Geomag Mechanics Gravity Shoot and Catch – review and giveaway

Geomag Mechanics Gravity Shoot and Catch

My son may struggle with his reading and writing but when it comes to construction projects he gets an A star from me.  I’m really keen for him to know that education isn’t just about tests meeting certain criteria, it’s about so much more.  We’ve been having so much fun… Continue reading »

Having fun with Strictly Briks Trap and Gap Baseplates

Having fun with Strictly Briks Trap and Gap Baseplates

My son has loved toys with a construction element ever since he was a toddler.  Right back to the wooden blocks stage of building a tower and then knocking it down, construction has formed a vital element to his play time.  Even aged nearly nine, that hasn’t really changed.  He’s… Continue reading »

Valtra T254V Tractor

Valtra T254V Tractor

My son is a big fan of bringing what he’s seen when we’ve been out and about, into his play at home.  We’ve been to a number of shows over the years where tractors have featured heavily and having seen the Valtra T254V Tractor in real life I knew he’d love… Continue reading »

Thunderbirds Are Go: International Rescue – app review

Thunderbirds Are Go: International Rescue

As a child I absolutely loved watching the Thunderbirds on TV with my younger brother.  The original shows were a fond part of my childhood and we have a whole collection on DVD, which my son enjoys watching just as much as the modern remake.  He has all the vehicles… Continue reading »

The Curious Cupboard No 6 The Collector’s Cupboard 1000 Piece Puzzle

The Curious Cupboard No 6 The Collector’s Cupboard 1000 Piece Puzzle

I’ve always loved jigsaw puzzles and find them a good way to unwind at the end of a busy day, once my son is finally asleep.  I am not a fan of puzzles with huge blue skies, I prefer those with lots of details to enjoy as I’m piecing a… Continue reading »

Word Bandit – review and giveaway

Word Bandit

As you all know, I’m always looking for new ways to encourage my son to read and help with his spellings.  As soon as Drumond Park mentioned their new game aimed at players aged 8 years and over I knew I’d found another tool for my armoury!  Word Bandit is a… Continue reading »