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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Roll n' Dice Barbershop, Canning Vale, Perth

My little man has a Big Birthday coming up next week!  He's turning 5 and having a party with all his friends, so putting off getting his haircut any longer was unavoidable.  

For some reason, the boy hates to get his haircut.  He usually sits on the chair kicking a screaming and refuses to wear the cape.  I end up with him on my lap while the hairdresser quickly trims up the mullet and side burns the best she can.  

But today, we were going to try something different.  We traveled to Canning Vale to Roll N Dice for not only a haircut, but an experience.  It's a traditional barbershop with a retro look, catering to all ages.  All kids are offered a milkshake, some popcorn, a lucky dip bag, and a pleasant experience.

Roll N Dice Barbershop is located inside Livingston Marketplace Centre in Canning Vale.

Before haircut
We entered the shop, and Hagen was cautiously looking around.  He seemed relieved to see that the customer before him survived his time in the chair.

There were no appointments, just "Walk Ins", at Roll N Dice, which worked really well for our unpredictable schedule.  We only had to wait a few minutes for our turn, and Hagen had fun playing with the toys in the waiting area.

Hagen happily playing with toys while we waited!
When it was Hagen's turn, he had a big decision to make!  Would he get his haircut in the Army Jeep, the Police Car, or The Red Airplane?

He was still a bit apprehensive, but he had his eyes on the lollies he was sure to be awarded if he sat still for his haircut.

Before hopping into his vehicle of choice, he was offered a milk shake.  Would it be banana, strawberry, or chocolate?  So many choices to distract him... It was magic!

He chose strawberry, and was soon sipping away while seated on the red airplane, cape and all!  He even had a glimpse of a smile on his face.  His hairdresser was super fast, and did a terrific job encouraging him to sit still. I'm sure she has seen his kind plenty times before!

Hagen sat still through to the very end of the haircut!

Here's the dapper young man admiring his new look in the mirror. He's all set to celebrate his 5th Birthday!

Hagen left the shop happy with hands full of rewards.  A goodie bag, popcorn and a box of lollies.  

I know we will definitely be back for another haircut at Roll N Dice.  I'm not sure how much longer Hagen will fit into the little vehicles though! Perhaps next time he'll graduate to the regular chairs. They still look pretty fun!

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday: 9:00am to 7:30pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am to 7:30pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am to 7:30pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am to 8:30pm
  • Friday: 9:00am to 5:30pm
  • Saturday: 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • closed Sunday

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