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5 Gift Ideas to relive those childhood memories

5 Gift Ideas to relive those childhood memories
Most people think that when they grow up then they can’t enjoy toys anymore. This is not true. Toys and games are great for any age to play. And what’s great is teaching the younger generations the games we you used to play.

Making a String Phone

Making a String Phone

One thing I remember doing as a child was making string phones with my friends. They were so much fun and could never work out how they managed to get the sound from one cup to the other along the string. Obviously now a days phones are all cordless so the very thought of something having string or cord to make it work is alien to the young generation. So on this wet miserable Monday I decided to show Zach how to make a string phone.   What you need: 2 empty paper cups or if you have 2 empty tin...


It's all Conkers

As we approach in to the Autumn months it can only mean one thing! It's time to play Conkers.

Conkers is a traditional children's game in Britain and Ireland played using the seeds of Horse Chestnut trees—the name 'conker' is also applied to the seed and to the tree itself.


The History of Snakes & Ladders

Karen Dorn

Tags board, family, friends, fun, games, history, ladders, snakes

The History of Snakes & Ladders
What a fun game snakes and ladders is, wouldn’t you agree. I bet you would like to know where the game came from, well let me tell you all about this magical extraordinary game. 

Playing Outdoors

The long school summer holidays are fast approaching and it looks to be a summer of fine weather so lets encourage our children to put down the game consoles, turn off the TV and get out into the wonderful fresh air and create some fun!
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