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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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Review: Ingenues Activity Boxes

As a mother to two boys, I want to make sure I introduce them not only to male, but also to strong female role models. Of course, I like to think that I am a role model to them too, but I am talking about women, both contemporary and from history, who have achieved great […] Read more…

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Review: Baffled by Cheatwell Games

We’ve been testing out another new board game, kindly sent to us courtesy of Playtime PR, and we really love it so wanted to share it with you! The game is called ‘Baffled’, and is produced by Cheatwell Games (isn’t that just a brilliant name for a board games company!) It’s aimed at ages 8+ […] Read more…

5 GreatWinter Moviesfor Families

5 Great Winter Movies for Families

It’s National Popcorn Day today! What better excuse to snuggle under a blanket with a nice big bowl of popcorn and watch a movie together. School only goes until noon on Fridays, so Friday often ends up as our default movie afternoon. And if weekdays aren’t an option for you, there’s always the weekend. After […] Read more…

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Review: Hama Beads Maxi

I have written before about how much my older son enjoys creating with fuse beads. Last year, we made fuse beads Christmas ornaments together, and in summer we made some fuse beads rainbow badges for Pride. But my younger boy never gets to join in, because the regular beads are recommended for ages 5+ and […] Read more…

Top 5 Xmas Moviesfor Kids

Our Top 5 Christmas Movies for Kids

For this week’s Friday Five, I thought I’d do something a little different and share our Top 5 Christmas movies for kids with you. Prior to writing this post though, I did a little poll across some of my social media groups and channels as to what other people’s favourite Christmas movies were, since I […] Read more…

Gift GuideforCreativeKids

Gifts for Creative Kids

I had such fun putting together the Gift Guide for Little Book Bugs last week, that I thought I would put together another one with some of my favourite ideas for kids to get creative. Of course, there are the obvious things, such as art supplies, play dough, dressing up clothes and Lego, which you […] Read more…

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