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Leslie Rickerby

Back to school with Treads

*Ad: Contains gifted shoes from Treads* Well! What a year it’s been so far! I’m very much looking forward to getting a bit of normality back. Part of that normality will be getting the kids back to school. I can’t tell you how much…

August 4, 2020

Making Memories with Moonpig

Ad: Contains gifted product in exchange for this post. This year has been strange, hasn’t it? Celebrations just haven’t been the same. Dexter finished infant school after not evening being there for most of this year so there were no leavers parties, school trips…

July 19, 2020

Throwing A Great Party

If you are planning a party this year then you will have a lot of stiff competition if you want yours to be the best. The key to any party is making sure that you get the basics right. One of these is ensuring…

June 1, 2020

Money Activity Set from Learning Resources – Review

Gifted for reviewWhen I realised I would be having the children at home for quite a while, I wanted to make sure that I had toys and craft materials that could be used in many different ways – We already have lots of lego,…

May 28, 2020

11 Ways To Use Math Links Cubes

(Gifted for review)I love these little connecting cubes. I remember loving them at school and now my kids love them too. Thing is, for something so utterly simple, there are loads of ways to play with them, all of them educational.A pack of Mathlinks…

May 26, 2020
Reviews / Giveaways

Top 3 Vax Carpet Cleaners for a Deeper Clean

Your vacuum may be great for lifting dirt, dust and debris. Yet, vacuuming is only the first step.  Vacuums and steam cleaners can only do so much. Only a powerful carpet cleaner can banish those deep stains and smells, lift dirt and grime and…

May 19, 2020
STEM

Hack @ Home with Scouts, Kano and Plusnet

At the start of the year, we were challenged by Plusnet to develop some coding skills and create a project that would help others. This was to form part of a collaboration with Plusnet, The Raspberry Pi foundation and Scouts; showing young people how…

May 9, 2020