Archive of ‘Entertainment’ category

Magic Maths Preview

Review: Magic Maths Game

Today, I want to share a great little educational game with you. As I mentioned before, I was approached a while ago by Orchard Toys, to join their team of bloggers, so we have been testing some games for them. We previously reviewed Cheeky Monkeys for them, which was a big hit with the whole family, […] Read more…

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5 of the Best Atlases for Kids

Earlier on this week, I introduced you to the beautiful writeable map from Lil’ollo, and promised you that I would be sharing some great atlases for kids in my next book round up. Well, here it is! All of these are quite large, oversized books, which I always think is what you want from a good atlas, […] Read more…

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Review: Power Rippers Racing & Battle Set

I have another toy review to share with you today – the Power Rippers 2-in-1 Competition Set – and I have to honestly say, this is the most excited I have been about any of the toys we have reviewed so far. I mean, the kids have been loving them all, but with this one, […] Read more…

Friday Five Birthdays Preview

Best Birthday Picture Books

November is birthday month for us, with both boys having their birthday within ten days of each other. So I thought it would be the perfect opportunity, to share some of our favourite picture books about birthdays with you. Without further ado, clockwise starting from the top: The Best Birthday Present Ever, by Ben Mantle […] Read more…

Cheeky Monkeys Game Review Preview

Review: Cheeky Monkeys Game

As I’ve mentioned here on the blog before, we absolutely LOVE board games in our house. We have a whole cupboard full, including many favourites from when I was a child. So when I was contacted by Orchard Toys, asking if I would like to become an Orchard Toys blogger, I jumped at the chance! […] Read more…

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Review: Mr Dusty the Garbage Truck

Imagine you are 3 years old and absolutely LOVE garbage trucks (yup, never understood this obsession myself, but apparently it’s a thing among kids). Then one day, you come home from nursery and there’s a humungous garbage truck sitting in the middle of your bedroom, waiting for you to play with it. Not only that, […] Read more…

Halloween Movies for Kids Preview

Halloween Movies To Watch With Younger Kids

It’s getting to that time of year, where you like to snuggle down with a bowl of popcorn and a good movie. Although we are very much a “there’s no such thing as bad weather” kind of family, we do have weekends where we’ll chose a cosy family movie session over braving the tempestuous Scottish […] Read more…

Friday Five Halloween Preview

Our Favourite Hallowe’en Picture Books

One of my favourite times of the year, other than Christmas, for seasonal books has got to be Hallowe’en. There’s just something about snuggling up on a dreich and dark Autumn afternoon to read some spooky stories together. It’s still over a week to go until Hallowe’en, but I thought I’d share some of your […] Read more…

University Games Bundle Review Preview

Review: University Games Bundle

As I have mentioned here on the blog before, I come from a family of board game lovers and we are big board game fans in our house. I was therefore delighted to be given the chance to review a bundle from University Games, who had presented a range of their games at the BlogOn […] Read more…

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