Wheely Bug

Wheely bug review

Percy fell in love with this in an instant, naming the ladybird Gaston after the pet in Ben and Holly. At first she was a little wary as it moves in all directions, a little different to the forwards and backwards she has been used to. Within no time at all though she was racing up and down the patio ...

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Plum Products Sand Pit Review

sand pit

Even in winter The Consumer Voice kids play outdoors as the cold doesn’t stop them. They have oodles of space and of course love all toys they can use. The latest is a sandpit for our Plum Products sand pit review. We bought this as it was more expensive than others and so seemed to be of a higher quality. ...

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Penny Skateboard Review

Penny Skateboard

We’ve been playing on this all winter and now spring is here we thought it best to deliver our Penny Skateboard review

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Cheap elf on the Shelf Ideas, Gifts and Merriment

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I love the elf on the shelf trend, I don’t care if it makes parents spend more money on Christmas, I personally think it helps make the whole month magical and can remind parents of the magic too. I first started Elf on the Shelf when Poppy and Mitch were 10 and 6. My cousin had some wonderful ideas and ...

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Top Toys for Christmas 2015 (Ages 3-8)


Our top toys for Christmas 2015 is here allowing you to remove the risk of shopping online. We’ll bring you products we’ve tried and tested and that our child reviewers have loved. We want to help you make those little faces light up on Christmas morning and so we’ve only chosen those toys that will do just that. Top Toys ...

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Carddies Card People Review


Carddies are little cardboard people with scenes that you colour and keep. They quickly become a little girl’s best friend as you can take them wherever you go. Poppy adores her Carddies while Percy has already pinched a few naming them little sister, big brother and Ben and Holly. RRP £8.99 You can find them here: CARDDIES FAMILY 1 – ...

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Young Drivers- the review

A Young Driver lesson in progress

Late last year I took a driving lesson (aged 13) courtesy of young drivers  the instructors were nice and the waiting time short. I thought the cars they used were easy to understand which helped with the experience. The lessons will really help me when the time comes to take my real driving overall I rate them 4.9 out ...

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My Messy Adventure

Be outrageous and go the whole hog: Matilda surprises Gabby Logan as she is the first to try ‘My Messy Adventure,’ a brand new interactive story featuring some of Roald Dahl’s most famous characters. The story was created by Persil, the Roald Dahl Literary Estate and Quentin Blake to encourage families to get outdoors this summer

I went to the My Messy Adventure and had a go myself and it seems it would be a great hit the children aged 5 to 10 as it allows you to use your own pictures to go with the story while imploring them to do fun, yet silly, things to move onto the next page. I rated it 4.5 ...

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Ready, Set, Not So Summer! How to Entertain Children in the Rain


This is a guest post from the wonderful guys over at ABCZone. They have lots of educational toys along with arts and crafts at the lowest prices. They also know a thing or two about what kids enjoy too… Every year we look forward to a bright light summer where the children spend hours in a paddling pool and we ...

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Playmobile Easter Eggs


Playmobile Easter Eggs Review by Martina Mercer With three children and a very large family the Easter Eggs soon pile up. The cupboards begin to fill and then I added to the chocolatey mountain by baking a million Easter cupcakes and nests and planting small eggs around the garden for an Easter Egg hunt. All three children have very different personalities ...

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