Play-Doh Town 3-in-1 Town Centre

Play-Doh Town 3-in-1 Town Centre

I’ve mentioned before that Monkey loves Play-Doh and the Fire Truck set we reviewed not long ago has been played with a lot.  He was therefore over the moon to receive the Play-Doh Town 3-in-1 Town Centre when we got back from Spain last month. Aimed at children aged 3 years and over this set has…Continue reading Play-Doh Town 3-in-1 Town Centre

Wild Life Big Adventure at the Watering Hole Playset from Schleich

Wild Life Big Adventure at the Watering Hole Playset from Schleich

Regular readers will know how much Monkey and I love visiting Zoos and Wildlife Parks.  It’s quite common that we return home with a new Schleich animal to add to our ever-growing collection.  Monkey loves recreating our days out and having adventures. We’ve been having so much fun recently with the Wild Life Big Adventure at…Continue reading Wild Life Big Adventure at the Watering Hole Playset from Schleich

Toy Post Office from Casdon

Toy Post Office from Casdon

When I started researching my family history long before Monkey was born, I discovered that two branches of my family tree contained a number of postmen going back to the turn of the last century.  It’s a fact that I’m rather proud of.  With Monkey’s arrival I watched the world through his eyes.  The joy…Continue reading Toy Post Office from Casdon

Kid-Eco Rocket

Kid-Eco Rocket

I have to hold my hands up, I’m not the most creative of parents.  I’d love to be able to look at a cardboard box and have those lightbulb moments that turn it into all manner of wonderful things for Monkey to play with.  It hasn’t happened in 5 years!  But never fear, there is…Continue reading Kid-Eco Rocket

International School Set imaginative play

International School Set imaginative play

We’re really into imaginative play here, but as you know this often revolves around building sites, construction in all forms and diggers and tractors normally feature quite heavily!  But with Monkey now being at school we’ve often seen him teach me phonics and go through literacy classes.  It’s lovely to watch him bring his daily…Continue reading International School Set imaginative play

The Radiator Springs 500½ Off-Road Rally Race

Disney Pixar Cars Off-Road Rally Race – a review for Mattel

Being a bit of a motor racing fan I’m eager to encourage the same enthusiasm in Monkey! So when we received a Disney Pixar Cars play set from Mattel over the holidays it was time for some serious play time.  We received The Radiator Springs 500½ Off-Road Rally Race aimed at children aged 4 years…Continue reading Disney Pixar Cars Off-Road Rally Race – a review for Mattel