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Win a kids game and puzzle bundle from Jumbo Games

I’m a bit of a closet puzzler, I’ll admit it. I love a good jigsaw puzzle and recently L has been getting more and more into it which is just lovely, so I was really happy to get a lovely delivery of puzzles and games from Jumbo.

Better yet they have also got a great bundle of kids games and puzzles for one of my lucky readers to win.  Continue reading Win a kids game and puzzle bundle from Jumbo Games

Fun With Magic Tracks

You may have seen the TV adverts for Magic Tracks, it’s a fun and easy track system for race cars. It bends,is flexible, glows and is super easy and fun to use. L got sent the starter set and has been putting it through its paces.

Magic Tracks
Cat Playing With L’s New Toy

Magic Tracks is a 2016 top ten toy success story from the US and it has just launched in the UK. The track itself comes in 4 colours, is chunky and strong whilst still remaining completely flexible. The track clips together almost like puzzle pieces and just snaps apart.
L hasn’t quite mastered putting it together by himself yet, but has really grasped the taking it apart, moving it around and creates amazing tracks all by himself. I am often only needed to clip the last two bits together.

Magic Tracks
L was really excited with his new Magic Tracks Set

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Crazy Claw from Drumond Park

We have been playing with Crazy Claw from Drumond Park recently, so I thought I would give you our verdict. Mine and L’s differ slightly on this one.

I’m going to start by pointing out this game is aimed at ages 5 and up. L is only 3. So I was always completely aware there may be parts of the gameplay he didn’t quite get and that maybe he wouldn’t be able to do it all.

Crazy Claw
I got one!!

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Reading with JCB Kids

A couple of weeks ago we had another fun delivery from JCB Kids. As always L was very excited and absolutely delighted with his new goodies.

JCB Kids Pajamas from George
JCB Kids Pajamas from George

He got some fabulous pajamas from the range available at George, great digger printed bottoms with a fun Joey top which quite frankly he could wear as a T-Shirt, there is a chance that he maybe has! At only £9.00 for the set I think this is really good value, everything washes up well and has been tumble dried several times.  Continue reading Reading with JCB Kids

Paw Patrol Ilumi-Mates

L loves Paw Patrol. If allowed he watch it from the moment he wakes to the moment he fell asleep. He often enjoys running around the house pretending to be on various rescue missions with the pups, it’s all very cute.

Paw Patrol Illumi-Mates
Paw Patrol Illumi-Mates

When he was offered the chance to review some of the colour change Paw Patrol Illumi-Mates from Spearmark I just had to say yes. It was clear he would just adore them.  Continue reading Paw Patrol Ilumi-Mates

JCB Kids January Delivery

L was really happy to see another huge parcel from JCB Kids a couple of weeks ago. Needless to say he dove straight in. I think being a a brand ambassador for them in his favourite job!

We had been sent a couple of Wheel Loaders from the HTI Toys range, a really big one and a smaller one.

HTI Toys JCB Wheel Loader
HTI Toys JCB Wheel Loader

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Win some cute Itty Bitty’s plush toys

Itty Bitty’s are just the cutest little toys ever and I’ve got four of them to give to one lucky competition winner.

So just what are Itty Bitty’s?

Well they are mini plush toys from Hallmark and are released under various collections, such as Star Wars, Marvel, Peanuts, Wizard Of Oz, DC Comics, Scooby-Doo.

My Itty Bitty's Collection
My Collection

They’re great gifts for children, collectors, or for fans of these movies/characters. I love the Peanuts collection and am lucky enough to have both Snoopy and Charlie Brown. L is more of a super hero kind of a boy so he has Spiderman and Superman.

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Our December JCB Kids Delivery

It is fair to say that being a JCB Kids Brand Ambassador has made L’s year, a ready supply of digger and tractor themed goodies delivered to his door to test out has been no hardship for him.

This month the delivery couldn’t have been better timed, it was waiting for us the day we got home from Bluestone. We had just had a lovely break but L had been really unwell on the last day and we had just driven home, in one day, so L had been in the car all day. Tired, bored and poorly it wasn’t a pretty combination, so seeing a lovely JCB parcel when we got in really changed our evening He perked up straight away, playing happily whilst we unloaded and got ourselves a bit organised.

JCB Kids Toys Reviewed Tested
What’s in here?

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Family Games Night This Christmas

Table-top games sales set to soar this Christmas

Research reveals parents are planning to spend the festive season – and beyond – sitting down and enjoying some good old family fun with their children. The market for table-top games is booming as ‘quality time’ becomes more precious than ever before. This may not a surprise to many of you, as I know you love playing a board game with your kids as much as I do.

It popped
We love games

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JCB Kids – Toys and Clothes

I am incredibly excited to have partnered with JCB Kids as a Brand Ambassador. It’s no secret that L loves tractors and diggers, his recent birthday was full on JCB themed, so he’s been a bit excited too.

Playing with his new JCB Truck
Playing with his new JCB Truck

What this means for you is that I’ll be showcasing some of their latest products so that you can see what’s out there. L will put them through their paces first and I’ll let you know what I think and where you can get them.  We can’t wait to #DigTheAdventure with everyone. Continue reading JCB Kids – Toys and Clothes