Getting to grips with Nintendo Labo

Getting to grips with Nintendo Labo

I was looking for different ideas to keep my eight year old son entertained over the summer holidays and wanted a few options for things to do at home. When the idea of combining his love of construction with the ability to play games with his creations was mentioned to… Continue reading »

Spinning around with i-TOP

Spinning around with i-TOP

There are some toy concepts which have a timeless appeal and we’ve been having lots of fun with the 21st century version of one of my favourite childhood toys.  As a child I had a spinning top that I could play happily with for hours.  Of course technology has moved… Continue reading »

Star Wars Kessel Run Millennium Falcon

Star Wars Kessel Run Millennium Falcon

As I’ve reached the ripe old age of 50, I can remember queueing up outside the cinema in Aldershot with my brother, eagerly awaiting for the doors to open so we could watch Star Wars.  We weren’t alone, the queues were massive and it was by far the biggest movie… Continue reading »

Dinosaur Roars with the range from Brainstorm Limited

Dinosaurs Roar with the range from Brainstorm Limited

I seem to have spent at least the last six years often visiting a prehistoric world with my son.  His love of all things from the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods has known no bounds and even as an eight and half year old, there seems no change to that in… Continue reading »

Having fun with the StikBot Castle Movie Set

Having fun with the StikBot Castle Movie Set

Since we were first introduced to the StikBot Pirate Movie Set last year, my son has become rather a big fan.  We’ve bought him a few additional StikBot figures, including the StikBot Cat which arrived in his Christmas Stocking.  We’ve recently been having fun with the StikBot Castle Movie Set from… Continue reading »

Meccano Rally Racer – a review

Meccano Rally Racer

We’ve been trying out the new Meccano Rally Racer set here recently.  It’s aimed at anyone over the age of eight years of age and you’ve got the opportunity to build ten different vehicles with the set. The Meccano Rally Racer set is part of their Engineering and Robotics range and helps… Continue reading »