Every family has their own idea of what a “stocking stuffer” should be, but when I was growing up smaller gifts and candy ended up in stoc..
I don’t have a super sweet tooth so gobs and gobs of Easter candy just isn’t my thing. However, if the Easter Bunny filled my basket with..
Did you know that most games start at the age of 3 because that’s about the time when most children can manage the concept of taking turns..
Balance Beans is a solo player logic game for kids. Like many ThinkFun games, there’s a centerpiece (the see-saw), pieces you place on th..
If you’re on the internet and interested in games, I’m almost positive you’ve heard of Robot Turtles. I can’t recall the last time a game..
Back in February in one of my NY Toy Fair trends articles I mentioned Laser Maze, the new single-player brain puzzle from ThinkFun. It ..
Thanks to all the articles about Toy Fair it’s been a little bit since I wrote a review but I think this game will make you forget all a..
This article was written for the Games for Educators March 2012 Newsletter, you can view the whole thing HERE.
My mother was a math t..
Two weeks ago I ranted about two player games and while I have no intention of revisiting that rant for more than a sentence or two, I s..
Before all the craziness last week (Toy Hall of Fame Induction, Neighborhood Toy Store Day, National Gaming Day) I wrote about Befuzzled (..
Is it me or is Easter REALLY close to Mother’s Day this year? And because they’re so close you really can’t get your mother flowers and..
I mentioned the ThinkFun game Solitaire Chess in my 2010 Picks article and said I needed to play it some more. Well I got to play it so..
Recently I was on the ThinkFun website and saw the big ad for the iPad and iPhone Rush Hour apps saying “Now even more ways to play in traffic!” This made me chuckle. Why? Because I live in Chicago, where despite a state-wide ban, 80% of drivers are txting, emailing or talking on their cell phones while driving so really we don’t need more ways to “play in traffic.”
I’d bet that if you were in a room with a million people and asked “does anyone like reading directions?” not a single person would rais..