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

Light Up STEM Learning with Circuit Maze

I was never really exceptionally great at science as a kid—but I really, really loved logic puzzles. I’m convinced had Thinkfun’s Circuit Maze game existed two decades ago, I would probably be an electrical engineer… read more

How to Tell a Story Offers Endless Adventure

How to Tell a Story, published by Workman and written and illustrated by Daniel Nayeri and Brian Won respectively, is the beautiful fusion of book and game. Dubbed a storytelling adventure, How to Tell a… read more

Become a Yoga Guru with Yoga Spinner

Just like its name suggests, Yoga Spinner, from ThinkFun, helps spin kids into 54 yoga poses, training them to become flexible, focused, and firm in both body and mind. Designed for kids ages 5 and up, the game… read more

Brynk Is the Perfect Balance of Fun and Focus

Life’s a balance; and now, so is game night. Brynk, from Winning Moves Games, teeters on the edge of high-key stress and family fun. Designed for players ages 7 and up, Brynk is a refreshing… read more