Conquering fears on Open Farm Sunday

Conquering fears on Open Farm Sunday

It’s not big secret that my 7 year old son takes life at his own pace.  He’s often risk averse and no matter how much encouragement he’s given, he isn’t great at trying new things. It’s often left me feeling a little sad for him, especially when he’s missed out… Continue reading »

Britains JCB Fastrac 3230 Tractor

Britains JCB Fastrac 3230 Tractor

As long-term readers of the blog will know, Monkey was a love of all things JCB, which began with one of his first board books as a baby.  The My First JCB range introduced him to Freddie Fastrac the JCB tractor, and so a 7 year love affair began.  You… Continue reading »

Britains Tractors and Pig Pen Set

Britains Tractors and Pig Pen Set

It’s no big secret that I have a tractor loving fanatic here.  For as long as I  can remember Monkey has adored tractors in all shapes, sizes and colours.  He was thrilled with a recent delivery of Britains Tractors and Pig Pen Set for a number of reasons. The Britains range… Continue reading »

Green Toys – a giveaway worth up to £19.99

Green Toys

If you’ve been following the blog over the last 6 months you will have seen the wonderful toys we’ve been lucky enough to test from the Green Toys range stocked by Bigjigs Toys Ltd. I’m really pleased to be able to offer one lucky reader the chance to win one… Continue reading »

Tractor Ted – Book Review – Activity Book 1

We’ve been reviewing a number of Tractor Ted DVD’s and books over the last few weeks and the final review is for the Tractor Ted’s Activity Book 1. As with the other Tractor Ted books we’ve reviewed this book is full of great photographs of the animals and machinery you… Continue reading »

Mead Open Farm – what a difference a year makes!

We visited Mead Open Farm, near Leighton Buzzard last July with our Children’s Centre.  It was a wonderful sunny day, Monkey really enjoyed himself and I was really impressed with the Farm and facilities and made a mental note to return. So when pre-school picked it for our summer outing… Continue reading »