K’Nex Cars Building Set 25525

We’ve shown you roller coasters, we’ve thrilled you with a ferris wheel and today we’re sharing a smaller set, the K’Nex Cars Building Set 25525.  This set is aimed at children aged 7 years and over, comes with 187 pieces and you can produce 12 different vehicles. This is a non-motorised… Continue reading »

Having fun with JCB Kids #digtheadventure

Having fun with JCB Kids

There are some brands that really having meaning to us as a family.  There’s a connection. One of the first books that Monkey was ever given as a present was a My 1st JCB book about Freddie Fastrac the Tractor.  He was a baby at the time, and I wasn’t… Continue reading »

K’Nex 3 in 1 Classic Amusement Park Building Set 17035

K'Nex 3 in 1 Classic Amusement Park Building Set 17035

Last week I shared the great Electric Inferno Roller Coaster set from K’Nex with you. Today I’ve got a real beauty for you.  In fact, Monkey nearly cried when we opened this particular delivery.  For the longest time he’s looked longingly at the display in our local toy shop.  It’s… Continue reading »

K’Nex Electric Inferno Roller Coaster 17040


Monkey first discovered K’Nex a few years ago when we were visiting family friends for the weekend. They’d got their kids old set out, and Monkey was in heaven.  Even though, at that time he was too young for a lot of the construction, he loved the idea of the… Continue reading »

Magnetic Construction fun with Playmags

Magnetic Construction fun with Playmags

Back in January I came across something at Toy Fair, which I knew instantly would go down well with my son.  Monkey is nearly 7, and his love of all things building, shows no sign of waning.   He’s been having magnetic construction fun with Playmags for the last couple of… Continue reading »

Meccano 4X4 Off-Road Truck

Meccano 4X4 Off-Road Truck

We have a child who’s loved construction from an early age.  As he’s grown, we’ve seen the builds getting more complex and the items he’s building with getting smaller.  I’ve loved watching him develop and see his journey through different products.  One brand that’s been in the back of my… Continue reading »

Making friends with Furby Connect #furbyconnect

Making friends with Furby Connect

I was 30 when the original Furby toy first made an appearance.  It was a crazy I missed out on for myself, but remember friends children all being obsessed with them.  Move on nearly 20 years and not only has my life changed, but so has Furby!  Monkey has been making… Continue reading »

Tonka Climb-overs range

Tonka Climb-overs range

Last month I brought you the Tonka Steel range and this month we are focussing on the new Tonka Climb-overs range of toys. Tonka have over 70 years experience in manufacturing toys to last for generations. The new Tonka Climb-overs range consists of a number of 4×4 motorised vehicles and track… Continue reading »

Toys for all Ages COBI Submarine Spitfire

Toys for all Ages Cobi Submarine Spitfire

Monkey is a boy who loves planes, trains and automobiles, and yes diggers and tractors too! We’ve taken him to a number of airshows over the years and museums like IWM Duxford and Brooklands.  He knows his stuff when it comes to aeroplanes and I knew he’d love the Toys for all… Continue reading »

Airhogs RC ThunderBird 2

Airhogs RC ThunderBird 2

I used to be glued to the TV when Thunderbirds was on when I was a child, it was such a popular series at that time.  Like so many classics from my childhood, the format has been given a 21st century makeover and now Monkey is enjoying it too.  I knew… Continue reading »