Category: Indoor play

Tree-change style Barbie

I’m not a massive Barbie fan. The kids like them, but I steer them towards the more modern Disney Princesses such as Anna and Elsa, Merida and their pals because at least they are stronger characters than Barbie and her incessant shopping. I hate ‘Barbie: Life in the Dream House’ which was banned for about six months until Leon told… Read more →


Ah look at my pirate-babies! Imogen and Leon have played pirates aat least three times a week for the past YEAR but since we went to The Sea-life Centre and they bought some new outfits and other props they have a renewed enthusiasm and a new recruit ūüôā ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Oona is actually extremely dangerous with a sword and knows how… Read more →

Legoland Egg-straordinary charity build!

Bring-a-brick for the ‚ÄėEgg-straodinary‚Äô Charity Build LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Manchester is calling all young LEGO¬†lovers to come and donate a LEGO¬†brick from their collection to the centre in a bid to raise bricks for the Wood Street Mission which will then give them to underprivileged children across Manchester and Salford to play with. The aim of the initiative is to… Read more →

Light sabre from freegle!

Excuse the state of my living room in these pictures! I don’t always tidy up before taking pictures for the blog! I suppose I should and then you might all think I am Super Woman ha ha! Anyway, I’m here to tell you all about Freegle and my recent experience. I often put our used and unwanted items on Freegle,… Read more →

CRA-Z-Art Shimmer n Sparkle Crystal Craze Gem Cuff Bracelets Review

This week we were sent some fantastic bracelets to make! Imogen reviewed hers here Elizabeth wrote hers here And here’s mine! I thought the bracelets were really lovely actually! The instructions were useful, they were well worded and helped along by some good photographs explaining the to the children what to do. They suggested that the kids sellotape the cuff… Read more →

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