Tag: Educational

Review of the Harmonica Set from RainbowColours.com

You may have read our review of the Giant Piano Mat from RainbowColours.com and heard about how we loved it, well this is the second set we have tried from RainbowColours.com – the Harmonica Set! Within the set you receive a Metal 4 hole harmonica in the key of C, Harmonica Case, the Rainbow Colours book and 4 …

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Giant Piano Mat from Rainbow.com Review

There is a lot of music in our house, we are all big fans and there are instruments all over the place. Monkey has just taken up French Horn at school and last year both Monkey and the Mouse saved their pennies to buy guitars. So I have to say when anything Musical arrives, my …

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Book Review: A Whole New World

Parragon’s new imprint ‘Paper Rocket’ for young adult fiction will feature an exciting array of both Disney and Marvel fiction titles for tweens and teens. There will be fantasy, thrillers and illustrated novels all written by best-selling authors such as Stan Lee and Margaret Stohl. We have been lucky enough to take a look at ‘A whole new …

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October Book Competition – Florentine and Pig

TIme for another Book Competition; On offer is the ‘Florentine and Pig and the Spooky Forest Adventure’. Florentine and Pig are popular and in this adventure they hear spooky noises in the night and decide it must be the growling, prowling Bog Mog, so they set off into the spooky forest to find it. The book includes …

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September Book Competition – The Hive Activity Book

A nice simple post to just say you have a chance to win! On offer is a ‘The Hive’ Sticker and Activity book. Filled with activities, fun and stickers this is the perfect stocking filler for any ‘The HIve’ or creative fan. All you have to do is follow the options on the Gleam Widget …

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Crafts from Baker Ross for the summer!

Baker Ross do a wide range of crafts and I have told you a bit about the weaving activities they have to offer.We were really lucky to be sent some other things to try out too. the crafts have come in really handy over the past couple of weeks of the summer holidays. Monkey and …

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Book Competition – Spongebob Squarepants

We have hit february which means it is time for the second of my book giveaways. My kids are massive Spongebob Squarepants fans, so when I saw this little book I thought it would be great for a little giveaway. The prize is a copy of The Spongebob squarepants Book of Trivia. The fab thing …

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Alphablocks Reading Programme

Mouse is still not in school, a subject I won’t dwell on too much today – that is a post for another day! We worry that she is missing out on things by not yet being in school, but we are trying to do things at home to encourage her and to help her develop …

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Little Big Songs – Review

If our car over the past few weeks we have been listening to a lovely CD called ‘Little Big Songs). Released in May this year the CD was created by Jerry O’Regan, a musician and writer from Edinburgh. Jerry knows music, he has been playing the guitar and singing in bands since he was 15, …

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One Starry Night – Book review

You know we love books, and you know we love reading at bedtimes, in fact we love reading anytime of the day, it is just me who prefers bedtime reading as it feels more snuggly! One Starry Night is a pretty book, the cover alone is a great picture of Hedgehog in his felt hat …

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