Preparing the Garden for a World Cup Party

*This post is in collaboration with Very and Vouchercloud The whole world has been thrown into football fever over the last few days and Dave and I have been dragged into it – thanks to the children! They have been learning about the World Cup at school – have been…

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Review: Star Wars Force Link 2.0 Kessel Run Millennium Falcon with Han Solo Figure

Anyone who reads this blog regularly will know that our family are big Star Wars fans. Well, aside from me! So, the children were pretty excited when Hasbro sent us the Star Wars Force Link 2.0 Kessel Run Millennium Falcon to review. The Kessel Run Millennium Falcon was surprisingly easy…

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‘Smart’ Additions to our Brio Train Set

I have written so many times about our family’s love of wooden train sets – especially Little Man – and so, more often than not, the whole of our downstairs is strewn with track, buildings and trains. The children create epic cities and transport routes, passenger lines and rails for…

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Introducing the Children to Sylvanian Families

Sylvanian Families have been around for years – decades even. They were around when I was a child and so I’m familiar with the little fuzzy animal families and the world they live in. But up until now LP and Little Man hadn’t owned any Sylvanian Families toys – the whole…

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Learning Coding with Botley from Learning Resources

I am always looking for new toys for LP and Little Man that will really engage them, help them to think and learn something new. When we were sent Botley, The Coding Robot Activity Set from Learning Resources it looked like just the thing to inspire the children to learn…

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Review: Brio World Airport with Control Tower

Little Man absolutely loves trains and so we are huge fans of Brio in our house – but their range includes so much more than just trains and track. Brio World has literally a whole world of play for children of any age and Little Man was lucky enough to…

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Introducing the Green Bean Collection

LP and Little Man absolutely love to read – or to listen to stories – and books feature very heavily in our family routine, with so many being read every single day. Now that LP can read, and Little Man is swiftly following suit, they love to read by themselves…

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