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Happy Halloween! Smashers review and giveaway!

Back at Blog On Toys in September, I found out about Smashers which are a new collectible toy and series 2 arrives in eyeballs! Perfect for Halloween, bwah, ha ha ha (evil laugh) There are over 100 to collect and some glow in the dark (again fab for Halloween or just fun to have on […]

LOL Biggie Pet review

OMG Anya LOVES LOL! That’s a lot of capital letters in one sentence 🙂 The Biggie Pets series is slightly different to the usual LOL dolls as you know what the main toy is when you buy it. You can see the pet through the carry case ball but I didn’t realsie that the pictures […]

#Project365 week 38 toys, teeth and tasty

Day 259: Blog On Toys and this is Alex Winters who used to present on CBeebies. It was an hilarious hour of insights, tips and gossip 🙂 Day 260: while I was away Anya lost her first tooth (Matthew still hasn’t lost any!) so there was much excitement in the morning before school as she […]

Getting creative with Simbrix

At the Blog On conference in May I discovered Simbrix, a new toy designed in the UK which allows children to use their construction and artistic talents. I thought that Simbrix would be a perfect way to unwind and relax after a busy school day and I was right! The Geek Kit we were sent […]

Should we ban toy guns and other weapons?

When I was a child I didn’t play with guns. Swords: yes, but never guns. At Zach’s preschool there seems to be a high proportion of boys and every time I visit they are anxious to show me their sticks/constructed StickleBrick guns which are hurriedly transformed to ‘water pistols’ by the staff. Matthew and Anya […]