How to make The Harrier paper airplane

The Harrier paper airplane holds the record for flying the farthest. Can you build and fly this elegant plane further than your friends, or will the disappearing wings of your buddies be the only sign you’ll see of them…

How to make the bulldog dart paper airplane

The Bulldog Dart paper airplane is a good flyer, easy to build, and with its blunt nose has a distinct look. Can you build and fly this beauty?

How to make a paper boat

Paper boats are made the same way we made the paper hat, but have a few extra steps involved. The clever thing about paper boats is that though they are made of paper, they can float on water. Want to make one?                    

Ideas for a water fight!

Water fights are great fun but can get better with a little imagination. Read on to discover some water fight games which will make your water fights the best!

Toys we love – Scalextric

Racing a car against your friend’s car is brilliant.  Are you faster, or is your friend.  When you master one circuit, take it apart and build another.  Is the F1 Ferrari faster than the le mans Jaguar?

Toys we love – Lego

Lego is a fantastic building toy By pushing bricks into one another, you can create anything you want to When you get tired of your racing car, why not build a catapult!  Lego is not just about buiding, it is about adventure..

Toys we love – Meccano

By Richard Teahon               When you have mastered Lego, perhaps it is time to try and master Meccano Like real engineers and mechanics, you can build all the things that you want to using nuts, bolts, screws, and spanners

Toys we love – Skipping Ropes

  By Richard Teahon                   How many skips can you manage before the rope hits your legs? Here are the 2007 European Rope Skipping Champions showing you how they became the best skipping team in Europe

Toys we love – Train sets.

A  marvellous sight to see is a locomotive dashing around a track, wheels spinning and pulling coaches.  The beauty of train sets, is that you can create your own track or tracks.  If you have one locomotive pulling coaches one way, and another pulling coaches in the opposite direction on another track, then you will see something that is something to behold.  With a train set, you can create your own world. See a working train set in the video. Find out how train sets work, click here