As any teacher or parent of an emerging reader will tell you, there are certain key words that children must learn in order to become fluent readers. These words, called Sight Words, are words like “of” and “the” that appear frequently and are often not spelled phonetically. Children must learn to recognize and read these [...]
UPDATE: Thanks to a fantastic fan response, ThinkFun is thrilled to report a record 308 games were ordered in the 48 hours this promotion ran. We are so pleased to send out 308 brand new games to the Toy Bank to help bring much-needed joy to families still suffering in New York and New Jersey.
Love a good brainteaser? UnHinged is one you’ll have trouble putting down… literally. When we first showed this new puzzle back at Toy Fair in February, I found myself chasing several reporters through the aisles when then puzzle grew legs and walked off with them!
There’s something about the rhythmic flip, fold, stack tactile feel of [...]
Need an easy fundraiser for your school or organization this holiday season? ThinkFun to the rescue!
ThinkFundraisers feature 10 of ThinkFun’s best games for a range of ages, and running one couldn’t be easier! Simply distribute order forms, collect, and submit a compiled order. We ship the games, you distribute to happy families, and your group earns [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
I am so pleased to share another wonderful story from Tracy, a former classroom teacher and homeschooling mom of 4 who shared this holiday donation story last year. Tracy invited ThinkFun to share games for deployed troops via the Any Soldier project, and she recently wrote to share her story:
As a teacher and mother of [...]
Scientific studies show that married couples eventually begin to look more and more alike the longer they are together… our decidedly unscientific office research shows the same may be true for coworkers!
While we ThinkFunners pride ourselves on our creativity, today it became clear that great minds often do think alike… at least in the getting-dressed [...]
ThinkFun’s unofficial mascot came in for a visit yesterday…
Ramsey is right at home at ThinkFun HQ
Ramsey spent his puppyhood in ThinkFun offices (the carpets have since been replaced!), and we are so proud of the big, brainy dog he has become!
August 2010 – Ramsey the puppy has excellent taste in carrying cases!
Fun fact [...]
Meet Oskar van Deventer and Wei-Hwa Huang, the inventors of Daily Puzzle, ThinkFun’s newest brainteaser!
Oskar van Deventer
Daily Puzzle wan’t born overnight… here Oskar and Wei-Hwa share the story of how they collaboratively developed this innovative puzzle over the course of several years!
Oskar: In July 1986, I designed a single-digit three-leaf version of [...]