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The Curiosity Box – A Review

December 15, 2018 admin 0

I’ve written before about my love for educational toys, books and activities and how I love encouraging the children to learn through fun, especially if it gets them away from the video games they seem to love so much. I’ve also written before about subscription boxes and have even reviewed a couple over the years but this is the first time I have been introduced to a STEM education subscription box aimed at children, called […]

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Peter Pan is at St.Helens Theatre Royal this Christmas

December 14, 2018 admin 0

No Christmas is complete without a trip to the theatre to watch the panto and this year we can recommend an amazing show for you. St.Helens Theatre Royal will be showing Peter Pan from now until January 13th and it is most definitely a show not to be missed.   Over the last 12 months St. Helens has become one of, if now our all time, favourite theatre, especially when it comes to family entertainment. […]

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Win a copy of The Ghost Keeper’s Journal

December 13, 2018 admin 0

We have teamed up with Carlton publishing group to offer you the chance to win a copy of the first ever augmented reality novel for kids aged 11, The Ghostkeeper’s Journal & Field Guide by Japhet Asher. This book is far more than just a book and brilliantly combines the world of technology with the written word in book format. Readers can download the Ghost-o-matic app for free which will help them discover a groundbreaking […]

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Last minute gift ideas from Paladone

December 12, 2018 admin 0

If you, like me, still haven’t finished your Christmas shopping then you need to check out Paladone as they have some great and unusual gifts for both adults, teenagers, and children that will stand out this Christmas. Paladone pride themselves on offering “trend-based, innovative, beautifully designed and packaged gifts and  merchandise”  and in my opinion it is the go to place for themed, film, character, or gaming gifts.    Paladone have so many great products […]

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Have you got your Christmas Jumper for 14th December yet?

December 11, 2018 admin 0

The 14th December is Christmas jumper day, have you got yours yet? On Friday 14th most schools, businesses and charities will be encouraging people to put on their most festive jumper and either spread a little Christmas cheer or even wear them to raise money for charity. Personally I have already worn my Christmas jumper a grand total of 4 times in just two weeks and plan on wearing several more times, including the 14th, […]

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Winter Funland Manchester at Event City

December 11, 2018 admin 0

Last week it was my birthday and I got to celebrate it at the Winter Funland VIP charity night, which was pretty flipping special and as I know that Christmas can be really expensive and the choice available for festive activities is massive I wanted to give you a run down of exactly what is going on at Funland so you can see just what you get for your money.   Based in Event city […]

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Making charity fun for kids

December 11, 2018 admin 0

Anything that you do in life, it is always better to have fun whilst doing it. Whether it is working, jobs around the house, looking after children or exercising – even the most mundane of the task can fly by if you can make it fun. It’s something that we try to teach children, if it is just to teach them to pick up after themselves. One key aspect of life that sometimes goes under […]

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What’s that Smell – A game review

December 10, 2018 admin 2

As a family we love a good board game and most weekends we try and incorporate a games night, so when we get the opportunity to try out a new game we love nothing more than putting it through its paces.   This week we have been sent What’s that smell? which is a party game for ages 14 and over and as you would imagine it involves a lot of different smells. In fact […]

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Winter wonderland in Liverpool

December 9, 2018 admin 2

There are so many festive experiences available these days from a simple meet and greet with Santa, to full day train excursions, activity days, and theme parks, that deciding which one to visit and where to spend your money in the hope of getting a good return can be really tough. So if you are currently looking at what is available, or are considering a visit to Winter Wonderland in Liverpool then read on to […]

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This is for you – By Ellen M Bard

December 5, 2018 admin 0

It is no secret that I love to write and I live by my to do lists and random scribbles. I keep a diary, a notebook and a work log on my desk at all times, so when I was asked if I would like to review a journal I was really keen. However when it arrived it wasn’t the type of journal I was expecting, in fact it’s safe to say it is a […]