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.

Review: Learning Resources Dig and Display Fossil Kit

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.

Review: Learning Resources Mental Blox Go!

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This year Erin has really enjoyed being in Reception and she’s really thrived in that environment. We’re really keen to encourage Erin outside of school as well and find things we can do together that are both fun and educational. We were recently sent Mental Blox Go!* from Learning Resources to try out.

Review: Geomag Supercolour Panels

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) When it comes to playing Erin loves to be creative but we also like to find toys that will challenge here whilst also having fun. The 52 piece Geomag Supercolour Panels* set is a great starter kit if you’re looking for a magnetic toy for your child.

Best Lego Sets for Your Kids Aged 4 to 7

AD | Collaborative post The age of four to seven is the best time to introduce Legos to your kids. While Lego sets can be very overwhelming at first, especially for the younger ones, the kids can eventually get the hang of building Lego bricks. Lego sets are not just toys for your kids to pass the time with. The best thing about allowing your kids to play and build with Legos is that they also help refine your kid’s motor skills and enhance their creativity. Most Lego sets are themed around a particular story

Making crazy creations with Kid K’Nex

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) Erin is such a creative child and we’re always looking for toys that can not only encourage Erin but also to challenge her a bit. Kid K’Nex is aimed at children aged 3-5 and helps children develop fine motor skills, spacial awareness and manual dexterity. We received a couple of kits for Erin to try out!

Introducing Erin to retro toys: Stickle Bricks and Plasticine

AD | Post contains gifted items If you’re a parent, really of a child any age, you’ll have probably mentioned something about toys not being the same as when you were young. I’ve definitely said it to Erin numerous times and I’m sure I’ll carry on doing it as she gets older. Recently I got to introduce Erin to some retro toys from my childhood; Plasticine and Stickle Bricks. Erin has been playing with Play Doh for as long as I can remember but now that she’s older, more creative and is happy to spend

It’s Hero Time with Ben 10 toys

AD | Post contains gifted items If you was asked what kind of superpower you would have, what would it be? Well, in Ben 10, thanks to a super special watch from another galaxy called the Omnitrix Ben Tennyson has the ability to turn into different kinds of alien heroes. Once Ben activates the Omnitrix, it’s hero time! The Ben 10 Deluxe Omnitrix Creator Set is such a cool toy and it comes with so many different possibilities. It comes with loads of different bits so you can make your own personalised Omnitrix and design