Tag Archives: 80s cartoon

Misters of the Universe: Mr Men Meets He-Man. Soft Toys for Toddlers – CleverPatch DIY Dad Challenge

What do you get when you mix kids' favourite Mr Men, with 80's kids' favourites Masters of The Universe (that's He-Man, for all you heathens)? Nothing but AWESOME fun for your toddler! This week CleverPatch challenged me with these old-school craft favourites:

Felt Squares & Wadding (click here to check out … Continue Reading ››

Top 10 Dads of 1980’s cartoons

I'm sure that I'm not the only dad out there who is a child of the 80's, and that means that we all grew up gorging on a cavalcade of really weird cartoons. But look past the robots, barbarians and half elephant-half bumblebee freakazoids and you'll find, at the core of so many of these cartoons, a … Continue Reading ››

Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Christmas Tree: AKA. Ghostbuster-izing your xmas

You know when something starts out as a great idea? I lay all of the blame on Alex from the brilliant www.dadrites.com, when he posted this imagination inspiring photo. dadtites_Snowman A freakin' Snowman-costumed christmas tree! That's awesome-tacular! Alex is so … Continue Reading ››

A Dad Gets Crafty with CleverPatch Christmas Presents – Day 4: TMNT Krang Cactus Brain Pot Plant

Today's dad nerd-craft may just be the grooviest one yet! I've got my excited undies on! (They're the same as my other undies but the wear and tear holes are in less dangly places). The CleverPatch ingredients I'm dad-testing today are - terracotta hanging pot (click here to view) … Continue Reading ››

Top 10 Christmas Gifts for Kids (But Really For Dads) – 2014

Every dad wants to get the best present possible for their kids, right? WRONG! Secretly, all dads want the kids' presents to be just as much fun for the adults as they are for the munchkins. Mums buy educational toys or new clothes (yawn). Whereas dads are just kids who got big. We understand what fun … Continue Reading ››

He-Man: Cardboard Castle Grayskull – Toddler Activities for Dads

This has to be my favourite Dadded-up activity yet! Phenom-a-Mum stumbled upon this brilliantly simple way to entertain a toddler on the Berry Sweet Baby blog. Just an old cardboard box and some crayons. Hold your lazy horses for a second. A box. That's it? That is seriously NOT DAD ENOUGH! Behold my recycled masterpiece that I … Continue Reading ››