Review: Mr Pop – a Family Game from Ideal at John Adams

LP and Little Man are at the age now where they can play games happily together, taking turns and understanding the instructions without the meltdowns of a couple of years ago. Because of this we have been expanding our games collection, adding games that the whole family can enjoy. Our latest addition to our collection is Mr Pop from John Adams. Mr Pop is a fast paced game that children…

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The Incredibles 2 Toy Range – Jack-Jack Attacks

We absolutely loved Incredibles 2 when we saw it at the cinema shortly after it’s release and we could tell immediately that Incredibles 2 was going to be the big franchise of the moment. So when I saw the range of amazing Incredibles 2 toys that were being released I knew LP and Little Man would love them. We were sent Jack-Jack Attacks and I couldn’t believe just how cute…

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Introducing the Children to Coding with Power Tracks

STEM learning toys seem to be everywhere at the moment, ranging from chemistry sets to apps that allow children to  make their own mini games. They are only limited by their imaginations and are a whole new concept in toys that children really seem to love and learn from. Programmable robots also come under the STEM umbrella and they tend to vary quite widely in the complexity of how they…

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Review: Brio World Central Train Station

Little Man absolutely loves trains and Brio is a huge part of that. Over the last few years he has amassed quite a wooden train set collection but loves the Brio World range which lets him create whole towns and cities just like the ones he is familiar with in our day to day lives. Wooden train sets are now so much more than vehicular toys and are now a…

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Reveal from Paul Lamond Games Review and Giveaway

Dave and I absolutely love board games evenings so when Paul Lamond Games sent us Reveal we couldn’t wait to play it – especially as the tagline is ‘The Game with no Questions, just Answers!’ – How intriguing is that?! Reveal is a really good quality board game that comes with a game board, a dice, four playing pieces and a batch of gold tokens as well as three sets of…

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Review: Clementoni Science Museum Mind Designer

LP and Little Man both really love STEM toys at the moment – anything that inspires them to think and create, using skills from science to maths and every aspect of technology. So when we had a Clementoni delivery the children couldn’t have been more excited and cracked open the Science Museum Mind Designer straight away. The Mind Designer is a robot that you can program to play games, move around…

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Review: Paw Patrol Ultimate Fire Truck Playset

It’s no secret that Little Man loves Paw Patrol – and he has a slowly growing collection of Paw Patrol toys that he absolutely adores. His latest addition to his toy collection is the Paw Patrol Ultimate Fire Truck Playset which he has seen in magazines and on the TV for months. The Paw Patrol Ultimate Fire Truck Playset comes complete with Marshall and a fire car and plastic water to shoot…

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