Brain Boost Box – Review & Giveaway

Brain Boost Box – Review & Giveaway

The girls and I have had a fun filled afternoon after school today thanks to the BrainBoost box we received through the post this week!

Brainboost subscription box

Brainboost is a subscription box aiming to provide fun and engaging activities that children will adore getting stuck into but will also act as a useful educational tool that parents will also find really love.

The girls were super excited to get into their box.

Brainboost subscription box

When signing up to brainboost you need to choose from the preschool box 2-4 years, early school box 5-8 years or the school box 9-12 years what I like is there is also a siblings add on which means you aren’t paying out for two separate boxes – you pay a smaller fee and get enough for two.

We received a preschool box for Lottie and Bella and an early school box for Maisy.

Brainboost subscription box

I was so relived to see each activity separated into bags it meant we could have a quick browse the girls chose a couple that they liked the look of and the others can be saved for another drizzly afternoon.

Brainboost subscription box

Brainboost subscription box

All the bits you need for each activity are already provided which makes my life so much easier as I’m not searching high and low for extra bits and bobs that we need.
Every activity comes with a card for the adult to read with easy to follow instructions the only problem I had was three excited girls each wanting to try an activity at once.

Brainboost subscription box

Brainboost subscription box

Maisy and I loved this activity in a nutshell we stuck stickers to each side of the dice one was for a places, one for names etc and then you roll them and have to make a story about it! Maisy loves being creative so I can see a simple activity like this giving her hours and hours of fun. We talked about ways we could make it different next time like writing the stories down or drawing a picture about it.

Brainboost subscription box

I was a bit unsure on how Lottie would get on as there’s a big difference in a 2 and 4 year old but she loved getting stuck in and giving it all a try her favourite was Harry the bear we spent so long hiding and finding this little one!

Brainboost subscription box

We rounded off our Brainboosting session with a game of letter bingo – silly mummy wrote all the letters in capitals by accident which went down badly when all the letters on the card where in lower case! But hey it got them thinking about the different in lower case and uppercase so if anything I am helping them learn even more. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it anyway.

I have been so impressed with what the Brainboost boxes have to offer it’s a great way to reinforce what the children are learning at school from home and the best part is because it’s fun they don’t even realise they’re learning.

I know for me theres a ton of stuff I want to do with the kids at home when we have a spare couple of hours on the weekend but I often don’t really know where to start, by having these kinds of activities to hand you’re pretty much ready to go within a minute or two. The kids brains are getting some stimulation and you are getting that quality time together which is what it is all about really!


On that note Brainbox have kindly given all my readers a coupon code for an amazing 50% off your first box!
Enter: EMAPR16 at the checkout!

I also have a box up for grabs! Enter via the gleam widget below to be in with the chance of winning a box tailored to your child’s age.

Ends midnight 30th April. UK entries only.

Good luck!


Disclaimer: I received these items in exchange for an honest review all thought and opinions are my own. 

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  1. Harline Parkin
    April 23, 2016 / 4:53 am

    Anything that’s fun and learns the children is fab it’s a great way of interacting with others too brilliant idea

  2. michelle o'neill
    April 23, 2016 / 6:18 am

    this looks great x

  3. kim neville
    April 23, 2016 / 6:30 am

    A great idea. My son would love using.

  4. Ruth Harwood
    April 23, 2016 / 6:57 am

    what a fab idea!!

  5. Ray Dodds
    April 23, 2016 / 6:59 am

    What a great idea

  6. Angela McDonald
    April 23, 2016 / 8:46 am

    This subscription box looks such an amazing idea and something I know my nephew would love as he loves anything to do with letters, numbers and learning in general!

  7. Susan Lloyd
    April 23, 2016 / 10:05 am

    My 3 girls would love this!

  8. claire woods
    April 23, 2016 / 10:41 am

    Looks fun.

  9. Angela Treadway
    April 23, 2016 / 2:46 pm

    This looks brill to do with my sons x

  10. Isabel O
    April 23, 2016 / 3:49 pm

    These would be great for the weekends and holidays to keep the little ones brains engaged and entertained!

  11. Chris Andrews
    April 23, 2016 / 3:54 pm

    fun AND educational . . . . .great combination

  12. Rachel Craig
    April 23, 2016 / 4:53 pm

    Great prize.

  13. Adrian Bold
    April 23, 2016 / 5:10 pm

    Thanks for the prize – great competition!

  14. Laura Pritchard
    April 23, 2016 / 5:37 pm

    I’d love to try this with my 5 year old son!

