Category: Reviews

Skribbies – Review

Last week the children and I were invited to a Skribbies pop-up shop, at the Bull Ring, in Birmingham. So I packed an excited Boo into the car, along with her somewhat nonplussed brother, and off we went. This is what we found.. Skribbies are shoes that children can customise. The …

Mathseeds – Review & Offer Code

We were recently contacted and offered the chance to review Mathseeds. I jumped at the opportunity, as Boo uses and enjoys the sister programme, Reading Eggs, which I reviewed here. So, on hopping over to their website, it tells us that Mathseeds: ‘Discover the fun way to grow your child’s …

The Dawn Chorus by Suzanne Barton – Review

A beautiful book from Bloomsbury Publishing arrived for us a couple of weeks ago. Of course, the kids were delighted!, and I have to say, I really liked the look of it, too! The Dawn Chorus by Suzanne Barton Peep awakes one morning to the sound of a beautiful song …

Pig Goes Pop – Review & Giveaway

We were delighted to receive a Pig Goes Pop game to play with and review for you recently. Boo, now 4, is really taking an interest in games and has a few now. Little Man adores them, though he doesn’t really understand what he’s doing! It means that for both …

Don’t Call Me Sweet by Smriti Prasadam-Halls – Review

We were recently sent a copy of a brand new picture book from Bloomsbury Publishing, about a little monster…. Don’t Call Me Sweet by Smriti Prasadam-Halls ‘I’m a giant monster, with sharp, sharp claws. I’ve got big, spiky teeth and loud, loud roars. Which is why I say, to everyone …

miamoo Review & Giveaway

We were recently delighted to receive a bath-time travel set of miamoo products to put through it’s paces! The miamoo naturally good range caters for both adults and children, and was founded by Saira Khan, after she had suffered for many years with dry skin herself. You can read the full …

Dino-Mummy by Mark Sperring – Review

We cannot get enough of dinosaur books in this house, and I’m sure we’re not alone! So when this one arrived from Bloomsbury Publishing, we had to sit own and read it immediately! Dino-Mummy by Mark Sperring It’s not easy being a Dino-Mummy – especially when you have two roaring …

There’s A Dinosaur In My Bathtub by Catalina Echeverri – Review

We do like ourselves a good old dinosaur book here, so when Bloomsbury Publishing sent us a copy of this lovely new picture book, we suspected we’d like it…. There’s a Dinosaur in My Bathtub by Catalina Echeverri Amelia has a dinosaur in her bathtub; a rather LARGE dinosaur. His …

Corona Hotel, Blackpool – Review

We had our first Approved Family Friendly blogger assignment last weekend, which took us up to the Corona hotel in Blackpool. It was very easy to find, which was an excellent start! We knew that is was near to the Pleasure Beach, so having a huge roller-coaster as a nearby …

Pip and Posy: The Bedtime Frog – Review

The kids love Pip and Posy, though especially Little Man. He is fascinated by them. We have a couple of their books, and we were very happy to receive this new title to review, thanks to Nosy Crow recently… Pip and Posy: The Bedtime Frog, illustrated by Axel Scheffler  When …

Haba Zap Tack Springtime Butterflies – Review

We bought Boo a Haba Zap Tack Springtime Butterflies set for Christmas. It’s proving to be a lot of fun, so I thought I’d share.. As you can see, it comes with a cork-board, brightly coloured shapes, suggestions for designs, a hammer and plenty of tacks. She loves hammering away …

Bizzy Bear – We Love You!

I bought Little Man a Bizzy Bear book for Christmas, Bizzy Bear: Pirate Adventure . I was drawn to it, as it has chunky sliders to push and pull, and he loves things like this but invariably rips them, but he cannot with these ones – they are very chunky! …

Make Your Own Recycled Paper Beads – Review

We’ve been #Toadtesting again! Yes, The Toadstool have sent us one of their exciting new products to test out, from their ‘Green’ range, so we eagerly set about putting it through it’s paces. Introducing, Green Crafts Make Your Own Recycled Beads..   Boo was excited just by the box! I mean, …

Marmaduke the Very Different Dragon – Review

We’ve been treated to another lovely read from Bloomsbury Publishing… Marmaduke the Very Different Dragon by Rachel Valentine & Ed Eaves Marmaduke’s not like all the other dragons – his ears are too big and he never even triesto fly. He just doesn’t fit in, however much he wants to, and …

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