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Athletes need strong bodies and strong BRAINS!

Our friends at Marbles the Brain Store shared this recent photo of Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall arriving at training camp, and it made my day!

Is that a football in his hand?  Nope, it’s ThinkFun’s 36 Cube, otherwise known as The World’s Most Challenging Puzzle!

Athletes like Marshall recognize that keeping their brains fit is just as [...]

A Creative Mom Uses 36 Cube to Build Early Math Skills!

The following post is from the Pajama Projects blog. Written by a former teacher turned stay-at-home mom, Pajama Projects shares fantastic tips and ideas for teaching young children through innovative and fun at-home activities!

We love the way this creative mom took “The World’s Most Challenging Puzzle” and made it an age-appropriate math challenge for her [...]

Problem Solvers Unite to Tackle the 36 Cube Challenge!

The following guest post is by Eli Jannes, a fabulous teacher in Key West, Florida who has been a champion of game play in her classroom for years.  Here Eli shares the story of how her students kicked their problem solving skills into high gear to take on ThinkFun’s most diabolical puzzle!

Right before [...]

Local Teachers Enjoy a ThinkFun Play Date!

We spent a fabulous afternoon yesterday doing what we do best… Playing!

We welcomed a fantastic group of teachers from St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School, a co-ed JK-12th  Episcopal day school (and my very first employer!) located here in Alexandria, VA, who came to learn and play!

Just a week into their summer vacation,  these teachers [...]