Brio Remote Control Travel Train Review

Any regular reader will know how much our family loves wooden trains and we have grown quite a substantial Brio collection since we became parents. We were recently sent the Brio Remote Control Travel Train to review which I knew would go well with our existing wooden trains and track. The Brio Remote Control Travel Train has four parts to it – the train engine, a passenger carriage, a passenger…

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Expanding our Wooden Train collection with Hape

I have always written about our love of wooden toys and our wooden train set is a huge part of that. We have amassed quite a collection of track, trains and accessories but there is nothing that Little Man loves more than getting a new train – especially if it’s something a little different. So when Hape sent us a few of their wooden trains to try out Little Man…

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Mr Pop Review – a Family Game from Ideal at John …

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 Review – 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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Brio World Central Train Station Review

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 (Competitions now closed)

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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