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 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. Since we have been homeschooling, Freddie has shown a massive interest in history. He already knows more about the Tudors…

Over 100 of the Best Books For 9 Year Olds 2018

The benefits of reading books is such an integral part of children’s lives. We have been really lucky and Freddie has always enjoyed reading. Even from a young baby he would always enjoy looking through…

Pandemic Board Game Review – A Great Cooperative Game

This month’s board game review is the Pandemic Board Game, for the Asmodee Blogger Board Game Club. I am always looking at new board games to play, and this strategy cooperative game looked great. Pandemic Board Game…

How To Encourage Creativity With Aquabeads Minions Playset

Freddie has never really enjoyed being creative, even from a very young age. He has always enjoyed books and maths and getting him to do anything remotely creative has always been hard work! As we…

Gorgeous Kids Clothing from POMPdeLUX

I don’t know about you, but I always struggle to find nice trendy clothes (at a reasonable price) for boys. As we are homeschooling now Freddie is wearing more and more clothes, also he has…