Dig In! from Drumond Park – review and giveaway

Dig In!

We’ve been going on a treasure hunt, to look for cars and trains and doughnuts!   We’ve been having fun with the Dig In! from Drumond Park and as always my son seems to beat me at every turn. Dig In! from Drumond Park is aimed at families with children… Continue reading »

Booms, Bangs, Fizzes #BritishScienceWeek

Booms, Bangs, Fizzes

To celebrate British Science Week which runs from 10th-19th March, Monkey and I have been trying the Booms, Bangs, Fizzes set from John Adams. We’ve not really tried too many science experiments at home, so we were both rather excited to try out this set, which contains details to conduct… Continue reading »

Cluedo Junior – a review

Cluedo Junior

I’ve loved board games since I was a child and I’ve recently had the opportunity to introduce my Monkey 7-year-old son to a classic, with a modern twist.  We received Cluedo Junior from Hasbro and it’s gone down a storm. This version of the game is designed for children aged… Continue reading »

Cheeky Monkeys

Cheeky Monkeys

I couldn’t make it to Toy Fair this year, and one of the things I missed was getting to see the new range of games launched by Orchard Toys.  We’ve been big fans for years now as you all know, and I was thrilled when a very aptly new game… Continue reading »

Brain Box Story Cards – review and giveaway

Brain Box Story Cards

It’s hard to believe that the blog is now 4 years old.  Time really has flown.  If you’ve been with me for most of blog’s journey then you will know that Monkey has often struggled to communicate at the same level as his peers.  He turned 7 in December, he’s… Continue reading »

Rhino Hero – review and giveaway

Rhino Hero

Every so often I come across something that has Monkey’s name written all over it.  It’s a moment when I just can’t wait to take delivery of an item and know it will be an instant hit. When Esdevium Games mentioned the Haba card game, Rhino Hero, that was one… Continue reading »

Greedy Granny

Greedy Granny

When I was at Toy Fair at the beginning of the year I got to see a number of toys and games that would be released in the run up to Christmas.  Greedy Granny from Tomy is one such game, and it’s a lot of fun and easy to play…. Continue reading »

What’s the Time, Mr Wolf?

What's the Time, Mr Wolf?

We love Orchard Toys, you all know that.  It’s a relationship Monkey and I would have whether I was blogging or not.  Their games and puzzles are such good quality, educational and fun.  The recently launched two new games and a new puzzle for autumn.  We received the What’s the Time, Mr… Continue reading »

Cortex Challenge Kids – review and giveaway

Cortex Challenge Kids

We seem to have had so much going on over the summer holidays, it was quite a challenge to get all three of us in the room together, for some down time.  We managed to achieve that recently and enjoyed a few games of Cortex Challenge Kids in the process.  This… Continue reading »

Simon Air from Hasbro

Simon Air from Hasbro

As I’m of a certain age, I can remember vividly when the iconic electronic memory game Simon, was launched in 1978.  One of my friends was lucky enough to own it and she’d regularly thrash me when we played it.  Move on nearly 40 years and Hasbro have launched Simon… Continue reading »