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Bookbeat audiobooks made my reluctant reader smile - can't you see?
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5 reasons why Audiobooks are perfect for active kids and reluctant readers

Sometimes it’s hard to get my wee boy to read – he just doesn’t sit still for long enough. He is very much one of those classic reluctant readers. He is so active, there is almost always seems to be something better to do. He’d rather kick a football, jump on a trampoline, watch a spider […]


by Helen • June 16, 2017
A chance to Win a K'Nex STEM Explorations Swing Ride
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Win a K’Nex STEM Explorations Swing Ride

We have had a giveaway for a while, but that is because we were saving it all up for a really great one for you all…today you can enter for a chance to win a K’NEX STEM Explorations Swing Ride Building Set worth £32.99 for your little ones! That is just amazing isn’t it? With STEM […]


by Helen • April 28, 2017
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blogfoster UK: 5 reasons to monetise your blog with the new kid on the influencer marketing block

I have been blogging for over five years now, but I am still learning. There isn’t a week that goes by without me finding out about something new. And this week was no different, when I signed up to the new influencer marketing platform, blogfoster UK. It is a pleasure to work with influencer marketing platforms, […]


by Helen • March 9, 2017
A homemade stop animation set - all it takes is a shallow cardboard box and a few bits of card!
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How to build a simple stop animation set

  Stop Animation is a fantastic way to get your kids into making animated movies, its simple to learn as it’s based on still photography, and it’s incredibly accessible with some wonderful stop animation packages available to buy online. Packages like Hue Animation offer a great place for kids to start dabbling. But what are you […]


by Helen • January 16, 2017
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Win a MEEM cable; the easiest way to keep those photo memories safe forever

We have already written about the wonderful thing that is the MEEM Memory cable on the blog. We love it, and we know that after Christmas and New Year you are all even more likely to have memories that need to be kept safe. However, we also know you don’t have that much TIME to […]


by Helen • January 13, 2017
12 Days of Christmas

Play educational games with Poki and win a Fire Tablet #KiddyChartsAdvent

We have a lovely giveaway on Day 10 of our Advent competitions – we are giving away a Fire Tablet thanks to the game site, Poki. I have just spent a few moments with the kids taking a look at the site, and to be honest – it’s moments like this when I realise that […]


by Helen • December 10, 2016
12 Days of Christmas

Win Cubetto wooden toy to teach youngsters to code #KiddyChartsAdvent

It is DAY THREE of our 12 festive Christmas giveaways in 12 days! If you missed the other days, do check back and look at them all. Today you can win this awesome Cubetto wooden toy to teach youngsters to code! THE AWARD WINNING CUBETTO PLAYSET NOW AVAILABLE Educational toys for kids are in demand this Christmas. Among […]


by Helen • December 3, 2016
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Win a Samsung SmartCam PT worth £139 and help keep an eye on your child #KiddychartsSummer

On day 5 of our summer countdown where we are giving away a new gift for parents every single day for 12 days, we have a rather exciting piece of technology for you. Parents always want to be with their baby or toddler but sometimes leaving them is inevitable, using the new Samsung SmartCam Pan […]


by Helen • July 18, 2016
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Win Thirsty Plant Deluxe Gift Box from Tech will Save Us and get your kids into science! #KiddychartsSummer

We are into Day 7 of our summer countdown, and its the weekend – so what better day to share a wonderful activity kit for the kids, that really gets their brain cells working from Tech Will Save Us. We have a wonderful giveaway today – a Thirsty Plan Deluxe Gift Box for you and […]


by Helen • July 16, 2016
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#Win six month subscription to Readly giving you access to all the magazines you ever dreamed of! (two available)

As a blogger, I sometimes get really, really cool stuff to do. Contrary to popular belief though, bloggers do pay for things. In fact, we pay for a lot of things. Particularly the stuff that we really love. Readly is something that I have been paying for every month because it is brilliant. For only £7.99 a […]


by Helen • May 24, 2016