Category: toy review

Review: Nexus MagnePad

The children have been absolutely loving playing and learning with the Nexus MagnePad this week.  This stunning magnetic board is full of metal balls that are lifted to the holes in the surface of the board using the magnetic pen.  Children can use it to draw, practise writing, […]

Review: Penalty by HELP Educational Games 

We were excited to discover and try out a fantastic digital game called Penalty by HELP Educational Games this week. A fun learning game that has been carefully designed to help improve children’s literacy and numeracy through play. Penalty is a football themed numeracy and literacy game aimed […]

Review: Fairy Party Box by Squidgydoodle

As part of our Castles, Dragons and Fairies Theme this week on The SEN Resources Blog we were fortunate enough to try out Squidydoodle’s Fairy Themed Party box.  The Fairy Party Box is a fantastic kit providing everything you need to throw an enchanting fairy themed party for […]

Review: Magformers Princess Set 

We discovered the Princess Magformers set this week, which fits perfectly into our theme on The SEN Resources Blog of Castles, Dragons and Fairies. We’ve also got a 10% discount code ‘SENRES10’ to share with you, if you buy Magformers from their website. We are HUGE fans of […]

Review: Hape Street Surfer 

Gross motor skill activities, those that use and develop the core, stabilising muscles, are incredibly important. Not only do they help children stand, walk, run and jump. But they are also important for helping develop fine motor skills too. Find out more about gross motor skills here.  Resources […]

Review: Tornikotor Starter by Colemoi 

We’re developing fine motor skills and creativity with this unique and fun toy: ‘Tornikotor‘ by Colemoi this week.  The pack contains wheels and soft, colourful, bendy bars that can be manipulated into different shapes and connected together.  What did we like about them? -Unique & Exciting Learning Resource […]

Review: Strictly Briks (204 piece set)

We’ve been constructing and creating with Strictly Briks this weekend.  An affordable (and compatible!) building toy for children.  What did we like about it?  Develops Skills- It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of building blocks in general, and these are a great choice. I love building blocks […]

Review: Ekilibritor Basic by Colemoi

I love new and interesting ways to help children and babies develop their fine motor skills and I was therefore impressed with The Ekilibritor Basic by Colemoi. The pack comprises of different coloured cylinders and rings (of varying sizes) made of a soft rubbery plastic. Depending on their […]