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Hello Sunshine Shines in Speech Therapy!

The following post is shared by expert Speech Therapist Sherry Artemenko of Play On Words.  Sherry recently awarded Hello Sunshine! the Play Advances Language (PAL) Award in recognition of its uses as a language learning tool!

“Hello Sunshine,” New PAL Award winner, Shines In Preschool Speech Therapy

Toddlers can be a bit of a challenge in speech [...]

Toy Fair 2013: Behind the curtain...

Each year when I tell friends – especially those with kids – that I’m headed to Toy Fair, the first response is generally, “That sounds AWESOME, how do I get in?!”

Unfortunately for my game-loving buddies, this event is not open to the public. Learning the doors are locked tends to conjure up visions of top-secret [...]

Toy Fair 2013: Toy of the Year Awards

Cocktail dress + snow boots, good thing NY Fashion Week is over!

After a monster pre-Toy Fair snow storm (fittingly named Nemo!) threatened to derail months of careful planning, the ThinkFun team braved the elements, the train gods smiled upon the DC-NY route, and we successfully made our way to New York for the show… and [...]

Hello Sunshine!

Guess whose shining face just showed up at ThinkFun HQ?

Meet Sunny!

Isn’t this the cutest little face you’ve ever seen!?

Following the huge success of last year’s Roll & Play, the first-ever game for toddlers, Hello Sunshine joins this innovative early learning line – we couldn’t be happier to welcome Sunny to the ThinkFun family!

Hello [...]

ThinkFun Celebrates FOUR Toy of the Year Nominations - Vote Now!

Yesterday was a VERY exciting day for ThinkFun!  I flew up to NY for the Toy Industry Association press conference to announce the nominees for the 2013 Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards.

After being treated to a performance on the Bryant Park skating rink (by a professional, me on ice would not be a treat!), [...]

Toys R Us Differently-Abled Kids Guide features Roll & Play

Roll & Play (bottom right) is featured in the new Toys R Us Guide

Toys R Us has just published the newest Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids!  For over 20 years, this guide has served as a fantastic resources for parents, teachers, and therapists who work with children with a range of different learning needs.

 

Roll & Play (bottom right) is featured in the new Toys R Us Guide

The [...]

Halloween... ThinkFun-style!

Happy Halloween!  As you can imagine, a fun day filled with candy and dress-up is right up our alley here at ThinkFun!  We’ve set the costume bar pretty high in year’s past, and this year’s celebration did not disappoint!

Check out some of the amazing ThinkFun-inspired costume creations in our office today…

It’s Roll & Play! Kirsten [...]

Roll & Recover!

When a member of the ThinkFun family went in for a recent surgery, our design team put their creative brains to work.  While chicken soup and flowers make perfectly lovely get-well gifts, we got a bit carried away and created an entirely new game to aid in his recovery!

Following on the heels of our tremendously successful [...]

How Do You Say

Since its launch in February, our first-ever toddler game Roll & Play has been a fantastic success!  After it was introduced with a feature on The View during Toy Fair, parents, preschool teachers, therapists, and previously-stumped toddler gift-givers from all over the US have welcomed this soft plush cube with open arms!

(For more horn-tooting, check [...]

Meet the brains behind the games!

This year’s Toy Fair was the best in ThinkFun’s 26 year history at the show – certainly the best of the 3 years I’ve been attending!  With 9 rocking new products and a fantastic message to spread to the world about the power of healthy, fun brain play, ThinkFun’s booth was mobbed from opening to [...]