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Parents in Touch is an information, education and resources website for parents (including home educators) and teachers. We help with many aspects of education and parenting, including the provision of over 7500 worksheets to help your child. We also review the best of current children’s books and child and family related products, and keep you updated on educational news and developments.

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REVIEW: Build Your Own Plane Launcher

We were very excited to receive the Build Your Own Plane Launcher for review and my mini reviewers were really looking forward to building it! What’s in the box? Sheets containing the slot-together launcher parts Elastic bands (plus spares) Instructions 10 printed paper planes The first thing that I noticed as we unpacked the plane launcher was how solid, thick and good quality all of the cardboard parts are; they popped out very easily and all of the parts are brightly coloured on both sides. My mini reviewers were able to follow the instruction booklet step-by-step with just a little

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REVIEW: Slide Quest Board Game Club Blogger

Slide Quest gets you working as a team to guide the knight through the kingdom to save it from the bad guys! What’s in the box? Board base 4 x levers 20 x different maps of increasing difficulty A rolling knight 1 x life counter 1 x heart marker 1 x game saver 8 x obstacles (barriers, rocks and arches) 9 x traps (dynamite, 4 numbered guards and a villain) The base of the box cleverly converts in to the game board; place the 4 levers in the notches around the box and then place the board base in to

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REVIEW: So Slime DIY Soda Slimelicious Set from Canal Toys

Soda Slimelicious is another amazing slime set from the SO Slime DIY range and in this set you can make 6 different slimes! In the box you get: 2 x slime shaker pots A box containing the different scented slime powders 2 x packets containing surprise items 3 x packets of decorations The slime shaker pots are mini sized and in this set the pots are a cola cup with a lid that looks like ice with a straw and a soda can with a silver lid. The slime powders are all neatly stored in a separate box as you

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REVIEW: Slime Glam Slime Shaker by Canal Toys

This gorgeous looking set of slime shakers definitely brings a bit of glitz and glamour with its fun-looking beauty style pots. In this set of three, you get shakers shaped like a lipstick, nail varnish and a perfume bottle. Each pot comes with the slime powder and some decoration, which is usually in the form of some colourful glitter that really makes the slime sparkle and shine. The slime is super easy to make: Empty the slime powder in to the shaker pot Add water up to the marked line Mix for a few seconds Place the lid on the

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REVIEW: Confident? Board Game Club Blogger

What’s in the box? 180 game cards 6 answer boards 6 pens 1 scoreboard 1 scribble board Instructions Aim of the Game & How to Play: Be the first player to score 15 points by answering numerical questions within a range that you choose. The pile of cards sits in the middle of the table, each player (or team) has an answer board and a pen and someone is the designated scorekeeper who gets the scoreboard to fill in! Each card has a question on e.g. ‘Email: In what year was the first one sent?’. Now like most people, I

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