2019-04-05

Prepare to battle – Pillow Fight Warriors

Yesterday, 8th April was National Pillow Fight Day! How awesome is that? To celebrate this day, Love Bomb Cushions based in Leeds, sent us some new pillow fight warriors which are designed especially for challenging your friends and family to an epic pillow fight battle. We received two shield visions, with a lovely Celtic style
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Airhogs Micro Race drone

REVIEW – Airhogs Micro Race Drone

We were offered the chance to review the Airhogs Micro Race Drone by SpinMaster and Nathan was beyond excited to get his hands on this new gadget. With an age range of 8+, Nathan who is now 11 thought it was a great toy for big kids of any age who love to play with
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MOKURU collection

MOKURU – the new fidget toy in town

Fidget toys have recently taken the world by storm. Simple devices which can reduce anxiety, stress, ADHD, increase concentration and improve finger dexterity. For children though, they are the now must have playground toy, for schools its another risk assessment to be completed and for parents it’s something that most of us can not quite
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Release your inner genius with Project Mc2 STEAM toys

If you are a parent you will have heard of STEAM – and no, we are not talking about the type coming out of your ears in frustration.  SIENCE  TECHNOLOGY  ENGINEERING  ART  MATH  They are the key building blocks in the education system and it is now transferable to toys and games to get children
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Christmas Gifts with The Works

Are you ready for Christmas? I have to admit, I am starting to panic. I have not finished my shopping and this year I am catering for six at Christmas dinner. I keep telling myself that it is just a day but we always get swept up in the festivities that we panic thinking everything
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Board Game Wednesdays Round Up

Did you know that Board Game Wednesdays are now a thing? No? Well, where have you been for the last few weeks? Every Wednesday at That Comic Shop in Preston we have decided to play test the latest board games with the customers and get their feedback.  We have playtested a whole host of games in time
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Christmas comes but once a year – but if you are a blogger it lasts for MONTHS!

Yes, I am already thinking about Christmas, and I have already got the decorations out.  You may think I am mad but as a blogger this is quite normal.  This year I am undertaking a task that has had me up at night counting the days till Christmas, and not in a good way –
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Review – Metallic Tattoo Kit by Interplay

One thing that I know most kids love are tattoos. Even when I was little I can still remember the really rubbish ones that I would get in packs of bubble gum or from vending machines at the shop. We would stick them on by spitting on them to get the transfer to come off
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Product Review – Butterfly World by Interplay

A few months ago, Nathan and I were given the chance to review Butterfly World, part of the My Living World series of educational and learning development kits from Interplay. We were sent the kit and along side it a pot arrived, well packaged, that contained 5 tiny caterpillars and their food source for the
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I am sorry, you are playing with WHAT?

Its not very often your child comes home from school an announces that one of the boys on his table was hit in the face with a dildo at school. Yes, you read that right.  My 9 year old son came home from school and announced that they had been playing with dildos for most
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