Category: Reviews

What the Ladybird Heard Live!

Yesterday we were fortunate to be invited along to Birmingham Town Hall to see What the Ladybird Heard Live! We are big Julia Donaldson fans here and I have so many happy memories of reading this one to Boo over and over and over again so we were all very …

Gruffalo: Puzzles – A Fun New App!

Now I don’t normally share apps, but when Magic Light Pictures got in touch about their new Gruffalo: Puzzles app, I could not resist – we all adore The Gruffalo here! It was one that I suspected the kids would enjoy and one that I suspected would be beautifully animated …

Meeting Santa at The National Sea Life Centre

Over the weekend we took the kids to the National Sea Life Centre Birmingham to meet the man himself, Santa Claus! It’s fair to say that they were really, really looking forward to it. We had a brilliant time at the Sea Life Centre last time that we visited, for …

The Great Christmas Present Game Review & Giveaway

When The Present Finder got in touch offering us the chance to review and give away a copy of their brand new gift giving game The Great Christmas Present Game I was intrigued…. Christmas is time for fun, feasts, family, and board games. So what could be better this year, …

Magic Tooth Fairy Game Review & Giveaway

From time to time the kids see a game that they really, really want, and the latest game they’ve been pleading for is the Magic Tooth Fairy game. So it is with great delight that we have received one here to review, and you’ll be pleased to know that I …

British History Timeline Review & Giveaway

We have a new game in our house and it’s one that I have been eagerly awaiting. We’ve been playing British History Timeline….. Gameplay As the name suggests, this is a Timeline game. There are several different Timeline titles, including Inventions, General Interest, Music and Cinema, Star Wars and more. …

Kidzania Is Not To Be Missed!

On Saturday we got the train down to London for the day. We had been invited by the team over at Kidzania to go along for a visit and I have to say, all four of us were intrigued to see what it was all about.     If you’ve never …

Electronic Dictionary Bookmark Review & Giveaway

Christmas is fast approaching so I have no doubt that like me, your thoughts are turning to kids gifts ideas. My two seem to go from wanting every single item that they see on the TV to then not being able to think of anything that they want when asked! …

Spotlight Stationery Box Revealed

I have received a new stationery subscription box, from the lovely folks over at Spotlight Stationery, so today I’ll be sharing all about it with you. “Every month we curate a selection of contemporary stationery for our subscribers. We choose only premium brands and artisan products, including items you won’t …

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 …

Gears! Gears! Gears! Movin’ Monkeys Building Set Review

We’ve been playing with a fun new STEM toy from Learning Resources, the Gears! Gears! Gears! Movin’ Monkeys Building Set… These tactile gears will get your children monkeying around for hours! Little monkeys won’t be able to keep their hands off this 136-piece jungle themed building set. Crank-operated set features …

Gardeco Toledo Cast Iron Chiminea Review

As autumn rolls in, one of the things that I’m always a bit sad about is that I feel I’m abandoning the garden until spring and I lose that entire space. We all love being out there throughout the summer and spend hours in the garden, so it would be …

Rory’s Story Cubes Batman Review & Giveaway

We have been playing with Rory’s Story Cubes Batman, so today I’ll share our thoughts on them with a review, along with offering one of you the chance to win a set… The storytelling possibilities with Rory’s Story Cubes Batman are endless. There is one rule: there are no wrong …

Kids Parcel Review & Giveaway

We have had an exciting delivery here, a mystery box has arrived from Kids Parcel addressed to Boo and Little Man… How exciting?! Kids Parcel offer 5 different boxes, Boys Mystery Box, Girls Mystery Box, Kids Mystery Box, Disney Kids Mystery Box and Star Wars Kids Mystery Box, all currently …

Crazy Claw Review & Giveaway

We have received a new game from Drumond Park, brand new Crazy Claw…. The action-packed game of boiling balls and grabbing claws. Everyone knows the excitement of the arcade game: now find the right Toy Tokens in the bubbling balls and you win! While one player is the clawmaster, everyone …

Preparing for School with Reading Eggs

My Little Man has just turned four years old and so he is now in his pre-school year. He attends nursery for two days a week and then on our three days together we like to mix up imaginary play, trips out and about with short bursts or phonics and …

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