Windy Knickers Game Review

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *)  Today, Sunday 4th October is Grandparent’s Day. Erin’s Grandma lives with us and they have been really busy playing a super fun game; Windy Knickers*. Before you can start playing Windy Knickers there is a bit of set up required. There are 16 playing pieces that need stickers adding to them, a dice that needs stickers adding, Granny needs clothes and the washing line needs putting together and batteries putting in. Once you’re ready the play, the rules are quite simple. The youngest player goes first and rolls

Children’s Book Review: Super Milly And The Super School Day

AD | Includes gifted item and affiliate links (marked with *)  This week’s children’s book review is all about Super Milly And The Super School Day by Stephanie Clarkson and Gwen Millward. It was published by Nosy Crow and can be purchased on Amazon*.  On Superhero Day, Super Milly helps out her school friends with the best superpower of all . . . her super-kindness! It’s Superhero Day at school, and Super Milly can’t wait to wow everyone with her costume and amazing powers! The only problem is she can’t actually fly, climb buildings or do force fields. But when Superhero

Help Learning To Read By Post With Reading Chest

AD | Paid collaboration Now that Erin has moved up from nursery to reception I’m more aware of things that we could be doing with her at home. Although we love to read at home, I wouldn’t say we have really done much in the way of helping Erin learn to read. Honestly, I’m not sure I would have known what books are right for her or what to pick. Luckily, Reading Chest came to the rescue and offered to let us try their silver subscription for 3 months. Reading Chest offer a book rental service by post. The amount

Sunny Bunnies Giggle And Hop Soft Toy Review

AD | Includes gifted item and affiliate links (marked with *)  There was once a time when Erin didn’t like soft toys. I tried, and tried, and tried to get her to be interested in them but it wasn’t to be. Then, one day it seemed like she woke up and her bedroom was covered in them. Erin has gone from someone who didn’t like soft toys at all to someone who has to sleep with at least 4 in her bed every night. I knew immediately that she would be a fan of the Sunny Bunnies*. We were sent one

Children’s Book Review: Everything Naomi Loved

AD | Contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about Everything Naomi Loved by Katie Yamasaki and Ian Lendler. The book was published by Norton Young Readers on 15th September and it can be purchased on Amazon*.  11th Street: it wasn’t pretty, but it was home. Naomi spends her afternoons scooting down the streets and drawing with chalk on the sidewalks with her best friend Ada, getting a slice of pizza and visiting her neighbour Mister Ray at his auto shop, and dreaming of fantastic worlds within her own. But her beloved

Enjoying Personalised Books from In The Book

AD | Paid collaboration Even before Erin was born we started buying her books. Now, she has a small library in her bedroom but she still loves to get a new book. Sometimes we like to look for something a bit different to a regular story book though and recently we have discovered In The Book, where you can choose from a whole range of personalised story books. In The Book has a really great choice of books to choose from and there really is bound to be something for everyone. There are plenty of ways to filter down the

Children’s Book Review: Every Night Is Pizza Night

AD | Includes gifted item and affiliate links (marked with *)  This week’s children’s book review is all about Every Night is Pizza Night by J. Kenji López-alt and Gianna Ruggiero. The book was published by Norton Young Readers on 15th September and it can be purchased on Amazon*. Pipo thinks that pizza is the best. No, Pipo knows that pizza is the best. It is a scientific fact. But when she sets out on a neighbourhood-spanning quest to prove it, she discovers that “best” might not mean what she thought it means. Join Pipo as she cooks new foods with her

Asmodee Blogger Board Game Club Review – Bananagrams

AD | Contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) Over the past few (maybe more than that) months we have started to play a lot more games together as a family and being part of the Asmodee Blogger Board Game Club means that we get to try some new games! This month we have been playing Bananagrams.* Bananagrams comes really nicely packaged in a banana! As I’m sure you can imagine, Erin thought this was great and we thought it was a fun way to store the game. Inside you will find 144 letter tiles and a small set