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Monkey’s imagination

Monkey just makes me laugh – his speech has come on in leaps and bounds these last six months, and his imagination never ceases to amaze me.  He also seems to be absorbing so much information and then adding that … Continue reading

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John Deere Monster Treads Tractor by Tomy

I think it fairly clear that Monkey is obsessed by tractors!  But a John Deere tractor takes him to a whole new level of excitement!!! It all stems from a trip to see my parents in Spain last year.  They … Continue reading

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#TTPlusPlus weekly challenge – robots

So this morning we were set a weekly challenge by The Toadstool – to build a robot using our Plus Plus. I asked Monkey what he thought we should do – his reply – build a Robot Family Mummy!  When … Continue reading

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Watching Monkey grow up

I love watching Monkey grow up. It never ceases to amaze me what little sponges children are.  Monkey is absorbing all kinds of information and his play becomes full of his wonderful imagination. I watch my friends babies and it’s … Continue reading

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Trix Track – The 2 Way Flipper by Wonderworld

The lovely on-line toy shop The Toadstool decided that Monkey needed a new challenge for his construction skills! We recently received the newly launched (January 2013) Wonderworld Trix Track – 2 Way Flipper – a wooden ball track.   Along with … Continue reading

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Dinosaur world with a little help from Duplo

We should have been going to see some tractors today but Monkey decided he wanted to stay at home.  We’re always running around and this week has been rather fraught so I took his lead and thought ‘ok, let’s just … Continue reading

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Sensory play – Playdoh, Rosemary and some pennies

It’s been a funny week this week, with the weather, Monkey not feeling too well and lots of sad things happening. To lighten the mood we had a Playdoh session – adding Rosemary to make it smell and burying pennies … Continue reading

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Getting creative with Plus Plus …… day one

We recently talked about how times are changing with regards to how we buy things for and with our children. As part of that post we were lucky enough to be able to order some Plus Plus from The Toadstool … Continue reading

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Stressfree mealtime thanks to a Telescopic Front Loader!

Now that’s something I never thought I’d say! It’s rather ironic that in my pre-Monkey life I worked for a company that supplied JCB with plastic components for their production lines.  Little did I know then, that one day I … Continue reading

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Cardboard boxes – great value entertainment and FREE :)

We all spend so much money on presents for our kids but they still get the best entertainment value out of a free, empty, cardboard box – perhaps this should tell us something! Our current, resident cardboard box has spent … Continue reading

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