Enjoying an explosive time at Brainiac Live

Enjoying an explosive time at Brainiac Live – AD invited to review

We were invited down to the Garrick Theatre earlier in the week to spend an hour enjoying an explosive time at Brainiac Live.  My nine-year-old son and I hadn’t heard of the original Brainiac television series, but the show sounded fun and we were looking forward to seeing what the show was all about. We […]

Beaker Creatures Whirling Wave Reactor

Beaker Creatures Whirling Wave Reactor – AD sent for review and giveaway

If you’re looking for something that mixes collectibles and STEM activities together then I think we might just have found the perfect idea for you.  The Beaker Creatures Whirling Wave Reactor from Learning Resources does just that and is aimed at children aged 5-9 years of age. The Beaker Creatures Whirling Wave Reactor comes with […]

Growing knowledge with Thames and Kosmos Science Kits

Growing knowledge with Thames and Kosmos Science Kits – AD sent for review and giveaway

With the changeable weather conditions we’ve had recently I knew we’d need some indoor activities to keep my nine-year old son entertained.  I’m all for learning through play and we’ve been having fun over the last week and growing knowledge with Thames and Kosmos Science Kits.  We’ve been sent the Prehistoric Sea Dogs and Crystal […]

Telling the time with EasyRead Time Teacher

Telling the time with EasyRead Time Teacher – review and giveaway

As you all know, my son turned nine at the beginning of the week and I’m keen for him to start wearing a watch regularly.  I wanted him to have a watch with a traditional style face, rather than a digital watch.  He’s been trying to get to grips with the 24 hour clock and […]

Meccano Ferrari SF71H

Meccano Ferrari SF71H (sent for review)

It’s no big secret that I’m a huge Ferrari fan and have watched Formula One motor racing since I was a child.  My son has grown up with the sport in the same way I did with my Dad.  We recently received the Meccano Ferrari SF71H set from Spin Master UK and I have to be […]

Mr Frosty Choc Ice Maker

Mr Frosty Choc Ice Maker (sent for review)

Now it might seem like a strange time of year to be thinking about frozen treats but in this household they are an all year round obsession. We’ve been putting the new Mr Frosty Choc Ice Maker through its paces and we were all fighting to do the first taste test! The Mr Frosty Choc Ice Maker […]