Monday, 18 June 2012

Tidlo "Toot Toot" Review & Competition

The lovely guys and gals at John Crane Toys sent me some "Toot Toot"'s to review and even popped a couple of extras as a competition prize for you lucky people!

"Toot Toot"'s.....???  The modern day school recorder!  These well made wooden toys are "real" instruments too so can be used for the school music lessons (do they still teach recorder at school - our local primary doesn't, but I'm sure many do!)

They are well made and weighted just right for children to hold and use confidently... not too light and flimsy but not too heavy on their wrists.  After about 5 minutes (each!) of tooting and tuneless noise, myself and my eldest decided on a plan... I can show her which holes to cover, blow gently and lo and behold, the beginnings of a tune!  Daddy went to hide however, when it was our youngest's turn to have a go!  Although, he did manage the fingers correctly, he just needs to understand how gentle is gentle! For a 5 year old, there is a fine line between a puff with no noise compared to "ear-plug-needing" levels!

Well, anyway we've been out and about with our Toot Toot's over the weekend - catching up with RSPB Cymru, taking in a local European Market and seeing off the yachts in the town's annual Yacht Race.  We hope you enjoy our photographs and good luck in the Rafflecopter competition below where two of you lucky things can win your very own Toot Toot too!

Pop over to John Crane Toys on Facebook and say "hello"!  They regularly hold great competitions for all to enter so have a go!

a Rafflecopter giveaway ThePrizeFinder - UK Competitions