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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: Exploding Kittens Card Game

What’s in the box? 56 Playing cards: Exploding Kitten cards – 4 Defuse cards – 6 Nope cards – 5 Attack cards – 4 Skip cards – 4 Favour cards – 4 Shuffle cards – 4 See the Future cards – 5 Cat cards – 20 (4 of each type) Aim of the game: To not get blown up by an Exploding Kitten. To start the game the Exploding Kittens and the Defuse cards are removed from the pack, the rest of the cards are shuffled and each player is dealt 7 cards, add a Defuse card to your hand

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REVIEW: Styel4Ever Cryst-a-gel Studio from Canal Toys

Make over 20 jewels, including rings, necklaces and bracelets with the Cryst-a-gel studio! What’s in the box? 1 studio base with storage and stickers 6 packets of coloured gel 6 packets of glitter 2 gem moulds 10 pegs for making holes in the gems 1 applicator gun Thread 2 rings 1 gem decorating tool 2 glitter storage tubes After you have assembled the studio, choose the gem design you would like to make, place the corresponding mould on to the studio base and place a peg in each of the pendant moulds to create a hole in the gem before

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REVIEW: Wonder Magic Garden from Canal Toys

Build your own magic garden and watch your tree bloom and grow with this clever set! What’s in the box? 10 bags of coloured sand 2 bags of magic growing powder 1 bag of slime 6 ornaments for the garden 2 garden tools (rake and scoop) 1 terrarium dome and base 1 arbor 1 tree 1 cactus 1 base Variety of large and small stones The set comes with two magics plants – one tree and one cactus; decide which one you want to grow first and follow the instructions to start it off (each plant has slightly different instructions).

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REVIEW: My Little Learner

  My Little Learner provide colourful and exciting learning products aimed at pre-school and Reception aged children. We were kindly sent a personalised learning mat with a name and shapes on one side and lines for tracing on the back with a colourful jungle themed border. Along with this we received a triangular pen and a set of colours and shapes flashcards. Learning Mat – £4.50 The Learning Mat is A4 sized and your personalised mat comes with your chosen name and a set of shapes for your child to trace around on one side. The mats simply wipe clean

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REVIEW: Just One Board Game – Board Game Club Blogger

This month we have been playing Just One as part of the Board Game Club Blogger! In the box you get: 110 cards, 7 easels, 7 erasable marker pens and an instruction manual. Just One is a fun party game where everyone plays together to try to guess a word. To Play: Shuffle the cards, randomly draw out 13 cards and place them face down in the middle of the table, these form the deck you will play from and the rest can go back in the box. Each player gets an easel and a marker pen and you will

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