These bowls are a little smaller than I expected, but I didn't pull out the tape measure when I took the leap and clicked the BUY IT RIGHT NOW button. That said, they're still a decent size and work great for children. The colors are fantastic and bright, which just about always cheers me up when the kids are slurping their soup or crunching their cereal with their mouths open. They're easy to wash and, shockingly, no one has managed to melt one in the microwave yet. I can't complain.