Orchard Toys review and Giveaway

IMG_4824 Orchard toys is one of our favourite brands and we have many of the wonderful games. Little Man absolutely loves playing all of them. We have been lucky enough to review Robot Run and even have a giveaway for you to win your own copy of Robot Run. Whenever a parcel arrives at the door Little Man always says is it for me, so when he saw it was an Orchard toys game he went crazy. We were just on our way out the door and so he had to wait until we got back home to play it. Think it must have been the longest 2 hours ever for him. Robot run is a very simple to play, with no setting up card game. The game is aimed at children aged 3+ and for 2-4 players. Whats in the box…? 40 Robot cards Instructions   IMG_4822 How to Play… Each player is dealt 5 cards, the rest of the cards are then placed in the middle and the top card is turned over face upwards. Each player then takes it in turns to either match the same robot OR match a different robot but the same colour as the on turned over. Then next player then does the same and so on. If you are unable to match either the same robot or the same colour you must pick up a card from the pack. there is one card with a paint brush on it. If you are lucky enough to get this card it can be used on top of anything, it’s a bit like a free go.     IMG_4819   IMG_4820   IMG_4821 Winner… The winner is the first player to lay down off of their cards. The other players can carry on playing to see who comes 2nd or 3rd or 4th. The game promotes turn taking, colour recognition and recognising same shapes (the same robots in this case) IMG_4818 Little Man who is 4 found the game easy to play and he got really excited by it. I think we ended up playing it about 10 times in a row, then Doug got in from work and ended up playing too. Robot run is priced at £7.50 and I would 100% buy this game at this price. The quality as always is fantastic and I know it will last. If you would like to win your very own copy of Robot Run, all you have to do is enter the Rafflecopter below.

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  1. Martina Pichova 30th August 2015 / 09:56

    We have a farm jigsaw.

  2. nicolasimplyhomemade 30th August 2015 / 09:59

    That sounds great, providing hours of entertainment. We’ve been through dome of the orchard games in our house over the years, I’m sure with my two smallies now at 2 & 3 they’ll make an appearance again 🙂

  3. lambandbear 30th August 2015 / 10:13

    I love the look of the Orchard Toys but have never got round to buying any. I’ve heard really great things about them. I think Lamb would love the robot game as he loves robots at the mo! Maybe I’ll start with buying that one x

  4. lynn heath 30th August 2015 / 10:57

    I have a couple tucked away for christmas already, I do like an educational game!!!

  5. iain maciver 30th August 2015 / 11:07

    not so far

  6. Sian 30th August 2015 / 11:18

    I dont have any orchard games, but definately will look into buying them for my niece now! I think she would love this!

  7. susan younger 30th August 2015 / 11:21

    cup cake game. monster game. both are brilliant

  8. SocialFlutterBy 30th August 2015 / 11:46

    We have a few x Party Party Party and several of the jigsaws too which are really sturdy and last for ages x

  9. Chris Andrews 30th August 2015 / 13:04

    Do you have any Orchard toys games already? If so what?? no, not yet

  10. ashleigh allan 30th August 2015 / 16:11

    yes loads – crazy chef, shopping list game, dinosaur race, party party, plus lots more!

  11. kayleigh Bates 30th August 2015 / 17:20

    I don’t think we do x

  12. Lynsey Buchanan 30th August 2015 / 18:00

    We have quite a few, The Bus Stop Games, Pop to the Shops, Shopping Basket & Party, Party Party

  13. Katie skeoch 30th August 2015 / 19:35

    We have some of the 4 in a box jigsaws

  14. Catherine McAlinden 30th August 2015 / 20:06

    We have loads of jigsaws, and a couple of bingo type games.

  15. leeleelovesblog 30th August 2015 / 21:10

    These games look great, our little one is too young for them yet but I can’t wait to enjoy games with him.

  16. Zoe Alicia 30th August 2015 / 21:28

    This game looks like so much fun! Perfect for wet and windy Autumn evenings in 🙂

  17. bubbablue 30th August 2015 / 22:06

    We’ve got about 4 or 5 of the Orchard Games but N’s not really keen on playing games. He gets too distracted. Although today he got out UNO and beat me 3 times at it, then we played snap. It’s the longest his attention’s ever stayed on games before!

  18. Joanna E Smith 30th August 2015 / 23:14

    I love how educational the orchard toys are. I never had any with carson as he played them.at nursery but i will get some for finley.

