Monthly Archives: March 2020

Covid-19 advisory for kids, courtesy of Playmobil

Check out ROBert explaining the corona virus to children, it covers off a range of virus-related topics that they’re likely asking questions about, including what Covid-19 is, why people are supposed to stay indoors, how the virus spreads and who is most at risk.In a tweet – Playmobil are urging …

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LEGO Star Wars heads about to arrive – Excitement levels are high

It says 18+ on the box so, sorry kids, look away now. LEGO have unveiled these three Star Wars helmets celebrating the heads of the Tie Fighter Pilot, Stormtroopers and Boba Fett each arriving in a box that’s very much akin to those of the Ultimate Collector Series (UCS) stuff. …

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LEGO gets the Mario treatment – Could we love it anymore?

Neither a video game nor a traditional LEGO brick-based set this here LEGO Super Mario set is a spanking new line featuring an interactive LEGO Mario figure who collects coins in real-life game levels created with LEGO bricks. Just watch it, you’ll not fail to either ooh, ahh or utter …

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It’s a Mario day

Written down as Mar10 Day, you’re encouraged,, no it is imperative that you a) dress up as the plumber b)play one of the games he appears in c) buy some Mario-Merch – and we’re here to help. The folk at Nintendo and LEGO chose this day to tease of a …

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Landmark celebrates twenty years in a spin

It is NOT a ferris wheel – it is a cantilevered observation wheel. There is no capsule numbered 13, the 32 pods are numbered 1-33 – each of these pods representing one of the boroughs in the capital. It spins, well rotates, at twice the sprinting speed of a tortoise, …

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Kaleidoscope from Smartivity Toys – A right eye-opener

  Re-create one of those magical childhood moments and grab a Kaleidoscope kit. Remember those tin ones that you’d hold up to various light sources and “oohs” and “aaahs” would ensue? I loved my colour shape shifting telescopic gadget and I just got to build one courtesy of these folk …

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Onward is upward

On general release this Friday (6th March) is Disney Pixar’s latest animation offering that’s reviewing pretty well across the media-o-sphere and also “normal” people who have been to preview screenings say that it is rather good. Check out the trailer below and get over to Argos and grab the interactive …

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