeans?
  3. Can I get a teen magazine?
  4. Can I get some cheese puffs?
  5. Do these jeans make my butt look big?
  6. Can I wear this outfit?
  7. Can I get my ears pierced?
  8. Can I watch YouTube videos?
  9. Are we there yet?
  10. Can I get a Frappuccino?

Use The No Button on the Road to Answer - "Are we there yet?"

The No Buttons is a great addition to any road trip. It makes it easy to answer the question, "Are we there yet?"

Traveling with Tweens and Children
As most parents know, taking road trips with the family can be challenging, particularly if the kids and tweens are always asking, "Are we there yet?"

Can I get a Frappuccino? No We can make one

Now that I've found a recipe to make Frappuccino at home we can use our Blendtec Blender and make one at home instead of having to buy one.

The No! Button

The No Button at Work

Available on Amazon
Available on Amazon

The No Sound Button on the job available at Amazon

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Use the No Button to Answer the "Can I have...?" Food Questions

Since I have been teaching nutrition, I try to make sure that my daughters are eating healthy food. As they get older they are getting more influenced by the junk food they see on display in the store and what their peers are eating.

Grocery shopping is the time when I really want a "No" button because it becomes a barrage of questions about eating different foods that often end in "No!"

Needless to say I am very happy when they pick out something health or at least healthier so I can say "Yes!"

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The No Button in the Classroom

Use the "No" Button in the classroom to have some fun with students.

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The No Button in Action on YouTube

Watch to see how the "No" Button works from Ian MacDonald, Daniel Sheer and the Spoon Sisters

Different Ways to Say "No!"

These sound buttons have several different ways of saying "No!" Who knew there were so many different ways.

  1. No!
  2. No! No! No! No! No!
  3. N-O No!
  4. No Way!
  5. Not a Chance!
  6. No! No! No!
  7. Noooooooope!
  8. Absolutely Not!
  9. Did you hear me? No!
  10. No! (Elf Voice)

The No Button Reviews and Recommendations

The No Button has been used by parents and teachers. One Dad Blogger has even developed an online "No" button that you can push anytime you are feeling stressed.

The Perfect Answer Button - No!CHECK PRICE

The Perfect Answer Button available on Amazon

The Perfect Answer Button

Hallmark's Perfect Answer Button - Video

More Fun Push Buttons

More Fun Push Buttons on Amazon

CleggPromo Applause Button
CleggPromo Applause Button

Hit this button any time you need some applause

Insult Button
Insult Button

Let's the buttons to the insulting for you.

Scream Button
Scream Button

Fun gag gift with different scream versions.

Prank Panic Button With Screaming Effect
Prank Panic Button With Screaming Effect

Get your own Panic Button to push as a fun stress reliever in the office.

BigMouth Inc Do Not Push Big Red Button
BigMouth Inc Do Not Push Big Red Button

Hear what the button has to say when you do push the button

CleggPromo Laugh Sound Button
CleggPromo Laugh Sound Button

A great button for those who love to laugh

Police Siren Button
Police Siren Button

Startle someone with a police siren.

No Whining Button
No Whining Button

Push the button to remind everyone there is No Whining


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Staples Easy Button on Amazon

The Staples Easy button has spawned many other fun pushing buttons using other words, like the No button. This is a lot like the Milk Campaign's "Got Milk" which as lead to many other "Got ... ?" versions.

Staples Talking EASY BUTTON - Complete With Batteries
Staples Talking EASY BUTTON - Complete With Batteries

The original talking easy button, the one that started the button pushing craze.


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    • HealthfulMD profile imageAUTHOR

      Kirsti A. Dyer 

      5 years ago from Northern California

      @SusanDeppner: We've been having a lot of fun with ours. I keep forgetting to take it with me when we go to the store and especially when clothes shopping.

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      Susan Deppner 

      5 years ago from Arkansas USA

      What a great idea! Wish I would have had a "no" button with my kids!

    • HealthfulMD profile imageAUTHOR

      Kirsti A. Dyer 

      5 years ago from Northern California

      @LisaAuch1: I got it just before my older one turned 13. Fun and practical.

    • HealthfulMD profile imageAUTHOR

      Kirsti A. Dyer 

      5 years ago from Northern California

      @bossypants: I was realizing I needed one with my kids and figured someone must have already done one.

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      Kirsti A. Dyer 

      5 years ago from Northern California

      @NausetViews: Mine are having fun pushing it. It may make them think twice about asking a question, or they may ask more to be able to hear the fun "No" response.

    • LisaAuch1 profile image

      Lisa Auch 

      5 years ago from Scotland

      Oh I have a 13 year old and THIS i need to get!

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      5 years ago

      What a clever lens and product! It may take the sting out of saying "no" and give everyone something to laugh about!

    • NausetViews profile image


      5 years ago from Boston

      I have young kids who ask me questions ALL DAY. This "no" button could be a real lifesaver :)

    • HealthfulMD profile imageAUTHOR

      Kirsti A. Dyer 

      5 years ago from Northern California

      @Nancy Hardin: Be aware that the button responses can be a bit loud.

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      Nancy Carol Brown Hardin 

      5 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

      Oh yes! I have a great-grandson in his terrible twos, whose favorite word is a yelled NO! I'm thinking to send one to his grandma and mom! hehehe!


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