Happy playing Skylanders Swap ForceIt’s been over a month since we we given our copy of Skylanders Swap Force, and the geekson is still borderline obsessed. He points out the logo wherever we go – on other kids’ lunchboxes, in shop windows, and even when shoe shopping (yes, he ended up with a pair of Skylanders shoes that day!). He’s taken to choosing to play Skylanders instead of watching TV in the afternoons. He knows pretty much all the Skylander names (inspired marketing by Activision including a poster with all the Skylanders on it in the starter set!). So when I was asked if I’d like to join in with a Skylanders Half Term adventureĀ I knew IĀ had to say “yes!”.

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smiling happy kidsOn Sunday it was our guide-son’s second birthday, and his parents invited a select group of family and friends to spend the day with them at Drayton Manor park. We have only been to Drayton Manor once before, shortly after the geekson was born, when the geekdaughter would have been about two and three-quarters. She absolutely loved it then, and still remembers to this day which of the ThomasLand rides she didn’t get to go on. So I had no doubts that the geekson was probably old enough to enjoy the outing, so I cashed in some of my Tesco Clubcard vouchers to buy tickets for us all, and off went!

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