Berry the Elf in 2018 – days 1-7 #elfontheshelf

Berry the Elf in 2018 - days 1-7

I still can’t quite believe we’re in December, but my son has been counting down the arrival of a certain little elf for weeks.  So here is the first instalment of our adventures with Berry the Elf in 2018 – days 1-7. 1st December A tricky one as my son and… Continue reading »

Feeling festive with Christmas at Blenheim Palace – invited to review

Feeling festive with Christmas at Blenheim Palace

As you all know, Blenheim Palace holds a special place in our family’s heart.  We’ve visited so many times over the last eight and half years, made so many memories too.  At the weekend we added to those memories and started feeling festive with Christmas at Blenheim Palace.  Last year we’d… Continue reading »

Guinness World Record Challenges game – sent for review

Guinness World Record Challenges game

I can remember as a child that Record Breakers was one of my favourite TV programmes to watch with my brother.  Watching people from around the world breaking all sorts of records was always inspiring, even if some of them were rather bizarre.  Now my own son is about to… Continue reading »

Air Hogs Supernova (sent for review)

Air Hogs Supernova

If you’re looking for something a little fun to entertain the family then we can highly recommend the Air Hogs Supernova which is aimed at those aged eight years and over.  In this household the fifty somethings have enjoyed getting to grips with it as much as our nearly nine-year old…. Continue reading »

STEM Activity series from Carlton Books – review and giveaway

STEM Activity series from Carlton Books

I have another range of books to share with you today to inspire children and help with their learning at school.  The STEM Activity series from Carlton Books is aimed at children aged 7 years and over, perfect for KS2.  There are four books in the range covering Maths, Technology, Science… Continue reading »

STEM Quest series from Carlton Books – review and giveaway

STEM Quest series from Carlton Books

My son turns nine next month and he’s still very much a reluctant reader.  So I’m always on the look out for books that will engage him, get him reading and inspire learning whilst having fun. The STEM Quest series from Carlton Books does all of those things and we’ll… Continue reading »