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7 December, 2017

Eating Unicorn Poop With the Unicone Rainbow Swirl Maker

Eating Unicorn Poop With the Unicone Rainbow Swirl Maker
Posted in : Christmas Gift Ideas, Phoebe Takes Over, Reviews on by : Fat Dad

The Unicone Rainbow Swirl Maker from Jakks Pacific is a fun way to create beautiful, rainbow coloured decorations for any dessert. Inside the box is the Unicone itself and a selection of cones, bowls, stirring spoons and recipe cards. Setting up the Unicone was easy and the parts just clip together. We decided, for the
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30 November, 2017

Name 3 Things You Want for Christmas. Fun with 5 Second Rule Jr. from University Games

Name 3 Things You Want for Christmas. Fun with 5 Second Rule Jr. from University Games
Posted in : Christmas Gift Ideas, Reviews on by : Fat Dad

  5 Second Rule Junior, from University Games, is a word/board game for 3-6 players aged 6 and over. The basic idea is that you just have to name 3 things in 5 seconds. Honestly, that’s pretty much it but obviously there’s more to the game than that… In the box are 200 double-sided cards
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22 November, 2017

A Magical Lock-Picking Flying Postman?! It Must be Rory’s Story Cubes!

A Magical Lock-Picking Flying Postman?! It Must be Rory’s Story Cubes!
Posted in : Christmas Gift Ideas, Reviews on by : Fat Dad

Since the early 2000’s Irishman Rory O’Connor has been making little cubes with various pictures on them. They’re strangely fascinating and incredibly versatile. They have been used in self-help and therapy sessions, used in schools and education and enjoyed by both children and adults the world over. Say “hello” to Rory’s Story Cubes. While we
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18 November, 2017

Feel The Speed with Power Rippers 2-in-1 Competition Set

Feel The Speed with Power Rippers 2-in-1 Competition Set
Posted in : Christmas Gift Ideas, Reviews on by : Fat Dad

Power Rippers are an interesting fusion of fast moving vehicle, battling spinning tops and collectible figures. They can go at scale speeds of 500mph and even jump 10 foot high! In the 2-in-1 Competition Set from Jakks Pacific you get all the track you need for 2 lanes and a loop each as well as
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11 November, 2017

Height Challenge: Girl v Life Size BB-8 Radio Control Toy from Star Wars

Height Challenge: Girl v Life Size BB-8 Radio Control Toy from Star Wars
Posted in : Christmas Gift Ideas, Reviews on by : Fat Dad

Here’s our demo and review of the life-size radio controlled BB-8 from Bladez Toyz! This HUGE remote control inflatable BB-8 is a whopping 67cm tall and 47cm wide/deep. It’s sensibly priced at £40 from places like Maplin. Phoebe is a huge fan of BB-8 and R2-D2 from the Star Wars franchises so she took over
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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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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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