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Meet the new Thor Figurine from Schleich Marvel

In my son’s school the boys fall into two tribes, the football tribe and the superhero tribe. My son dips into both of them, but at heart he loves superheroes the best. Father and son are cut from the same cloth and they both just love superheroes (me too, but no one ever asks who my favourite is). Ask my son for his top three and they will always be Spider-man, Hunk and Thor. Who are your favourites?

This week we’ve been playing with the new Marvel Thor Figurine from Schleich. This new figurine looks exactly like the character in the new Thor: Ragnarok film which is in cinemas from 27th October.

Meet the Thor: Ragnarok Figurine from Schleich Marvel

The figurine is so realistic looking. He’s been hand-painted and the modelling is so detailed, right down to his piercing blue eyes! The detail on him is fantastic which makes him ideal if you’re recreating scenes from the film in the comfort of your own home. 

He’s a reasonably tall figure, standing at 18.5 x 14 x 8.5cm, and he’s made from plastic. The Thor figure, like others in the range is priced at around £10 and is suitable for children aged 4+.

Thor Figurine from Schleich Marvel

Other figures in the Schleich Marvel range include –

   ⊗   Hulk
   ⊗   Captain America
   ⊗   Iron Man
   ⊗   Spider-Man
   ⊗   Dr Strange
   ⊗   Venom
   ⊗   Green Goblin
   ⊗   Black Goblin
   ⊗   Black Widow
   ⊗   Falcon

Thor just seems to be getting more and more popular, especially with the release of the latest Thor film in October. For Marvel fans, big or small this would make a really lovely Christmas present. The Schleich Marvel figures would be really great to collect or just to play with. The detailing is so good though that I can see these being really sought after collectors items in a few years.

The Thor Figurine and the other figures in the range are available from www.schleich-s.co.uk as well as from a range of other retailers including Amazon.

Meet new Thor Figurine from Schleich Marvel

We were sent the Thor Figurine from Schleich Marvel for review purposes. All opinions are our own. This post contains an Amazon affiliate link.

Giveaway & Review: Brainbox Transport Game

Every weekend we have a family games night. After tea we get a game out, have a laugh and just enjoy being together. On Sunday night after the dishwasher had been stacked, I brought out a new game for us to try – the Brainbox Transport Game. I had a sneaky suspicion that it would hit the spot, and I was right. It was brilliant fun for us all.

Giveaway & Review: Brainbox Transport Game

It’s a quick fire memory game. You take it in turns to pick a card and study it hard for 10 seconds. Roll the dice and answer the corresponding question on the back of the card. If you answer correctly you keep the card, get it wrong and it goes back in the pile. The person with the most cards after 5 or 10 minutes is the winner. 

The box contains 55 transport cards, 1 rules card, 1 sand timer and 1 dice. The Brainbox Transport Game is suitable for ages 4+ and costs around £11.99. It’s designed in the UK and made from 70% recycled material. 

The Brainbox Transport Game is brilliant if you’ve got a short amount of time for a quick game, or if you want to play round after round after round. All of the cards have different modes of transport on them; bus, plane, bulldozer, gondola, ice cream van etc.

The questions on the back of the cards test your memory of the details on the card. For example – How many people are on the bus? What colour is the car? Are there any clouds in the sky?

Giveaway & Review: Brainbox Transport Game

You can play this game on your own, or with as many people as you want. The youngest player starts, takes a card, memorises the picture for 10 seconds, then passed the card to another player. You the roll a dice to pick the question number and you have to answer the question, for example “Can you see the control tower?” If you’re right you keep the card, if you’re wrong you put it back in the pile and the next player takes their turn. Easy.

We liked a lot of things about this game. Primarily it was a lot of fun and it will be a regular at our family games nights. I liked that it was sneakily working all of our memory muscles (if there’s such a thing, but you know what I mean). I also liked that my son was as keen as mustard to read out the questions on the back of the cards. He’s not a reluctant reader, but it’s always good to see him really wanting to read to us.

The Brainbox Transport Game was a big hit. There are lots of other versions of the game if transport doesn’t float your boat (see what I did there?).

Find out more about the Brainbox range of games on their website.

