Magformers Space WOW Set

Magformers Space WOW Set

Monkey is in his element when he’s building things.  He doesn’t mind following instructions, but he really comes into his element when he can let his imagination go wild. I caught up with Magformers on their stand at Toy Fair at the beginning of the year.  You may recall that… Continue reading »

Kid’s Concept UK Play Tent

Kid's Concept UK Play Tent

As regular readers know I love all things Scandinavian so it was no surprise that I would love the ranges from Kid’s Concept UK which are all designed in Sweden. They have a whole host of products from bedding for cribs and cot beds, cute baby slippers, storage solutions and even… 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 »

Play – The Theme Game

Happy Birthday Papa

So this week’s topic for The Theme Game is Play.  Gosh, there are so many things I could write about, relating to play!  Where to begin, what to focus on? Monkey and I play all the time.  Then I had a different idea, I was inspired by a recent post… Continue reading »

Tonka Town Fire Station Play Set – a review

Tonka Town Fire Station Play Set

As you all are well aware by now Monkey is obsessed with vehicles, any vehicle really.  If it’s got an engine then he’ll like it!  When we visited Hamley’s a while ago he discovered the world of Tonka Town and was mesmerised.  Tonka Town offer a range of vehicles, figures… Continue reading »

#my99psummer with @99pstoresuk update

Following on from my initial #my99psummer post, I decided we must be due for a #my99psummer with @99pstoresuk update!  So here it is. Monkey has been obsessed with all things aviation since our aviation day and then our trip to the Air Tattoo at Fairford a couple of weeks ago…. Continue reading »

John Deere Monster Treads Tractor by Tomy

I think it fairly clear that Monkey is obsessed by tractors!  But a John Deere tractor takes him to a whole new level of excitement!!! It all stems from a trip to see my parents in Spain last year.  They live in an olive growing region of Spain, and John… Continue reading »

#TTPlusPlus weekly challenge – robots

So this morning we were set a weekly challenge by The Toadstool – to build a robot using our Plus Plus. I asked Monkey what he thought we should do – his reply – build a Robot Family Mummy!  When Monkey says that, what he really means is ‘you make… Continue reading »

Getting creative with Plus Plus …… day one

We recently talked about how times are changing with regards to how we buy things for and with our children. As part of that post we were lucky enough to be able to order some Plus Plus from The Toadstool and look what arrived today ….. What is Plus Plus… Continue reading »

How do you buy your kid’s toys and games these days?

Time is so precious these days isn’t it?  I don’t know about you but I’m always on the lookout for a bargain.  I’m a stay at home Mum and money is VERY tight. I do love looking round the shops (without Monkey if I can – so much easier!!).  I… Continue reading »