Quiet books are a great way of getting fidgety children to sit still when there’s not really an opportunity for them to run riot – it could be at a restaurant or in church, or (in my case) in those precious moments before my little one is supposed to get up. It’s something to keep […]
Is there anything more daunting than party bag fillers? Well yes, but they are still a huge headache. Luckily, we’ve got cheap and fun party bag ideas for you all for £1 or under! Just divide the items out between the bags – with smaller items you could bunch together with some cute coloured twine […]
So, half term is upon us (or will be soon), so what have you got planned to keep your brood entertained? We’ve been looking for last minute half term ideas, to help you out. If you’re not going away or got the kids booked into some sort of holiday activity… you’re probably wondering what to […]
The Geffrye Museum of the Home in London has an annual exhibition showing the houses of Christmas past. Showcasing how our homes looked at Christmas going back 400 years. It’s an amazing insight into the evolution of traditions and customs. So we wondered – which was the best time for Christmas? Step back through […]
Each year we hear about the must have Christmas presents of the year. There always seems to be some new craze, and even some recycled ones! We’re talking about Furbys, Star Wars, Scooters, Pokemon. But whichever Christmas presents have caught your eye this year, the price tag can be really important. We take a […]
A while ago, I took it upon myself to start a massive project – creating felt play mats to suit my son’s favourite things. The idea was that I would make a simple felt dinosaur play mat (Jurassic Park eat your heart out!) and then a town play mat for his cars. However, once I […]
If you’re of a certain age, you’ll remember a time when cartoons weren’t on 24 hours a day on a multitude of dedicated channels. You’ll recall the moment you realised it was a Saturday morning – prime 80s cartoon time! Or coming back from school to watch the best cartoons. Remember having to choose between […]
With the Wimbledon final this Sunday, the weather heating up and the kids nearly breaking up from school, what better time to go out in the garden or meet at the park and spend time with friends and family playing good old traditional games.
The Secret Life of Pets is the hilarious animated film from the humans behind Despicable Me. It provides a comical insight into what pets get up to when they are left at home alone and is sure to be a huge hit with both kids and adults.
Take a look at our incredible sale event with the classic BOGOF deal – buy one get one free! We are offering this promotion on a wide range of fiction books, non-fiction books, children’s books, gifts and toys & games to choose from, so what are you waiting for? Get buying and saving today!! Here […]