Get giggling with the Tiddlytubbies

tiddlytubbies toys

Are your little ones fans of the Tellytubbies? If so they will love the Tiddlytubbies no doubt, basically tiny cute versions of the Tellytubbies. I don’t remember my eldest two children really being bothered by Teletubbies when they were little, but the two little boys are quite mesmerised by them. 2017 is the 20th anniversary […]

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Imaginative play with Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig Toys

If you have a child under three, chances are you’ve seen Peppa Pig a few times. With it’s annoying, sorry, catchy theme tune and funny characters it’s always possible to watch the show on a few different levels. As the show has gone from strength to strength, the amount of toys and merchandise available has […]

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The toy time machine: toys across the years

what to buy for the kids

I don’t know about you, but I find the evolution of and trends in toys quite fascinating. I’ve seen with my own children all sorts of toys come back into fashion and it’s lovely when you see children playing with or interested in the sorts of things we once were. This fun infographic below shows […]

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Top 5 funny gifts for children

funny gifts for children

Gift shopping for children can be such a mixed bag over the years. Sometimes there are almost too many possibilities of things to get and you have to try and balance what to give them between birthdays and Christmases. Perhaps there are some specific things children have asked for, perhaps there are things they really […]

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The best travel toys for pre-schoolers

The best travel toys

Travelling with children requires preparation. If you prepare well, there is no reason that you shouldn’t be able to enjoy your time away. Of course there will be a few tantrums and tears along the way (and that’s just the parents) but that’s normal life anyway, it’s not unique to travelling with children. One thing […]

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Backseat drivers: The next generation

backseat driver

I live with a backseat driver. I mean, a really bad back seat driver. He’s three! “Go faster Mummy” “Slow down Mummy” “Turn here Mummy” “Go by these cars Mummy” “You have gone the wrong way Mummy” It’s exhausting and endearing in equal measure. Any of you guys have a backseat driver in the family? […]

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The best toy trains

BRIO train

Train sets are so popular Most families have a train set for their children at some point. It seems to be one of those items that so many children love to play with and also the kind of toy that also has longevity in terms of the time frame children will play with it for. […]

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