Digital free family fun

Andy Beresford is a vintage games expert and the director of an award winning non-digital games company Home Leisure Direct. In recent years he has…

Me and My World: Play and learning kits for 3-11 …

Me and My World sell the most gorgeous activities and role playing sets for kids. They have over 30 fun role play and reading activity…

Chatsters Gabby Review

Last week we were sent an amazing new dolly to review called Chatsters Gabby. Well she is like no doll I have ever seen before!…

Rainy Day Play on a Budget

When the weather turns grey and miserable, it becomes increasingly difficult to find ways of entertaining the kids. There seem to be so few options…

Bonfire Night Crafts

Today – Bonfire Night Crafts As well as the excitement of a huge bonfire, spectacular fireworks and delicious hot food, you can make the most…

Toy Review: Mobile Vet Unit

Last week a mobile vet unit arrived for review from Utterly Horses. Utterly Horses are the UK’s largest Breyer Model Horse stockists and offer a…

Arts and Crafts on a budget

  Today – Arts and Crafts on a budget Our summer has been filled with fun (obviously the odd squabble too)  and lots of arts…

Pre school crafting with your little ones

Children in the UK are becoming addicted to their iPads. A report in The Daily Mail reveals that ‘one in three children use iPads before…

Nature Misses You

Nature misses you is a campaign by the National Trust to encourage you and your kids to get out into and play amongst nature! We…

Finger painting Van Gogh’s sunflowers

We were challenged by Galt Toys to have a go at creating a mini masterpiece. The masterpiece was none other than Van Gogh’s wonderful sunflowers…

Get kids crafting this summer with docrafts

Crafting is one of the most brilliant activities ever devised for kids. It uses their imagination, calms them down, helps develop their fine motr skills…

Free Bike Workshops for Kids at Halfords throughout August

Every Wednesdayduring August, Halfords is hosting a free bike workshop for kids across the UK at their local Halfords store.  Over 30,000 kids to date…

50 Thrifty Ideas for the School Summer Holidays

Today – Thrifty Ideas for the School Summer Holidays   Pin Thrifty Ideas for the School Summer Holidays for later     The summer holidays…

Outdoor frugal fun and fitness

The school summer holidays will soon be upon us and I can’t wait. I have so many plans for activities with the kids. My ideas…

Loving the new FAN Post-it notes!

Post-it has recently launched Full Adhesive Notes, otherwise known as FAN. These notes mean you can adhere the whole note to the surface of your…

Win a Super Science Experiments Book

Super Science Experiments is such an exciting and interactive book. It contains 40 fabulous science experiments which range from learning how to build a buzzer…

How to Keep the Kids Amused on Rainy Days

Guest post  Due to the harsh winds and wet weather , families may find themselves spending more time indoors over the weekend and half term…

Garth Brooks, Ireland, Country Music and me

Have you been watching Nashville? It makes me so happy that friends who used to sneer at my love of country music are finally ‘getting…

Catchem if You Can (A Lego City Story by Frankie …

This an original Lego City Story that invoves a bin, a spider and a fab police car chase! It is amazing the hours of fun…

Our most played with Christmas present…Furby Boom

What was your child’s most played with Christmas present? At Christmas we were sent a Furby Boom to review. We gave it to my daughter…