My Big Wimmelbook: Fire Trucks!
What I particularly like about the Fire Trucks! book is that each page offers opportunity to think about and discuss safety and emergency scenarios in a very kid-friendly way.
Game Review: Clumsy Thief Junior
Clumsy Thief Junior is an extremely fun way to imprint the sums adding up to 10 without kids even realizing they are practicing math skills. This is one of those games that adults won't mind playing with the kids.
Review: Apple Twist
Apple Twist is perfect for homeschoolers to pull out when your student needs a break from reading or pencil-and-paper work.
Game Review: Cat & Mouse
Cat & Mouse is a great way to help develop thinking skills in young learners as well as keeping those skills sharp in older adults.
Review: Diamond Quest
I haven't yet met a Smart Game I didn't like. However, Diamond Quest is one of my favorites so far. I love that it's an non-electronic game that helps strengthen thinking skills with challenges for all ages, from preschool through senior citizens.
Review: Lake Reflections Felting Kit
Today I'm going to review the new-to-me craft of needle felting with the Lake Reflections needle felting kit from Felted Sky. They call it painting with wool and I can see why.
Game Review: IQ Circuit
I'm a huge proponent of off-screen activities for road trips. It's hard to create family memories if everyone's focus is on their individual screens. For that reason, I'm always on the lookout for fun travel games and activity books. IQ Circuit is one such game I received for review from Timberdoodle.
Kulami Game Review
Kulami is more of a challenge than checkers but not as complicated as chess, which hits a sweet spot for us. It only takes about 20 minutes to play...
Game Review: Braintopia Beyond
Braintopia Beyond is a very active game for 2-6 players, with all the players involved on every turn. It would make a great family gift, perfect for hours of fun during the holidays.
Game Review: Zig Zag Puzzler
Like other Smart Games, Zig Zag Puzzler is a single-player thinking game. This one focuses on spatial insight, problem solving, and planning.