Dressing up as Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III

Dressing up as Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III

This term has seen a real transformation in Monkey.  They’ve been learning about Cressida Cowell and dragons, and Monkey has become obsessed with the How to Train Your Dragon books.  It’s been wonderful, really wonderful. You might have caught my post recently about how the books have inspired him to… Continue reading »

T-Rex dressing up with Pretend to Bee

T-Rex dressing up with Pretend to Bee

Monkey, like most boys his age, is totally obsessed with dinosaurs.  He’s had so much fun recently taking things to another level with some T-Rex dressing up with Pretend to Bee. you may remember that Monkey put their Pilot’s outfit to the flight test earlier this year, which was a big… Continue reading »

Dressed for the occasion with Fun Warehouse

Dressed for the occasion with Fun Warehouse

Monkey’s not the greatest fan of getting dressed up as a superhero and I can’t persuade him that he really does need a Star Wars Storm Trooper outfit (darn it!).  But he does like dressing up as what he sees as real people – be it an astronaut, racing driver… Continue reading »

Come fly with Pilot Monkey and Pretend to Bee – review and giveaway

Come fly with Pilot Monkey and Pretend to Bee

I have to be honest that fancy dress days at school fill me with dread when they are themed around Super Heroes and the like.  Monkey just isn’t fussed about dressing up in anything that doesn’t reflect real life.  With our recent visit to the Concorde Experience at Brooklands Museum, he is… Continue reading »

PC Monkey with Jokers’ Masquerade – a review

PC Monkey with Jokers' Masquerade

We missed all the dressing up excitement that comes with World Book Day as we were in Spain.  Monkey has only just started to show any interest in this kind of role play.  I think his school nativity play has helped, as I’ve certainly seen a change since then.  Today… Continue reading »

My own little racing driver

Monkey had a party to go to on Saturday, his friends Mr S and Miss B decided they wanted a fancy dress party, no theme and optional.  Well Monkey is not the most adventurous little man, and when I mentioned getting dressed up I got a flat NO Mummy! He… Continue reading »