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
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
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.
As another week of home schooling ends and another stretches in front of us, I have been trying my best to move away from worksheets and make our learning a little more hands on. Both my children are in KS1 and I find that they learn better when they can touch and engage with what they are working on. So, when Learning Resources offered to send us through some Mathlink cubes to build into our home school journey, I knew… Keep Reading
The school holidays can be a challenge. With two children close in age, the bickering can become uncontrollable at times. For us what works best is to keep them entertained. If they are busy enough, then the desire to maim each other seems to diminish somewhat. Lucky for us, Spin Master had us covered this holiday with a little something for him and for her.