The #DocMcStuffins Party

So yesterday, we had our Doc McStuffins party, we invited some children from around the park, and we had a blast.

The games of tic tac toe that the adults ended up taking over and the wonderful eye tests and colouring really proved a hit with everyone. We were impressed with the reaction on twitter and hope you enjoyed following along with us.

All the toys provided were absolutely fantastic. Of course, no one could wait until they returned back to their lodges before opening them up, so all the kids had a chance to play with everything, something which they all valued immensely.

Doc is a huge hit in our house, with the girls and myself, so having the chance to host this party was one we truly treasured.

So please, take a look at the photos and check out the #DocMcStuffins tag if you missed it!

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Ready For The #DocMcStuffins Party?!

So, with the 26th edging ever closer, we are all ready and raring for the #DocMcStuffins twitter party happening between 1-3pm.

Heres a little look at some of the goodies…

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With some fabulous games, prizes and even a beautiful cake, we are all set and rather excited!

The party should go off with a bang and both girls are really excited about the whole thing. I don’t think a day has gone by that they haven’t woken up and asked if today is the day.

So, be ready on twitter on Thursday the 26th between 1-3pm, and make sure you’re following the #DocMcStuffins hashtag and the lovely people over at @UKMumsTV.

See you there 🙂

LeapTV From LeapFrog

We are lucky enough to be Leapfrog ambassadors, our first job on the agenda is  the LeapTV. We are great fans of all things Leapfrog in our house, with the leappad, leap band and a leapfrog MediKit.  They are always fun and easy to use for the girls, with that hidden element of learning along the way. So I can be happy that when they are playing on the interactive games they are getting the most out of it.

The LeapTV is for ages 3 – 8 years old. In the box comes the console, 1 handheld control ( I highly recommend if you have more than 1 child playing regularly to purchase another one for only £24.97) a HDMI cable and a camera. You will need AA batteries for the control and it has 16gb of built-in memory. It uses your wifi connection to download the games but does not allow internet browsing. You will need a computer or tablet to be able to set up the parental controls which is great giving you that piece of mind.

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It was so easy to set up following the step by step guide and on screen instructions.  It comes with one bonus game called pet world, they can create and customise their own pets and then learn about looking after them by washing feeding and exercising them.  This was a real hit in our house as we love games like this. There are over 100 games available for the LeapTV from around £15.99 , another plus to this is that the games are very easy to change so the little ones can do it themselves, games include Leapfrog dance and learn to some of the well known favorites like Dora the Explorer and Spider Man

We were lucky enough to get three games with ours.

The Leapfrog TV is designed to get the Kids moving also by using Body motion to play the games. It is designed to grow with you children so the young preschools can join in and the Leap TV will grow as they grow helping them and helping improve their skills from everything from maths to reading.

There are 3 ways in which you can use the Leap Tv There is the control which is designed with these smaller hands making it easy to hold, with buttons or a tilt and shake motion there is all sorts of fun to be had.

The camera for the body motion capture, this gets the kids up and moving hopping along to guide Sofia through her obstacle course was a great favour in our house even Nanny had a go!!!! In the sports games you can do everything from Kart chops to scuba diving. Everyone can get involved and have a lot of fun along the way. In some of the games the camera will even put the children on the TV.

The last way to play is called Pointer Play with a simple click of the controller they can snap the jungle vines or break coconuts in half.

So far both girls have loved everything about the console. But they are loving the Dance and Learn game with everything from phonics and funky tunes to Ninnys favourite wow words and plenty of action words, they have been dancing along on the TV screen having a blast. Boo has just turned three, so this for her is amazing. She is extending her vocabulary, learning new doing and action words, all whilst having fun and dancing at the same time. We have not yet sampled all this game has to offer however, the girls are having too much fun. So stay tuned for an in-depth review coming soon.

The LeapTV is a great all round console with great games for the younger children to play and learn on. It got the whole family involved up and off the sofa! Great when they have friends round and its raining outside and you’re in need some different entertainment. This is a real winner .

 

We Are Hosting A #DocMcStuffins Party!

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So on the 26th of February between 1-3pm we are hosting a fabulous Doc McStuffins twitter party! We all know we are all big fans of the Doc. We have spent many a winter day watching Doc fix her toys, so we are delighted to be hosting the party.

For us it will be a special party as we will be hosting it from our State of the art lodge with a hot tub, as a special treat, so this party couldn’t have come at a better time really.

We will be playing games a plenty with dressing up, tic tac toe and even eye tests, so please do join in with the fun from 1pm on the 26th of February on twitter with the hashtag #DocMcstuffins and you could win yourselves all sorts of wonderful prizes!

See you then 😉

 

Vida Steam Mop

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More and more people are having laminate or hard floors in their homes not just the lineo in the kitchen or bathroom and cleaning and sanitizing it rather than just pushing a mop round is becoming the norm. So the next problem is which steamer to buy is the next question. There are so many on the market for all price ranges.  

We found this steam mop from Vida at round £19.99 from ebuyer, great value for money. This is a fast chemical-free way to keep the floors clean and germ-free and is also environmentally friendly.

With muddy paws, wet feet coming in from the garden and just everyday household mess this lightweight mop does the trick. Its funky green and white design comes with a built in water tank and the handle extends for easier cleaning. It has a triangular shaped head so that it can get into the corners easily whilst swiveling at the same time. The power cable is 4.5 meters long which is great so that you can do a large space in one go without having to keep stopping and moving the plug

Simple to use put the cold water into its tank using the jug provided it heats up then your away, with the mop heating up to 120 degrees celsius so that you have the peace of mind that the mop is getting rid of all the dirt, grease bacteria and household dust mites using a micro-fiber cleaning pad. It all ready to use in about 18 seconds.

This is a fabulous product at a great price from Ebuyer.