Category: Toys & games

Tickle Me Elmo review

If you are a child of the late 80s then the original Tickle Me Elmo craze will probably be something you recall from your own childhood. Embarrassingly, being born in the earlier part of the decade I could have sworn that it was earlier than 1996, because I wanted one. …

My first Scalextric – A review + WIN

A Scalextric is basically a rite of passage for children. If you didn’t have one as a kid, you wanted one, or knew someone that had one. I thought we had a while to go until it would be a feature in our lives, but Hornby’s My First Scalextric is …

VTech 5in1 Stroll & Grow Trike review

A little while ago, we went to London to take part in the VTech Tour de Trike. The event was put on for bloggers to learn about the VTech 5 in 1 Trike. It was an…erm… interesting experience, largely owing to the journey home, and I wrote about it on …

Hatchimals CollEGGtibles: The Hatchery Nursery review

Drowning in Hatchimals CollEGGtibles? Get a Hatchery Nursery! We have been collecting Spinmaster‘s Hatchimals CollEGGtibles since they first arrived in toy shops. They’re cute little collectable plastic animals which come in blind bags. Inside each bag is a little speckled egg which is ‘hatched’ by rubbing on the heart until it …

University Games: Staccups family board game review

Staccups by University Games is a fast paced family game of skill. I played Staccups at Blog On with the wonderful Me, Annie Bee. It is the kind of game that gets very competitive very quickly, and if we had been feeling slightly less delicate from the night before it …

Ravensburger PJ Masks Night Sight board game review

As a family of board game lovers we are rapidly expanding our collection, and the latest addition is the PJ Masks Night Sight game from Ravensburger. Aimed at children aged 3 and over, at its core the PJ Masks Night Sight game is a fairly simple memory game, however it …

Geomag Magicube magnetic animal blocks preschool toy review + WIN

This week we’ve been playing with the Geomag Magicube Polar Animals and Safari Park magnetic blocks. My poor second born doesn’t often get new things to review, being two years old and not quite ready for the more exciting toys which his older sister often gets to play with. So …

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