Month: March 2019

1,000 not out!

A desk and laptop with the words "1000 not out!" superimposed.

Well, I never thought I’d see the day. This is my 1,000th blog post. I won’t get a letter from the queen or anything like that, but it’s a proud achievement nonetheless. As my good friend John from Dad Blog UK put it the other day, I’m a veteran blogger now. This is a much …

Review: Science is Magic

A child with a copy of 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┬áteaches kids the science behind a range of magic tricks. I’ve always been …

Review: FReNeTiC

A board game called 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 …