Mayka Toy Block Tape #rainbowtoyawards

Mayka Toy Block Tape

We were contacted recently by the team at Rainbow Toy Awards to look at one of the nominated products, Mayka Toy Block Tape.  The tape comes in a range of nine different colours, with lengths of 1 metre with two studs, and 4 metres with either 2 or 4 studs. I… Continue reading »

Sticky Brick Tape – review and giveaway

Sticky Brick Tape

We’ve been surrounded my Lego lately.  It’s no secret that we are big fans of the brick and all it can make.  We’ve seen some wonderful animal sculptures at Marwell Zoo recently and we got to see a steaming Flying Scotsman at the Bucks County Museum on Monday. They’ve inspired… Continue reading »

Back to school with Smiggle

Back to school with Smiggle

It’s hard to believe that the school holidays are drawing to a close.  I’m going to miss my buddy when he starts in Year Three.  But I know he’ll have something to make him smile as he goes back to school with Smiggle.  Originating from Australia, Smiggle offer a range of… Continue reading »

StikBot Pirate Movie Set #StikBot

Stikbot Pirate Movie Set

Do you remember when we looked at the StikBot poseable toys before?  I can’t believe that was well over a year ago now.  Since then my 7 year old son has learned about stop frame animation both at school and with me as part of a blog experience.  With a love… Continue reading »

Sleeping well with Room to Grow

Sleeping well with Room to Grow

I was recently sorting out the airing cupboard and it was with a heavy heart that I realised that my son has outgrown a couple of his duvet sets.  Don’t get me wrong, he is still firmly planted in the world of trains, diggers and tractors, but he’s growing up… Continue reading »

Learning with Amazing! magazine – review and giveaway

Learning with Amazing! magazine

I am always on the look out for new ways to encourage Monkey to read and I’ve been having some success recently.  Not only has he been reading, but he’s also been learning with Amazing! magazine.  Double points to me! The magazine was launched in 2014 and is aimed at children… Continue reading »