Monday, December 15, 2008

Educational Toys That are Fun Too

MindWare has tons of toys that challenge a child to be creative and learn while being fun at the same time. They have an easy to navigate website allowing you to search by age for that special toy to put under the tree.

You can choose from many exciting toys.


Building Sets

Check out this huge, top-quality marble run from Italy is over 5 feet wide and 3 feet tall, with adjustable suspension cables to easily raise or lower the tracks. Kids have to reason and experiment to construct a system that safely delivers the marbles to the bottom; after that, the challenge lies in building speed to the eye-boggling max! 310 pieces, including 12 marbles and 36 feet of glow-in-the-dark track.
Recommended Ages: Ages 8 and up




MindWare’s most awarded game of all time.

Qwirkle is as simple as matching colors and shapes, but this game also requires tactical maneuvers and well-planned strategy. Earn points by building rows and columns of blocks that share a common shape or color. Look for opportunities to score big by placing a tile that touches multiple pieces with matching attributes. The player with the most points wins! 108 wooden blocks. 2 to 4 players.
Recommended Ages: Ages 6 and up


Visit Mindware’s website for TONS more gift ideas.

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