Family Game Night Games – Dixit
Oct17

Family Game Night Games – Dixit

We’ve been determined for months now to start playing regular Family Game Night Games. So when Asmodee got in touch and asked if we’d like to receive a selection of Family Game Night Games, I’ll admit I bit their hand off. Finally, I was going to HAVE to get organised and sit down for some serious fun with the whole family; and it wouldn’t even be Christmas or on holiday!(you can see last week’s review of Catan here) Dixit was a...

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Family Game Night Games – Settlers of Catan
Oct10

Family Game Night Games – Settlers of Catan

We’ve been determined for months now to start playing regular Family Game Night Games. So when Asmodee got in touch and asked if we’d like to receive a selection of Family Game Night Games, I’ll admit I bit their hand off. Finally, I was going to HAVE to get organised and sit down for some serious fun with the whole family; and it wouldn’t even be Christmas or on holiday! If you are a fan of video games,...

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Top Ten MSF Picks for Teens?
Oct04

Top Ten MSF Picks for Teens?

We all know teenagers: moody, only talk in emojis and never off their phones? Yep. But anyone who spends any time with them knows that they’re also some of the most open-minded, radical and future-thinking people around. Get young minds blossoming with our top ten picks for teens at Manchester Science Festival this October… It’s going to be v lit. 1. Man on the Moon programmeShow: Tuesday 16 October – Saturday 20 OctoberWorkshops:...

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Win a Collins Early Learning pack and Stabilo Activity Set | #SummerStuff
Jul28

Win a Collins Early Learning pack and Stabilo Activity Set | #SummerStuff

Day 13 of #SummerStuff fortnight, and it’s a perfect one for the youngest in the family – Collins are offering one lucky reader a set of Early Learning activity books and a huge Stabilo set. Come on – what kid doesn’t want to win that HUGE bundle of pens to use in those books?! Summer’s here, and long fun days stretch ahead of us. But amongst the picnics, movie nights and beach days there’s bound to be...

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Win an i-SPY Nature Explorer Bundle | #SummerStuff
Jul26

Win an i-SPY Nature Explorer Bundle | #SummerStuff

Day 11 of #SummerStuff fortnight, and we’ve gone all outdoorsy with i-Spy; win a fab i-SPY bundle of 12 nature themed books with a pair of binoculars, a magnifying glass, a fishing net and a bug viewer. The i-SPY books – remember them? Back in the 70’s we simply wouldn’t consider a long car journey without one! Mind you – I never did finish the British Birds one. I blame my parents – no eagles were ever spotted, nor a kingfisher...

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DIY Craft Ideas for the Entire Family
Jun25

DIY Craft Ideas for the Entire Family

Spending time with the kids and doing something together is great for relationship building. Sharing a DIY project is known to be one of the most effective ways to get children more engaged and open minded while training their motor skills. There is no shortage of things to try and DIY projects to do either. To help you pick a project to share with the entire family, here are some DIY craft ideas you can look into, particularly ideas...

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