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What's New at Little Boo-Teek

What’s New at Little Boo-Teek

If you haven’t visited Little Boo-Teek yet, then this one is bound to make your bookmarks list… With a huge selection of boys and girls clothes and accessories, Little Boo-Teek stock a heap of special brands like Hootkid, Baobab, Milk & Soda and Jane Jenni. With $9.95 flat rate shipping within Australia, you will more...
Great Wooden Toys at Little Kiddies

Great Wooden Toys at Little Kiddies

If you’re looking for fun but educational wooden toys, you can’t go past the team at Little Kiddies. Wooden toys remind me of a simple childhood, there’s no batteries and no plastic – just plain and simple fun through play. It’s important to introduce basic toys to children as early as 6 months, to help...
Six Indoor Play Tents & Cubbies for Kids

Six Indoor Play Tents & Cubbies for Kids

Just in case this summer brings us more unpredictable and not-fun weather, I thought it would be good to look into things you can do indoors with the kids. I do love a good outdoor tent, but what about an indoor cubby? There are a few great options to look into – including some DIY...
Big Mid Year Toy Sales on now - online & instore

Big Mid Year Toy Sales on now – online & instore

It’s toy sale season again! Every year, the big department stores hold their mid-year toy sale and there is PLENTY to choose from. This year, most of the stores also offer online shopping which makes it even easier to grab a few bargains. From Big W, to Kmart, to Myer and Target, the range of...
Flat Out Frankie - Flatpack Cardboard Toys

Flat Out Frankie – Flatpack Cardboard Toys

What a great idea! Simple, but very clever. Flatout Frankie is a New Zealand based company, who have designed fun cardboard toys to inspire children to play. The cardboard toys are all 100% recyclable, which makes it easy to dispose of once they are well worn out. It’s also easy to pack away, which is...
Find great babies toys online with Big W!

Find great babies toys online with Big W!

I’ve made it no secret in the past, Big W has been my personal go-to store when I want to find affordable and fun toys for my kids or gifts for nieces & nephews. I know that when I go to a Big W store, there’s something perfect just waiting for us! Toy shopping has...
Gorgeous Play Tents for Kids at Entropy Toys

Gorgeous Play Tents for Kids at Entropy Toys

A huge part of a child’s development is play – getting them to use their imagination, nurturing their creative skills and giving them the opportunity to express themselves in a fun way. When I was a child, my sister and I would spend hours playing in our tent and cubby houses (made from chairs &...
Tinkers Board Games for Kids at Big W

Tinkers Board Games for Kids at Big W

When was the last time you played a board game with the kids? When was the last time you played one with friends? Over the school holidays, I went into what I could call a board-game-renaissance. Don’t get me wrong, I love new technology – we are iPad and iPhone people – but too much...
LEGO Friends is awesome!

LEGO Friends is awesome!

LEGO has sure come a long way since I was a kid! LEGO Friends is the cute new range of the famous building blocks, specifically designed for girls (or anyone that is looking for something different, I guess!). Featuring 5 different and fun girls, each LEGO Friends set is an amazing new environment – from...