Parenting website reveals the best games to keep children entertained

Dr Amanda Gummer
Dr Amanda Gummer

A new parenting site is helping mums and dads struggling for ideas – by showing the best games and Apps for their children. has reviews of the best child-friendly apps, in addition to traditional games to keep kids entertained.

There are also hundreds of reviews of the newest toys, including bath accessories, travel toys and costumes for dressing up.

The site’s c0-founder Dr Amanda Gummer is one of the UK’s leading authorities on child development, while colleague and Gill is an expert in children’s technology and e-safety.

Nine other women work on the site. Between the group they have more than 200 years of parenting experience.

A spokesman for the site said:  ‘ is free to access with no registration required and provides practical tips, authoritative advice and independent product reviews to empower parents to make informed decisions that are right for their family.

‘The website brings together the popular Good Toy Guide and the new Good App Guide (providing independent reviews of almost 1,000 toys and apps) with a wealth of expert advice on play, child development, children’s tech and parenting.

‘Dr. Amanda Gummer is a leading authority on child development, play and parenting and holds PhD in psychology and a Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education. With nearly twenty years of experience working with families and children, and two young daughters, Amanda has a detailed understanding in this area. Amanda’s experience also includes running a family support charity in London and teaching children with special needs as well as working as an Associate Lecturer in Child Development for the Open University.

‘As well as being a member of the British Psychological Society, the Play Research Network, the International Toy Research Association, Play England and the National Toy Council, Amanda has also been involved with parliamentary policy on children’s issues, contributing to the Childhood Enquiry, established by David Willetts MP and the Bailey Review.’


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