Archive of ‘Entertainment’ category

Review: Orchard Toys Mini Travel Games

Disclosure: This post includes a gifted product we were sent for review. All opinions are our own. With the summer holidays quickly approaching, my mind has been turning to how I will keep my boys entertained while we are on vacation. I’ll be flying over to Germany with the boys for two weeks, with one […] Read more…

Review: Setting up a snail observation station

As mentioned in my previous round-up of ‘Books to Help You Go Wild!’ we’ve been trying to join in with #30DaysWild this June, a month long event by the National Trusts here in the UK to get people engaging with and exploring nature on a daily basis. A rather wet start to June presented us […] Read more…

Review: Slime Factory

Disclosure: This post contains a gifted product sent to us for review. All opinions are our own.   Do your kids love slime? I’ve yet to meet a kid who doesn’t. Ever since Oskar made some slime at his school’s science club, the boys have been obsessed with it. But quite frankly, I’m not a fan. […] Read more…

Review: Who What Where Drawing Game

Disclosure: This post contains a gifted product we were sent for review. All opinions are our own. Today, I want to share another game recommendation with you. We were recently invited to test out ‘Who What Where Jr’ from University Games. Oskar is really in to his drawing at the moment, so I thought it would […] Read more…

Review: Glove-A-Bubbles

We’ve been enjoying some glorious sunshine here in Edinburgh this past week, perfect for heading to the park. And what better opportunity to test out the Glove-A-Bubbles from Zing, which I picked up for review at the recent BlogOn Conference. What are Glove-A-Bubbles you ask? They are an innovative new way to play with soap […] Read more…

Review: Thomas & Friends Playset

Anyone else here have kids who are obsessed with ‘Thomas the Train’ (or ‘Thomas the Tank Engine, to give him his proper name). Personally, I always found the faces a bit creepy, but my youngest loves him. So when we were invited to review the new Thomas & Friends Track Playset by BladezToyz, he was over […] Read more…

Review: Money Match Cafe

The Easter holidays have been an excellent opportunity for playing lots of board games. As part of the Orchard Toys blogger team, we periodically get sent free board games to test, in exchange for an honest review, so today I have a new game from them to share with you that we have been testing […] Read more…

Review: Young Driver Firefly Lesson

If, like me, you have a little motorhead at home, then you are going to love our latest review. Oskar was invited to have a kids driving lesson with Young Driver™, who offer lessons for ages 5 to 17. There are two different levels – if you are 10 or over (and a minimum 4 ft 8 tall), […] Read more…

Review: My Little Makes Easter Craft Jar

We love ourselves a bit of seasonal arts and crafts in our house, so we were delighted to be invited to test out the new Easter Craft Jar from My Little Makes. The little jar comes packed with a host of craft materials. We were surprised how much was in there when we unpacked it! […] Read more…

Review: Dinosaur Lotto Game

Today I wanted to share another great little board game with you. As you may know, we joined the team of bloggers for Orchard Toys a while ago, which means we get to test games for them every now and then, and the latest one was a big hit with my boys. The game is […] Read more…

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