Tag Archive: Family Fun

Sep 09

Summer Holiday Memories

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Today is the third day of the Monkey and the Mouse being back at school and the first day this week of me being off work and at home alone. If I am honest I am having a bit of a sad day, life stuff and missing the kids is having an impact so I …

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Jul 29

Speedy Bin Game – Review and Competition

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This week we have mostly been playing Speedy Bin! The Monkey and the Mouse were very excited when it arrived and they couldn’t wait to get stuck into playing! In the box there is the bin and the paper.  You have to construct the bin before you can play the game, but it is simple to put together. …

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Jun 06

Triop World Competition

Yesterday you saw me publish a review of the fantastic Triop World (My Living World) from Interplay. The perfect set for any nature lover, history lover or pet lover! The Monkey and the Mouse found it easy to use and they are so excited at how they are going to see their ‘pets’ grow. Some …

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Jun 05

Interplay Triop World Review

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This week we are mostly trying to grow pond monsters with ‘Nick Baker’s Triop World’ from Interplay UK; this set is great and gives you the chance to explore the world of nature in your own home.  Triops (which are also known as Tadpole or Shield Shrimps) are creatures that biologists often call living fossils. They …

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May 31

Half-Shell Heroes: Blast To The Past Competition

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On the 16th May 2016 something great happened – the Half-Shell Heroes: Blast To The Past DVD was released and young children were able to join in the fun of the Turtles Franchise that we all have come to love over the years, Blast from the past is a perfectly age appropriate film for the little …

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May 25

Capture The Flag – Review

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We love a good family film to settle down to on a weekend and Capture the Flag came at the perfect time for a family film afternoon with the grandparents!  Capture the flag is an entertaining adventure that takes you on an exciting journey into space, with a boy, his father and grandfather who come together to …

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Apr 01

Easter Crafts with Baker Ross

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We have had a slight delay on our Easter Celebrations this year due to a bad bout of flu for me and a slightly less bad bout of flu for others. Luckily the local schools seem to have matched this and although the kids were off for Good Friday and Easter Monday they then went …

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Mar 24

Blaze and the Monster Machine: Blaze of Glory

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If you are looking for a new fun DVD to keep the little ones entertained over the Easter holidays, this may just be it. Released on 14th March 2016, it is perfectly timed! Get your engines running and blaze into action in Blaze and AJ’s premiere mini movie event; Blaze and the Monster Machine: Blaze of Glory! Blaze …

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Feb 07

My Sunday Photo

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Dec 23

Hare and Tortoise at Nottingham Playhouse

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At the weekend we were invited to go and watch the ‘Hare and Tortoise'; a show currently showing at Nottingham Playhouse. It is a re-do of the classic tale and it promised to be fun. The Monkey and The Mouse were very excited on arriving at the Playhouse and realising we were going to see a …

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