Browsing Category

Games

The Secret Door

If you've been reading our articles for a little while, you'll know I'm a huge fan of co-operative games.  My eldest has a competitive streak to rival my own and watching her play games gives me flashbacks to my own childhood grudge matches…

Grimm’s Water Drop Labyrinth Board

When I saw this, I immediately loved it and I couldn't wait to give it to my girls' for Christmas.  They were less than impressed and cast it aside for the toys that were more obvious in their play.  A little while later (after the madness…

Grimm’s Number Block – A Rainbow Maths Story

My eldest loves maths.  She also loves painting and drawing and science, and climbing trees and yelling too loudly, but maths at the moment seems to have moved to number 1.  She completes worksheets like an unmonitored kid at a candy bar.  …

Mermaids, so much love for Mermaids right now

'I want to be this one, with the pink hair,' says my eldest. 'I want to be this one,' says my youngest pointing to the mermaid with the patchwork patterned tail. It's the same every time we do this puzzle.  Whether it's been a week, or an…

The Yoga Garden Game

A fast favourite in this house, the girls love playing this game.  They do all the poses, they make others up, they giggle and laugh and best of all there are never any tears!  Why, because it is one of those new breed of games that foster…