Posts Tagged ‘toys’

Review: Thomas & Friends Playset [AD]

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…

Toys for Boys – An Alternative Gift Guide

In the run up to Christmas, the internet is always flooded with gift guides of all descriptions. My favourite gift guides for kids are those that are themed by interests – such as gift guides for explorers, music lovers, little cooks, engineers or architects, or my own recent guides for book bugs or creative kids. […] Read more…

REVIEW: WowWee “Chippies” Robot Dog [AD]

My boys would love to have a pet, ideally a cat or a dog, but unfortunately their daddy is allergic to pretty much everything. So a goldfish somewhere down the line is probably the closest they are ever going to get to having a pet. Then I got thinking, maybe if they’re not going to […] Read more…

How to Stock a Play Kitchen

As I mentioned in my post from yesterday, a play kitchen (see my tutorial) is a fantastic toy to encourage role play, and the one we made for our elder son five years ago is still going strong with his little brother. But, of course, a kitchen alone will only get you so far. What […] Read more…

Review: Busy Me Time For Tea Set [AD]

One of the most popular toys – apart from cars and Lego, of course – that our boys have is their play kitchen. A play kitchen is a fantastic toy for role play – we made ours for our eldest when he was 2, from a bedside cabinet (check out my previous post for the tutorial). He’s […] Read more…