REVIEW: Microscope Kit from Build Your Own

The Build Your Own Microscope is our second kit from the BYO products and we were very excited to put it together and test it out! Much like the Paper Plane Launcher that we reviewed recently, the Microscope kit is also eco-friendly and comes in a box with instructions, sheets with pop-out cardboard pieces to assemble and an envelope with the lenses and a mirror in. The instructions give you an easy to follow step by step guide; all the pieces that you need for each step are marked with a letter so that your child can find them and

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REVIEW: Punctuation..? by User Design, Illustration and Typesetting

Punctuation..?explains the function and correct uses of 21 of the most frequently occurring punctuation marks. Each punctuation mark has its own page and is clearly defined along with examples of how and when they are used. A fun and simple illustration also accompanies each explanation which really helps you to work out how to use them in your own writing and perfectly illustrates what the author is trying to say. This book is perfect for all ages too, I have been able to refer back to it on several occasions over the past couple of months of home-schooling and it

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REVIEW: So Sand DIY Sand Ball Kit from Canal Toys

      What’s in the packet? 3 bags of white sand 3 bags of sand colouring 3 bags of glitter Sand cutter Cutting guide Sand mold Ball carry case To colour the sand you need to get a bag of the white sand, make a well in the middle of it and carefully pour a bag of the colouring in to the well you’ve made. Gently knead the sand so that the colour spreads evenly throughout, it’s a bit like kneading bread dough! We did one bag of sand each and it took about 3-4 minutes to mix all

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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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