Tag Archives: Thinkfun

ThinkFun’s ‘Escape the Room: Mystery at the Stargazer Manor’

ThinkFun’s ‘Escape the Room: Mystery at the Stargazer Manor’

Escape the Room games originally started as digital adventures. More recently, Escape the Room games have turned into physical adventures for small groups. Players are locked in a room and in order to escape, they must work together to find clues and solve puzzles. These in-person games have become widely popular across the globe. Now, ThinkFun has developed a tabletop Escape the Room game. Read More

Keep Those Kids Busy With ThinkFun’s ‘Back Spin’

Keep Those Kids Busy With ThinkFun’s ‘Back Spin’

I don’t know about you guys, but with three kids 8 and under it gets pretty loud around here. I’m always on the quest to find educational activities that will provide a little bit of silence. My favorite way to do this is by using one-player games.

That’s where ThinkFun’s Back Spin comes into play. Read More

Get Those Kids Moving with ThinkFun’s ‘Yoga Spinner Game’

Get Those Kids Moving with ThinkFun’s ‘Yoga Spinner Game’

I don’t know about you guys, but depending on the time of day, I’m always looking for ways to do one of the following:
1. Wear my kids out.
2. Calm them down.
Recently, I stumbled upon a fun family game has helped me to accomplish both goals! It’s called ‘Yoga Spinner Game’ and it was created by ThinkFun. Read More

‘Compose Yourself’ and Compose a Masterpiece

‘Compose Yourself’ and Compose a Masterpiece

Music is often considered to be another language, and, if that’s the case, then our literacy in that language can be defined by our ability to read musical notes and piece together a composition. But we all have to start somewhere. And if Mozart is Shakespeare, then Compose Yourself is more like Dr. Seuss, helping kids discover and become aware of the sounds and patterns of the musical language. Read More

7 Speedy Family Games

7 Speedy Family Games

Sometimes it can be hard to get your family to sit down and play games together—particularly when the games you have take several minutes to set up and an hour or more to play. Here are seven games that are easy to set up, quick to play, and (mostly) small enough to tote: perfect for a quick game at home or on the road. Read More

Coming Unhinged

No, this post isn’t about being stressed out about my upcoming trip to Taiwan and the prospect of a long overseas flight handling two children on my own. It’s actually about something that might help me retain a little bit … Read More