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We are giving away some amazing Slither.io toys on the site - pop over and take a look, but hurry. Closes 30th Nov. #giveaways # ukgiveaways # competitions
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Win bundle of new Slither.io toys

We have a fantastic set of gifts for all those Slither.io fans out there. My son just LOVES this game, and sometimes it is hard to peelhim away from his little snakes… We have some of the wonderful new Slither.io toys to give away. These promise to be an instant hit with fans, as they […]


by Helen • November 9, 2017
Great giveaways for kids & parents

Win a mini iPad with Channel Mum and the Ingham Family

We have another great giveaway for you, thanks to Channel Mum and the vlogging family of five, The Ingham Family and you can win one of TWO Mini iPads this time! All you need to do is fill out the form on the Channel Mum site, and subscribe to their YouTube channel to be in […]


by Helen • October 25, 2017
Reading Eggs is a great way for the kids to learn to read - and we've got a free trial for FIVE weeks for you - pop along an find out more!
Parenting Tips

5 ways tech can help reluctant readers: FREE 5 week Reading Eggs trial!

This is a sponsored article (with Reading Eggs – including a FREE 5 week trial for YOU in September), but all advice is heart-felt as I have a reluctant reader (my son), and I know that all of these things have worked for me. We still struggle to get him to read sometimes, but it […]


by Helen • September 7, 2017
Five awesome tips to keep kids learning with educational screen time
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Five tips to keep kids learning with educational screen time

The summer holidays are almost upon us, and six weeks (or more) is a very long time. Keeping children occupied can be exhausting and expensive – and even the best of us will resort to screen time in the quest for a quiet life. Screen time battles are every parent’s bugbear – but what if […]


by Angie Shatford • July 7, 2017
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