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Review: Awesome Little Green Men “blind boxes”

A couple of weeks ago we were sent some Awesome Little Green Men to try out. I put them to one side, ready to pull out with a flourish when my son had his cousin round to play. I didn’t think they’d be that impressed by them, but I surprised myself by being wrong. The Awesome Little Green Men are indeed awesome and about half of them are green, the rest are blue.

Review: Awesome Little Green Men "blind boxes"

Awesome Little Green Men is a new military collectible that combines blind-boxed soldiers and vehicles with a gameplay experience. You collect the Awesome Little Green Men and play the battle game. The goal is to build the best squad in order to win the game. Awesome Little Green Men is suitable for ages 6+.

Review: Awesome Little Green Men "blind boxes"

There are more than 100 unique military characters to collect in Series 1. With two troops to collect – green and blue. The collection features rare figures and more commonly found characters. The troops are led by General Pain and General Panic are made from colourful plastic. They have great names like Private Insurance, Corporal Kickbutt and Major Attack. I’m also pleased to note that there are some female characters who kick ass just as hard as their male counterparts!

We received a Deluxe Battle Pack (RRP £24.99) and a couple of Blind Boxes (£3.99 each) to play with. The Battle Packs contain everything you need to start your mission (comes with eight soldiers (three in a vehicle), eight dog-tags, a new recruits poster and game guide). Make sure you empty the pack out properly, there are bits and pieces cleverly hidden in the packaging. Each blind box comes with one soldier, one dog-tag, a new recruits poster and game guide.

Review: Awesome Little Green Men "blind boxes"

There is a specific way to play the game – taking turns you march, attack, flick sliders to get hit points, each solider has a numerical value (printed on the bottom on the figure) and each player starts off with the same value of figures in their troop. When the hit points for the character has been reaches, he or she goes to the opposing team. Sounds more complicated than it actually is.

Review: Awesome Little Green Men "blind boxes"

However, when it came to it, the boys just wanted to play things their own way, complete with old school sound effects. They had great fun with them and they were such a success they both gave them the thumbs up. 

The individual blind boxes cost £3.99 which is about average for blind bags/boxes these days. The figures are about 2 inches tall and are well made, they’re fun and although there is a specific game you can play with them, they’re just as much fun if you just battle with your friends.

Review: Awesome Little Green Men "blind boxes"

Awesome Little Green Men are available to buy in Tesco, Smyths, Toys R Us and on Amazon.

 
To find out more information about Awesome Little Green Men and The Battle
Game, visit https://awesomelittlegreenmen.mgae.com. They can also be found on PopJam, the username is @LittleGreenMen.

Note: We were sent these Awesome Little Green Men for review purposes. All images and opinions are our own. This post contains an affiliate link.

Board Game Club Review: Jungle Speed

I am part of the Blogger Board Game Club run by Playtime PR. Each month 50 bloggers are sent a new (or new-ish, or at least new to them) board game to play and put to the test. This month we were sent Jungle Speed, a game none of us had heard of before.

Board Game Club Review: Jungle Speed

Jungle Speed is a card game created by Thomas Vuarchex and Pierric Yakovenko in 1991 and is produced by Asmodee Editions. It is played with a pack non-standard playing cards. It’s a bit like Snap but more complicated. 

The box contains a deck of cards, a wooden totem and a bag to store the game in. Because there are so few elements and they can be packed away in a small bag; making it an ideal travel game. Jungle Speed is suitable for 2 or more players aged 7+. Each game should take around 15 minutes to play. It has an RRP of £14.99 and is available from a range of retailers including Amazon.

The game revolves around matching cards with identical symbols. Just like Snap, but the pack of cards all have different symbols on, some of which look similar but they’re not. Because some of the symbols are so similar it does make the game more challenging and players are more likely to snatch the totem at the wrong time meaning they have to pick up extra cards.

Board Game Club Review: Jungle Speed

To play, you shuffle the cards and deal them out equally to each player face down. Players take turns playing the top card from their stacks in a clockwise direction. There is a wooden cylinder called a Totem in the middle of the table, when a player plays a card that matches the symbol of another player’s top card, the two players must ‘duel’ to grab the totem. The loser of the duel takes both players played cards, as well as any cards under the totem and so it continues until the winner doesn’t have any cards left.