  15. Martina Pichova
    April 23, 2016 / 8:16 pm

    Great idea! I would love to win for my son…

  16. Ruby Spiteri
    April 23, 2016 / 9:07 pm

    fantastic prize x

  17. Dawn Logan
    April 23, 2016 / 10:54 pm

    What a great idea

  18. Layla Thomas
    April 24, 2016 / 8:58 pm

    Love this idea especially the add on for the siblings and that they include the 2-4 age range.

  19. Jo Glasspool
    April 24, 2016 / 11:48 pm

    Wow, these are a great idea!

  20. Keri Jones
    April 25, 2016 / 9:26 pm

    Love the look of this, fun & educational. Win-win xx

  21. Sharon
    April 26, 2016 / 1:00 am

    Brita are always great – thanks for your review! The bottle looks very handy for the summer! x

  22. charlotte wilde
    April 26, 2016 / 2:31 pm

    Anything that enables us to do activities together and gets them thinking – this looks great!

  23. Clare hubbard
    April 27, 2016 / 12:34 pm

    I love things that are fun and educational to test my son 🙂

  24. Rebecca Roberts
    April 27, 2016 / 5:53 pm

    I love this xxxx

  25. Vickie Jackson
    April 28, 2016 / 7:32 am

    This looks great. I love being able to challenge my kids with new activities and making them educational too

  26. kimberley ryan
    April 28, 2016 / 1:21 pm

    This is such a fabulous idea, I think my twin boys would enjoy something like this

    April 29, 2016 / 9:02 am

    My grandsons would love this and the fact that it makes learning fun is a bonus

  28. Samantha Mann
    April 29, 2016 / 9:16 am

    this would be fab for my tow boys.

  29. Lisa Houston
    April 29, 2016 / 9:45 am

    great comp ty

  30. Robert Price
    April 29, 2016 / 11:05 am

    Looks great

  31. Maggie Ali
    April 29, 2016 / 12:22 pm

    Looks fantastic! My children would love this 🙂

  32. jo liddement
    April 29, 2016 / 2:15 pm

    This would be great for my son and makes learning fun

  33. Corinne Peat
    April 29, 2016 / 2:18 pm

    This looks great.

    April 29, 2016 / 3:06 pm

    Youngest grandson would like this

  35. Kirsty Woods
    April 29, 2016 / 6:39 pm

    This would be great for my daughter

  36. Rebecca Powell
    April 29, 2016 / 7:43 pm

    This subscription looks great, thank you

  37. Rebecca Powell
    April 29, 2016 / 7:43 pm

    This giveaway looks great, thank you

  38. caroline kelly
    April 29, 2016 / 10:18 pm

    The elephant looks fab

  39. Chris Fletcher
    April 30, 2016 / 6:45 am

    Looks like a great idea, fun and educational!

  40. kelly morgan
    April 30, 2016 / 7:34 am

    great prize

  41. Joanne Hutchings
    April 30, 2016 / 7:54 am

    Sounds like a lovely prize. I think my little boy would really enjoy it.

  42. Steven Beasley
    April 30, 2016 / 8:18 am

    Great giveaway – Thank You for this chance

  43. Caroline Signey
    April 30, 2016 / 9:49 am

    Always good to have something new to occupy my 3 and 4 year olds

  44. Miss Tracy Hanson
    April 30, 2016 / 10:32 am

    What a brilliant idea. Especially when you have a 4 and a 2 year-old who get very bored easily. 🙂 Thanks for the chance.

  45. Victoria Thurgood
    April 30, 2016 / 12:23 pm

    great for my son

  46. Jo Hutchinson
    April 30, 2016 / 12:40 pm

    This looks like a wonderful way to learn.

  47. Philip Underwood
    April 30, 2016 / 1:40 pm

    This looks amazing. My daughters would love it!

  48. Amanda Ayres
    April 30, 2016 / 1:59 pm

    My special boy would absolutely love this! 🙂

  49. Natalie Crossan
    April 30, 2016 / 3:57 pm

    What a great idea

  50. Natalie Gillham
    April 30, 2016 / 8:05 pm

    This looks great, thanks for the chance to win it x

  51. Kez
    April 30, 2016 / 8:58 pm

    Looks fab, great idea

  52. May 26, 2016 / 1:46 pm

    Thank you for all your fantastic comments and feedback – don’t forget to check out our website and sign up to our newsletter as we always have competitions or coupon codes available.

    Plus you can still get an amazing 50% off your first box!
    Enter: EMAPR16 at the checkout!

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