Showing posts with label #collectables. Show all posts
Showing posts with label #collectables. Show all posts

Sunday, 24 September 2017

Zomlings Series 6


The Zomlings of the future are here! 

Zomlings Town has risen from the ground with super fast tracks crossing the skies and light shining brightly from every surface. 

The Zomlings of the future are funnier, rarer and more adventurous than ever. 

There are aliens, robots, mutants, critters… what a mixture to discover. They live in special Capsules that can fly across the skies. 

They also have new types of Zom-Mobiles with advanced Zom-tastic technology for extra speed!



The boys love blind bags and are always rather excited when a delivery of them turn up.
They couldn't believe their eyes when this Zomling package arrived.


We were sent 
A supply of packet blind bags - which includes 1 Zomling and a checklist,
A supply of Zom-Mobile blind bags - which has 1 Zomling and 1 Nom-Mobile and a checklist,
1 starter pack - which includes 1 album guide, 1 metal capsule, 1 Zom-Mobile, 3 Zomlings.


The boys surprisingly shared out the Zomlings nicely with absolutely no bickering whatsoever.
They each had a blister pack and around 5 blind bags each.


I loved watching their faces as they opened all the blind bags to reveal which Zomlings they had.
Oscar's face was a real treat when he opened up a packet to find a rare gold one!
Finding a rare collectable really is like finding pirates gold.


Once they had finished playing the twins sat at the table and crossed off all their Zomlings on the checklist and then circled all the ones they needed to get to complete the series.
I know what they'll be spending their pocket money on in the coming months.



 
















 It took a while for the boys to open up everything, but once they had rather than going their separate ways they all stayed and played together, having races and mini wars.

Zomlings are perfect pocket money buys as the single packets are only 50p!
You rarely get anything for 50p these days, not even a chocolate bar.

It's rather surprising that such small little figures can create such imagination and joy!


The Mini Beasts all give Zomlings Series 6 a double thumbs up!!


To find out more about  Magicbox Toys click here.

Monday, 4 September 2017

Awesome Little Green Men

A new collectible has arrived in the UK.
 Awesome Little Green Men, they may be small but their characters are larger than life and serious about the mission ahead. 


The fresh new take on little green army men raises the bar by infusing battle and game play with 100 unique characters to collect in Series 1, including four super rare figures in the green army and the blue army.
Each with their own expression, you can find the likes of Sgt. Juliett and Major Zoomie to collect, each boasting different stats – who can build the strongest troops to win the battle?


Awesome Little Green Men come in Blind Boxes, Starter Packs and Deluxe Battle Packs, with Battle Packs containing everything you need to start your mission. 
Fans can even join the troop too with their very own dog-tag for each character and a new recuits collector’s sheet to track your collection.


We were sent;


Awesome Little Green Battle Deluxe Pack – RRP £24.99
Each Battle Deluxe Pack comes with eight soldiers (three in a vehicle), eight dog-tags, a new recruits poster and game guide. 
and

Two Awesome Little Green Men Blind Box – RRP £3.99
Each blind box comes with one soldier, one dog-tag, a new recruits poster and game guide. 


All the beasties were impressed with these and when they discovered that not only are they fun collectables but you can have a battle with them they were all over it.

On our Green Army we had -
General Pain ~ Super rare 
Corporal Charles ~ Common (Ranger Unit)
Corporal Delta ~ Common (Eagle Eye Unit)
Colonel Dogfight ~ Rare (Eagle Eye Unit)
Sgt. Bravo ~ Common (Special Task Team)
Major Boo-Boo ~ Rare (Special Forces)

On our Blue Army we had -
Private Porkchop ~  Common (Seal Unit)
Colonel Scrapes ~ Rare (Secret Task Force)
Sgt.Smell-It ~ Common (Close Combat Team)
Capt. Quiver ~ Rare (Special Forces)


Rules of Play
  1. On your turn you get four actions.
  2. For an action, flick a "March" Slider to move a solider down the field or flick an "Attack" Slider at an enemy to start knocking them out.
  3. Be the first player to flick your "March" Slider and hit the enemy's goal without hitting another solider in the process.
For more on the Rules click here.



