Ditch the screens: the benefits of traditional games

monopoly-with-family

Whether it is a television, a tablet or a smartphone, it’s without a doubt that our kids always have entertainment at hand and, with so many options in one small screen, it’s understandable that traditional games have a harder time competing for our children’s attention. Let me put all my cards on the table. I don’t believe that screen time is a negative thing, it can offer wonderful interactive ways to teach and entertain our children but traditional games (that… Continue Reading “Ditch the screens: the benefits of traditional games”

Introducing new Power Pux collectibles

Power Pux Final Logo

Play! Collect! Trade! There is a new collectible in town that is sure to take the playground by storm! New Power Pux, from Vivid Toys and Games are the totally AWESOME action discs that you can pop, ping and win – can you get them all? There are over 50 Power Pux to collect – each with its own individual popping action! Push them down with your hand or use one of the special launchers to send your Power Pux… Continue Reading “Introducing new Power Pux collectibles”

AD: Games for the whole family to enjoy this Christmas!

Beat That!

Christmas time is a time when our games are dug out of the cupboard and the whole family gets involved. We play all sorts of games, from playing cards, to games that were out and about when we were young like Downfall and Game of Life. As the kids have got older, we have added games such as Scrabble and Monopoly but now there are some new games in town to get those competitive juices flowing. Our Top Games for… Continue Reading “AD: Games for the whole family to enjoy this Christmas!”

Helping children to brush their teeth for longer!

Tooth Brushing

Getting the kids to brush their teeth for anymore than a few seconds can be a challenge and Sebby is our one that finds the art of brushing his teeth tedious. Playbrush is a toothbrush that encourages play and therefore helps children brush their teeth for the recommended two minutes. We were sent the Playbrush Smart Sonic is a fully electric toothbrush that connects to the playbrush interactive app, that can be downloaded on your smart phone or tablet and… Continue Reading “Helping children to brush their teeth for longer!”

Bugs in the Kitchen Review #GoGadgetFree

Bugs in the Kitchen

On 25th June it was National Unplugging Day and we were challenged to go gadget free and spend the day from sun-up to sun-down without any technology. With traditional family values under constant attack from modern day living and a variety of mental, physical and emotional issues stemming from technology overuse it’s no wonder that people of all ages have never been more desperate to find ways to get a handle on theirs and their family. So the challenge was… Continue Reading “Bugs in the Kitchen Review #GoGadgetFree”