At the beginning of lockdown we dug through out games collection to find something for the grown ups to play while the kids were in bed. Unfortunately the only option we had which could be played by only 2 players was Scrabble, and while it was a fun way to pass the evening, it’s not something we wanted to be limited to every night. So when Tactic Games got in touch to see if we wanted to review some games… Keep Reading
These are strange times we are living in and we are all doing what we can to survive. In our home this means packing as much as I can into the day for the kids. Is that because you want them to excel at home school? (I hear you say!) Well, no……the fact is if they are distracted by things to do, they aren’t physically trying to maim each other. Our mornings are already filled with schoolwork which has been… Keep Reading
We love a STEM toy in this house. I’m a big advocate of sensory learning – especially with young children – so any toy that will help them learn through touch and engagement is automatically a winner with me. I love the fact that STEM toys – those that are science, technology, engineering and math based – are fundamentally designed to enable learning and spark children’s curiousity. These are all foundation principles which will help them as they grow. However,… Keep Reading
It’s spring, and that means one thing in our house: our windowsills are rammed with little pots ready to grow our seeds! This is something that I started with the Bear when she was only a few years old so that she would understand where food comes from. Since then it has become a tradition in our home to grow a few things every year.
We love a board game in this house and have started to enjoy games nights with the kids. We all love it and a good game teaches so many skills for little ones while enjoying some quality family time together. With this in mind and given how much time we are currently spending at home; you can imagine how excited we were when Spin Master sent us a bundle of games to keep us all entertained.