Tag Archive: Construction Play

Mar 30

Meccano Motorcycle Set Review

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I remember playing with Meccano when I was growing up and I love that it is still available now, I really like it when the kids play with something that I know from my childhood. We were sent the 5 in 1 Motorcycle Set to have a look at and Monkey couldn’t wait to get …

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Dec 03

Battle of Smallville Lego Review

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I love this time of year, the festive lights, the cosy snuggling up in front of a film and the lego – well there is always Lego at Christmas – isn’t there?! We are a family of lego lovers, we love to spend time building our own creations and Daddy and Monkey love the sets! …

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Jun 12

Plus Plus Robot Challenge

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Over at The Toadstool they have set a challenge to build robots from Plus Plus.  We are loving our plus plus, so spent some time as a family having a go at building robots! Here is what we came up with

May 31

Review – Plus Plus Mini Basic 600 from The Toadstool

When we first received the box of Plus Plus Mini Basic 600; both Daddy and I were skeptical. Daddy because although we love construction play, we already have the ‘main’ brands and he wasn’t sure there was really place in our house for another type of building toy. Me? I was skeptical because the pieces …

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Jan 10

Lego has landed

We have entered a new stage! We have had wooden building blocks, mega bloke, other bigger lego type building sets and ‘Legs’ has played with ‘real lego’ elsewhere but for Christmas he was given his very own real lego and he loves it! So we have entered the more grown up land of building!  Here …

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