Zoomer Chomplingz Tiger Tail

Zoomer Chomplingz Tiger Tail

There seems to be an inbuilt setting in children, especially boys, that they become totally fascinated with dinosaurs with no influence from their parents. That’s certainly been the case here. Monkey is an avid Andy’s Dinosaur Adventures watcher (to the point I bought the entire series on DVD for him). We’ve… Continue reading »

Bizzy Bitz 350 pieces starter set

Bizzy Bitz 350 pieces starter set

I first came across Bizzy Bitz at The Toy Fair last year and was instantly intrigued.  With a construction mad son, they sets looked right up our street.  I’d already got these on Monkey’s birthday list for next month, when we were asked if we’d like to review the Bizzy Bitz… Continue reading »

Wooden Nativity Set #WhatWOODYouPlay?

Wooden Nativity Set

It’s official, Christmas really is just around the corner.  My Papa was a Vicar, and whilst religion was never thrust upon us as children, it was a part of Christmas for me.  Crib services, Christmas carols and the story behind why we celebrate Christmas are still important to me as… Continue reading »

Thomas & Friends TrackMaster Thomas’ Shipwreck Rails Set

Thomas & Friends TrackMaster Thomas' Shipwreck Rails Set

You may recall that we were lucky enough to be invited to the premiere of the Thomas & Friends Sodor’s Legend of the Lost Treasure movie earlier in the summer.  Well the film is released on DVD later this month, and to coincide with the release we’ve been having lots of fun… Continue reading »

Wild Pets Spider

Wild Pets Spider

Now you know that we are big bug fans here (we’ll gloss over Monkey’s new-found terror of wasps!).  I have friends with a real phobia of spiders but they don’t bother us in this house.  I knew Monkey was going to love a parcel that arrived recently – the Wild… Continue reading »

Fun over the summer with The Works

Fun over the summer with The Works

I’ve long been a fan of The Works shops, from way before I had Monkey.  They always have lots of bargained price books for children and adults alike.  I have to be honest, I’ve not really looked at them as a toys and games supplier before, but that might just… Continue reading »