Ticket to Ride Review – The Train Adventure Board Game

We absolutely love playing board games, and Ticket to Ride is no exception. This was a new game for us and despite there being lots of different varieites of the game we had never come…

Over 50 Alternative Easter Gifts For Kids

We absolutely Christmas in our house, but Easter is a very close second favourite. What with the Easter Egg Hunts and all of that chocolate what is not to like. In fact although I love…

Over 20 of The Best Educational Board Games for Homeschool Families

Although we are fairly structured in our homeschooling day, we still enjoy playing board games as part of our home education. It is just a more fun way to learn that also encourages free thinking…

The Best Educational Books For 9 Year Olds With Usborne

We have been reading Usborne books for years since Freddie was a baby. We absolutely love books and Freddie has always enjoyed reading. Our favourites from when he was a baby were the That’s Not…

The Best Educational Board Game for Kids 8+ – FReNeTiC

  I do not say this lightly as we play a lot of games. FReNeTiC is now my all time favourite educational board game for kids. As you know we have been homeschooling Freddie for…

The Best Elf On The Shelf Accessories UK This Christmas

  It is no secret that I absolutely LOVE Christmas, but I also love the Elf on the Shelf. I thought I would put together the best Elf On The Shelf Accessories UK I have…

No need to tie your shoes again with Hickies

I am sure I am not the only one who HATES tying and untying shoe laces. I have been aware of Hickies for a couple of years, mainly through their very clever social media campaigns.…

Carcassonne Board Game Review

This month’s board game review is the Carcassonne Board Game, for the Asmodee Blogger Board Game Club. I am always looking at new board games to play, and this easy to play tile game was one of our recent…

34 of the Best Advent Calendars 2018 for the Whole Family

We absolutely love Christmas and every year we try and find the best advent calendars 2018. In this guide you will find kids advent calendars, advent calendars for beauty lovers, alcoholic advent calendars, DIY advent…

Learn How to Type the Fun Way with Free Typing Games for Kids

  **Disclosure – this is a collaborative post with KidzType, however, all views are my own.**   I have been able to touch type for a couple of years now, probably since my years at university.…

30 Of The Best Christmas Gifts For 9 Year Old Boys

Christmas Gifts for 9 Year Old Boys I know it is a little early to be thinking about Christmas, however, as Freddie turns nine just after I always need to be prepared in advance. This…

How To Have A North Pole Breakfast

North Pole Breakfast is soon to be upon us. The Elf on the Shelf was first introduced to me 4 years ago and instantly I loved the idea (I am a bit mad for Christmas!). Freddie was…

Big Ideas for Curious Minds | Best Introduction to Philosophy

Philosophy to me is a subject that is taken at university, and certainly not for children. However, the last two years I have seen more and more books out on this subject aimed at kids.…

How to Make History Fun with 60 Second Histories

We have recently been introduced to 60 Second Histories, and we absolutely love it. They are history videos in small chunks, well 60 seconds!! Since we have been homeschooling, Freddie has shown a massive interest…

Over 100 of the Best Books For 9 Year Olds 2019

  I have compiled over 100 of the best books for 9 year olds 2019. The benefits of reading books is such an integral part of children’s lives. We have been really lucky and Freddie…