Fun with educational toys from George at Asda

Toys can be educational without being boring and dull, and now Athena has reached an age where she understands more about the world and what goes on in it she’s finding a lot more enjoyment in toys that let her use her imagination a bit more. We were asked recently if we would like to choose from the selection of educational toys…

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Bath time fun with Nuby

Bath times are the fun times in this house, Athena loves water and would happily stay in the bath till the water was cold I think! She’s a funny little thing and prefers to stand rather than sit down, and marches up and down the bath pulling shampoo bottles (and the toilet roll once!) in to play with. We used…

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#DiscoverYourWay with Fisher-Price

Two weeks ago Athena and I were invited up to London to Prima Baby magazine HQ for a talk on the importance of play by Fisher-Price to launch the new #DiscoverYourWay campaign. We had an intro from Susie Boone from MadeforMums to explain why the research had been undertaken and then Dr David Whitebread from the University of Cambridge went…

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We love: Fisher Price musical instruments

My baby loves music almost as much as she loves grapes (which is about as much as I love chocolate digestives, lots!) So when a parcel of musical goodies arrived in the post from Fisher Price’s musical toy range she was pretty pleased, she’d have something to make noise with whilst bouncing around to whatever songs she can hear (amusingly…

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We love: Wooden Toys

  I have been doing a lot of ebay and charity shop scouring recently with the sole aim to build up a library of wooden toys, and (if I do say so myself) I think I have done quite well! I will admit that part of the reason for loving wooden toys is purely aesthetical on my part. They just…

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Bath time toys

Bath times are one of my favourite times of day with Athena.  She’s always loved baths apart from one odd bath a few months ago where she cried. Luckily it was a one off and she now happily sits and splashes about until I have to get her out because the water is going cold! Today I’m reviewing three bath…

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