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Christmas Gift Ideas for Children Aged 7-10

My boys are getting to these ages, so this is why I picked these. It is an age I am familiar with and love looking out for bits and pieces and toys that will stimulate their imaginations. Toys that will be played with day after day and always some cr...
by SusanKMann on Dec 9, 2016

Christmas Gift Ideas for Preschoolers

I can’t believe that next year Aria will be a preschooler, she has grown so fast. Preschoolers are so much fun to buy for, and seeing their face light up about the simplest of things is magical. Here is our list of items I love, I’ve p...
by SusanKMann on Dec 8, 2016

The Torch Dragon Tour of London

It’s not every day that you are given the opportunity to hunt for Dragon’s in London guided by Historian and TV Presenter, Suzannah Lipscomb and a fire breathing baby dragon! So, when Hasbro invited ‘Being… View Full Post The post The Tor...
by Being a Mummy on Dec 6, 2016

Review: Ravensburger’s My First Clock

It’s not just Master C that I’ve been trying to do educational stuff with this summer. Little Miss C hasn’t escaped my attempts to be a good parent, so I’ve had her helping me to review Ravensburger’s My First Clock whi...
by Being Mrs C on Sep 5, 2016

Review: Ravensburger’s Ready, Set, Count!

Master C starts the pre-school year at the local infant school today. Today! How on earth has that happened? It’s hard to believe that it was three years ago that Little Miss C was in that same position. There are so many differences between my...
by Being Mrs C on Sep 4, 2016

Toy Review: Teksta Voice Recognition Puppy

I’m currently on my quest to try to find new and exciting Christmas gifts for my little gang. They had seen the new generation Teksta Puppy advertised on TV and thought it looked brilliant and… View Full Post The post Toy Review: Teksta V...
by Being a Mummy on Aug 28, 2016

Toy Review: Peppa’s Alphaphonics Campervan

I don’t do a lot of toy reviews, with three children I think we have just about every single toy under the sun. However, when this came along I thought it would be very useful… View Full Post The post Toy Review: Peppa’s Alphaphonic...
by Being a Mummy on Aug 27, 2016

Meccano MicroNoid Robot – Review

Oh my goodness, I have to start by saying this is one of the coolest toys ever. Not the simplest to build, but so much fun and truly awesome. So what is it? It’s the Meccano MicroNoid Robot, yes Robot. Gone are the days of Meccano from the 80&...
by SusanKMann on Aug 25, 2016

My Interactive Friend Minnie Mouse – Review

As many of you know, we are huge Disney fans in this house. I love, love, love Disney and the children have followed on. Bright wondrous characters and music you can dance to, what’s not to like. All three are still big fans of Disney Junior, i...
by SusanKMann on Aug 24, 2016

Trampoline Fun with Outdoor Toys – Review

We used to have a largish trampoline in the garden when the boys were younger. It took up a lot of space in our small garden. Then after it got battered about in several Scottish storms we got rid of it. Aria was desperate for a trampoline, but with...
by SusanKMann on Aug 5, 2016

Review: Honey Girls from Build-A-Bear Workshop

A few weeks ago we headed over to Brighton for a visit to Build-A-Bear.  Churchill Square is a bit of a toy paradise for the girls, as the car park exit comes out next to The Entertainer, the LEGO shop is round the corner, and Build-A-Bear...
by Attachment Mummy on Aug 5, 2016

Review: Opening Fairy Doors

Every since the tooth fairy came to visit Little Miss C for the first time she’s been somewhat obsessed with fairies and in particular the idea of them appearing whilst she’s asleep and leaving her notes to read when she wakes up. Openin...
by Being Mrs C on Aug 1, 2016

May the Duracell Quantum Force Be With You

Every summer, I take advantage of the time off work to sort through old clothes and toys, donating what no longer fits or passing along outgrown toys to my niece and nephew. Yet, I always come across a toy or two that either myself or my kids can't b...
by Toronto Teacher Mom on Jul 20, 2016

The Original Whiffer Sniffers

Remember the days when scratch 'n' sniff stickers were a thing? I loved collecting them as a kid and now, whenever I can find them, I like to add them to my teacher stash. There's a certain nostalgia to scratch 'n' sniff stickers which is why I was c...
by Toronto Teacher Mom on Jul 15, 2016

Winning Moves Board Games – Review

  We love board games in our house and play together at least a few times a week. Board games are a great way to bond and have some fun. Not to mention getting away from screen time and something to keep the kids occupied on rainy days. It teach...
by SusanKMann on Jul 2, 2016

TMNT Out of the Shadows Toy Review

esupermommy ~ This is TMNT Out of the Shadows Toy Review with Raphael and Foot soldier. Last week my son Jelvin received these toys via special delivery. He’s very excited to unbox these toys and play. We’re very thankful for the opportun...
by Experience of a Super Mommy on Jun 24, 2016

Interplay Butterfly World – Review

    I don’t know about you, but I am fascinated by butterflies. They are beautiful, majestic and fragile little creatures with beautiful colours that flutter in and out of the world, making the world a happier place. Might sound silly...
by SusanKMann on Jun 16, 2016

Airhogs Zero Gravity Batmobile – Review

Got a Batman fan in your household? You need to check out Airhogs Zero Gravity Batmobile. This toy not only looks cool, but it great fun and can be played with on the ground, on the walls and even on the ceiling. My boys were desperate to play with t...
by SusanKMann on Jun 14, 2016

Our STEAM Project: Recreating the Eiffel Tower With the 3D Magic ImagiPen

Over the last few years, classrooms have evolved to accommodate project based learning opportunities in the area of STEAM - science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. As a result, there is a growing trend of toys and gadgets that aim to engage...
by Toronto Teacher Mom on Jun 3, 2016

Anki OVERDRIVE – Review

Racing car games have been around for years. They are loved by both boys and girls, young and old. I remember my dad buying me a car racing game for my birthday one year. To be honest it was years before I was old enough to play it, my dad certainly...
by SusanKMann on May 20, 2016


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