I explained the rules to the boys, one of which said it sounded boring, so he walked off and didn’t want anything more to do with it. So I played the game with the remaining 7 year old boy. He’s bright and he picked up the rules quickly enough. We played the game several times just to make sure we weren’t missing anything. Maybe we were, but neither of us had anything particularly good to say about Jungle Speed.

I wonder if it is better and more exciting played with more players. There wasn’t much action other than turning cards and even when we matched a card, snatched the totem and gave away our discarded cards to the loser, it wasn’t as much fun as a simple game of snap.

Board Game Club Review: Jungle Speed

After we’d packed the game away I read some reviews on Amazon, most of which were absolutely glowing. I’ve re-read the rules a couple of times since, just to check we were playing it correctly and we were. Jungle Speed is not for us. It’s not exciting, it’s not especially engaging and it lacked the speed and fun of a simple game of snap. Sorry Jungle Speed, we didn’t really like you.

We were sent the Jungle Speed board game for review purposes. All images and opinions are our own. This blog post contains affiliate links.

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Review: MOKURU – the latest fidget toy from Japan

At the start of the summer fidget spinners were everywhere. Kids (and some adults) couldn’t get enough of them. The fidget spinner craze, much like the loom band craze a couple of years ago pretty much fizzled out as quickly as it started. But it was clear that fidget toys had found their way into our hearts and were here to stay. Over the summer a new fidget toy was launched, coming all the way from Japan – are you ready to master the MOKURU?

Review: MOKURU - the latest fidget toy from Japan

A MOKURU is a handheld wooden toy which was originally designed to test and train your balance and focus. Crafted from beech wood into an eye catching and cool design, players can flip, tip and spin one MOKURU or master more.

MOKURU is said to help you to focus, improve your concentration, develop your imagination and alleviate stress.

Review: MOKURU - the latest fidget toy from Japan

These new fidget toys are small enough to fit in your pocket. Once you’ve mastered the standard flip it’s worth watching some YouTube videos where MOKURU masters demonstrate new skills you can learn. It’s great fun and the boys really enjoyed learning how to do simple flips, there is a little knack to it but once you’ve figured it out, it’s flipping fun!

They are available in black (Genbu); green (Matcha); orange (Kirin); white (Byakko); red (Suzaku); blue (Seiryu) and yellow (Inazuma). Each colourful MOKURU is 9cm tall and is suitable for ages 3+. They cost around £10 and are available from a wide range of retailers.

Review: MOKURU - the latest fidget toy from Japan

Having played with our MOKURU for a while I can vouch for its stress relieving qualities. Plus the boys absolutely had fun playing with it. I can see that these will be great competitive fun in the playground. I really like that you can learn tricks and skills with it, now if only I can get the boys to give me a turn!

To find out more about MOKURU, visit their website.

Note: We were sent a MOKURU for review purposes. All images and opinions are our own.

Review: Aqua Dragons in Space – Live Astro Pets Deluxe Kit

This week the small-ish boy got very excited about a special delivery of Aqua Dragons. These were pretty special Aqua Dragons, they’d been up in space and even had a certificate to prove it! What with my son’s burgeoning interest in science, he was super-pleased when this new STEM set arrived, and so was I, it’s a pet I wouldn’t need to clean up after!

What are Aqua Dragons? They are live, aquatic pets which hatch out of their eggs once you’ve created the right environment for them. They grow, swim, eat and they can even reproduce. The dragons are very similar to triops or sea monkeys.

Review: Aqua Dragons in Space - Live Astro Pets Deluxe Kit

The Aqua Dragons in Space: Live Astro Pets Deluxe Kit contains –

  • Asteroid shaped tank with LED Light up and glow in the dark base
  • Magnifying lid
  • Thermometer to monitor water temperature
  • Bubbler for oxygenating the water
  • Aqua Dragons Eggs that have been sent to space
  • Aqua Dragons Food
  • Glow in the dark feeding spoon
  • Set up and care instructions
  • Collector’s edition Authenticity Certificate with the space flight specifications
  • Aqua Dragons APP: including games, fun facts and your 360º space flight video

Review: Aqua Dragons in Space - Live Astro Pets Deluxe Kit

The set up is pretty straightforward and the instructions are clear. If you’re buying this as a gift for someone who will want to set it up straight away, it’s worth making sure you have a room temperature bottle of mineral water and two AAA batteries. Everything else is supplied.

