Tag Archive: Learning

Oct 21

Review of the Harmonica Set from RainbowColours.com

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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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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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Feb 02

Review – Parragon Factivity Human Body Boxset

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Monkey loves learning about things especially the human body; he wants to know how it works, what is inside it and what he can do with it – so you can imagine the smile when he saw this month’s Parragon Books Book Buddy mail! The box includes a book (that is full of facts and activities) …

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Oct 06

Alphabet Photo

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I like photos that are taken from interesting angles, that are a little closer than you would usually look or that leave you wondering what the subject is. My father in Law prefers photos that show you exactly what the topic is and he likes them to be sat appropriately into three thirds of the …

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Sep 23

Autumn Crafts with Baker Ross

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Baker Ross have such a wide range of crafts, there really are some for every season! Now the nights are drawing in and the kids want to be inside in the warm a bit more, there are some perfect crafts for the Autumn and we were sent some to take a look at! What better …

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Jul 26

Crafts for the Summer – Weaving with Baker Ross

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Monkey and Mouse love crafting, anything they can stick, thread, make or change – they love it. Today was the first day of their summer holiday and we have had the craft box out already, so I think over the next 6 weeks there is going to be a lot of creating going on! I work …

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May 15

Parragon Book Review – Growl with the Animals

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Parragon do such a wide variety of books and our book-case certainly looks better for having a range of Parragon books on it. This month we were sent ‘Growl with the Animals‘ through book buddies. It is a big, bright and beautiful book with 10 sound buttons to go with the lovely pictures.  The book …

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Dec 02

Alphablocks Reading Programme

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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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Nov 06

Without a School Place

The October half term has been and gone, I really didn’t think I would be writing another post on this, I thought by now it would have changed and I would have written a ‘Hip Hip Hooray’ post about it instead. But here we are heading into mid November and Mouse is still not in …

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