Woohoo proud to be Playmobil Playologists!


As the Beans and I were jumping in our car to head off on our first camping trip of the Summer, a parcel arrived which I had to hide straight away, otherwise we would never had got away on our holiday. It had the word ‘Playmobil‘ plastered all over it so I knew there were … Read more

Gift Ideas for Baby’s First Birthday

You might think it seems a bit odd that I’m writing about First Birthdays again when our youngest, Jelly Bean, is approaching his third birthday in January but our beautiful God-Daughter has just turned one and our very cute neighbour also turns one in the next week and so it got me thinking about how … Read more

Clementoni Space Lab Giveaway

The Space Lab

When I attended The Toy Fair at Olympia at the start of this year, there was one particular toy which really caught my attention because it was one which I knew my green fingered Beans would just love . . . The Space Lab!!! Embark on your space adventure Space is waiting just for you … Read more

Learning to read – #30waysin30days


Do you feel confident in teaching your child to read? It’s quite a daunting prospect, afterall, it’s a long time since we learnt to read and they do it all so differently these days. I had never even heard of a phoneme until Little Bean started school. Research by LeapFrog has found that almost half … Read more

Learning Resources Smart Toss

Learning Resources

Beanie Boy’s favourite game at the moment is his Smart Toss from Learning Resources. Quite simply it’s a Bean Bag tossing game with lots of different learning possibilities. I love to have activities around to keep them active during the winter months because my Beans are active little monkeys so they need to have activities … Read more