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Introducing... The Asperkids Collection!

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I am THRILLED to share the new Asperkids Collection, an exciting partnership between ThinkFun and Asperkids!  Asperkids creator Jennifer O’Toole has curated a collection of games that support universal education skills for learners of all abilities, and below she shares a post on this initiative.  Learn more about Jennifer and her incredible work with AsperKids [...]

Color Me Awesome!

The following message was recently shared with me by the wonderful Jennifer O’Toole, the brains behind Asperkids and author of this fabulous guest post on her special use of Rush Hour!  Her Color Me Awesome initiative is inspiring – click here for more!

So recently, I came across a coloring book called [...]

Help ThinkFun bring smiles to Hurricane Sandy victims

UPDATE:  Thanks to a fantastic fan response, ThinkFun is thrilled to report a record 308 games were ordered in the 48 hours this promotion ran.  We are so pleased to send out 308 brand new games to the Toy Bank to help bring much-needed joy to families still suffering in New York and New Jersey.

 

In [...]

Exploring the future of learning at TEDxEdmonton Education

Last week, I had the pleasure of traveling waaaaay up north to be part of the very first TEDxEdmonton Education conference!  In the TED spirit of ideas worth spreading, this conference focused around a conversation on how learning is evolving and impacting our schools, workplaces and industries.

This fantastic event featured speakers directly from the education world and individuals doing [...]

'Knot' Your Typical Celebrity Sighting!

Last week, the 32nd International Puzzle Party (IPP) was held in Washington, DC!  Never heard of IPP?  Neither had I until joining ThinkFun and getting the inside scoop on this exclusive community of puzzlers and their annual gathering.

IPP is an invitation-only event for serious puzzle collectors only.  Founded in 1978, it provides a venue for the [...]

Design for Change Empowers Students to Change Their World!

The following guest post is shared by Sanjli Gidwaney, the Country Coordinator for the incredible Design for Change USA organization!  Sanjli first introduced readers to DFC in this 2010 guest post, and the organization continues to do incredible things to inspire creative social change – ThinkFun is thrilled to support them! 

Children are not passive recipients of [...]

Destination ImagiNation: Where Human Frogs, Duct Tape Princesses, & Creative Problem Solving Unite!

Holy Smokes!  I’ve just returned from an incredible week in Knoxville, TN at the Destination ImagiNation Global Finals!  This massive celebration showcased creative problem solving at its finest, bringing together over 20,000 kids and adults from 1,276 teams – 45 states, 7 Canadian provinces, and 13 countries!

The Opening Ceremony featured indoor fireworks – the kids' [...]

ThinkFun is Headed to Destination ImagiNation!

I am THRILLED to pack my bags for Knoxville, Tennessee next week for the Destination ImagiNation Global Finals!  ThinkFun recently signed on as sponsors of this incredible organization, and we can’t WAIT to kick off a year of fun together with this amazing event!  20,000 people from all over the world are expected to descend [...]