Kids

Olympic curling is a great way to trick your children into cleaning the house

Need to clean your house but keep dragging your feet? Just pretend you’re curling. Better yet, get your children to pretend they’re curling — a genius idea perpetuated by the Olympics network itself, NBC. All you need is a broom or Swiffer and a rounded object of some kind. Anything will work, because you are …

Relive the bouncy glory days of the Pogo Bal with our new show, 'The Toy Shop'

Sure, fidgets spinners may have dominated 2017, but they ain’t got nothing on Pogo Bals. Originally released by Hasbro (formerly Milton Bradley) in 1987, the Pogo Bal was a small, inflatable ball surrounded by a plastic disc (like the planet Saturn but much, much smaller and plastic) that allowed users to bounce to their hearts’ …

Sony apologises for making light of allergies in 'Peter Rabbit' blackberry-pelting scene

Sony Pictures and the Peter Rabbit filmmakers have apologised for making light of allergies following calls to boycott the movie, which hit U.S. cinemas over the weekend.  A scene in the new adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s classic shows character Tom McGregor, who’s allergic to blackberries, being pelted with the berries by Peter and his friends. …