Tag Archives: fun

Fancy bagging a bundle?

There has always been a row in our house, the word “bundle” apparently, on the South West of England was the word describing that very childish pursuit of kids laying on top of each other for no apparent reason, well, apart from to leave the person at the bottom of …

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Marvins Magic Rubik mash-up is quite something

It’s taken us a while to work our way through to this box of tricks, feels like we’ve saved one of the best until last. There are 40 tricks inside, not all of them brilliant but the ones which are totally trick-tastic make this box worth all of its £25 …

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Quintessential countdown of toys from the past five decades anyone?

The man in the hat presents the must-have toys and big crazes from the 1970s to the modern day, from action figures and board games to electronic pets and cuddly best friends. I am sorry that I’m not the leading man but I had a hair appointment that day so …

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Linkee and friends Go Live on Alexa

Shouty-outy games are our favourite, especially when infused with some Xmas (spirits). Linkee, What Came First and Obama Llama (and its Christmas sister game Santa Banter)can now be played as voice activated games or ‘skills’ on Alexa devices. The games are all simple to play, interactive, hands-free and you’ll have …

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Get your Hands Full

This here Hands Full piece of kit  is an absolute must have, they’d (*WowWee) not like me comparing it to BopIt but its pretty much that but a bit better.  The challenge is to keep your hands full while you jump, high five, shake, dance, twist and other stuff, this …

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Worlds’s first crowdsourced puzzle

Puzzle nerds around the world unite, today you have a chance to be part of a global movement to create the very first crowdsourced jigsaw puzzle. The company behind it, Cloudberries, state that the aim of this project is to test the ‘wisdom of the crowd’. The idea is that …

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Top toy list with a few twists from Smyths Toys

We’ve seen a few lists these past few weeks, many included the usual subjects but this one from Smyths has some new entries : WWE Wrekkin’ Slambulance Pokémon Carry Case Star Wars Mandalorian The Child Animatronic L.O.L. Surprise! O.M.G. Remix 4-in-1 Plane and Remix dolls Barbie Princess Adventure Prance & …

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Smyths Toys have a good old-fashioned catalogue

Fresh out today the Smyths Toys empire have not shied away from their annual offering of paper based flick-through fun, yup, their catalogue is ready and waiting for for to pick up, right now. Grab one alongside a post-it note or two and let the kids loose marking up their …

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Avast everything mi’hearties t’is talk like a pirate day

Started some time ago for no apparent reason at all, apart from a few folk looking for a justifiable reason to over imbibe on rum perhaps it is #talklikeapirateday (some tips on the lingo can be found HERE).  It is true that 3.14 of us are related to PiRates, they’re …

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Hey Duggee! Is for everyone

You need no excuses to sit through endless episodes of the award-winning CBeebies show Hey Duggee, yes, it is a program aimed at pre-schoolers but PAH to the age-raters (it is likely you do have kids who watch it though). So buy them this Interactive Smart Duggee soft toy, three …

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