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REVIEW: Stuck on You – Personalised Name Labels and Products

We were very kindly sent a fantastic selection of products from Stuck on You to try out. The Stuck on You range includes clothing labels, bag tags, shoe labels, backpacks, height charts, lunchboxes…and so much more! Large Bento Box: As soon as you pick this up you can feel the quality of the product; it is beautifully personalised on the outside with an image of choice, the name you require and the font that you have chosen. Open the Bento Box with the two hinged clips and you reveal the excellent design inside – a clear inner tray with 6

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REVIEW: Science Scramble – Physics from Oaka Books

Oaka Books bring us another educational board game, with a focus on physics and aimed at key stage 3. Inside the box you get: 1 playing board, 45 physics cards, 126 question and answer cards, 21 blank cards, 63 comet cards, 2 dice, 1 pack of merit currency and an instructions sheet. The aim of the game is to collect 6 physics cards and to head back to earth, collecting merits as you go. To play: One person will need to be the ‘Head Physicist’ who will be in charge of the merits, to pay bonuses, to collect penalties and

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REVIEW: Colt Express Board Game from Asmodee

As part of the Board Game Blogger Club we were sent Colt Express from Asmodee to play and review! In the box you get: 6 train cars, 1 locomotive, 10 terrain elements, loot tokens – 18 purses (worth between $250-$500), 6 jewels (worth $500 each), 2 strongboxes (worth $1000 each), 17 round cards, 1 marshal figure, 13 neutral bullet cards, 6 character sheets, 6 character cards, 36 bullet cards, 60 action cards, 6 bandit figures and an instruction booklet. Before you can begin playing, you have to assemble the train cars and locomotive, there is a separate instruction sheet included

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REVIEW: Back to School with Helix Maped

We were kindly sent an exciting parcel of back to school goodies courtesy of Maped Helix which was full of essentials for the school year ahead. First up was the Oxford Fountain Pen; a really smart looking pen which has a balanced barrel and a flexible iridium nib which gives you better control when writing. I love writing with a fountain pen and they will last years if well looked after. Included in the pack are 5 blue ink cartridges to get you started and although our pen was sent in a cardboard and plastic packet, it now seems that

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REVIEW: Schleich Farm World Horse Stable 42485

Schleich toys never fail to deliver outstanding products and this lovely Horse Stable from the Farm World series is no exception. The Horse Stable is marketed as being ready to play with, straight from the box so that your little ones can begin their imaginative play without needing to build anything first. Inside the box you get the main stable structure, a feed chute which attaches to the stable, a farmer and his wife, two horses, three ducklings, kitten, mouse, comb, ladder, carrots, apples, hay bale, trough, see-saw, bucket, saddle, wheelbarrow, pitchfork, grass pile, two feeders, cleaning box, feed indicator,

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