Tag Archives: action figures

Mr Potato Head Magnetic Money Box: Toys for Toddlers – CleverPatch DIY Dad Challenge

It's the final level, I'm facing the boss, and he's got heat seeking missiles to battle my pea-shooter. OR it's the final round, I'm Daniel LaRusso, and Johnny Kreese is staring at my damaged leg. Demos challenged my self-appointed-title of 'Dad-Craft Master' and here we are, ready to reveal our poker hands! Bring it on Dad … Continue Reading ››

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 ››

Skylanders (Swap Force style) Head-Swap Toys: CleverPatch’s Weekly Dad Craft Challenge

So, it turns out that there were a few fans of my Dad Craft Week 2014. I was planning to put on Dad Craft Week 2015, but the craft-tastic team at CleverPatch had a different idea. They dared me. They dared me to do a dad-craft a week. Every week. And then they said, "Are you chicken, McFly?" One … 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 ››

How Arcade Block helps me be a better Dad: September 2014sdf

I've got a major Nerd problem. One income family, no money, and a serious collection addiction. Have you ever wondered what would happen if you combined your collector's obsession for all things video game, with the risky thrill of a lucky dip? The answer is #ARCADE BLOCK! Continue Reading ››