I remember moving house when I was in high school and our new house had a massive back garden, with a huge lawn and loads of space to play. That summer we got a badminton set and me and my sister spent hours in the garden playing. It was great. So when asked if L would maybe like his own badminton starter set, of course I said yes!Continue reading Win a Badminton Starter Set
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JUNKO – The Perfect Boredom Buster
Mummy I’m bored. Says the child surrounded by toys and distractions. How many times do you hear this? Especially over the summer holidays! I’m always on the lookout for different activities that I can have on hand for these moments, over the half term we tested out a couple of the sets on offer from Planet JUNKO and we are both super impressed. To explain briefly you are taking junk modelling to extremes and really notching those creations up a gear.Continue reading JUNKO – The Perfect Boredom Buster
Canal Anti-Bacterial Slime
With the kids back at school I’m thinking more and more about handwashing and antibacterial hand gel again. Its been ok whilst he’s been home because I’m there to monitor everything and have plenty of moisturiser. I can’t be there all the time though. We’ve recently been using the Anti-Bacterial Slime from Canal Toys and it’s been fun.Continue reading Canal Anti-Bacterial Slime
Ben 10 Omni Cycle Toy Review
L was recently sent the new Ben 10 Omni Cycle toy. It’s bright green, transforms and comes with a Ben 10 character to ride it. Retailing at £19.99 it’s not too expensive, so great if you want to treat your children especially with the Easter holidays looming.Continue reading Ben 10 Omni Cycle Toy Review
The Field – Review & Competition
Do you ever hear about something or see something and immediately know it is a genius idea and wish you had come up with it? Well when The Field got in touch to tell me about their amazing range of toy fields for children I felt that way. I knew it would be the perfect addition to L’s play, that he would adore it and use it all the time. I also enjoyed the simple idea and wished I had thought of it first.
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Buttercups, Bumble Bees and Beatles. New Research Reveals Our Children Are Out Of Touch With Nature
Playing outside and discovering the world of nature is part of growing up – or is it? Do children still push aside logs to see what’s crawling underneath? Are daisy chains part of playground life or a relic from the past? Continue reading Win a Sudocrem Play More Adventure Kit
Peppa Pig & Miffy Toys from Jazwares
L recently got sent a lovely box of toys from Jazwares, including some fab Peppa Pig sets and Miffy toys. To start with I was going to run two separate reviews but as L has been mixing and matching them since the second they arrived, which is one of things I love, it only makes sense to cover them together.
Peppa Pig’s Family Home – Review
When we got asked to review the new Peppa Pig’s Family Home set I straight away said yes. L loves Peppa and has recently really got into games where he gets to be the character and play out little scenarios with his toys.
BRIO Police Station – Review
L adores his train set. It’s a lovely wooden one, so fits BRIO and loads of other brands. We have added to it over time and it’s getting pretty massive but when we were offered the chance of review the BRIO Police Station we jumped at the chance.
The BRIO Police station fits all the BRIO train and road sets. It has a roadway section the attaches to it and a rail section that runs along the side, there’s no where for the bad guys to escape to!!
It comes with a policeman and a bad guy as well as a police that has flashing lights and a siren. L literally loves it. Continue reading BRIO Police Station – Review
The Sudocrem Play More Campaign
With stories of childhood obesity never far from the headlines, it’s easy to believe that each generation of children is lazier than the last. But a new survey of 6 – 11 year olds suggests that British children believe they’re wrapped in cotton wool by their parents and would like more freedom to play outside. So that’s where the Sudocrem Play More Campaign wants to help.