Posts Tagged ‘toys’

Learning Resources Coding Critters Review

Review: Coding Critters Adventures [AD]

Hey everyone, we have another review for you today from one of our favourite brands, Learning Resources, whom I mentioned them last week. They produce a fantastic range of games to help with  literacy, maths, science and more, and they kindly sent us one of their Coding Critters sets to review. Coding Critters introduce young children […] Read more…

Bakugan Battle Arena

Review: Bakugan Bundle & Battle Arena [AD]

Hands up if you have any little Bakugan fans at home! I had never heard of Bakugan before, until my boys started talking about it. Bakugan Battle Brawlers is an anime show on Netflix they have been watching, and my 9 year old’s best friend had gotten some Bakugan toys for his birthday – so […] Read more…

Schleich Eldrador Blizzard Bear and Fire Eagle

Review: Eldrador Toys by Schleich [AD]

We’ve got a new toy review for you today. If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you may already know that we are big fans of the German toy brand Schleich. They are known for creating good quality, hard wearing toy figures, especially their range of animals from around the world though they […] Read more…

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 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 really makes it […] 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…