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Tegu Magnet Monster Toys on Charlie and the Pirates

Half-term monster madness is over… no more cancelled flights, late nights for little people followed by sleepy mornings and crazy paddling pool play dates. We have five or six weeks left of the summer term and then it happens all over again for summer. Until then it is head down and work for me! This […]

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Mamma Couture delivers us a STEM doll

mamma couture stem dolls charlie and the pirates

I am busy cramming in as much work as possible before school breaks up for summer at the end of the week… but I have had time to do a post on the fantastic STEM dolls by Mamma Couture.   I often think it would be nice to have a relaxed hobby when I have a relatively […]

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Encouraging engineers with LittleBits

LittleBits toys is high up on my wish list after reading an interview with its inspiring founder, Ayah Bdeir, and I can’t wait to get my hands on a LittleBits set. I know the eldest Charlie and the Pirates would be eager to give it a whirl and make something (she is fixed on being […]

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Toy ideas: Instant hits versus play gems

At Christmas, Santa delivered a handsome sack of toys to our house and looking back at all that my little pirates received it’s interesting to see a common thread giving me some toy ideas. There are the toys that provide an instant smile, they usually make a lot of noise, are a bright colour and […]

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