Friday, 12 April 2019

National Geographic - Breaking Open Geodes Set **REVIEW**

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You may have spotted last month that we were very excited to have been announced as Bandai STEM Ambassadors, which means over the next 6 months we get to share with you lots of fantastic STEM toys and products! Did you spot our review of the National Geographic STEM dig kits?

Well this month I have another exciting National Geographic kit to share with you, this month it is the Breaking Open 2 Geodes kit. This fantastic kit gives kids the chance to break open two of their very own Geodes!

The National Geographic Break Open 2 Geodes set contains everything you need to break open two of your very own Geodes including two high-quality crystal filled geodes, safety goggles, display stand, and full-colour learning guide. All you will need to provide from home is a hammer and a chisel if you choose to use one. 

Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Is My Child Happy at School? - 3 Ways to Tell

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School can be a challenging time for children. Starting school is such a huge change for many children that many children can take some time to find their feet and start enjoying school. They may struggle with a particular subject or fall out with their friends from time to time which may seem like a small problem but to children these things can really take away from the enjoyment they get from school.

Sometimes however (if your children are anything like mine) you don't always get much out of them at the end of a school day and can usually only tell something may be up by their change in mood or attitude. If you are worried your child may not be able to tell you about their school life, there are some signs you can look for, particularly if your child is not happy in school.

Sunday, 7 April 2019

The Best "Grown Up" Easter Eggs for 2019.

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Easter is just a few short weeks away, in fact Easter Sunday actually falls on my birthday this year (21st April). Of course the shops and websites have had Easter eggs adorning their shelves for quite some time, and if your anything like me you will have be salivating at the sight of some of them!

I think companies and brands get more and more creative with their designs and flavours every year, with some pretty awesome combos hitting the shelves this year too. With that in mind I have put together a list of some of the best Easter eggs I have spotted this year, that are perfect for the grown ups, because lets face it just because we are now adults doesn't mean we don't want an Easter egg!

Divine Chocolate Gourmet Popcorn Egg - RRP 10.00

This fair trade Easter egg is made with Divine’s signature smooth and buttery milk chocolate. But that's not all, when you crack open the egg you will discover the inside is encrusted with air-popped gourmet salted caramel popcorn from award-winning popcorn brand Joe & Seph.

8 of the Best Easter Eggs For Kids This Easter

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If your kids are anything like mine they will have been eyeing up the Easter eggs since they started hitting shelves a few months ago! My two have changed their mind multiple times since then about which eggs they are hoping the Easter bunny might bring and I can't say I blame them! With so many delicious eggs on offer this year its hard to choose which ones you want isn't it?

So I have compiled a list of some of the most delicious, fun and quirky eggs both me and the kids have spotted so far this year!

Aldi Curious Inventions (various flavours) Egg - RRP £2.99

Kids will love these curious inventions eggs from Aldi, not only do they get a large hollow chocolate egg, each egg is also studded with various sweets and chocolates depending on the flavour! The two shown above are Cookies and Cream (blue box) and Honeycomb mash up (orange box).

Saturday, 6 April 2019

L.O.L Surprise - Bubbly Surprise **REVIEW**

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It's no secret that Evelyn is huge fan of L.O.L Surprise. She has quite the collection of over 60 dolls so far and plays with them every day without fail. So you can imagine how excited she was when she was recently asked if she would like to try out the brand new L.O.L Surprise Bubbly Surprise

Similar to the L.O.L Surprise Pearl Surprise the Bubbly Surprise comes in a large sparkly container, much larger than the individual dolls. The Bubbly Surprise contains an exclusive doll and pet which can only be found in this set. They are hidden inside a giant bubbly fizzy heart along with six more surprises hidden in smaller surprise balls, some may even have to be dug out of sand! 

Friday, 5 April 2019

Hatchimals CollEGGtibles - Mermal Magic **REVIEW**


Its no secret that Evelyn is a huge fan of surprise toys. She has quite the collection including several Hatchimals from previous series, however she was super excited to see that Hatchimals CollEGGtibles season 5 had a special twist, Mermal Magic! 

For the first time ever Hatcimals CollEGGtibles have introduced a mermaid themed collection that are not only very cute but they also change colour in warm water!

Friday, 29 March 2019

Can You Relate To The Life of an Astronaut?

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Space is pretty amazing right? I often find myself gazing up at the night sky, at the beauty of the stars and at the glow of the moon taking in its mysterious beauty. But have you ever wondered what it would really be like travelling into space and rather than gazing up at the moon, standing on it staring straight back at Earth!?

A pretty amazing thought, right? Which made me think what would life really be like as an astronaut and does my day to day life have any comparisons with that of an astronaut?