Isn’t this time of year just perfect to add some new family games to your collection?

We have been trying our 2 new games from TOMY and wanted to share all the fun we’ve been having.

Burp the Baby Game

I’ll kick off with Burp the Baby.  I wasn’t sure what I was going to think about this game to be honest.  The baby is far from cute looking isn’t it!  I guess that’s the point.  He’s a funny baby really and there’s nothing cute about him when he spits in your face!

After hearing all the screams of laughter from Brook and Indie I realised that actually Burp the Baby was just perfect for them.

It’s so simple to play.

burp the baby

You fill him up with water and pass him round when he starts to cry.  As each person takes their turn, they try to Burp the Baby and get him to laugh. If you are unlucky, he might start crying again!  If that happens to you, you have to burp him until he starts to laugh again.

If it doesn’t go so well Baby Bob spits at you and you are out of the game.  The spitting part is the most fun and generated all kinds of laughter and hysterics from the girls regardless of whether he spat at them or me.

Baby Bob has quite a jet on him too, so be prepared to get a bit wet during this one!

Run Around Hamster

Run Around Hamster was also a lot of fun! I would certainly say this game is more cute and the little hamster is just adorable.  Brook and Indie definitely took a shine to him and would play with him without the game to be honest.

I think I might have to buy him his own ball!

In this game everyone takes turns sending Hammy into retrieve food.  If he brings the food to your side of the board, you get to keep it.

You then send him back in for more.

run around hamster

When Hammy has collected all the food, the player with the most in his pile wins.

This game really didn’t take long for the girls to grasp at all.  The hamster is super quick as well so cue more squeals of excitement from them both.  As a fun simple game for children I would happily recommend this for children this Christmas.

Board games are such a tradition aren’t they, and they are really making a come back.  It’s great to see these new games that young children can enjoy so that they grow up with the same love of board games we did when we were younger.

TOMY Games Giveaway

If you would like to win these two fun games from TOMY then I’ve got a lovely surprise for you! You can win Burp the Baby and Run Around Hamster just by entering the giveaway below. Competition ends 14.12.18.  Other T&C’s apply.

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We were provided with Burp the Baby and Run Around Hamster for the purposes of this review but all thoughts and feelings are our own.

119 COMMENTS

  1. I would love to win this for for my son, he loves these types of games and I think we would have great fun with them.

  2. Twins rose and teresa have been asking for a baby sister and a pet! Winning this competition would sort them both out without any effort on my part! Love to win, thanks

  3. I’d love to win because my nephew absolutely loves board games and at Christmas its a tradition that we spend Boxing Day playing them together as a family – these would be perfect new additions to add to the fun!

  4. What fun. For younger children, I like games and toys to be very straightforward to understand so games of chance are appreciated in our house. Love the sound of Burp he Baby for our youngest.

  5. I think the Burp the Baby game would have the kids rolling around with laughter, but it’s so infectious they set everyone else off.
    I think it would be so much fun for everyone.

  6. I love your competitions and blog posts, lets hope that i might win some things for christmas, to make it special, but many thanks for all the posts.

  7. I’d give them to my great nephews and nieces to keep them occupied while they wait for Christmas Dinner, the really like playing games together

  8. These would be a great surprise present for my daughter this Christmas – we love to play games together to bond, it gives us conversation and mum/daughter time without interference from anything else! xx

  9. We’ll be in the house a lot over Christmas as I’m having baby no. 3 on 23rd December so playing games with my other two children and having lots of laughs together is our plan! These would be a great addition to our games collection!

  10. This would very popular Christmas present for both my kids, they love fun games like this – especially ones that squirt water lol

  11. Such lovely games. I’d love to win for my niece as she’s at the age where she would love these sort of games. Thankyou x x

  12. I’d love to gift it to my friend who has a little boy! He loves playing and learning and these look like brilliant toys for him.

  13. I love Tomy toys and bought them for my own children. This time I would give them to my grandchildren. They are bright and colourful and interactive. Just great.

  14. I would love to win this and give it to my grandchildren I would give them one game each but we would all enjoy playing with them

  15. I would like to win so I could get my God-Daughter some extra gifts this Christmas she has made me ever so proud of her this year,

  16. 2 of my favourite mini people in the whole world love my hamster and would love one of their own but it’s not possible, I have bought them hamster related books and soft toys from Luna (my loopy hamster) so I know they would LOVE this

  17. I would love to play these games with my son-I like games that are easy to grasp with not too many rules to follow. Much more fun for all ages!

  18. I would love to win these for my 2 kids. They both have birthdays not long after xmas so it make a good start towards their birthday presents!

  19. They are fab. Run Around Hamster sounds perfect for all the family, no matter their age, and would be great for providing a bit of healthy competition!

  20. I’m a childminder and look after children of all ages. So new toys add variety to the children’s routines and are always appreciated. I can then donate other toys and the cycle continues 🙂

  21. They both sound great fun. Can see my great-niece having loads of fun with BURP THE BABY as she’s only 2-and-a-half but wants a baby of her own. Ideal for the wintry months where being out and about as much isn’t an option.

  22. I love family games, im lucky that my four little ones are not taken oven by technology yet, and love giggles and making memories

  23. I would love to win these for my nephew as they look like a lot of fun to play! Thanks for the competition.

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