The boys split into teams of two, 
The Green Army - Oscar & Ru and then 
The Blue Army - Noah & Alex.

It took them a little while to get the hang of it but once they understood they played for well over half an hour.
After they had finished the battle they took their men out into the garden and made them have a secret mission!

They have all said they want to collect all the Awesome Little Green Men as they love them and are now their most favourite collectables!!


Recommended age 6+

Available to buy in Tesco, Smtyhs and Toys R Us soon.
To find out more information about Awesome Little Green Men and The Battle Game, visit https://awesomelittlegreenmen.mgae.com

Sunday, 3 September 2017

L.O.L Surprise! Series 2 Review.

Rupert has a bit of a love affair going on with L.O.L Surprise! Dolls so he was delighted to be sent a brand new one from Series 2.


Not you average doll, these fashion forward characters are packed with personality. From Rockers to Merbabies, each L.OL Surprise! comes complete with bathtub, doll stand and hangout, all doubling up as a purse.

 each has 7 layers reveal a different surprise, including emoji stickers, accessory, and finally their hero - a L.O.L Surprise doll.

The surprise doesn't end there, once the final layer has been unwrapped, feed the adorable tot water with its baby bottle and reveal its feature - with special dolls changing colour when placed in cold water!


Ru really enjoys unwrapping each layer and finding all the little surprises.
This time he unwrapped 'Shorty'
She's very cute and as soon as Ru saw her he said he liked her.

She comes with short dungaree outfit, a gold chain, some sweet little pumps and high socks, a red bandana hairband and a drinks bottle.


Ru loves feeding his L.O.L Surprise! Dolls their bottles and putting them in their bath.
Shorty didn't change colour but Ru didn't really mind.



Features

  • Over 45 dolls to collect in Series 2 (Each sold separately)
  • 7 layers of surprises inside
  • Ball can be used in 4 ways: 
  • A purse carrying case, a doll display, a bath play set and a hangout play set


You can check out our other reviews of L.O.L Surprise dolls here and here.


Pre-Order Now.
Expected in stock: 15 Sept to 22 Sept.


Thursday, 10 August 2017

L.O.L. Surprise! Lil Sisters Ball Review

Rupert adored his last L.O.L Surprise! Doll so when we were asked if we wanted to unwrap a L.O.L Surprise! Lil Sister ball I was more than happy to say yes.


Discover 5 layers of surprise in each L.O.L. Surprise! Lil Sisters ball! 
As you unbox each layer a new surprise in unveiled, hinting at which L.O.L. Surprise! Lil Sisters doll you're going to get! And that's not all - bathe her for an additional water surprise! 
The ball becomes a keychain or bath playset. 
Mix and match your L.O.L. Surprise! Lil Sisters accessories with your L.O.L. Surprise!

 Tots 45+ to collect in Series 2!


He instantly knew what it was and was keen to get unwrapping to see which little baby he would get.


With only 5 layers to unwrap it didn't take him long to get to the ball and crack it open.
Inside there were 4 little packages containing 
One head accessory,
A pair of shoes,
The keychain for the ball and the doll itself.


Ru unwrapped Lil Miss Baby who is part of the Glam Club.


I love the detail in her hair.
A style I have tried many a time and failed at!


Ru made me fill up her bath and he took it outside to play with.
The dolls are meant to reveal a secret when you bathe them but we aren't 100% sure what ours does.
Ru is going to take her into his bath this evening and see if anything happens....if it does ill make sure I let you know!


L.O.L Surprise! Lil Sister series 2 is for children aged 3+ and available from all good toy retailers
including Argos, Asda, The Entertainer, Smyths, Tesco and ToysRUS.


Monday, 31 July 2017

Num Noms Series 4 // Review.

To celebrate the new release of Num Noms series 4 we were sent...

The brand new Num Noms magazine,
Sweet Sampler Lunch box,
and the
Frozen yogurt starter pack.



 Ru adores Num Noms so was over the moon to see all the new ones. 
He was also pretty taken with the magazine and couldn't wait to get the toy camera out of the packaging.

