Harry Potter Magical Capsules Review

AD | Gifted item We have a few big Harry Potter fans in our house. John read the books when they first came out, my Mum has read the books more than once and Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was the first film I think I remember Erin being interested in. We have multiple sets of the books with various covers, we have the DVDs and we have Harry Potter Lego. Erin even has a Harry Potter costume. So, when we found out about Harry Potter Magical Capsules I couldn’t wait to see what they were all about. Discover the

Creating A World Of Fun With Smoby

AD | Gifted items We were lucky that Erin got to go back to nursery for around 6 weeks and it honestly did her the world of good. Now though we’re coming up to the summer holidays and as we’re still not going for as many days out we have to make the most of our time at home. I’ve realised that it’s worth investing in your outdoor area, should you have one, because it can be turned into such a fun and exciting place for children. Smoby Funny Slide When it comes to garden toys a staple piece is

Magformers Milo’s Mansion Set Review

AD | Gifted item and affiliate links (marked with *) Earlier this year Erin discovered Magformers for the first time. It was unlike anything she had ever played with before but she took to it really quickly. The ‘My First Play Set’ was a great place to start and for Erin to learn what she could and couldn’t do with the pieces. Magformers* kindly sent Erin a couple of new sets to try out and one of them was Milo’s Mansion Set*. Milo’s Mansion Set is part of the 2019 miniworld series which also includes Minibot the robot chef, Max the

Going On Adventures With A Lazy Bear Foldable Backpack

AD | Gifted We love going out as a family, and while we’re not going quite as far at the moment, we’re still managing a few little adventures. The thing is, when you go anywhere with a 4 year old you need to take a whole host of things with you. I thought this would stop as Erin got older but it doesn’t seem as though we’re at the point yet. One of our biggest problems, being a non-driving family is being able to carry everything we need. A lot of the time we end up taking a bag full

Turning Garbage Into Fun With Re, Cycle, Me

AD | Includes gifted item and affiliate links (marked with *)  Erin loves a craft, and we spend a lot of time doing this every single week. Buying craft kits, or even just various craft items, can mean being left with lots of plastic packaging or bits that you don’t use. We’ve recently been introduced to some great products, called Re, Cycle, Me. These are craft sets that aim to turn garbage into things such as art, games or even a princesses for a party! These sets come with a bit of a difference though. While you get most of

Making Learning Fun With Busy Things

AD | Gifted subscription Educating Erin at home was never something I had planned. I’m sure it’s something a lot of us didn’t plan for our children. However, we were thrown into a strange situation very quickly and this meant that a lot of our children wasn’t able to go to school for quite some time. I am not a teacher, and I don’t really know much about what Erin should be learning at age 4. With her due to start in Reception in September I was keen to make sure we did at least something every day but I quickly

Learning Resources Steggy The Fine Motor Dino Review

AD | Gifted item Children spending more and more time at home recently and we don’t really know when everyone will be back at schools. I think we are all doing our best when it comes to homeschooling but without being a teacher, it can be hard to know what children might enjoy and what they will learn the best from. Learning Resources luckily have so many different fun ways for children to learn and one of them is Steggy The Fine Motor Dino.  Steggy is a super cute dinosaur that is aimed at children from age 18 months. Of course,

Celebrating Hover Week With Flymo

AD | Gifted item Over the past couple of months while we have been spending a lot more time at home our garden has been a real special place for us. Without it, we would definitely not be doing as well as we are right now. Living in a small town means that we don’t have many options for long walks or places to explore and it can really feel like we are stuck at home sometimes. I know how lucky we are to have a great outdoor space to call our own but sometimes it isn’t the easiest to