Category: News & reviews

Shimmeez: Cuddly, collectable soft toy friends with reversible sequins

Reversible sequins are really popular and totally Christmassy too. They can be found everywhere at the moment; on home furnishings, clothes, and now soft toys. Shimmeez, made by Vivid Toys, are squashy cuddly toys covered with brightly coloured scale-like reversible sequins. You can brush them upwards with your hands or …

Christmas crafts from the Aldi Specialbuys aisle

If you’re wondering how you’ll fill the impending school holidays, then you might be interested to know that Aldi are selling Christmas-themed craft kits and crafty gifts to keep kids of all ages busy. We were sent some bits from the new Aldi Specialbuys range, which is available online and in …

Playmobil Hidden Temple dinosaur playset with T-Rex review

Playmobil is a toy box staple that has been around for ages (since 1974, in fact) and even more popular than ever. It lasts well; my mother in law still has sets of 1980s Playmobil which the kids love to play with when they visit. Playmobil playsets are great fun …

Peppa Pig Muddy Puddle game from Ravensburger: Review

If you’re looking for a great family game for Christmas then take a look at this Peppa Pig Muddy Puddle game by Ravensburger! The Peppa Pig Muddy Puddle game is a new board game by Ravensburger, and we were sent a copy to review. The aim of the game is …