Explorer Dinosaurs! – review and giveaway

Explorer Dinosaurs! 

I’m carrying on the dinosaur theme today.  We are big fans of the What On Earth? series of books and I was super excited to learn about the launch of the new Explorer Dinosaurs! book aimed at children aged 7-11 years of age.  Perfect for my almost 8 year old son… Continue reading »

Space themed fun with Brainstorm

We’ve been having lots of space themed fun with Brainstorm over the last month.  You might have noticed my recent giveaway for a Space torch and Cosmic Stars set.  My son has been fascinated with space, the moon and stars for as long as I can remember and he loves… Continue reading »

SmartGlobe Explorer AR from Oregon Scientific #AWorldOfLearning

SmartGlobe Explorer AR from Oregon Scientific

I’ve written before of my love of maps, atlas and globes.  From a young age, I’ve been fascinated with all three mediums and I’m sure that’s where my love of travel stems from.  I’ve been eager to share this love with my son from an early age and with family doted… Continue reading »

Don’t Bug the Insects – review and giveaway

Don't Bug the Insects

We had a wonderful day out at Marwell Zoo recently and got to watch some remarkable Leaf Cutter Ants hard at work.  You all know we love insects here, but it’s normally butterflies and dragonflies that steal the limelight. Watching the ants hard at work reminded both me and my… Continue reading »

Learning with Amazing! magazine – review and giveaway

Learning with Amazing! magazine

I am always on the look out for new ways to encourage Monkey to read and I’ve been having some success recently.  Not only has he been reading, but he’s also been learning with Amazing! magazine.  Double points to me! The magazine was launched in 2014 and is aimed at children… Continue reading »

World Map Puzzle from Orchard Toys

World Map Puzzle from Orchard Toys

You all know that I’m fairly obsessed with maps and I’m thrilled that Monkey seems to share my passion.  After our recent trip to Whipsnade Zoo, we were talking about where the different animals came from and the World Map Puzzle from Orchard Toys really helped him to truly understand. The World… Continue reading »