February 28, 2012 | Mum In The Madhouse

February 28, 2012

Orchard Toys Football Game – Review

The mini mads are very fond of board games. However, at the moment, Mini is an extremely sore loser, which is compounded by the fact that Maxi is older and does tend to win more often when it is a strategic or tactical game. So although we adore Orchard Toys and have never had a bad game (in fact I think we already all their games), I did hold out much hope of the Football Game being placed by just the boys on their own. How wrong could I have been.

The football game is a take on the standard game of snakes and ladders, but with many added extras all linked to football (which my boys loved). In order to win you have to score the first goal, but this is a game of chance as you have to spin the spinner to score the goal and be careful as you could get a red card if you land on the wrong space.

The instructions are clear and concise and very simple to follow. I had one game with the boys and by then they had the hand of things and have played it often ever since on their own.

I adore that this game has leveled the playing field for my boys, th

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Win a VTech Kidizoom Twist Kids Camera – Blue with Argos and The Mad House

I adore taking photographs and take far too many each month. This is a habit that I have passed on to both of my boys and when they were younger, they both had a VTech Kidizoom and they have stood the test of time in The Mad House, even Mini’s, which was dropped more times than I can recall.

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