When traveling, I have an endearing habit (in my opinion, my husband may disagree!) of stopping in every single toy store we pass in search of our games. It is always a thrill to see ThinkFun games all over the world, and I always stop to take photographs and connect with a store employee.
This doesn’t always [...]
Several weeks ago, I featured a fabulous post by Jennifer Cook O’Toole, author of Asperkids: An Insiders’s Guide to Loving, Understanding and Teaching Children with Asperger Syndrome, in which she shared her use of our Rush Hour Jr. game with her own family! It’s always gratifying when readers particularly connect with certain articles , so I [...]
The following guest post is shared by Jennifer Cook O’Toole, Author of Asperkids: An Insider’s Guide to Loving, Understanding and Teaching Children with Asperger Syndrome (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2012). I met Jennifer a few months ago when she reached out to ThinkFun to share her experiences with our game and her interest in [...]
I am thrilled to share the following guest post by Joyce, the mom and writer behind the blog Childhood Beckons. Joyce and her son recently explored Rush Hour Jr., and here she shares fantastic insight on the treasure trove of learning opportunities that emerged through play!
The instant I laid eyes on Rush Hour Jr. I knew [...]
I recently connected with Hilary, one of ThinkFun’s fantastic Facebook fans, who shared a fun new approach she and her family were taking for the Hanukkah holiday! This year, she and her husband decided to keep Hanukkah simple with a focus on family togetherness, and they gave a new ThinkFun game to their sons each [...]
I am thrilled to feature the following guest post written by Amy, a missionary and homeschooling mom of 3 who uses games to enhance her curriculum. Amy is the fantastic mom behind the Missional Mama blog which I encourage you to check out – and you can follow her tweets here!
Here Amy shares the [...]
Another gem from today’s ThinkFun Mail Bag!
A young Rush Hour Jr fan shared a wonderful letter to ThinkFun, alerting us to a “mustake” that occurred during a very early print run! This fan had a version of the game created by Binary Arts, the company name until 2003. Sure enough, as evidenced by the xeroxed [...]
The following review is from a post by Damon Caporaso, dad of 3 and part owner of BSCkids and BSCreview, websites that provide a safe space filled with fun and engaging content for kids!
Rush Hour for the iPhone – iTouch – iPad – Review
I was just introduced to the fact that ThinkFun has a Rush [...]
I recently had the pleasure of being introduced to Michele Wong, coFounder of HATCH, the company behind My Plate-Mate. This guard attaches to any standard plate to prevent messy spills at mealtime and promote independent self-feeding… if that isn’t real-life problem solving I don’t know what is, it’s no wonder her family is drawn to [...]