The magazine was packed full of goodies and had lots of activities to do inside.
I'm sure this will be a magazine that Ru will want to buy again and again. 
 After Ru had finished looking at the mag and playing with the camera he moved on to the Frozen Yogurt Starter Pack RRP £11.95.

In the pack was -
Mango Sherbet,
Sprinkles Froyo,
Razzy Froyo 
and 
Orange Drop Gloss-up.
Along with a tray and spoon.







Ru's favourite was Razzy Froyo.



He then moved on to opening up the Sweet Sampler Lunch Box   RRP £17.99.

Inside he got -
Orange Crunch,
Violet Contessa,
Madelyn Macaron,
Tia Tea-Time,
Sugar Créme,
Nilla Shake,
Berries N Créme,
Hottie Chocolate,
Confetti Cookie,
and 
Mint Swirl Gloss-up,
Lemon Drop Gloss-up







Inside the Lunch box you also receive a mystery box ... inside Ru's it was 
Lemons Pink-Fill.
 




Ru was pretty impressed with his brand new collection of Num Noms.




After he had finished unboxing them all, he sat in the lounge for a while playing with them, lining them up and then putting them in his play kitchen then feeding them to me and Jon.
He also enjoyed putting on the lipgloss.

You can find Num Noms series 4 in all good toy shops!

Sunday, 7 May 2017

Lego Minifigures Series 17!

On the 1st May Lego launched its brand new Minifigures series.
Series 17 and I was very lucky to be a part of that launch.

I was sent two boxes on two separate days, each containing 8 different Lego Minifigures.
The first box also came with highwayman outfit and instructions on what to do with the Minifigures....


The aim of the game was to hide the Lego Minifigure's accessories and write some clues, so the kids could hunt them out.
I had to keep my identity hidden and not let on who had hidden them.


I loved running round the house in my cape hiding all the accessories and the boys were beside themselves with excitement when they found the clues.
When I said it wasn't me who had been hiding them, that made them even more keen to find them.


Our first lot of Minifigures included;
Butterfly Girl,
Rocket Boy,
Corn Cob Guy,
Elf Maiden,
Hot Dog Vendor,
Battle Dwarf,
Roman Gladiator,
Retro Space Hero.


I made the clues easy as I wanted them all to be able to have a guess at where the hiding places were.


They were really good at taking it in turns to be the one who found the item.
They each got to find two things and then add them to the figures.


After the hunt all the Minifigures were happy to be reunited with their accessories.


Little did the boys know that, that wasn't the end of the game.

The next day the second box arrived with 8 more Lego Minifigures.
So once again I donned my cap and cape and got writing some riddles for them to solve.


This time round they wouldn't just be hunting out the missing accessories but they would also have to find out who had been hiding them in the first place.


Our second lot of Lego Minifigures included;
Gourmet Chef,
Pro Surfer,
Veterinarian, 
Circus Strongman,
Fitness Instructor,
Connoisseur,
The Yuppie
and the mystery figure....


The mystery figure was none other than the highwayman who had been hiding all the accessories.
Along with the final 8 of the collection I was sent another highwayman hat and some gold coins.
Once the boys had found me they were meant to get the gold, but unfortunately I was stupid and left them out and the dog got too them.
Thankfully he wasn't sick and we did get him checked over by the vet to be on the safe side.


Again the boys all worked really well during the hunt and made sure everyone got a turn in finding the missing item. 
During the hunt I slipped away upstairs to change back into my outfit and hide in my hiding place....

I'm outside....but not on the ground.....!?


I was up on the balcony reading a Lego magazine.

After the hunt the boys were very happy with themselves.
They'd managed to crack the clues and reunite all the Minifigures with their accessories and for the first time ever they had a whole collection of Lego Minifigures,
including the mystery figure!!!


They also loved that they could dress up in my highwayman outfit.
Which they are still playing with a day after the hunt.


Thank You Lego for letting us be a part of the Series 17 launch!

Lego Minifigures are available at retailers nationwide RRP £2.99
To find out more about the characters go to www.lego.com/minifigures