POP BOOK photo book – review and giveaway worth £5.99

POP BOOK photo book

Are you looking for an alternative idea for a Valentine’s Day gift?  Or maybe a little present to cheer someone up? Either way, I might have just the thing for you as I’ve just discovered the POP BOOK app.  The free app lets you create mini photo books (you all… Continue reading »

Learning how to play Skylanders SuperChargers with a 6 year old

Learning how to play Skylanders Superchargers with a 6 year old

You all know that we aren’t a techie family and there isn’t a games console in sight in our household. But Monkey will be 7 at the end of the year, I know he plays computer games at school. Perhaps it’s time to try something new at home. We’ve been… Continue reading »

4M Tyrannosaurus T-Rex Dinosaur DNA

4M Tyrannosaurus T-Rex Dinosaur DNA

It’s no big secret that Monkey loves dinosaurs, they feature heavily in his TV viewing, book reading and play time!  I recently discovered a range from Great Gizmos which I knew would go down an absolute storm.  If I’m honest, I was quite interested in seeing it for myself.  The 4M… Continue reading »

Stikbot fun – a review for Brainstorm

Stikbot fun

We’ve been entertained lately by some very nimble chaps who were launched in the UK last week at Toy Fair by Brainstorm Limited.  We’ve been having some Stikbot fun. The Stikbot is aimed at children aged 4 years and over and comes in a range of six bright colours.  They are multi-positional… Continue reading »

Imprify extend their range – reader discount

Imprify extend their range

You may recall that we reviewed the Imprify app earlier in the year and at that time I created a lovely photobook to capture memories. I received an email recently and I thought I’d share the news with you as Imprify extend their range to include personalised photo magnets, along with their… Continue reading »

Orchard Toys App

Orchard Toys App

Did you know that the Orchard Toys App was released recently? This is Orchard Toys first venture into the world of apps and this one is available via iTunes for 99p. The Orchard Toys App is aimed at children aged 5 years and works with their well recognisable graphics.  You… Continue reading »

Pacca Alpaca Travel Playtime app

Pacca Alpaca Travel Playtime app

You may remember that we reviewed the Pacca Alpaca Australia app a while back.  Well there is a new app on the block now, continuing the travel theme – the Pacca Alpaca Travel Playtime app. The Pacca Alpaca Travel Playtime app is aimed at children aged 2-6 years and includes 50 different activities whilst introducing… Continue reading »

Pebli Town Starter Pack – review and giveaway

Pebli Town

Mookie Toys contacted me recently and asked if Monkey would like to try out their Pebli Town Starter Pack which works with the Pebli Town app. We spotted that one of the characters was a Fireman so Monkey was keen to say yes! Pebli Town is aimed at children aged… Continue reading »

Tiggly Words and Math apps

Tiggly Words and Math apps

Now the summer holidays are upon us, Monkey and I will be having lots of adventures. Whilst I want him to ensure being away from a school environment I’m eager that we spend some time during the holidays concentrating on some educational tasks.  We’ve been trying out the Tiggly Words and… Continue reading »

Virry – app review


We love wildlife here as you know and one day I want to take Monkey on Safari in Africa. Until that time, we have our trips to the Zoo to keep us entertained and books to inform. I recently discovered an app which will really help Monkey learn more about the… Continue reading »