Bringing characters to life

Lion guard

What are your children’s favourite shows on TV? Do they just enjoy watching the shows or do they recreate them when the show is over within their play? Our children love to do this and can frequently be found re-creating scenes from Andy’s Dinosaur Adventure, Dr Who, Peppa Pig, Paw Patrol and many more. One […]

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Win Sonic Boom DVD: No Robots Allowed

Sonic DVD

Here’s your chance to get your gloved mitts on the latest Sonic Boom adventures in SONIC BOOM: NO ROBOTS ALLOWED. We are offering one lucky person the chance to win this latest DVD. This is Sonic as you’ve never seen him before! The speedy blue hedgehog gets a new look in this comedy adventure series, […]

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Rainy day play

dough

When the weather is bad and you don’t fancy getting your waterproofs on and heading out anyway, it can be helpful to have a list of rainy day play options to hand. Things to have in that you can whip out to keep the troops happy. Baking and crafting are always top of the children’s […]

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Win a copy of Bing on DVD

bing

STUDIOCANAL has announced that the final volume in Season One of the popular Cbeebies show Bing is coming to DVD on 17 October, releasing as Show… And Other Episodes. Bing: Show… And Other Episodes is the eighth and final volume in Season One, following Swing, Storytime, Paddling Pool, Fireworks, Surprise Machine, Music and Cat. The […]

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Role play with Brio

The children love role play. All four children in fact have always loved taking on new roles and getting into character. Anything from superhero costumes, to putting on their own show, to playing coffee shops with the play kitchen and food. These are probably the times that I enjoy watching the children play the most. […]

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Big world play meets small world play

Squeeze em turtles

Back when my first child was born, like many parents I was careful to ensure that all her toys were age appropriate and she was not given anything too small. With only one child this is an easy approach to follow, but as you have more children this becomes harder as there are all sorts […]

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