Rory’s Story Cubes

Rory’s Story Cubes is a pocket-sized creative story generator, providing hours of imaginative play for all ages 1 or more players Reinforces artistic expression Ages 8 and up Playing time: 15 minutes Rory’s Story Cubes is a pocket-sized creative story generator, providing hours of imaginative play for all ages. There are infinite ways to playContinue reading “Rory’s Story Cubes”

Melissa & Doug Underwater 48-Piece Floor Puzzle

Illustration of underwater sea life 48 piece floor puzzle Helps develop matching skills Recommended Age Range 3 Years and up Piece together tons of fun with this puzzle that features an undersea adventure. This colorful, detailed Underwater-themed floor puzzle is made of heavy-duty cardboard with an easy-clean surface that helps keep the puzzle looking new.Continue reading “Melissa & Doug Underwater 48-Piece Floor Puzzle”

Melissa & Doug Educational Toys and Games

Melissa & Doug are one of the leading providers of educational toys and games for children. With a broad range of quality wooden products (all non-toxic and lead free), many of their toys and games are suitable for incorporation into a Montessori setup. Here are a few we like: Melissa & Doug Geometric Stacker –Continue reading “Melissa & Doug Educational Toys and Games”

Educational Insights Blurt! The Uproarious Word Race Game!

Promotes vocabulary building and word recall Includes 300 cards, which have 1800 clues at 2 playing levels This special edition includes a Junior version for ages 7-9, as well as the regular version World-famous game is back and better than before Great for family game nights, parties, classrooms and more Think fast. What word meansContinue reading “Educational Insights Blurt! The Uproarious Word Race Game!”

Qwirkle Board Game

2-4 players ages 6 and up 45 minutes Games Magazine Award: Best Family Game Runner-up 2007 Mensa Best Mind Game Award Winner 2007; Major Fun Award Winner 2007 Our tactile wooden block game combines the logic and strategy of Set┬« with the creative multi-maneuver game play of Scrabble┬«. Easy-to-learn rules mean you’ll be creating columnsContinue reading “Qwirkle Board Game”

Mindflex Duel Game

Mindflex Duel is the ultimate head-to-head brain game challenge Based on the original hit mental acuity game Mindflex Lets two players battle each other using mind-eye concentration Includes two lightweight headsets that measures players brainwaves to levitate a foam ball Over five play modes, for hours of fun! Mattel Mindflex Duel Game – Mattel T8498.BasedContinue reading “Mindflex Duel Game”

ThinkFun Rush Hour

Four levels of play, beginner to expert Forty mind challenge cards with solutions Sixteen cars and trucks, one red escape car One traffic grid game board and game-go storage bag For ages 8 years and above Rush Hour is the mind-challenging game of pure bumper-to-bumper fun! Players set up the cars and trucks on aContinue reading “ThinkFun Rush Hour”

Activities and Games to Keep Little Hands and Minds Busy – Part 2

Finding activities to keep an older child busy isn’t really that hard. Young toddlers like Gareth, however, is a different story altogether… In a bid to help reduce his screen time, I have been desperately trying to find activities to engage Gareth. With the onset of the terrible twos, keeping Gareth away from the TVContinue reading “Activities and Games to Keep Little Hands and Minds Busy – Part 2”

Product: Grolier Smart Brain Training CD ROMs

Since Gavin is about to complete the Logico Piccolo set, I decided to see what else was new at Grolier and discovered that they had a new product – Smart Brain Training. It is developed by Educ@migos and distributed in Malaysia by Grolier. They have two products – Smart Brain Pro and Smart Brain Games.Continue reading “Product: Grolier Smart Brain Training CD ROMs”

Puzzles, Games and Activities for Toddlers

Gareth enjoys playing the “Montessori apps” (and more here) that I downloaded for him onto the iPad and iPhone. However, given the fact that he seems so addicted to anything with a screen (TV, computer and iPad/iPhone), I have been keen to increase the repertoire of other activities that do not involve a screen toContinue reading “Puzzles, Games and Activities for Toddlers”