Ultimate Spiderman Go Glow Pal

Ultimate Spiderman Go Glow Pal

We recently took part in the Rainbow Awards Toy Testing programme and one of the toys we received has been a big hit here.  The Ultimate Spiderman Go Glow Pal from Worlds Apart has been a constant companion for Monkey since he arrived.  The toy has just won the Rainbow… Continue reading »

Thomas and Friends Take-n-Play Roaring Dino Run Playset

Thomas and Friends Take-n-Play Roaring Dino Run Playset

You may remember that Monkey went to see the premiere of the Thomas and Friends film Tale of the Brave in London back in the summer.  As he is obsessed with Thomas and Dinosaurs I knew he’d be interested to try out the new Thomas and Friends Take-n-Play Roaring Dino Run Playset…. Continue reading »

Sandwich Shop – a review

Sandwich Shop

We thought our mission as Eco Friendly Toy Testers was over but we have another 3 assignments to share with you.  Let me introduce you to the Sandwich Shop from Green Toys. The Sandwich Shop is a set aimed at children aged 2 years and over, and as with all… Continue reading »

Toy Story 12” Action Armour Buzz Lightyear

Toy Story 12” Action Armour Buzz Lightyear

Do your kids love Toy Story and the various characters?  We love the film in this house so were rather exited when someone landed at our house recently!  To Infinity and Oxfordshire to would seem with the Toy Story 12” Action Armour Buzz Lightyear! Aimed at children aged 3 years and over… Continue reading »

Octonauts Gup-S Polar Exploration Vehicle

Octonauts Gup-S Polar Exploration Vehicle

As you know I have a big Octonauts fan here.  It’s a fab CBeebies series teaching youngsters all about marine life.  Monkey has certainly learnt loads from watching Captain Barnacles, Kwazii and friends.  So when we were asked to look at the new Octonauts Gup-S Polar Exploration Vehicle from Fisher Price,… Continue reading »

Fireman Sam Ocean Rescue Playset

Fireman Sam Ocean Rescue Playset

Monkey is a massive Fireman Sam fan, I think I’ve mentioned before that we have watched The Great Fire of Pontypandy so many times, that I know the script off by heart!  We’d recently been invited to a preview of the new Fireman Sam DVD Ocean Rescue and were thrilled… Continue reading »

Big Works IVECO Rubbish Collection Lorry – a review for Tomy

Big Works IVECO Rubbish Collection Lorry

August saw Tomy launch the new Big Works range aimed at children from 3-8 years of age.  The series currently consists of a Dump Truck, Cement Lorry Mixer and the Big Works IVECO Rubbish Collection Lorry.  All are scaled to 1:16 of the actual vehicles. Monkey has been fascinated by our weekly… Continue reading »

Ferry Boat with Cars – a review for Green Toys

Ferry Boat with Cars

With the better weather we’ve been having it’s been time to get out in the garden with the paddling pool.  Yes it’s summer, ok I’m whispering that, please don’t blame me if the storm clouds descend again.  I’d like to share with you the Ferry Boat and Cars from the Green… Continue reading »

HEXBUG Zombie Aquabot – a review

HEXBUG Zombie Aquabot

When I went to the Toy Fair in London earlier this year, both The Soup Dragon Says and I were keen to visit the HEXBUG stand.  I’d first seen their wonderful robotic beasts in Hamleys and the whole family were captivated.  Monkey needs to do a  bit more growing before… Continue reading »

Green Toys Chef Set – pretend play – a toy review

Green Toys Chef Set

As you know we’re working with Green Toys at the moment as an Eco Friendly Toy Tester.  Last month I featured the great Tractor from the range, and for the last few weeks we’ve been having lots of Green Toys Chef Set pretend play fun. One thing you notice straight… Continue reading »