Smaller children might need the help of a grown up when setting it up. The tank needs the batteries inserting (it lights up and illuminates the dragons as they swim about). Top the tank up with bottled water and add the sachet of eggs, giving them a little stir. Put the dragons in a light, warm-ish place (the ideal temperature is around 20-27 degrees and you get a little thermometer with the kit) and leave them to hatch. The life cycle of the Aqua Dragons is approximately 45-60 days long. 

Review: Aqua Dragons in Space - Live Astro Pets Deluxe Kit

It was at this point we packed our bags and went on holiday for five days, leaving Dad in charge of feeding and caring for the Aqua Dragons. After a couple of days we received word that the eggs had hatched and teeny-tiny dragons were swimming about in the tank. When we got home we raced upstairs to see them for ourselves. 

Review: Aqua Dragons in Space - Live Astro Pets Deluxe Kit

We discovered that Dad had done a pretty good job of looking after them. The tank had lots of little dragons swimming about and it was all very exciting!

Our Verdict on Aqua Dragons in Space:

The Aqua Dragons in Space – Live Astro Pets Deluxe Kit was very simple to set up. It’s suitable for aged 6+ and my 6 year old had no problems setting it up (other than Dad putting the batteries in the tank for him). We also liked how low maintenance they were.

The Aqua Dragons are both interesting and educational. They’re definitely something which prompts discussions about life cycles and what the dragons actually are (they’re actually brine shrimp, or artemia). I think having these weird and wonderful creatures is almost a rite of passage and it’s certainly one my son is enjoying right now.

He was especially excited that the eggs had been into space, just like his hero Tim Peake. I really like that they come with a certificate to prove that they’ve been in space, something you can see in the video below –

The Aqua Dragons in Space – Live Astro Pets Deluxe Kit is available to pre-order here and costs £29.95. It’s suitable for ages 6+ and would be a great gift for science loving kids who are also pestering for a pet!

Note: We were sent the Aqua Dragons in Space for review purposes. All images and opinions are our own.

Review: Wobbly Worm – a great garden game!

With summer upon us and children to entertain during the school holidays, it’s good to get out in the garden and play some games. We’ve been playing a new game from Spin Master Toys which is great in the garden, or works equally well inside if the weather is not on your side – Wobbly Worm. 

Review: Wobbly Worm - a great garden game for kids

I confess I was initially drawn to this because I loved the name and seeing it in action on YouTube made me smile. I knew my son would love it and I was right. Wobbly Worm is designed for children aged 3+ and is an update on old fashioned hoopla. Wobbly Worm is a plastic worm with a base shaped like half an apple. Switch him on and he will wibble and wobble while you try to toss your hoops over his head.

The game is suitable for 2-3 players, but you could happily play with this by yourself, or in a group of friends or family.

Review: Wobbly Worm - a great garden game for kids

Wobbly Worm comes with 9 plastic hoops in different colours and sizes and a set of instructions. What aren’t included are batteries (you’ll need 2 C batteries) but you can put the worm together and play with your stationary worm while your other half nips tot he shops to buy some batteries. 

The hoops come in three sizes, obviously the smaller the hoop the harder it is to get on the worm. I liked that the hoops have little connector for safety, which can be quickly unclicked and opened up if someone does something they shouldn’t be doing with their hoop. 

It’s really easy to put your Wobbly Worm together, there are four worm pieces which fit together with connectors. You push one of the connectors into the base and put the smiley worm head on the top. All you need are the batteries which you’ll need a screwdriver to open up the slot to fit them into the apple base.

Review: Wobbly Worm - a great garden game for kids

You can make your worm as long or as short as you want, just by adding or removing worm sections. The Wobbly Worm has a maximum height of 3ft, so at full length he’s about right for my quite tall 6 year old. Of course, the taller he is, the more he wobbles. To set your worm off wobbling, just press the start button on the apple base and off he goes!

Wobbly Worm is a great way to build hand-eye coordination and it takes some concentration to get the hoop over your worm, even before you switch it on and the worm and apply both start wobbling all over the place. It really is lots of fun. You can make it easier or more difficult by adding worm sections; drawing a line where you have to throw your hoop from. If you’re a beginner, just don’t switch your worm on until you get the hang of it.

