MentalUP – a safe game to get kids brains working

I am always on the lookout for apps that work well for my kids when I want them to have productive screen time. Whilst I am not anti screen time, I do sometimes want them to be using screens in a way that is good for their brains. This is where MentalUP comes in. It’s an award-winning […]

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Splash – a fast-paced and fun family game

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent a game to try as a family* If you are looking for a fast-paced and fun game that the whole family can enjoy then Splash might be perfect. I am always looking for games to keep the kids busy and to enjoy as a family that […]

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SONIC THE HEDGEHOG is in town…

*This is a review post* If like me, you grew up playing the original Sonic the Hedgehog game (and I actually have a version of that game on my phone, don’t tell anyone) then you might be quite excited about the movie that tells the tail (see what I did there?) of Sonic and how […]

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Word Search Junior – learning whilst playing

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent a game to try* We are big fans of games that can be played as a family but that are also educational. Word Search Junior is a fun game that helps early readers use their skills whilst learning and playing against other people and it’s a […]

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Ultra Dash – fast, fun, beat your family to win.

*This is a review post, we were kindly sent a game to try* We’ve been looking for a fun activity game to play for the whole family for Easter and during isolation. Today, we’re enjoying playing our own version of the game Ultra Dash.  It’s a super fun activity game that you can play both […]

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Get outside, learn to skip and throw a frisbee…

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent some toys to help us get outside and get active* The weather is slowly improving which means we can get outside more. This is a good thing. Being outside and able to run around, exercise or just enjoy playing is an important thing for children and […]

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Easter egg hunt Baby Shark style

*This is a collaborative post* Easter this year is going to be a little strange, as life as we know it has changed a bit for the next while and we are all at home and there will be no outings for an Easter egg hunt this year for us and many many other families. […]

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Puzzles – a family affair keeping us busy

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent a puzzle to review* Something not well known about me is that I love puzzles. Proper, old fashioned, sit down and concentrate, or do a little bit then come back later, type puzzles. Puzzles are good for the mind, and I find sitting down to concentrate […]

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Smiggle Express yourself and #justbeyou

*This is a collaborative post with Smiggle* We are big Smiggle fans in our family. The kids love to be able to go and spend their pocket money in-store, and will always try and persuade me to let them visit when we are in town and near our local store. I have to admit I […]

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Bribing reluctant bathers with Funatic Foam

*This is a review post. We were sent some items to share about* Bathtime is supposed to be fun and relaxing for kids. Or at least that’s what the parenting books say. Unfortunately for us, it’s not always the best time of the day. Fortunately, Funatic Foam has saved the day and makes it easier […]

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