Tag: children’s toys

My first Scalextric: A review

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 …

Barbie Dreamtopia Rainbow Styling Head review

When I was a child, I longed for a Barbie Styling Head. I never had one, but I’m over it now, mostly. To be honest I would have treated it badly, possibly cut off all of her hair and coloured it in with felt tip, so I can see why …

A review of the Talking Luna Petunia Doll

Luna Petunia is a colourful, fantastical Netflix original kids’ show. If you’ve never had the pleasure, Luna (a real little girl) goes through a petunia in her bedroom wall and ends up in a colourful cartoon land called Amazia where her toys come alive and help her solve seemingly impossible …

Going into London with the kids: 6 lessons learned

Beware: This might put you off leaving the house with children, ever. VTech are one of our favourite toy brands. I say ‘our’, I mean ‘my kids’, because they do tend to have a lot of buttons which, when pressed, say a lot of things. This often happens when they’re …

Little Live Pets Lil’ Ladybug Garden playset review

This weekend, we’ve (more accurately my daughter) been playing with the Little Live Pets Lil’ Ladybug Garden which we were sent for review. Little Live Pets have a whole range of ‘realistic’ pet toys, from cats to birds, turtles to ladybirds. I’ve never known anyone to actually keep a ladybird (or …

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