Tag Archive: Play

Mar 05

David Walliams Billionnaire Boy Puzzle Review and Competition

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What a week! It was our first week back at school after the half term and Monday saw an inset day. We were looking forward to World Book Day and had discussed at length options and planned costumes for the celebrations at school. However, the weather had other ideas, after a shed load of snow, …

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Dec 01

Competition – Win Pass the Pigs!

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I love Pass the pigs! I grew up with it  and we often played it as a family. I was shocked to find that my husband had never heard of it when we got together, but now it is played often in our house and it is great – the kids can play too! It …

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Aug 17

Igloo Mania Review

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Family time this week has mostly involved playing Igloo Mania; we love playing games so was very happy to give this one a test run and review it!Igloo Mania is a game of steady hands, strategy and fun. In the box there is 64 blocks that build an igloo, there is a dome base and …

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Jun 13

Spinmaster Air Hogs Jet Rocket Review

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We are always on the look out for things that the whole family can enjoy – no matter what their age. We had a weekend recently where we were getting together with my mum and her husband, my brother and our nephew; add in the four of us and you get a right group of mixed …

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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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Feb 25

Review of Fairy Flowerpot

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Both Monkey and Mouse love the outdoors and nature but recently we have not had as much opportunity to get out and about as we normally would like. A perfect time I think to give the ‘Fairy Flowerpot’ from Interplay a test run! Within the set you get the flowerpot and the fairy, along with a …

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Jan 04

Bye Bye 2016

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Another year ended and so much has changed, things have happened (not all good), lots of well-known people have passed on and the kids have got older. My blog has suffered as some things I wanted to blog about I couldn’t and other times things impacted me and I had major writers block. I was …

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Nov 23

Review of Bellz

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We love games, board games, video games, even made up games; especially this time of year when it is darker in the evening and we just want to cosy down each night with something fun. We were very happy to add Bellz from Spinmaster to our collection and give it a test run!When the game arrived the kids …

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Nov 18

Photos of Furby #FurbyFriday

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We have been really lucky that we have had a Furby Friend with us over the past few weeks, to be fair I haven’t seen him much – he has been off with Monkey and Mouse having fun. Monkey particularly has taken to him and has been doing all sorts with him, I will do …

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Nov 02

Brightlings Review

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Mouse (like many other children I guess) has a biggish collection of dolls that seems to be ever increasing, She loves her dolls and loves to have more dolls when she finds something a little different from the ones she has. Brightlings are interactive Plush dolls that sing and talk, they come in three colours (Pink, …

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