Memory Palace Is Unforgettable Fun

It’s time for kids to put their memories to the test. Memory Palace, from Peaceable Kingdom, is a new storytelling game that helps kids ages 5 and up strengthen their memories and imaginations through cooperation rather… read more

Brownie Match Provides Fudgy Fun

Game night just got a little bit sweeter. Brownie Match, from Educational Insights, is a fudge-filled memory game for two to four players ages 4 and up. Setup is a snap: Kids scatter all of… read more

Bounce Into Fun with Box & Balls

With all the tech out there these days, sometimes it’s good to get kids right back to the classics. Box & Balls, from Fat Brain Toys, combines two imaginative classics—wooden boxes and bouncy balls—for an… read more

Get Silly with Sophie’s Seashell Scramble

OK, repeat after me: “Sophie’s Seashell Scramble.” Now try to say that three times fast. Sophie’s Seashell Scramble, by Educational Insights, is the the most tongue-tying fun kids can have while practicing valuable skills. This… read more

Cross-Train Your Brain with Kanoodle Extreme

If you are a fan of Kanoodle and Kanoodle Genius, Kanoodle Extreme, from Educational Insights, is for you. And yes, it’s exactly what it sounds like—an extreme workout for the brain. However, be rest assured—kids… read more

Get Rid of Monsters for Good with Go Away Monster!

One of the scariest things about being a kid is those pesky monsters under your bed. They ruin a perfectly good night’s sleep, and prevent kids—and let’s face it, parents—from getting their recommended eight hours.… read more

Balance Beans Sneaks Math into Playtime

Life is all about balance: yin and yang, work and play, a cup of coffee to every hour that I’m awake, and placing tiny beans just right for a seesaw to balance. Balance Beans, from… read more

ThinkFun Puts a Spin on Brain Teaser Puzzles

And you thought the Rubik’s Cube was challenging. Back Spin, a newly updated brain teaser puzzle from ThinkFun, will have kids and adults spinning, switching, and strategizing to sink all the colored balls back into… read more

Master the Science of Sequence with Dr. Eureka

Today’s kids probably aren’t familiar with Dexter, the bespectacled boy-genius that called Cartoon Network (and his laboratory) his home more than a decade ago. And it’s a shame, too, because his creative spirit day in… read more