Category Archives: Age 10-12

Air Hogs Helix X4 Stunt Quad Copter Review

Helix X4 Stunt Quad CopterOur rating: 4 stars

The Air Hogs Helix X4 Stunt remote control quadcopter is made for performing stunts and tricks. It’s called a quadcopter because of the 4 fan blades which power it. It doesn’t look like a regular remote control helicopter but has an advanced aerodynamic design and cool black and red styling.

The Helix X4 is sturdily built to hold up well and survive frequent crashes so that kids can practice stunts. Let’s take a closer look to see what you get.
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Battroborg Battle Arena Battling Robots Review

Our rating: 3.5 stars

Battroborg Battle Arena The remote-controlled Battroborg battling robots are a little like the Rock ’em Sock ’em Robots from a generation ago, but with what’s said to be much better performance because of the new technology available today. The 3-in-1 Battroborg Battle Arena comes with two battling robots, and you can easily get more if you want more than two kids to be able to play together.

The sturdy robots are controlled by hand-held remotes, and Battroborg say that up to 20 robots can do battle in the 3-in-1 Battle Arena at the same time. So let’s step up to the plate and see just what the robots and the arena offer.
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Draw Something Party Board Game Review

Draw Something Party GameOur rating: 4 stars

This version of the popular party drawing games is focused on an illuminated drawing board made by Hasbro. It’s a lightweight but large screen tablet that comes with plenty of features for the game: a timer, a card holder for your word card, and a quick erase button.

The game itself is based on the popular mobile app of the same name and it’s great for older kids and adults alike, making parties and family nights go with a swing. But is there a downside? Let’s take a look.

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Monster High 13 Wishes Party Clawdeen Wolf

Monster High Haunt the Casbah Clawdeen thumbnailOur rating: 5 stars

Clawdeen Wolf is one of the stars of the 13 Wishes Party Monster High DVD, so it’s not surprising that this 13 Wishes Clawdeen doll is one of the most popular recent Monster High doll releases. She’s been styled and clothed with great attention to detail, right down to the gold highlights in her hair.

Clawdeen’s heading for the party in a striking purple outfit with a co-ordinating purple lantern for an accessory. Let’s have a look at her in more detail.
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Nerf N-Strike Elite Rapid Strike CS18 Blaster

Nerf N-Strike Rapidstrike CS18Our rating: 4 stars

Just about every boy loves a toy gun and the latest addition in the very popular Nerf range, the N-Strike Elite Rapidstrike CS-18 Blaster, is proving to be a big hit. It’s styled like a rifle, and unlike many other toy guns, it holds and fires magazines full of multiple projectiles in semi-automatic style shooting.

The projectiles that it fires are made of foam for safety reasons, although they’re called ‘darts’ to sound more cool. These darts will work with any other N-Strike Elite blasters and some of the other Nerf guns too. So let’s load up the CS-18 Nerf blaster and see how it measures up.
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Estes Tandem-X Rocket Launch Set Review

Estes TandemOur rating: 4.5 stars

The Estes 1469 Tandem-X Launch Set is a great way for aspiring scientists and astronauts to find out how to launch model rockets. This rocket launcher comes with two high performance model rockets in kit form, and will surely please beginners as well as experienced rocketeers. But there are things you need to know before you buy. Read on to discover more about this fun rocket set!
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Despicable Me 2 Minion Dave Talking Action Figure Review

Minion Dave Talking FigureOur rating: 4.5 stars

This talking Minion Dave figure is based on the cute character in the Despicable Me 1 & 2 movies. He’s a very funny character and immensely popular with kids who have seen him in the animated 3D films – and with adults too.

He’s interactive and battery-powered. Let’s have a closer look and see what this Minion Dave talking action figure has to offer.
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Lego The Lone Ranger Colby City Showdown

Lego Lone Ranger contentsOur rating: 5 stars

The Lone Ranger Colby City Showdown set #79019 is another great idea from Lego. This construction and play set includes a number of different scenarios in the world of cowboys and the Wild West.

The only limit to play is a child’s imagination and at first sight this Lego set looks like it will be great for engaging the hands and mind of your child. Let’s have a closer look to see what this building set has to offer.
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Syma S026 Mini Chinook Gyro RC Helicopter

Our rating: 4.5 stars
Syma ChinookRemote controlled vehicles have been a favourite toy ever since they were first invented. You can get a lot of different remote control toys, but the most exciting are those that can fly like helicopters and planes.

If you enjoy RC helicopters or want to make somebody a gift of one, then one of the models to consider is the Syma S026G 16.5cm 3.5Ch 3 Channel Mini Chinook. It has a lot of great features and it’s a hit with enthusiasts. Let’s have a closer look.
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Stereo Vinyl Cruiser Plastic Skateboard

Stereo Vinyl CruiserOur rating: 4.5 stars

It’s good to have a few things around the house that will encourage us outside and away from the video games and smartphones. A skateboard is one of the things that may just help you get yourself or your child off the couch and outside to have some old-fashioned fun.

But is the Vinyl Cruiser from Stereo Skateboards worth buying? Read on because this review could help you decide.

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