  19. emmav6 31st August 2015 / 08:20

    my boys love to play dino run 🙂

  20. Kate Leather 31st August 2015 / 08:23

    We don’t have any yet

  21. isis1981uk 31st August 2015 / 12:21

    Yes, we’ve got a few! The spaceship one, a Three Little Pigs one, a Ladybird one.

  22. Laura Haley 31st August 2015 / 16:55

    This looks like a simpler version of UNO, which me and my (adult) friends love, but my friend’s children find a bit too tricky to understand. I must grab this for them!

  23. saremaj 31st August 2015 / 17:41

    This looks like such a good game! I’ll have to tell my KS1 teacher friends about it! 😀 xxx

  24. Jade Hewlett 31st August 2015 / 18:52

    We don’t have any but they look great

  25. Becky, Cuddle Fairy 31st August 2015 / 23:36

    These look really fantastic! x

  26. Michaela Hannah 1st September 2015 / 08:22

    Yes, we have the chef one and old mcdonalds farm. My sons love them!

  27. Becca Staples 1st September 2015 / 10:25

    We have some of the jigsaws

  28. Tracy Newton 1st September 2015 / 20:14

    We have several jigsaws, some games that Santa Claus will deliver and have borrowed lots of Orchard Toys games and puzzles from nursery

  29. claire griffiths 3rd September 2015 / 01:48

    we have the three little pigs one and a few more

  30. Ruth Harwood 3rd September 2015 / 09:45

    we have a couple jigsaws xx

  31. kay lou smith 5th September 2015 / 13:37

    No we don’t but they all look great so will have a look at some for Christmas presents 🙂

  32. samantha mills 6th September 2015 / 09:48

    we love dino run xx

  33. Kat Lucas 8th September 2015 / 08:41

    We have several and the kids love them, the fav is the Shopping List

  34. Emma Burgess 8th September 2015 / 21:08

    We’ve got a few Orcahrd Toys games, including: Tutem Loot Em, Shopping List, Pop to the Shops, Spotty Dogs and more!

  35. Rebecca Smith 10th September 2015 / 16:26

    We don’t have any yet my sons jst getting to the age though where he would play with them

  36. ROSEMARY VINCENT 10th September 2015 / 17:23

    none as of yet – will be getting some for the kids for christmas

  37. Kirsty Ward 12th September 2015 / 14:57

    Nope but would love to try some!

  38. ERF Mama 13th September 2015 / 23:40

    No, sadly we don’t! That’s why I’m crossing my fingers for this one! 😀

  39. jemma dwyer 20th September 2015 / 23:16

    we have some jigsaws 😀 x

  40. crazyaimz 21st September 2015 / 12:53

    I don’t have any personally but am looking to start a collection for when my niece’s and nephews come to stay 🙂

  41. Louise Fairweather 21st September 2015 / 20:55

    We have a few, spotty dogs and greedy gorilla are my favourites

  42. Sarah Archibald 22nd September 2015 / 00:30

    I have a jigsaw 🙂

  43. Jon Sellers 22nd September 2015 / 09:02

    No we dont have any at the moment

  44. kelandab22 23rd September 2015 / 21:55

    We have greedy gorilla

    Kelly Ellen Hirst

  45. sheridarby 24th September 2015 / 21:35

    We have Shopping List and lots of jigsaws

  46. Leanne Bell 25th September 2015 / 00:11

    We have the shopping list game x

  47. Victoria Prince 25th September 2015 / 10:04

    Somehow we don’t have any yet!

  48. A.E. ADKINS 25th September 2015 / 10:44

    THE POST BOX GAME – Reliable family favourite

  49. sandra ralph 25th September 2015 / 20:39

    yes we have one called pop to the shops

  50. Debbie Burfoot 25th September 2015 / 21:18

    no we dont have any yet but they look brill

  51. Cassandra Mayers 25th September 2015 / 21:52

    Not yet but would really love one

  52. Rebecca M Phillips 26th September 2015 / 01:36

    we have the post box game. caleb loves it. will definitely be getting more for christmas

  53. Susan B 26th September 2015 / 10:23

    Yes, the Shape Snap game. Great fun!

  54. Theresaparker 26th September 2015 / 10:29

    We have and love dino run

  55. Annmarie Nutt 26th September 2015 / 11:43

    we don’t have any yet, would love to win some

  56. Theresa Thomas 26th September 2015 / 18:47

    We have the Magic Cauldron Game!

  57. Natalie Crossan 26th September 2015 / 22:27

    No not yet x

  58. Lesley Bradley 26th September 2015 / 23:55

    No we don’t have any!

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