We recently received the following message from our Turkish distributor about a pilot program using ThinkFun games in classrooms – along with a fantastic newspaper article:
We are very happy and would like to share good news proudly with you. Since the beginning of our partnership as we have always [...]
This email absolutely made my day! Shad, a retiree from Montana who shared in this post how she and her husband play (and fiercely compete in) Solitaire Chess, wrote to let me know the game has now spread to her son and daughter in-law! The mental image of this brainy family at play made [...]
This photo made my day! Caryn, otherwise known as The Midlife Guru, has been testing some ThinkFun favorites as part of a new program we are exploring… and she sent me this photo and message over the weekend.
“Took [the games] with me on my trip to New York last week… Sure made the [...]
The following post is shared by Tracy E., a homeschooling mother of 4 and former classroom teacher. For years Tracy has used ThinkFun games both in the classroom and with her own children, and here she shares her favorites – and the benefits she’s observed!
I discovered ThinkFun games years ago when I first became a classroom teacher. [...]
There’s nothing better than receiving notes and emails from happy customers – whether they come in the mail addressed in crayon or via Twitter, we love hearing directly from the people whose lives our games touch. I had to share this lovely exchange with a couple in Montana who wrote to share their experience with [...]
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 [...]
My name is Charlotte, and I am a Solitaire Chess addict.
I never touched a chess board growing up, and as an adult I felt I’d ever have a shot at learning the game. When ThinkFun first developed the Solitaire Chess game last year, I nervously waited to be found out as a non-chess player [...]
This month, the mathematicians at McKinley Elementary School in Arlington, VA celebrated their love of math with their annual school-wide Math Day event!
Check out the math-inspired fashion!
The math program at McKinley is supported by incredible teachers and an administration committed to making math fun and meaningful, and we are proud to be [...]
Teaching eager young learners to slooooow down and think carefully before racing to a conclusion is a tricky task! Helping students apply the brakes and think their way through a problem is a whole lot easier when you can present a challenge that naturally forces them to do so…much more effective than nagging reminders to [...]
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The Toy Industry Association (TIA) has announced the 2011 nominees for Toy of the Year (TOTY) awards… and the celebrated nominees include TWO brand new ThinkFun games, Solitaire Chess and Math Dice Jr! These awards are considered the “Oscars” of the toy industry, and while it is an enormous [...]