Tag: toys

FurReal Chatty Charlie the Barkin’ Beagle review

If your child wants a dog, and you really don’t, then Chatty Charlie the Barkin’ Beagle from the FurReal range by Hasbro will make a great Christmas present. Chatty Charlie the Barkin’ Beagle is a cuddly furry interactive pup. He has over 80 sounds and phrases which he makes when …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Fuzzikins Craft Campervan Carrycase review

I think we can all agree that much of this so called ‘summer holiday’ has been a bit of a wash out. Crafting isn’t something that comes naturally to me, but when you’re faced with six weeks of no preschool and a lot of rain, needs must, and so I …

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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