Review: PuroBasic Volume Limiting Wired Headphones for Children

Headphones

Lockdown with the kids has been interesting. The kids tech has been a lifesaver, for both homework and entertainment, but three kids watching / listening to different things on their tablets is rather irritating. We were invited to review the PuroBasic Volume Limiting Wired Headphones which have been designed especially for children. Unlike most headphones the PuroBasic are volume limited to 85dB to help protect children’s hearing. Over time listening to music too loud can damage their eardrums and can… Continue Reading “Review: PuroBasic Volume Limiting Wired Headphones for Children”

Outdoor Fun with Wicked Vision Toys

Mega Bounce Ball

Keeping the kids active can be a real challenge at any time, but has been especially difficult during the lockdown period, with access to outdoor spaces and parks restricted. Once homeschooling is over, my kids are normally keen to get on their games consoles and play with their friends and would stay there for the majority of the day given half a chance. One thing that gets them moving for a walk is the promise of taking a ball or… Continue Reading “Outdoor Fun with Wicked Vision Toys”

Review: 80mm Lensball Vivid and Stand

Refractique Lensball

I was first introduced to lensball photography during a visit to France a couple of years ago, by my friend Charly who was experimenting with taking pictures with it. I started off with a small and cheap lensball and had lots of fun trying to take photo’s that were a little bit different, but we did encounter a few problems with it. Firstly, it didn’t come with a stand and anyone will know that trying to balance a spherical object… Continue Reading “Review: 80mm Lensball Vivid and Stand”

The perfect shoe for young adventurers

Isaac beach

We have been fans of KEEN children’s shoes since we first discovered them in 2016. Their shoes are renowned and respected for comfort, performance, kid friendly features and fun, contemporary styling. With a fantastic range of colours and styles coupled with unique features such as protective toe boxes, robust grippy outsoles and highly cushioned midsoles and arch supports, they are the perfect shoe for young adventurers. It’s been a busy couple of months for KEEN – In March this year,… Continue Reading “The perfect shoe for young adventurers”

Review: Osmo Genius Starter Kit

Osmo Genius Starter Kit

With the kids not going back to school for the foreseeable future, I am keen to find different learning opportunities for them. I was invited to review the Osmo Genius Starter Kit which combines physical play with the digital world, giving children everything they need to experience hands-on learning and digital fun in five different ways, including numbers, words and tangram. Osmo is a unique educational tool that opens up your iPad, or Amazon Fire, to the infinite possibilities of… Continue Reading “Review: Osmo Genius Starter Kit”