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Virtual festival for the Bank Holiday weekend

80% of parents have run out of ways to keep their kids entertained in lockdown – Surprised? The boffins at Dr Gummer’s Good Play Guide have uncovered that 80% of parents are struggling to find new ways to keep their kids entertained during lockdown, perfect timing then that this weekend …

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Baby Yoda? Mini Mandalorian? The Child?

The ears wiggle, the eyes move, his arm extends to use the “force” and he makes cooing sounds aplenty – and will deplete your bank account of almost £60 quid. There are 25 sound/motion activiations to be had if you touch it’s head and you may need you’rs seeing to …

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LEGO and Universal embrace the power of music

   Exclusive global partnership encourages the world to be more playful with an innovative music initiative, combining passion for music with the iconic LEGO System in Play. The LEGO Group today announced an exclusive global partnership with Universal Music Group (UMG), the world’s leading music-based entertainment company, that will …

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Star Wars LEGO A-Wing about to arrive

The A-Wing Starfighter joins the LEGO Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series in time to celebrate May 4th. Seen in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi you’ll get an A-wing pilot minifigure and removable canopy to access to the ship’s detailed cockpit for the first time ever. This 1,673-piece set model …

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Card play from Cartamundi

With us all having to keep an eye on our cash during the lockdown this initiative from Cartamundi and Intracto is a welcome one. We’re huge fans of the humble deck of cards and HERE you’ll find an abundance of rules for games played across the globe for you and …

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Virtual Articulate! from Tomy

Here are your virtual Articulate cards…After seeing loads of stories, pictures and videos of folk using FaceTime, Zoom and more to play games of Articulate! They’ve made it easier for folks that are apart to play together and have made the original cards available online for free. Set up your …

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Fairy Bricks donating a lot of LEGO

Fairy Bricks, a charity which donates LEGO® sets to children’s hospices and hospitals, today announced plans to donate more than 30,000 LEGO sets to children of NHS workers.  The donations will be made to the dedicated staff at NHS hospital trusts across the UK, starting with Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in …

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Marvellous stuff from MGA

Operation Pac-Man is the non-profit organisation created by MGA’s Isaac Larian to help fight the spread of COVID-19 across the globe and has delivered over 65,000 masks and face shields to 40 hospitals across the US so far and also successfully tested a new ventilator prototype and is supporting a …

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Discover 13 Creative New Ways to Play UNO

Mattel have released 13 new ways to play their number one card game, These new ways to play debuted on the UNO® Instagram page with UNO® Bingo, which challenges players to carry out a number of moves during their game in order to call Bingo! Everyone can play with their …

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Asmodee brings home the print and play fun

Just in time for the different-from-the-norm Easter holidays these free games will be music to everyones ears. This collection includes some of the best Asmodee games we’ve played and we can now download then for free, nada, zilch, nowt and have ourselves a very Good Friday. Leading the pack is …

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