Pretend play comes to life at KidZania, London

As a child, the idea of a space where I could role play my grown up aspirations was something I longed for and got a taste for when we took a trip to the Eureka discovery centre in Halifax. For those who haven’t been, at Eureka there are lots of pretend play opportunities including to…

Rediscovering the Natural History Museum with Children

.REDISCOVERING THE NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM WITH KIDS I hate dragging my heels round museums. Staring vacantly at inanimate artifacts, reading huge blocks of text, returning home with blisters from being on my feet all day. So, it’s no wonder, every time I’ve visited the Natural History Museum in London, I’ve never felt excited about it….

Brickish Weekend at the National Space Centre

Brickish Weekend at the National Space Centre, Leicester We had been planning to attend Brickish Weekend, an annual Lego festival at the National Space Centre, for a while. Last year, we accidentally stumbled upon the event on one of our visits and it was lots of fun, we just knew we would need to return. We used our…

Action and Adventure at Warwick Castle

I’m not usually one for historic visits but on a cloudy day in July I took Noah down to Warwick Castle to indulge him in his sword wielding fantasies. To my surprise, I really enjoyed the trip. Warwick has mastered making history both appealing and fun to those of all ages. We found Warwick easy to…