Having fun with Scheich dinosaurs – review

Having fun with Scheich dinosaurs

Like most children of his age, my 7 year son is obsessed with dinosaurs.  It’s always amazed me how quickly he picked up all of the, sometimes incredibly hard to pronounce names, and can reel them off to me verbatim. It’s like he was born with the information already programmed… Continue reading »

Andy’s Amazing Adventures magazine

Andy’s Amazing Adventures magazine

Monkey is a huge fan of Andy Day, from before we met him on tour a few years ago.  We regularly watch Andy’s Wild Adventures and Andy’s Dinosaur Adventures (we even have the entire set on DVD) on CBeebies. So we were both super excited to hear that there is… Continue reading »

Dinosaur hunting in Cambridge #CountryKids

Dinosaur hunting in Cambridge

You may recall that Monkey and I visited Cambridge at the start of the school holidays. The trip didn’t go quite to plan as Monkey’s eardrum decided to perforate whilst we were there, cutting our trip short.  But we did manage to have some fun and we did go Dinosaur hunting… Continue reading »

Trackmaster Samson

Trackmaster Samson

You may remember a while back we reviewed the Thomas & Friends DVD Dinos & Discoveries which was an instant hit with Monkey.  Imagine his delight when the lovely people at Fisher Price sent him the Trackmaster Samson train to add to his Trackmaster set! Trackmaster Samson is aimed at children… Continue reading »

Science & Play: Archeofun T-Rex & Triceratops – Review and Giveaway

Archeofun T-Rex & Triceratops

As you all know we have a massive dinosaur fan here.  When we visited Charmouth in the summer monkey got to see fossils up close as well as the Charmouth Dinosaur.  He was fascinated with the idea of digging up dinosaur fossils.  Knowing of his new-found addiction the lovely people… Continue reading »

Fun on the beach at Charmouth #CountryKids

fun on the beach at Charmouth

Another summer of fun post for you today.  Back in August Daddy P took some time off work and we decided to go on a road trip down to Devon.  The original plan had been to stay overnight to break up the journey, but my car had broken down the… Continue reading »

Big Dinosaurs – a review for Orchard Toys

Big Dinosaurs

I’ve mentioned a few times that Monkey loves Dinosaurs.  We watch dinosaurs on CBeebies, we’ve been to two Natural History Museums in search of dinosaur bones, we are always reading about them and playing with them!  There was only one area of play missing – a jigsaw puzzle.  Well that… Continue reading »

Dinosaur Hunting part two #CountryKids

Dinosaur Hunting part two

You may remember our first Dinosaur Hunting post from the Natural History Museum in Oxford.  Monkey loved it so much that I realised he really was ready for a trip to the Natural History Museum in London.  Time for Dinosaur Hunting Part two! We had been invited down to London… Continue reading »

Make Your Own T-Rex – a review for The Works

Make Your Own T-Rex

We were recently given the opportunity to review a book from The Works.  We have a store locally which I’m a big fan of.  You can get some great deals on all sorts of books. This was my first time looking at their on-line catalogue.  I really was spoilt for… Continue reading »

Exploring with Dinosaurs – a review for Safari Ltd/Asobi

Exploring with Dinosaurs

I came across an American company called Safari Ltd on Instagram a while ago.  They supply a huge variety of hand painted plastic animals and I’d spotted some of Monkey’s favourites.  Safari Ltd have been producing these animals and figurines for over 30 years and their products are now distributed… Continue reading »