Rubik’s Fun with 2 Cubes, A Twist and A Race

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As part of the John Adams Games Group we were sent some Rubik’s goodies which included a Rubik’s Cube, A mini Rubik’s Cube on a Keyring Rubik’s Twist and Rubik’s Race. Did you know the Rubik’s Cube is celebrating its 40th Anniversary, it was first invented by Ernö Rubik in 1974 in Hungary. The world’s obession with the Rubik’s Cube became apparent in the 1980′s making the puzzle synonymous with the ‘retro’ era. It is estimated that 350 million Rubik’s {Read More}

Shadow Puppet Theatre – The Kids Love It!

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We were sent a huge bundle of items especially for making a shadow puppet theatre and performance from Swinton Insurance. The whole family have seen the new advert in which Attraction (BGT 2013 Winners) perform their unique act of making themselves into different things all thanks to shadows and light. I asked my daughters if they would perform a shadow puppet show for myself and my husband and they set to work setting things up. We had to put the {Read More}

Finger Football Game with Haribo

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To get into the World Cup spirit we were sent a Finger Football set and some Haribo sweets from the lovely people at Haribo so we could have our own game of football in the nice environment of inside out home. Which is just as well as the weather has changed a lot this week and it is quite chilly and wet outside. Inside the Finger Football set is a pitch mat, 2 pairs of finger football boots, 2 goal {Read More}

Sphero 2.0 – Great Fun for Kids and Adults

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I must be honest and say that I had never heard of a Sphero 2.0 before but when I was asked if we would like to review one and took a look at a video of a Sphero 2.0 being used I just had to say yes as I knew that the whole family would enjoy playing with it. Sphero 2.0 is a robotic orb, smart toy, game system which you can play with, learn with and explore with and {Read More}

Mr Maker Doodle Drawers Craft Box

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My daughter really enjoys getting crafty, she watches a lot of children’s crafting programs and always asks if we have the bits to make them. We were offered the chance to review Mr Maker Doodle Drawers and as my daughter loves crafting so much I could not refuse. I think anyone with young children knows of Mr Maker and his Doodle Drawers, even if your children don’t watch him anymore you will remember the tune of the ‘Shapes’ song and {Read More}

Wasgij? A Different Kind of Jigsaw Puzzle

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I love jigsaw puzzles although I haven’t done one in a very long time so when I was offered the chance to review  Wasgij Spring Has Sprung jigsaw puzzle from Jumbo I jumped at the chance. I had not heard of Wasgij mystery puzzles before so didn’t really know what I was getting myself in for. When it arrived I looked at the box and thought hmm doesn’t look too hard”, that was until I realised that the concept of {Read More}

The Most Fun and Easy Work Outs I can Do At Home

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This post was written as part of my blogger ambassador role with Quorn. If you are like me work outs do not sound appealing, they make me feel like I am back at school where I have to do them or in the Army. with the constant nagging of “you must do this to keep fit and lose weight”. Just the words Work out does not sound like fun, getting hot and sweaty running around the village or the gym {Read More}