Brilliant For Fine Motor Skills – ‘Plus-Plus’: An Interlocking Construction Toy

Brilliant For Fine Motor Skills – ‘Plus-Plus’: An Interlocking Construction Toy

I’m always on the look out for toys and games that rely heavily on a child’s imagination, and don’t dictate play.  A friend gave a […]

FREE eBook: Ways To Encourage Children To Read

FREE eBook: Ways To Encourage Children To Read

If you have a reluctant or wobbly reader in your house and wonder if they’ll ever want to snuggle up with a fairly substantial book, then this eBook is for […]

Playmags: Amazing Magnetic Construction Toy

Playmags: Amazing Magnetic Construction Toy

We’re very big on unisex toys that span the ages and really encourage the kids to use their imaginations, and Playmags tick all our boxes! […]

Ellie Poo Paper To Inspire Young Letter Writers!

Ellie Poo Paper To Inspire Young Letter Writers!

I was being all glamorous on my hands and knees, clearing up food from under the kitchen table, when one of my most favourite sounds […]

Personalised Books To Aid Reading – from ‘love2read’

Personalised Books To Aid Reading – from ‘love2read’

As most of you know, our youngest child has Down’s Syndrome. He’s four, he’s very funny, he started mainstream reception this year and, like many […]

Elfie’s Behind The Scenes Christmas Progress Report – International Elf Service News!

Elfie’s Behind The Scenes Christmas Progress Report – International Elf Service News!

  For those of you interested in the behind the scenes stuff…! As soon as the New Year hit and the kids were in school, […]

Elfie’s Birthday Letters!

Elfie’s Birthday Letters!

People have been asking us if it would be possible for Elfie to write to their child on their birthday and now we can say YES – […]

The Dragonsitter

The Dragonsitter

Oh my.  I’ve just discovered the first book of The Dragonsitter series by Josh Lacey and I can highly recommend it!  The official age is […]

Kapla, the fabulous wooden construction toy!

Kapla, the fabulous wooden construction toy!

We’ve discovered Kapla, the fabulous wooden construction toy! ‘Grandpa’ says that he gets in a right old stew about buying presents for the kids and […]