Become a Master Hacker with Spy Code Hackathon

In this game from Yulu, kids must race against the clock to decode a series of puzzles and brainteasers in order to hack through a top-secret console and beat the timer.

Putting It All Together: Puzzle Fun!

Sometimes it’s great to plan elaborate family excursions and experiences. Other times, it’s nice to find a low-key way to spend time together, like having a movie night, or doing a puzzle. There’s a sense… read more

Ubongo Is a Fast-Paced Shape Race!

Looking to put the mechanics of your mind to work and have fun doing it? Look no further than Ubongo, the African-themed dissection puzzle game from Thames and Kosmos. Designed for two to four players,… read more

Silver Dolphin Teaches Kids the States On-the-Go

Geography is one of my favorite subjects. I love everything about maps, landforms, geographic locations—by the third grade, I could fill in a blank U.S. map, and all the capitals, too. So it’s no surprise… read more

Football Ideas for Kids

Whether you are football fan or not, there is a lot of football championship coverage on TV and football team paraphernalia in the stores. It is a fun opportunity to teach young kids about the… read more

eeBoo Puzzles Are Picture Perfect!

I want to preface this review by pointing out that eeBoo puzzles are intended for kids as young as three, and I haven’t been that age in about 7,000 years. But even as a grown-up,… read more