Review: Wobbly Worm - a great garden game for kids

My son absolutely loved it and it will be coming on holiday with us. Luckily it all packs down into a reasonably small box which we can just throw in the car. I like that you can play with it differently to change up or change down the difficulty levels. I also like that it’s working and refining his co-ordination. It is really good fun for all the family, even the adults! 

Wobbly Worm costs around £20 on Amazon, but the price may vary depending on where you shop.

We were sent the Wobbly Worm for review purposes. All images and opinions are our own. This blog post contain an affiliate link.

Board Game Club Review: Hey that’s my Fish!

This month we have joined the Blogger Board Game Club run by Playtime PR. Each month 50 bloggers are sent a new (or new-ish, or at least new to them) board game to play and put to the test. We were asked some questions about how old we all were and what our favourite and least favourite games were, then we waited for our first specially picked board game. We got Hey that’s my fish!

Hey that's my Fish! Board Game Club Review: Hey that's my Fish!

I have seen Hey that’s my fish! before in the shops, but hadn’t really looked at it too closely as my son is 6 years old and it’s advertised as suitable for ages 8+. We had planned to meet my brother, his wife and my seven year old nephew for lunch, so I threw Hey that’s my fish! in my bag to keep the boys entertained.

The game is really quite simple to set up and play. Put the fish cards in eight rows. The fish cards have one, two or three fish printed on them, and you need to mix them right up so they’re fairly well distributed across the board. Hey that’s my Fish! is suitable for 2 to 4 players. Each player takes two of the coloured penguins (choose from red, blue, yellow or green) and you place them randomly on the board. When laid out the “board” of fish cards isn’t huge, maybe around A4 size, which means it’s good for playing on small tables in restaurants or even on trains.

Hey that's my Fish! Board Game Club Review: Hey that's my Fish!

Starting with the youngest player first, you can move one penguin in a straight line in any direction, landing on a fish card and collecting it. You can’t move over any penguins which might be in your way, nor can your penguin paddle through the gaps in the ice where other players have collected their cards.

The aim of the game is to collect the most fish, so strategically it makes sense to try to land on and collect as many of the two and three fish cards as you can, then the one fish cards, but it’s not always that simple. Once all the cards have gone, or a penguin impasse has been reached, then you count your fish. The player with the most fish wins. 

Hey that's my Fish! Board Game Club Review: Hey that's my Fish!

The verdict on Hey that’s my Fish!

Hey that’s my Fish! is a good introduction to strategy games. The key to success is thinking two or three moves ahead and trying to block your rival penguins in if you can. The boys, aged six and seven got the hang of the rules really quickly and enjoyed the game. It’s fairly quick to play and was a perfect for playing while we waited for our meals to arrive.

It entertained the adults and children equally well, and it’s the kind of game you can really get seriously strategic about if you want. We kept things light and fun for the boys and it’s something I know they will want to play again and again.

It’s a small game in a small box, so it’s the kind of thing we would take on holiday or keep in our activity bag which I have ready for when we go out with the boy.

Hey that’s my Fish! costs around £10 and is suitable for ages 8+ (though my six year old had no trouble at all with it). It’s available from a wide range of retailers and online.

We were sent the Hey that’s my Fish! board game for review purposes. All images and opinions are our own. This blog post contains affiliate links.

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Toy Review: Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Mystery Puzzle

This week we were sent the brand new not yet available in the shops Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Mystery Puzzle to play with and review. I had no idea my son had even heard of Hatchimals until he spied the box on the table and got all excited that he’d been sent one to play with. 

Until now I’ve slightly avoided Hatchimals because I didn’t think he’d be into them and I thought he would think they were too girlie. It turns out I was wrong and I need to stop second guessing him. 

 Toy Review: Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Mystery Puzzle

For the uninitiated (like me) Hatchimals CollEGGtibles are little plastic creatures in eggs which you hatch open. They’re collectable, or “collEGGtible” if you prefer. This Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Mystery Puzzle pack is suitable for children aged 5+ and comes with a chunky 48 piece jigsaw puzzle.

People have been going mad over Hatchimals CollEGGtibles since before Christmas. Most kids seem to like blind bags of things they can collect. These are like blind bags, but they come in the eggs which you have to hatch, so it does add a bit more to the blind bag experience.

