Having fun with RoboMaker from Clementoni #ClementoniSTEM (sentforreview)

Having fun with RoboMaker from Clementoni

I’m always keen to introduce my son to toys that help with his education at the same time as providing lots of entertainment.  We’ve been having fun with RoboMaker from Clementoni recently, which is perfect for bringing science to life.  This set is aimed at children aged ten years and over,… Continue reading »

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 »

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 »

Berry the Elf in 2017 – days 8-14 #elfontheshelf

Berry the Elf in 2017 - days 8-14

December 8th We couldn’t decide if this was one of Berry’s toys or a present for Monkey.  You can guess which option Monkey went for in the end can’t you.  Press the button for flashing lights and whizzing snowballs. December 9th We were away for the weekend and Berry couldn’t… Continue reading »

Personalised Christmas Eve box from Santa Sacks

Personalised Christmas Eve box from Santa Sacks

Christmas celebrations have changed so much since I was a child.  I don’t remember there even being Advent Calendars with chocolates behind the doors!  We had the same calendar every year and my brother and I always fought over who got to open the last door, even though we knew… Continue reading »

Little Diggers Christmas Grotto at Wyevale Garden Centre Bicester

Little Diggers Christmas Grotto at Wyevale Garden Centre Bicester

The first time we ever took my son to see Santa was at the Bicester Avenue branch of Wyevale Garden Centres.  I can still picture his face as we held his little hand as he wandered around the trail before meeting the big man for the very first time.  Roll… Continue reading »