Review: Science is Magic

This is a collaborative post with DK Books. In case you didn't know already, we're currently in British Science Week. So what better time to review this title recently published by DK? Written by science presenter and comedian, Steve Mould, Science is Magic teaches kids the science behind a range of magic tricks. I've always been a keen ...

Review: FReNeTiC

We love a good board game in our house. It's always good to discover one that stealthily educates kids too. And, in FReNeTiC, I've found one that achieves just that. Made by the creators of Accentuate, it's a word game based on the periodic table of the elements. It's recommended for two or more players aged ...

Five gross things that kids do

Before having kids, I was pretty squeamish about certain things. I didn't like getting my hands dirty and was always at great pains to avoid doing so. That's not to say I was afraid of hard work, you understand. Just that I've always been a bit Lady Macbeth with regards handwashing. Things have changed a lot ...

Review: The LEGO Movie 2 books

We still haven't got round to seeing THE LEGO MOVIE 2 yet but, thanks to the good people at DK, we have even more to whet the appetite! They sent us a bundle of their new THE LEGO MOVIE 2 books. Here's what to expect from them, plus read on for a giveaway you won't want ...