The humans here at ThinkFun are thrilled about the release of our newest dog-themed brainteaser Stenzzles, but no one is more excited than the furry stars themselves! Also available in Tropical and Sports themes, Stenzzles is an innovative new puzzle that challenges players to replicate a colorful image by layering cards in the correct order and orientation.
How do you spell FUN this Independence Day?! Our newest travel word game Mini Mouth is perfect on-the-go summer fun for the whole family – and I’m celebrating the travel season by giving a copy away!
To enter, simply visit this Facebook post and leave a word containing the letters U, S, and A (word can [...]
As a proud auntie myself, I was honored to share this recent “Aunt Camp” article on playful summer learning with the Savvy Auntie community!
If you’re new to Savvy Auntie, this site is the first and only community for Aunts – a group that includes Aunties by Relation (ABR), Aunties by Choice (ABC), Great-Aunts, Godmothers, and all women who [...]
Last week a friend sent the “Garden of Your Mind: Mr. Rogers Remixed” video, and it brought the biggest smile to my face. Another friend sent it, and I teared up… by the 3rd viewing, I had goosebumps, a giant grin, and was reaching for the Kleenex - a bit of a mess, but 2 things are [...]
This week I was invited to the grand opening of a very exciting new local entertainment spot. This innovative new arcade featured dozens of never-before-imagined challenges and flashy prizes…. the best part?! It is made entirely of CARDBOARD!
Inspired by the story of 9 year old Caine Monroy and his cardboard arcade, students at Arcola Elementary created [...]
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' [...]
The following post is shared by Eli Jannes, a 4th & 5th Grade teacher at a Montessori Charter School in Key West, Florida.
The most consistent pressure I feel as an educator is a restriction of my time. There are so many demands on our students that it is virtually impossible to grant them the time they [...]
We are having a BLAST in Knoxville, TN at the Destination ImagiNation Global Finals tournament! We have spent the past 4 days playing with some of the most creative problem solvers we’ve ever seen – most under the age of 18!
I look forward to sharing more great footage and photos from this amazing event, in [...]
We’re all about the value of hands-on play here at ThinkFun, with games and puzzles designed to challenge players to think with their hands, encouraging tactile learning and building new understandings and strategies by manipulating pieces. But why should the hands have all the fun?!
This week’s giant office-wide craft project to create two massive game [...]
I imagine by now many of you have seen the viral video of Caine’s Arcade, the incredible cardboard arcade project created by 9 year old Caine in his dad’s auto parts store in East LA! If not, the video below will make your day!
Caine’s Arcade video by Nirvan Mullick on Vimeo.
I’ve long touted the incredible creative power [...]