Tag Archive: toys

Jun 26

The Ocean Travel Pouch Puzzle from The Toadstool

The Ocean Travel Puzzle is a 100 piece jigsaw that comes in a handy pouch, which is perfect for for travelling and for storing at home too. Once completed the puzzle measures 8″ x 12″, the pieces are as sturdy as they need to be for puzzle building and it is easily put together. The …

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Jun 14

Review – Haba Pirates Costume

Like many children both Monkey and the Mouse love any play that involves using their imagination, they love to pretend and be someone different. I would say that dressing up is a massive part of this! We sometime struggle to find good quality costumes that they both can use! Monkey and Mouse were both very …

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Jun 12

Plus Plus Robot Challenge

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 20

Review – Haba Little Scamp Doll Mette

In every child’s life there is a toy that becomes a friend and in our house that toy is Mette (although her name has been changed to Sally by Mouse). Mette is a little scamp doll from Haba, a fully material doll with lovely colours, fun clothing and a wonderful air of quality. She is very …

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May 10

Review of Haba Sand Toys from The Toadstool

Guess what I saw this weekend?  Something I have not seen for months, it was bright and warm and so beautiful! You guessed it, it was the sun! I am sure you can all guess what sun means to Monkey and Mouse too, extra outdoor play! We have had some additions to the garden recently, …

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Jan 18

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Nov 06

*Review* Hape Coffee Maker

The Hape Coffee Maker is a beautifully made wooden toy and if i am honest – I have fallen a little bit in love with it! There are 6 parts to the toy, the main coffee machine, a cup, sugar bowl, spoon, carton of milk and a coffee filter! It has that special quality that …

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Oct 29

*Review* Three Little Pigs by Orchard Toys

A board game from Orchard Toys, Three Little Pigs is aimed at ages 3-6 year olds and it is fab! It is a board game and the aim is to build your three houses (one of straw, one of sticks and one of brick) before making your way to the safe house in the middle …

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Oct 25

✩Review✩ Old MacDonald Lotto – Orchard Toys

Old MacDonald Lotto is a Fun Farmyard game from Orchard Toys. In the box there are four players boards, four farmer cards and  24 farmyard cards.  Each player has a board and all the farmyard cards are placed face down, the farmers cards are also placed faced down separately.  Each players takes their go to …

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Sep 03

HABA – Large Play Set On the farm

I have to start of by saying that the Large Play Set on the Farm is another brilliant toy from HABA. The toy features 22 wooden characters including farmer, animals, tractor and trees that all come in a strong cardboard box! The box doubles up as part of the play set and becomes the farm house! …

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