Must-have toys for entertaining the kids

Entertaining kids of all ages can be challenging and these days many parents fall into a trap of allowing too much “screen time” to beat the boredom. Although certain forms of technology can be useful for children to learn certain skills, and of course pass the time, there are also many classic toys and games that are perfect for keeping them busy both indoors and outdoor. If you’re looking for some inspiration, take a look below at our list of {Read More}

6 Creative DIY 3D Wooden Puzzle Toys That Your Kids Will Love

*Collaborative Post* If you want a fun and educational toy for kids, you should consider getting a fantastic 3D wooden puzzle. Besides, these puzzles are not just popular because of their exciting designs. In fact, these toy puzzles are also designed to help develop your kids’ brain functionality and hands-on ability. To further elaborate, these 3D wooden puzzles usually come as DIY crafts. Since your kids will have to assemble the puzzle on their own (or with a bit of {Read More}

YoYo Ball review

We have kindly been sent two YoYo Ball’s for the children to try out and I can’t stress enough how much the children love these. They are super easy to use, fun and boast bright patterns and designs. My two have played with these every day after school and even take them in the car as a fidget toy. Both children have tried regular yoyo’s out without any real success; they can’t quite master the technique and end up spending {Read More}

Quizzie the Robot : Review and Giveaway

If you’re looking for a little toy inspiration, we’ve got a fab little toy, Quizzie, for review and one to giveaway! Quizzie is a cute little robot who has three modes of play. It lets you record up to five questions with yes/no answers. If your friends or family guess incorrectly, they will be squirted with water! Little Quizzie stands at just 10cm tall but size isn’t everything. He’s packed full of fun. This hilarious bot has light and sound {Read More}

Playmobil Mars Expedition 70888 review

We absolutely adore Playmobil in our house and, truth be told, I can’t remember a time where we didn’t have one set or another out being played with. For the past couple of years the children have been really interested in the Space series and we already have quite a few models but we have been kindly gifted the Mars Expedition 70888 set for review. What do you get? Inside the box you get: a Mars rover with lights and {Read More}

The UpsideDown Challenge Game

If you love playing family games, the UpsideDown Challenge Game is going to be right up your street. It’s fantastic fun and laughter for the whole family and will really challenge you all. For the past 6 months or so, we’ve made more of an effort to pay family games; we used to play them a lot when the children were really little and then, w we stopped. I don’t know why really but having Friday nights as games night {Read More}

Micro Toy Box Collectibles – Series 1

If you love tiny toys and unboxing toys, you are going to go mad for these incredibly cute and supper detailed mini-toys! Taking some real classics and some of the more contemporary toys and games and shrinking them to minute replicas, the new and super cute Micro Toy Box collectibles let your kids unbox some of the greatest toys ever made and there are over 50 to collect! Each toy is around 2-3cms long and come in their own packaging {Read More}

Gift ideas for 9 year olds

With my eldest turning 9 at the end of the month, and with Christmas (I know I shouldn’t mention it yet!) not too far away either, I thought I’d write a post for some inspiration as I find this age quite tricky to buy for sometimes. So, what sort of things do 9 year olds want? Well, I know mine wants a phone but we have vetoed that until she is 11. So what else is on her mind? All {Read More}

The SnapWatch is a super fun and easy way for your kids to tell the time. As soon as my two saw these, they were chomping at the bit to get them set up and on their wrists. So, the SnapWatch does exactly as the name suggests. It’s a digital, light up watch that snaps on their wrists. This wearable device is able to slap, bend and twist in a way that regular watches aren’t so are brilliantly durable and {Read More}

Playmobil Family Fun Zoo Playsets

Since my two have been old enough, they have loved their different Playmobil collections. So when we were asked to see what we thought about the new Playmobil Zoo range, they couldn’t wait to open up the boxes and get playing. We were sent the Playmobil Family Fun Orangutans with Tree and Playmobil Family Fun Red Panda Habitat to put through its paces. Orangutans with Tree Playset The Orangutans with Tree playset comes with four orangutans; two adults and two {Read More}