Review: 2 in 1 Kumi Kreator Cool Maker

Kumi-Kreator

Eliza has enjoyed making friendship bracelets for her friends ever since she was taught how by some Chinese exchange students at school a couple of years ago, so when we were invited to review the 2 in 1 KumiKreator Cool Maker we jumped at the chance. The 2 in 1 KumiKreator Cool Maker is a breakthrough way to braid beautiful friendship bracelets and necklaces, right before your eyes! It is super simple to use too – simply load the colourful… Continue Reading “Review: 2 in 1 Kumi Kreator Cool Maker”

Review: Beating Heart from John Adams

Beating Heart

Isaac is now at secondary school and has been learning about the systems of the human body and this week his home learning involved making a cell. We were invited to review Beating Heart from John Adams, which is a brilliant way of explaining how the heart pumps blood through the body. The set helps you create a squelchy, beating heart, with the aid of water and balloons! Construct each half of the heart, attach the pump tubes and fill… Continue Reading “Review: Beating Heart from John Adams”

BRIO Builder Starter Set – Review

BRIO Builder Starter Set

We are big fans of BRIO in out house and find that wooden toys really stand the test of time. BRIO are known for their wooden train sets and small world play toys, but now they have added building toys to their range with the BRIO Builder Starter Set. Kids are happiest when they are using their imaginations and the BRIO Builder Starter Set can be used to create any number of objects whether real or a made up creation.… Continue Reading “BRIO Builder Starter Set – Review”

Getting Sorted!!

If you have ever visited Warner Bros Studio Tour: The Making of Harry Potter, you will know that you can climb onboard the Hogwarts Express, push a trolley through Platform 9¾, learning how to cast spells and even fly on a Nimbus 2000 broomstick, but there is one thing missing…….. You don’t get sorted into a house! It has always been a dream to be sorted into a Hogwarts House and at BlogOn in September, I was introduced to the Harry… Continue Reading “Getting Sorted!!”

Floof – a light and fluffy mouldable material that sticks to itself, just like snow

Sensory toys are big business at the moment, with slime a firm favourite in my house, but with winter well on its way, I have been looking for something else to entertain the kids. Let me introduce you to Floof! Floof is a light and fluffy mouldable material that sticks to itself, just like snow – but without the freezing fingers, making it the perfect stocking filler for a child’s wish for snow over Christmas. Sensory Play activities are vital… Continue Reading “Floof – a light and fluffy mouldable material that sticks to itself, just like snow”