Children’s Book Review: Mother and Daughter Dress Up Dolls – Fashion From Long Ago

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *)  This week’s children’s book review is all about Mother and Daughter Dress Up Dolls – Fashion From Long Ago by Gracie Swan and Felicity French. The book was published by Nosy Crow and it can be purchased on Amazon*. In this beautiful, hardback book, children can dress up dolls and learn about fashion through the ages. Press out the 8 mother and daughter dolls, attach their foot stands, then pick which of the 40 historical outfits to put them in, using the easy fold-down tabs, before adding a

Children’s Book Review: What Are Little Girls Made Of?

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *)  This week’s children’s book review is all about What Are Little Girls Made Of?, nursery rhymes for feminist times, by Jeanne Willis and Isabelle Follath. The book was published by Nosy Crow and it can be purchased on Amazon*. Think you know your favourite classic nursery rhymes? Read this hilarious picture book with a feminist twist and think again! In this witty reworking of popular nursery rhymes, Georgie Porgie doesn’t dare to make the girls cry, Little Bo-Peep’s sheep are all present and correct, thank you, and it’s the queen,

5 Second Rule: Spintensity Review

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *)  We love playing games at home and since March we have been playing them quite a lot more. We’re always looking for something fun and different to play so when we were sent 5 Second Rule: Spintensity* we couldn’t wait to get going. 5 Second Rule: Spintensity is quite quick and easy to set up. You do need to add 3x AAA batteries into the spinner before you can get playing so this is the part that might take the longest. Luckily for us we have a box

Children’s Book Review: What A Lucky Day

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *)  This week’s children’s book review is all about What A Lucky Day by Jashaw Awan. It was published by Norton Young Readers and it can be purchased on Amazon*. Four animals make their way to the lake, hoping they’ll be lucky enough to catch some fish for dinner. To their dismay they arrive at the pier at the same time and each one worries that the others will wreck their day-the stork thinks he’s got bad luck now that the black cat has crossed his path, the cat worries

Be Careful Because… The Floor Is Lava

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *)  Just a couple of months ago we discovered an amazingly fun show on Netflix; Floor is Lava! Erin and I spent ages watching all of the episodes and we both got really into it each time. There was nothing more fun than watching to see if a team could all make it through and if anyone would fall in the lava. So, when we found out there was a game, The Floor is Lava*, I knew that Erin would enjoy it. The Floor is Lava is really easy

Christmas Gift Ideas For Potterheads

AD | Includes gifted item and affiliate links (marked with *)  Harry Potter, one of the best selling book series ever written. 13 years after the release of the first book in the series, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter is still as popular as ever and with that comes theme parks, walking tours, a look at the sets at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour and of course, countless options for merchandise. My whole family are Potterheads and I don’t think one Christmas goes by without someone getting something Harry Potter related. If you know someone similar, maybe they would

Christmas Gift Ideas: Games For The Whole Family

AD | Includes gifted item and affiliate links (marked with *)  In our house we tend to play quite a lot of games at the weekend. It might be that we play with Erin during the day and then we play some harder games on an evening. So, with that in mind, I wanted to show some really great games for the whole family that would make lovely gifts this year. Erin loves to get involved when we play games at home, whether they are aimed for children her age or not. Sketchy* is aimed at children aged 8+ and

Christmas Gift Ideas For Children age 4-7

AD | Includes gifted item and affiliate links (marked with *)  Each year I am finding it harder and harder to choose Erin’s Christmas presents in advance, like I used to. It’s not that she’s fussy, or asks for a lot, or anything like that, but as she gets older she is a bit more specific about the things she likes. At nearly 5, there are so many great toys and games available so today I wanted to share some really fun Christmas gift ideas for children age 4-7. In our house, a selection box of some kind is an