Best MP3 Players for Kids

Hörbert mp3 player for children

Our family love listening to music and stories, and so getting a kids’ mp3 player for them to use was really important to us. We wanted the kids to have some independence about what and how they listened to audio. But we are very fussy about how! So, we did…

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Hörbert MP3 Player for Kids – Review

Horbert MP3 player.

Horbert is a wooden mp3 player designed specifically for kids. It’s a wonderful mix of thoughtful, intelligent design, a sustainable, green ethos and fabulous looks. The Keanu Reeves of MP3 players, we’re such big fans, we have two of them! Horbert doesn’t come cheap, so read on to find out…

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How to make a (cardboard) real magnifying glass!

A cardboard, home-made magnifying glass

Make your own real magnifying glass (the cardboard version) Whether they’re exploring the world around them or role-playing as adventurers or spies, kids love playing with a real magnifying glass. This cardboard, handmade, magnifying glass is just perfect for them to use, and they can decorate it themselves too. Read…

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How to make a real magnifying glass

A fabric-covered diy magnifying glass

Make your own magnifying glass A magnifying glass has to be one of the most useful, thought-provoking, and inspiring tools you can give to a child. This hand-made diy magnifying glass is both pretty and functional, and each one is also completely unique. And forget the kids, adults love these…

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Grapat Free-Play Box Review

Playing in a Grapat Free-Play Box Focus. Do you ever wish your kids had more of it? That they would concentrate more fully on the activity in front of them, rather than being constantly distracted by a million other little things? One answer is a play frame, and there is…

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Peaceable Kingdom Board Game – Co-operative Play

‘Race to the Treasure’ Board Game Review Have you ever wondered why we get kids to play board games that pit them tooth and nail against one another, when we’re otherwise so keen for them to work and play together? I certainly have! Often, playing board games with my kids…

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HABA Terra Kids – Real Woodworking Tools

One Hundred Toys recently asked if we would test out a pile of fabulous-looking, kid-sized real woodwork tools from HABA. The kids and I love woodwork. We’ve had woodwork fun out in the woods, at forest school, and at home with a bit of softwood. So we were more than happy…

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Marvellous Maileg Mouse Review!

Have you heard of Maileg? Maileg (pronounced “My’lye”) are an award-winning Danish toy company that produces gorgeous, swoon-worthy soft toys with a nostalgic, storybook appeal. We’ve been ogling them for quite a while, so we were beyond thrilled to receive a parcel the other day containing a beautiful Maileg ‘Big…

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