AD | Post contains gifted items Erin is nearly 6 and starting to stay up a bit later on an evening, especially on a weekend. She wants to stay up longer and do things that we might do when she’s gone to bed. A great place to start was with a family games night that was suitable for everyone and we started with some great games from Flair.
AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links Are you a family who enjoy playing with Nerf guns? While they can be used indoors, they are also fantastic for using in the garden and can really encourage children (and adults) to get some fresh air and to run around a bit and be active. If you’re looking for ways to extend your play then accessories such as the Nerf BUNKR Caution Crate and the Nerf BUNKR Toxic Barrel can be a great addition.
AD | Post contains gifted items When it comes to toys for Erin we always look for options that can be used more than once and something that she will go back to over and over again. We were recently sent one of the brand new season 3 Bright Fairy Friends Mermaids in a cool gift box (this isn’t how they come in the shops) and Erin couldn’t wait to discover what they were all about.
AD | Post contains gifted items I’m sure there are so many children out there who are desperate for a dog but for one reason or another they might not be able to have one. Erin is definitely one of those children and we have no plans to get another dog any time soon. However, it’s obviously fun to be able to play with a dog and in toy form the Kooky Kritters Playful Bailey is a great option.
AD | paid collaboration Over the years we have had all kinds of toys but not all of them have been quality and they have definitely not all lasted. If you’re looking for something that will last then consider wooden toys from Jaques of London, who do a wonderful range of toys for 5 year olds.
AD | Post contains gifted items Like a lot of 5 year olds, Erin loves anything to do with gems, jewels and jewellery! She couldn’t wait to get started when we were sent the Jewel Secrets Princess Glam Set!
AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) Erin is a big fan of dinosaurs, and is someone who loves going to Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure in Norwich. There, you can ‘dig’ for fossils and it’s something Erin likes doing every time we go. Learning Resources recently sent Erin their Dig and Display Fossil Kit to try out.
AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This year in Reception Erin has been learning a lot about nature and wildlife and it’s something that she’s really been enjoying. We have been trying to encourage additional learning on this topic at home and while we’re out and about and this has been made easier with a set of Kidnoculars Extreme* from Learning Resources.