Mess free art time with Little Brian Paint Sticks – AD sent for review

Mess free art time with Little Brian Paint Sticks

I’m not one of those Mum’s who adores arts and craft time with children. I’m not keen on all the mess and I’ll happily hold my hand up to that. Glitter gives me the jitters and I’ll inwardly groan as and when my son suggests getting his paints out. Now… Continue reading »

Kraft Jingle & Wobble Rudolph Christmas Cracker Making Kit

Kraft Jingle & Wobble Rudolph Christmas Cracker Making Kit

This year is zooming past at the speed of light and I cannot believe we are getting so close to December now.  I’ll have an eight year old before I know it and Christmas preparations will be in full swing.  I’ve been getting a few things organised already and this… Continue reading »

Monkey takes the #QuickBuildTimeChallenge with Airfix

Monkey takes the #QuickBuildTimeChallenge with Airfix

As I’ve mentioned before I grew up watching my Dad make up his model racing cars.  The kits he built were complex, required gluing, painting and had transfer stickers to attach. They really are beyond Monkey’s abilities at the moment, but not forever.  In the meantime we’ve had some model… Continue reading »

Having fun with Real Construction #realconstruction

Having fun with Real Construction

Monkey loves building things and recently we’ve been having fun with Real Construction and two of their building sets.  The Real Construction Starter Set and Deluxe Workshop Set are aimed at children aged 6 years and over.  They offer a real taste of woodworking crafts without the mess. Monkey’s recently discovered… Continue reading »

#ClangersForKindness – giveaway

ClangersForKindness

As I’m of a certain age, I grew up with the original series of the Clangers, and it was one of my favourite programmes as a child.  I’d actually bought the DVD of the series for Monkey when I was pregnant.  There was no way this child wasn’t going to… Continue reading »

Bunchems! On the Go Easel

Bunchems! On the Go Easel

We’re always eager to try new things here, and when it’s a mess free craft too, we are most definitely at the front of the queue.  I see so many craft sets that are pink and fluffy and so obviously marketed at girls.  But, waving hands, my son likes making… Continue reading »