7 Thrilling Room Escape Games for Crazy Cognitive Fun

7 Thrilling Room Escape Games for Crazy Cognitive Fun

In many cities and places around the country, room escape games are becoming more and more popular. The concept is simple: a group of players is trapped in a room, usually with some sort of danger or ‘death’ looming, and they must work together to solve puzzles and escape the room. There is generally a…

7 Mickey Mouse Games for Disney Family Fun

7 Mickey Mouse Games for Disney Family Fun

Mickey Mouse has been delighting children of all ages for generations. I was a fan of Mickey Mouse and all of his friends when I was a child. In fact, I still am. And now I get to watch my daughters enjoy the magic of Mickey though his newest kids’ show, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. The…

7 Brilliant Battleship Games to Develop Logic and Critical Thinking Skills

7 Brilliant Battleship Games to Develop Logic and Critical Thinking Skills

Let me start off by saying I am not a logical thinker, nor am I strategic, and I blame my parents for this because they never introduced me to battleship games while I was growing up. The various battleship games on the market are relatively simple to play, they are a lot of fun and are…

9 Must-Have Balance Games for Healthy Development

9 Must-Have Balance Games for Healthy Development

Every opportunity to play is an opportunity to learn for children. Even simple balance games are essential to their development; without an effective transition from basic balance and sensory integration their learning and reading development can be delayed. Balance is the ability to maintain control of a particular body position while doing something, with minimal postural…

The Best Lego Video Games for Cheeky Constructive Play!

The Best Lego Video Games for Cheeky Constructive Play!

Lego is famous for its colorful construction sets. It’s hard to pick the best Lego building set over the decades. But in recent years, the company has also been busy building a Lego video games empire—and the results are spectacular. Set in the worlds of family favorite books, comics, and movies, these witty games cleverly…

11 Fun STEM Activities to Nurture a Love of Learning

11 Fun STEM Activities to Nurture a Love of Learning

STEM kits and activites are a fun way to get children interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and many schools around the world have introduced it into their curriculum. But what is STEM? STEM is a problem-based approach to learning that combines knowledge in four areas: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. I get annoyed…

9 Rokenbok Toys for Super STEM Recreation

9 Rokenbok Toys for Super STEM Recreation

Rokenbok construction toy systems are an ideal way to introduce your child to STEM concepts and learning. Science, technology, engineering and math skills promoted by STEM toys are not only useful in school, they are important skills for understanding how the world around us works. Building Rokenbok cities and then interacting with them with remote…

7 Dinosaur Games for Passionate Young Paleontologists

7 Dinosaur Games for Passionate Young Paleontologists

Dinosaur games—there is nothing quite like the lure of Prehistoric creatures to get kids excited about science, and no better way to do it! From the roaring T-Rex to the soaring Pterodactyl, dinosaurs are the pet project of of many young children. You may even know a handful of serious enthusiasts—you know the type: too…

The Solar System for Kids: 11 Out of this World Options

The Solar System for Kids: 11 Out of this World Options

People have been looking up at the sky for thousands of years of human history wondering about what is up there. We now have telescopes and satellites that take some of the mystery away for us adults – but kids still have the wonder. Children are naturally curious about the world, ours and the ones…

9 Cool Math Games to Enchant Your Little Math Magicians (Maybe You Too?)

9 Cool Math Games to Enchant Your Little Math Magicians (Maybe You Too?)

In the old days, learning math was often a hard slog. Memorizing tables, endless exercises, stressful school tests… Thankfully, the world has moved on since then and there are endless cool math games to be found! There are tons of cool math games for kids of all ages on the market now. Through gamified learning,…

7 Superb Scalextric Sets for Junior Racing Champions

7 Superb Scalextric Sets for Junior Racing Champions

Scalextric, the original slot car racing phenomenon, has been a hit toy with kids for generations now. Fantastic for encouraging socialization, STEM skills, strategic thinking and hand-eye coordination, Scalextric sets are the ideal gift for any young auto enthusiast. With recent tech updates adding brand new gameplay elements to the fast and furious fun, there’s…

9 Pictionary Games & Other Doodling Diversions

9 Pictionary Games & Other Doodling Diversions

Pictionary is fun for everyone—whether you’re the next van Gogh or a simple stick-figure artist. A charades-inspired game, Pictionary combines drawing, guessing and teamwork in a race against the clock. Since it’s debut in 1985, Pictionary has inspired a number of spin-offs, from Pictionary-brand varieties to other drawing, doodling and sculpting games with a similar structure. Check…

7 Kids Karaoke Machine Options for Junior Popstars

7 Kids Karaoke Machine Options for Junior Popstars

Has your family got a budding Bono or Beyoncé just bursting to rock the mic? With a kids karaoke machine, you might find that your home is housing the next American Idol! A kids karaoke machine can nurture musical talent, but there are a range of other benefits, too. As your children learn, practice and…

Giant Jenga and Other Oversized Games for Jumbo-Sized Fun

Giant Jenga and Other Oversized Games for Jumbo-Sized Fun

At a wedding recently I was pleasantly surprised to see giant Jenga and other oversized games scattered around the lawn. While we waited for the newly-weds to finish their photographs and other formalities we played chess, pick up sticks and the little ones played with the giant inflatable bowling set. I think I might have…

9 Of The Greatest Video Gaming Chairs for Kids

9 Of The Greatest Video Gaming Chairs for Kids

There are tons of amazing video games out there and they can give your kids a real boost in terms of problem-solving, decision making and hand-eye coordination. But time can fly by and gamers can find themselves sitting in the same position for hours on end. That’s where gaming chairs come in! Designed for kids…

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