Product Review - Audiosonic Action Camcorder
Audiosonic Action Camcorder is a great alternative to the GoPro Hero Camera, which retails for over ...
10 Great First Jokes For Preschoolers
Most preschoolers love telling jokes but don't always 'get' the punch line or might instead tell...
Product Review - Crystal Growing Kit
I love crystals and have a few in my collection, so when junior got a Crystal Growing Kit for Christ...
Top 5 iPad Apps For Preschoolers
IPads are a great way to keep kids busy on long journeys or while waiting for appointments
Ikea Duktig Play Kitchen Review
My son is now three and a half and is the only one of his friends not to have a play kitchen
Product Review - Water Bomb Kit
This is a great gift for kids aged 8 and over and is available from KMart for $10
Micro Sprite Scooter Review
Scooters are loads of fun for kids of all ages, and are a really effective way to travel
Schleich Wild Animal Toys Review
Young children love to play make believe games with small figures
Early Rider Lite Balance Bike Review
The coolest kid on the block is definitely riding an
Bubba Mat Review
Who would have thought a mat could bring so much joy to children and their parents? Those cheap conn...
Top 5 iPad Apps for Toddlers
When sitting still is needed on a long journey or in a waiting room, some simple Apps on an iPad...
10 Ways to Create a Childhood Unplugged
Not sure what an unplugged childhood is? Perhaps think back to your own childhood, free of iPads, s...
Hama Bead Review
Hama Beads and little plastic cylindrical beads
Product Review - Sequence Board Game
Sequence is a fun board game which can be played by any number of players from 2 to 12 that is divis...
Product Review - Slip N Slide
This great Slip 'N' Slide Double Wave Rider is available from Big W for around $20
What can you do with surplus Aussie Animals collector cards?
Are your kids crazy about collecting the Woolworths Aussie Animals collector cards? What can you...
Product Review - Smiggleball
At our house, we love everything Smiggle, as their products are unique, great quality, reasonably pr...
Canoeing With Kids
About a year ago, we hired a Canadian-style open canoe and went on a short paddling adventure
Product Review - Wahu Beach Soccer Ball
This has got to be one of the best $15 I have spent on a gift
Product Review - Skylanders Spyro's Adventures
I will be very honest, Skylanders Spyro's Adventures is a very addictive video game
Product Review - Mystery Skateboards
For a few months my son saved all his money so he could buy a Mystery Skateboard
Product Review - Need for Speed Rivals
Rated PG, Need for Speed Rivals is an excellent car racing video game set in an open world environme...
Product Review - DIY Construction Toy Dune Buggy
I am a big fan of toys that get kids away from all things electronic and get them to work with their...
Messy Play is Learning Play
Before your child turns 2 years old, you will more than likely be introduced to Messy Play
Product Review - Nerf Hail Fire
Nerf guns have been a favourite amongst the boys in our family for a while now
Switch off the TV
While some screen time may be educational, nothing beats good old fashioned playtime
Product Review - Little People Wheelies Loops 'n' Swoops Amusement Park
This is a great toy from Fisher Price offering enjoyment to any child who loves cars, and enjoys the...
5 Indoor Activities for Under 5's
When it rains day after day you can lose inspiration of what to do with your kids especially if you'...
Product Review - Hot Wheels Kids Bicycle
My 5 years old son is a sporty kid
5 Stylish Dribble Bibs
When I first saw a dribble bib, otherwise known as a bandana bib, I thought %%oh how cute%%, but fai...
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