Meccano Ferrari Formula 1 vehicle | Review

Meccano Ferrari Formula 1 vehicle

Meccano – such a classic toy, isn’t it? It’s been around for so many years and is constantly evolving. I’ve never had any myself; it’s not really something I’ve ever been into, if I’m honest. But the boys, especially Jacob, are beginning to notice it more. As for The Husband, he’s had his fair share of it in his lifetime! With the boys being fans of cars and The Husband having a soft spot for Formula 1, this gave him the opportunity to revisit his Meccano building days and introduce the boys to it!

Construct one of the most iconic Italian racing cars to ever tear up the track! This model car kit gives young builders real tools to piece together metal nuts and bolts, creating an authentic Ferrari Grand Prix Racer!
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A wicked Christmas with Wicked Uncle!

Wicked Christmas with Wicked Uncle

Now when I say wicked, I don’t mean wicked as in evil wicked; I mean wicked as in awesome wicked. Which is exactly what Wicked Uncle are. Especially for last minute Christmas shopping! I’m almost done with mine, but I do have a few little bits still to get this week. I am not usually as unorganised as this – I’m normally all done with wrapping by now! Luckily the boys still have another four days at school, so hopefully I’ll manage to get some done then.  Read more

Little Brian paint sticks | Review

I like doing crafts on my own as I can control how much mess I make – and because I’ve made it, I don’t mind it quite as much. But when they boys mention the word “crafts” or “paint” I die a little inside. To be honest, I’d rather they just kept that part at school so I don’t have to clear up the aftermath! Or end up doing it for them… And then I met Little Brian paint sticks. My. Life. Has. Changed.

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The Wicked Uncle toy challenge | Review

Wicked Uncle challenge review

A few weeks ago we were contacted by the awesome guys at Wicked Uncle to see if the boys had an actual real life uncle who would be willing to take on the Wicked Uncle challenge. There was only one other requirement – the uncle had to have no children of his own. The boys have two uncles, and one has a daughter, so that left the other one! We will call him Uncle Wayne. (As we do in the video anyway!)

We are the home of Brilliant Childrens’ Presents. So if there is someone out there who deserves a fun present have a look inside. We have lots of interesting, fun and unusual presents and we have teams of elves who can write birthday cards and gift wrap for you.
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