Win With Wicked Uncle – All Week Long!

Posted on: August 14th, 2017 by Wicked Uncle No Comments


This week we are giving away a cool prize every day on our Instagram account. All you have to do is follow us and "LIKE" the daily giveaway post. We will choose a winner at random every evening and they will win a cool prize that is very handy for amusing small people during the school holidays.

It's really that simple.

Except, of course, that it isn't quite, because every good giveaway has some terms and conditions. Here are ours:

This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administrated by, or associated with Instagram. If you enter one of our competitions, we will assume that you have read these rules and that you agree to them. *Serious Face*

To enter our competition you must be a UK resident, and 18 years old or over at the time of entry.

No responsibility can be accepted for entries that are not received for any reason.

The winner will be the entrant(s) selected at random by Wicked Uncle.

The closing date/time is as specified in each competition, and Wicked Uncle reserves the right to amend the competition end date at any time.

If you win a competition, we will notify you on Instagram. If we cannot contact you or you do not respond within two weeks, we reserve the right to offer the prize to another competition entrant.

The prize cannot be transferable to another person.

No prize or part of a prize is exchangeable for cash, tickets or services.

If an advertised prize is not available, we reserve the right to offer an alternative prize.

Wicked Uncle reserves the right to amend these rules at any time. If we do this, we will publish the amended competition rules.

Woah, that was dull. Dull but necessary. Here is a joke to make everything okay again.

My friend asked me to help him round up his 37 sheep.

I said "40."

Rainy Day Boredom Busters

Posted on: August 10th, 2017 by Wicked Uncle No Comments


Yes, it is Summer in the U.K and that typically means that the weather is changeable and often rainy. The children who have sat in sweltering hot classrooms through the sunniest weather, praying for the holidays, are now stuck at home and may be complaining they are bored. Here are some of the coolest toys and gifts guaranteed to turn their frowns upside down.

This is Kinetic Sand - more fun than the beach and less messy! Kinetic sand offers a magical and mesmerizing experience, easy-to-shape sand that moulds into simple designs. Made of 98% pure sand with special binding agents that holds the sand together ensuring no mess and interesting play. Never dries out, is easy to clean, leaves no sand or residue on your hands and is wheat, gluten and casein free. Falls as though in slow motion - very tactile.

The Lite@Nite String Art is a fun project for art & craft lovers with everything needed to create a work of art using string and lights. This unique set has a template to create a beautiful piece of butterfly illuminated wall art. The wooden canvas and template come with four pretty colours of cotton thread, pins, lights and purple paint, complete with stencils to create your perfect masterpiece. With easy step-by-step instructions to guide you through the process, a fun and satisfying project to be proudly displayed.

This is the Thinking Putty Kit. Design and make your favourite colour putty then add some shimmer, shine or glow in the dark effect. Make five different putties using the clear putty provided. Add some colour, sparkle, shimmer or glow effect from the concentrates, simply stretch and fold to blend your creations together. The fun isn't over once the putty's made, you still need to design the tins and play with your putty - stretch it, bounce it, pop it, sculpt it, tear it and knead it! When the mixing is done, the fun’s just begun!

Why not try a tasty bread making kit with everything you need to make fresh seed and herb bread? Making your own bread is straight forward and easy to do with this fantastic kit - just add warm water and oil to make warm tasty bread. The baking mix is handmade using only the finest of ingredients and comes with yeast, herbs and seeds. Comes with a set of 4 fun little terracotta flowerpots - a home science experiment you get to eat afterwards, yummy!

Create your own musical masterpieces with Compose Yourself,  and go online to hear them played by a real orchestra. This classy set contains 60 transparent music cards that can be flipped and rotated in millions of different ways to create your very own musical score. Instructions and tips are provided by the world class composer Philip Sheppard. You can even name your composition and download music to print and share, proud of your art. Creative music fun to release your inner Mozart.

This is just five ideas that the Wicked Uncle Elves have selected as being great at banishing boredom on rainy days. We have literally hundreds more. Who needs sunshine when you have Wicked Uncle?

We also do a nice line in silly jokes:

The past, present and future walked into a bar. It was tense.

Why do rappers need umbrellas? Fo’ drizzle.

My boss told me yesterday, “You shouldn't dress for the job you have, dress for the job you want”. 
But when I turned up today in Ghostbusters clothes, he said I was fired.