Creative building with Connetix Tiles

AD | Paid collaboration When it comes to toys, we try to look for things that Erin can use again and again, getting great value for money. If the toy is educational too, then that’s a huge bonus. Connetix Tiles offers fun and interesting packs, giving children the ability to create anything their minds can come up with!

Discover new places with the Children of the World game

AD | PR sample Being a family who loves to travel, I think it’s important to learn about the world but sometimes that can be hard to do with children. Tactic Games have a great game for kids though; Children of the World and we recently got to play it with Erin.

Make a new friend with an adorable Disney soft toy

AD | Post contains gifted items Right from birth we give our children soft toys. They can be one of the first toys to be remembered, the thing children go to for comfort and something they might end up sleeping with for years. Whether it be from a slightly more modern film like The Lion King, or a classic such as Dumbo, Simba Toys has a Classic Disney soft toy for everyone.

Review: Nerf BUNKR Toxic Barrel and Caution Crate

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.

Review: Bright Fairy Friends Mermaids

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.

Review: Kooky Kritters Playful Bailey

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.

Classic wooden toys from Jaques of London

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.