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Melissa & Doug's Happy Hearts Wooden Bead Set Keeps Kids Happy

Advantages: A set of strong wooden beads
Disadvantages: Young children must be supervised at all times

I have an old Quality Street tin filled with colourful buttons and assorted beads, and the metal tin has been opened and explored more times than I care to remember. Having said that, the contents of the pink and white canister appears to have taken a bac ...

Pam222 30.06.2014 · Read full review
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Seeing is not believing

Advantages: Supports the national curriculum. Good ideas
Disadvantages: Poorly execuuted, badly made, tricks and illusions rubbish, age range too high

I bought the John Adams Science is Magic set for my 7 year old nephew for his birthday. He adores magic and as it is aimed at 7 years + I figured it would be perfect for him. However when I spoke to my sister in law and told her I’d bought him this, she h ...

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Not quite magic

Advantages: Detailed beads, robust, great idea
Disadvantages: Not enough beads, not easy to thread

Purchase= My eldest daughter Sophie loves making things and when I saw this for sale on the Boots website I expected it would be something she would really like, the set currently costs £12.18 n Amazon with free delivery although the RRP is £19.99 whi ...

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Review of Charmies Magic Beader

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A 'magic' beader that is anything but

Advantages: Nice concept, cute little beads, refill packs available
Disadvantages: Extremely rustrating and difficult to create

...For my daughters recent birthday she received two sets from different friends of the Charmies magic beader set. Being a fan of jewellery making (the girlier the better), I expected her to adore this product. Also having the patience of a saint, I was surp ...

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Hama Puppet Theatre

Advantages: fun to do with your child, lots of value
Disadvantages: theatre is just too thin

My son’s birthday was at the beginning of May and he received quite a few monetary gifts from aunts and uncles and things and so he had quite a bit of money to go off and spend. He was down to his last fifteen pounds when we visited a toy shop in a loc ...

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