To hatch the egg you need to rub the purple heart until it turns pink, then press your thumbs above the heart to crack the egg open to reveal the Hatchimal inside. The Hatchimal itself is a small plastic creature, ours looked like a yellow koala with silver wings. Once you’ve cracked the egg open, there’s a perforation line at the bottom, so you can peel the eggshell away and leave the bottom of the egg to display your Hatchimal in.

 Toy Review: Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Mystery Puzzle

Also in the Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Mystery Puzzle was the 48 piece mystery puzzle. I think the mystery element is that you don’t know which Hatchimal will be on the puzzle. Ours matched the Hatchimal in the egg and was the little yellow koala with wings. 

The puzzle itself isn’t overly challenging for the age range it is aimed at. The pieces are a large size and it’s reasonably easy to put together. With the puzzle we had there were large expanses of yellow, which made figuring out which yellow piece went with another yellow piece a bit trickier. But it’s all good clean fun with a hint of developmental activity. 

 Toy Review: Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Mystery Puzzle

The Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Mystery Puzzle costs £6 which I thought was a good price for a Hatchimal and a jigsaw puzzle. Hatchimal eggs cost £3 each, so £6 for the egg and the puzzle seems like a good deal to me. 

The Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Mystery Puzzle isn’t yet available in the shops but will be out soon (I’ll update this blog post with a link when I can). At £6 this would make a great birthday present for Hatchimals fans; my six year old seems to be the newest and most enthusiastic Hatchimals fan in town!

Watch the small boy unbox and play with his new Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Mystery Puzzle.

We were sent the Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Mystery Puzzle for review purposes. All images and opinions are our own.

Toy Review: Fuzzy Felt Paw Patrol Set

With my small boy being a massive Paw Patrol fan (have you noticed?) our house is slowly filling with Paw Patrol toys and merchandise. The latest addition is a brand a new Fuzzy Felt Paw Patrol set from John Adams Toys which was launched this month.

Toy Review: Fuzzy Felt Paw Patrol Set

Paw Patrol fans will love the new Fuzzy Felt Paw Patrol set. It’s a reboot of the classic fuzzy craft toy which you might remember from your own childhood. I think every adult I know gets misty-eyed about the happy hours they spent playing with Fuzzy Felt and I’m no exception. I had previously dismissed Fuzzy Felt as a bit too basic and a bit too old fashioned for my son. But I was wrong, completely wrong. 

Toy Review: Fuzzy Felt Paw Patrol Set

The new Fuzzy Felt Paw Patrol set costs £10.99 and is widely available in toy shops and online. The Fuzzy Felt Paw Patrol set contains four felt sheets with over 70 assorted felt shapes and a felt playboard. All you need is your imagination and you’re all set for hours of fuzzy fun. 

The felt shapes come in sheets and you can easily pop the pre-cut felt shapes out and arrange them however you want on the playboard. Come on, you know how fuzzy felt works, why am I explaining it? 

Toy Review: Fuzzy Felt Paw Patrol Set

The Fuzzy Felt Paw Patrol Set is suitable for children aged 3+ and I did think it would be far too basic and old fashioned for my six year old, but I was very, very wrong. He absolutely loved it, we sat in the garden for well over an hour playing with it. I went inside and left him to it for another half hour while I cooked our dinner and he happily played with it. He only stopped to eat and then was straight back on it again. It just goes to show, the classics are classics for a reason.

Toy Review: Fuzzy Felt Paw Patrol Set

If I had any criticism at all, it would be that the playboard is just A4 sized and I know my son would have loved something a bit bigger, perhaps an A3 board which folds down to an A4 size would suit him better. 

I am really pleased my son likes this Fuzzy Felt Paw Patrol Set. It’s perfect for packing to take on holiday, especially knowing how long he will happily play with it. I know he will get great play value from this. If you’re wavering over buying fuzzy felt, don;t waver, just do it. I am astonished by how much he likes it.

You can watch my son playing with his Fuzzy Felt Paw Patrol set here on YouTube.

Disclaimer: We were sent this Fuzzy Felt Paw Patrol Set for review purposes. All images and opinions are our own. This blog post contains an affiliate link.