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Is Foamë the new LEGO?

Before Christmas, I received an email. It was from a man named Mark Sumner, and he wanted to know if the Bubster and I would like to test out a set of Foamë. I thought for a second, and then another second, and then another. And I still had no idea. What in the name of Macaulay Culkin was Foamë?

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Kids toys for £1 – is Poundland’s new toy range any good?

Kids toys for £1! What’s not to like about those four words? Provided they aren’t preceded by the words “slightly soiled”, absolutely nothing. Which is why, when Poundland sent me an email about its new line of kids toys for £1, I whooped in delight, then asked the PR to send the Bubster and I some samples to review.

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Toy review: Melissa & Doug On The Go Water Wow Water Reveal Pad

My toddler and I have a love/hate relationship with art. Or, to be more specific, he loves it, and I hate cleaning up after he does it. But wait. The cover of the Melissa & Doug On The Go Water Wow Water Reveal Pad has a big flash on it saying: “No mess!” Could this be the product that changes my view of kiddy art forever?

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Toy review: Monkey Tree Tumble Trouble

There are good parenting moments. They are great parenting moments. And then there is the absolutely stupendously brilliant parenting moment when The Works opens a store in a town near you. The discount retailer is a parent’s best friend due to the fact it sells loads of great value books, great value toys and great value board games, like Monkey Tree Tumble Trouble.

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