Timeline British History Game

One of the things we love to do as a family or with friends is to play board games. After a meal or on a rainy day its a great way to relax and have a bit of fun, and it’s also a fantastic way to tear the kids away from the TV or social media.

Recently we were sent Timeline British History to try out. If you’re into history or like games that test your mental prowess, this game is definitely one for you. It’s also good if you prefer simple card games that don’t take ages to set up or have complicated rules to learn.

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Half Term Crafting with Gel-A-Peel

If you have older children or teens that love crafting and designing then Gel-A-Peel is a product you really should check out. This easy to use air-drying silicon gel has a whole host of uses – from decorating T Shirts, to card and jewellery making – and it is the perfect way to fill a rainy half term holiday as we found out recently when we used it to design our own Jewellery Box*.

Half Term Crafting with Gel-A-Peel

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Project Mc2 H20 Nail Science Lab

This week it has been British Science Week and the Netflix show Project Mc2 was an official sponsor of the event. The Project Mc2 show helps inspire older children – particularly girls – to take an interest in S.T.E.A.M subjects – Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics.

Earlier this year I featured the Project Mc2 range of dolls, but Project MC2 have also launched some new products including the Crayon Makeup Science kit, A.D.I.S.N Journal Secret Agent Notebook set, and the Ultimate Spy Bag, all of which are available from all leading toy retailers priced at £24.99.

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Gotrovo Mealtime Treasure Hunt

If you are a parent you probably know too well the battles that can ensue at mealtimes as you try to get your little darlings to eat something other than their favourite foods, and if you are anything like me you’ve probably tried all the tricks – hiding vegetables in sauces, convincing them that that their favourite cartoon character loves broccoli – to no avail!

Luckily Gotrovo have developed a lovely dinner set that is both functional and fun, doubling up as a game that helps make mealtimes interesting and rewarding.

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Project MC2 Dolls

Project Mc2 is a Netflix Original series following six smart and sassy teenage girls who are on a secret mission to defeat bad guys using science and technology, and to accompany the series you can now get Project Mc2 Dolls.

Project Mc2 Dolls aim to encourage girls to have an interest in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (S.T.E.A.M), and each doll has their own experiments which explore the different subjects.

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Family Fun with University Games

It can be hard work entertaining children when the weather is awful and with the February Half Term rapidly approaching you may be wondering how to keep your little darlings happy and preserve the peace between siblings.

We like to have a lot of games handy for when the weather isn’t playing ball, especially as we spend a lot of weekends and holidays travelling around the UK in our motorhome, and these two games I’m featuring today from University Games have proved to be huge hits with our 5 year old.

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