Tag: toy reviews

Sylvanian Families Cosy Cottage Starter Home review

I have fond memories of Sylvanian Families from my own childhood and I was determined that I would get some for my kids when they were old enough to appreciate them. I met the brand at Dream Toys, and upon telling them this they were kind enough to send us …

Hasbro Disney Frozen Play-a-Melody Gown Elsa review

The Frozen Play-a-Melody Gown Elsa from toymaker Hasbro was a tricky toy to review, as it’s on my four year old’s Christmas list. Combining her two loves of Disney Princesses and music, the Frozen Play-a-Melody Gown Elsa was bound to be a hit and practically leapt off the toy shop shelf at …

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

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 …

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