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Richie’s toys: Eco-friendly and Magnetic Toys

July 24, 2020

In this episode of Richie’s Toys, we are going to share the latest toy play we have been doing during the lockdown. Thinking a lot about the environment and a bit of STEM challenges.   Why Eco-friendly toys When we say eco-friendly, most people tend to think about wooden toys, but sometimes we actually don’t know if that wooden toys resource is sustainable or not, if they planted the tree(s) after cutting that or if it comes for example from…

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Brands worth to talk: Totes Emosh

June 15, 2020

Today at our “Brands Worth to Talk”: we have the fun Totes Emosh. I came across the Totes Emosh online and thought it would be fun to talk to them and make an interview with the creator of Totes Emosh: David (with the help of Julius 😉 ). Note: this article as you can see will include several Emojis (not very usual at Alejandra’s but… you will see 😉 )       The Interview 🤔 Who is and what…

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Having fun while Out and About: Let’s Play!

July 15, 2019

Summer is here and kids want to play outside. But what about the little one’s that cannot play with the ball with the “bigger kids”? I noticed that and decided to get online and pick up some new toys for my little one. What happened? The “big kids” wanted to play too. Take a look at these old school toys made in wood that will help the little one’s mobility and to stand up while learning. One of our favourite…

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Getting Kids Imagination Engineered

April 9, 2019

Richie is by now almost 5 years old. I have been writing in Blogs way before he was even dreamed, and during his growing up, most of you know about Richie and some battle that I have been going on about his hearing and speech. After a very hard pregnancy and labor, being alone in a different country with different cultures and without family around, was also a challenge, but I have grown a lot and hopefully, I am a…

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Fun Ways You Can Keep Yourself Entertained

May 16, 2018
monopoly games

Some of us are lucky to have some spare time in our day. It might be your evenings or it could just be your weekends. Depending on your job and commitments you may be wondering what it is you can do to make the most of your time. If you find that you are normally quite busy, you may just want to sit and relax. But there are things that you can do to make the most of the time.…

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Why Is Gaming Fun And Addictive?

May 15, 2018
gaming console controller playstation xbox

When it comes to gaming many of us can get absorbed in the latest release in our favourite series of games. There’s just something about sitting down and focusing on the one thing that can actually be not just fun but relaxing. I think this is where the addictiveness can come into it, it isn’t necessarily an addiction to your games console, more of the feeling you get when you are playing it. So why does this happen? I thought…

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Game Night Ideas for this Christmas!

December 4, 2017

I love game night! Nothing like taking the games out around our family, taking some candy and snacks to nibble while were playing, creating memories, creating new rivalries that will end up with someone saying: I will never play with you again!” and then after 5 minutes those same ones are on the same team teasing others. True Story right? Yep…   And I couldn’t get to Christmas without getting more games, new ones in fact and not share with…

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My First Scalextric + Giveaway (Closed)

October 19, 2017

You’ve read right… Early Christmas prezzie!   So Rejoice Fathers, sons, mums and girls, you now have your very own My First Scalextric from the great racing tracks Scalextric. Neither I have to say that both hubby and son were over the moon when we got this, and  got over the clouds not only to see the happiness in them but also for having a BRAND NEW TO GIVEAWAY! But continue to read and then enter below to win one.…

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Paddington goes Trunki

August 10, 2017

Meet Paddington the Trunki! Set to launch in time for the Paddington Bear 2 film November 2017, little Paddington fans will be certain to love this ride on Trunki… just don’t forget to pack your marmalade sandwiches! Designed for travelling tots – so, grab your duffle coat and red wellington boots and ride off with your Paddington Trunki to the capital! Blue in colour, with a Paddington on the side raising his hat ‘hello’ and iconic London landmarks. This new…

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