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Star Wars Dobble Review & Giveaway

We have been playing Star Wars Dobble game, so today I’ll share more about it with you, along with giving one of you the chance to win it…. Star Wars Dobble is a speedy observation game where players race to match the identical Star Wars themed symbol between cards. Reliant on a sharp eye and quick reflexes, Star Wars Dobble creates excitement for children and adults alike while keeping every player involved in the action. In Star Wars Dobble, players compete with each other to find the matching Star Wars themed symbol between one card and another. Every card is unique Read more >


10 Brilliant Board Games for Kids: Every Family Home Should Own These!

10 Brilliant Board Games for Kids

We love our board games here. I enjoyed them as a child and that has stayed with me to this day. It’s a rare few months that go by here without a new board game arriving. Now for the purposes of this post, I’m calling them board games, though strictly speaking, they don’t all have a ‘board’, but I’m assuming you catch my drift. These are not apps or PS4 games. I firmly believe that playing board games is good for children. It teaches them so many things whilst they are having fun. The need to take it in turns Read more >


Win The Pointless Board Game!

I do love a board game! So today I have a copy of the Pointless game from University Games available to give away to one of my lucky readers…. Can you name a country beginning with the letter M that no one else would think of? How about Mali or Micronesia? Can you think of a character from Toy Story that nobody else would remember? We all know Buzz Lightyear, but who remembers Wheezy the penguin? Put your obscure and pointless knowledge to the test with this board game version of the popular BBC2 quiz show hosted by Alexander Armstrong. Fight Read more >


Star Wars Timeline Review & Giveaway

We have a new game in our house and it is just perfect for us! We’ve been playing Timeline Star Wars Gameplay As the name suggests, this is a Timeline game. There are several different Timeline titles, including Inventions, General Interest, Music and Cinema and more. We opted for Star Wars as we feel we know a fair bit about the films. The tin comes with a big stack of photo cards, with quotes on the images on one side, and on the other there is also a number and the episode that the scene appears in. The set up Read more >


Disney Pictopia Review & Competition

Last week we were excited to receive Disney Pictopia…. Families team up in this uniquely collaborative yet competitive trivia game with 1,000 questions covering the World of Disney! During the game, everyone gets a chance to show off their knowledge – from Disney Jr. and Disney XD to the Disney Parks and classic films. Players place wagers based on knowledge of those images, and then work together or on their own, to answer the question. Game Play We played this one with my family, all as individual players with the kids helping out. Little Man wasn’t entirely helpful, but Boo Read more >


The Beauty of a Game

I’ve loved playing games for as long as I can really remember. We’d have family games nights, take a pack of cards on holidays, get a new game every Christmas, and I still ask for a new one each year to this day. I like getting my brain working in a fun way, I like testing out my knowledge, I enjoy some quick thinking. I think there’s plenty that can be learned from them, too. Sitting down to a game can be educational in so many ways. It teaches sharing, turn-taking, understanding and recalling rules, the skills or knowledge required Read more >


Pumpaloons Review & Give-Away

The children have been having an absolute blast with Pumpaloons from Drumond Park… Pumpaloons  The stomping, romping, pushing, pumping, sitting, squashing game for kids! It is a race to blow up Stripeyloon and Spottyloon and the first player to make their Pumpaloon stand all the way up is the winner. Push with your hands, stomp with your foot or if you’re puffed out, just sit on it! It’s healthy and fun – all in one! For 2 players Ages 4+ £ 19.99 The game’s concept is very simple. 2 people race against each other to pump up their Pumpaloon as Read more >


Wordsearch Junior Review & Give-Away

We have been having fun with another Drumond Park game here. This time, it’s Wordsearch Junior, and I think I love it as much as Boo does… Wordsearch Junior For children who are learning their letters – Wordsearch Junior is a brilliant introduction to spotting patterns of pictures and simple words. Wordsearch Junior leads children from searching out rows of animals or fruits in a grid of pictures to looking for short words linked to pictures like CAT, DOG or BED. It gets younger children used to the whole idea of searching for rows in a grid, and gives new Read more >

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