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17 May, 2017

What’s In the Lucky Gecko Discovery Box? We Look at These Educational “Loot Crates”

What’s In the Lucky Gecko Discovery Box? We Look at These Educational “Loot Crates”
Comments : 2 Posted in : Reviews on by : Fat Dad

This week we were sent not one, not two but three(!) boxes from Lucky Gecko (http://www.luckygecko.com). They are called ‘Discovery Boxes’ and are designed to help young people (KS2 level) to learn in different ways. Developed by a private tutor, the boxes contain various toys and activities as well as a great booklet that pulls
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14 April, 2017

Sip n Sound – A Kid’s Review of These Novelty Farm Animal Drinking Straws

Sip n Sound – A Kid’s Review of These Novelty Farm Animal Drinking Straws
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Phoebe’s Review: I like these straws because they make fun noises while you drink. I think that will be a good way to get younger kids to drink more especially as it’s starting to get hot now. It’s easy to take the animal off the straw and then you can play with them on their
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5 April, 2017

LEGO Speed Champs Scuderia Ferrari SF16-H (75879) – Build and Review

LEGO Speed Champs Scuderia Ferrari SF16-H (75879) – Build and Review
Posted in : Lego, Reviews on by : Fat Dad

Today we build and review one of the new LEGO Speed Champions sets – the Scuderia Ferrari SF16-H racing car (LEGO set 75879). This has got to be the best Speed Champs sets I have made so far. There is a lot of detail and the extra item is really big compared with other sets.
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2 April, 2017

Ravensburger My First Pets XXL 200pc Jigsaw Puzzle – A Kid’s Review

Ravensburger My First Pets XXL 200pc Jigsaw Puzzle – A Kid’s Review
Posted in : Phoebe Takes Over, Reviews on by : Fat Dad

Phoebe’s Review I like animals and I like puzzles so I like this puzzle.  It wasn’t too easy and it wasn’t too hard. It was just right with a little bit of a challenge. I had fun making it with my Dad and I would rate it 4½ out of 5. Fat Dad’s Review Both Phoebe and
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24 March, 2017

11 Year Old Driving a Car?! Welcome to Admiral’s Young Driver Scheme

11 Year Old Driving a Car?! Welcome to Admiral’s Young Driver Scheme
Comments : 2 Posted in : Reviews on by : Fat Dad

This week I had my first driving lesson. Yes, you read that correctly – an 11yr old having a driving lesson! This was all thanks to “Young Driver”, a company that specialises in driving lessons for 10-17 year olds. The idea is that by the time you’re old enough to get a license then you’ve
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11 March, 2017

British Kid Tries American Candy. The Result? American Sweets are Weird!

British Kid Tries American Candy. The Result? American Sweets are Weird!
Posted in : Reviews on by : Fat Dad

For this video we got hold of a load of American Candy for me to taste test. Some of it was really nice, some of it was just weird and horrible. You’ll have to watch to see what I thought! Some of the sweets/candy includes: 3 Muskateers, Nerds, Milk Duds, Warheads, Mint M&Ms, Jolly Rancher
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6 March, 2017

First-Time Fossil Hunting in Whitby – What Did We Find?

First-Time Fossil Hunting in Whitby – What Did We Find?
Comments : 10 Posted in : Reviews on by : Fat Dad

Fat Dad’s Review Yesterday we had a drive over to Whitby to go fossil hunting. It was the first time we had ever done this so I did a bit of research up front – I knew the North Yorkshire coast was a good spot but other than that I was clueless. I have to
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28 February, 2017

Kids Using Num Noms for Pancake Inspiration #NumNomsFoodie

Kids Using Num Noms for Pancake Inspiration #NumNomsFoodie
Posted in : Phoebe Takes Over, Reviews on by : Fat Dad

Here at Oscar’s Reviews we love Num Noms and we love pancakes. So what better way is there to celebrate Shrove Tuesday (aka Pancake Day) than to create pancakes based on Num Noms Series 3 flavours? Num Noms, if you’ve not come across them before, are small collectable food-based toys. The ‘Num’ is the larger, top
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26 February, 2017

Secretly Teaching Kids to Spell with “Word Has It!”

Secretly Teaching Kids to Spell with “Word Has It!”
Posted in : Reviews on by : Fat Dad

  Oscar’s Review: It’s a race at great speed… the tallest word is what you need! Turn over the category card, spin the spinner and scramble to build the tallest word using the three sided counters, whilst the electronic timer is getting faster and faster……time is up, discover which Word Has It! Word Has It!
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