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31 October, 2017

Staccups: Fast-Paced Matching Game; Great for Families and Parties. Demo and Review.

Staccups: Fast-Paced Matching Game; Great for Families and Parties. Demo and Review.
Posted in : Christmas Gift Ideas, Reviews on by : Fat Dad

Staccups, from University Games, is a fast-paced matching game for 2-4 players. The idea is simple – you just have to place a coloured cup on top of the matching coloured top. So, if the top of the cup below is blue then you need to place a blue cup on top. That’s pretty much
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24 October, 2017

Design Your Own Clothes with the Gel-A-Peel Fashion Maker (Gift Ideas)

Design Your Own Clothes with the Gel-A-Peel Fashion Maker (Gift Ideas)
Posted in : Christmas Gift Ideas, Phoebe Takes Over, Reviews on by : Fat Dad

We have previously used Gel-a-Peel before (see our review here) which worked well but this new studio makes it easy to design your own clothes as well. So when we were offered the chance to review it we jumped at the chance. Included in the box are 5 pearly Gel-a-Peel pens including a glitter one
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20 October, 2017

Zing #EveryDayPlay Pocket Money Fidget Toys – Review & Demo: Klixx, Tumblstix, Zing Dama, Spinbladez (Christmas Gift 2017)

Zing #EveryDayPlay Pocket Money Fidget Toys – Review & Demo: Klixx, Tumblstix, Zing Dama, Spinbladez  (Christmas Gift 2017)
Posted in : Christmas Gift Ideas, Reviews on by : Fat Dad

In this video we look at four different #EveryDayPlay fidget toys from Zing Toys.The Zing Dama ball and cup toy, the Tumblstix light-up fidget stick, the KLiXX clicking infinity toy and Spinbladez light up, dual fidget-spinner. All priced under £10 (the KLiXX is about £4) they make great stocking fillers for Christmas and are good
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16 October, 2017

Num Noms Surprise in a Jar – Scented Plush Toys

Num Noms Surprise in a Jar – Scented Plush Toys
Posted in : Christmas Gift Ideas, Phoebe Takes Over, Reviews on by : Fat Dad

We’ve got a lot of Num Noms in our house from across various series – Phoebe’s bedroom drawers smell quite impressive! So when we were offered the Num Noms Surprise in a Jar we jumped at the chance. Phoebe has a massive collection of stuffed animals and plush toys so the Num Nom will fit
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3 October, 2017

Autistic 12 Year Old Boy Describes His Condition #AutismAwareness #Autism

Autistic 12 Year Old Boy Describes His Condition #AutismAwareness #Autism
Comments : 2 Posted in : Random Stuff on by : Fat Dad

Hi, I’m Oscar and I’m autistic. Here’s a video that I made to help describe how my autism makes me who I am. Topics covered include sensory issues, food, noise, crowded places, routine and more. I am classed as “high functioning” or, a few years ago, I would have been diagnosed with “Asperger’s Syndrome” which
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2 October, 2017

Trying Out the Jungle Speed Game – Are We Fast Enough?

Trying Out the Jungle Speed Game – Are We Fast Enough?
Posted in : Christmas Gift Ideas, Reviews on by : Fat Dad

Oscar’s Review “Jungle Speed” is a fun game where you have to match cards and grab a wooden totem as fast as you can. It’s a bit like Snap but with some special cards that change the rules a bit. If you grab the totem when you shouldn’t then you have to take cards from
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22 September, 2017

L.O.L. Surprise! Doll

L.O.L. Surprise! Doll
Posted in : Blind Bags, Christmas Gift Ideas, Phoebe Takes Over, Reviews on by : Fat Dad

L.O.L. Surprise! Doll’s are one of the more recent additions to the influx of ‘blind-bag’ collectibles, they are also one of the more thought out ones. “You get seven layers of fun with every L.O.L. Surprise doll! Inside there is a secret message sticker, a collectible sticker sheet, a water bottle charm, a pair of
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17 September, 2017

How to Spot a Fake Mokuru Fidget Stick: FAKE vs REAL

How to Spot a Fake Mokuru Fidget Stick: FAKE vs REAL
Comments : 1 Posted in : Random Stuff, Reviews on by : Fat Dad

See here to win 1 of 2 official Mokuru fidget sticks: Mokuru Fidget Toy Giveaway We recently reviewed the Mokuru Desk Toy and have since come across a fake one in our local shop. We thought it would be useful to explain the difference and how you can tell. Hope you find this useful so you
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13 September, 2017

Is The New Mokuru Fidget Toy / Desk Toy Any Good? Demo and Review

Is The New Mokuru Fidget Toy / Desk Toy Any Good? Demo and Review
Comments : 1 Posted in : Reviews on by : Fat Dad

After a successful Kickstarter campaign earlier in the year, the Mokuru desk/fidget toy is now available to buy. The small wooden toy had been carefully designed and created to roll effortlessly end over end and, to be honest, that’s it. However, the beauty of the Mokuru is it’s simplicity – you can use it however
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30 August, 2017

Building a 3D Sneaker from Ravensburger #America #3D

Building a 3D Sneaker from Ravensburger #America #3D
Posted in : Phoebe Takes Over, Reviews on by : Fat Dad

This week Phoebe takes a look at the 3D American Sneaker Puzzle from Ravensburger. This 3D jigsaw puzzle is nearly a foot long (pun intended), 20cm high and made up of 108 sturdy plastic pieces. There are two ways to build the puzzle – the easier way is to use the numbers on the back
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23 August, 2017

Building a Bunchems Parrot Using the BunchBot – Kids Review and Demonstration

Building a Bunchems Parrot Using the BunchBot – Kids Review and Demonstration
Posted in : Reviews on by : Fat Dad

This week we take a look at the Bunchems BunchBot from Spin Master and make an awesome parrot! Bunchems, if you don’t know, are small, spherical ‘beads’ covered in hooks that stick together strong enough to create brilliant 3D sculptures but can be easily taken apart. Think of them as a soft, round, modern alternative
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14 August, 2017

Autistic Boy Gives Honest Review of Zuru Fidget Cube #Autism #FreeTheFidget

Autistic Boy Gives Honest Review of Zuru Fidget Cube #Autism #FreeTheFidget
Posted in : Reviews on by : Fat Dad

This week we take a look at the official Zuru Fidget Cube from Antsy Labs. Fidget cubes have been around for a while after a very successful Kickstarter campaign. There are lots of copy-cats but here we review the official, original Fidget Cube. There are number of different colours but we have the grey and
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