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When my baby and I play, I try to make it fun and educational. I think the best way to learn is by either trial and error or doing hands-on projects. When a person does something on their own, it’s the best way to learn. What I find interesting is while playing or teaching something to my kiddo, I always find a different way or another idea while doing so.

 

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September 18, 2018
Rachael Tom

Make Learning Fun: Brainteasers

Brainteasers

Hello puzzle lovers!

This week we're thrilled to bring you 3 more brainteasers, along with the answers (see below) to last week's brainteasers! 

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September 13, 2018
Sara Platt

Fostering Perseverance in Problem Solving

Learning Through Play, Learning at Home

An easily overlooked but essential life skill is perseverance. It is defined by the Merriam Webster dictionary as: "Continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, or opposition." While fostering this ability in a child may seem daunting, our guest blogger has provided her four favorite ways to tackle this subject.

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September 11, 2018
Rachael Tom

Make Learning Fun: Brainteasers from Visual Brainstorms

Brainteasers

Hello puzzle lovers!  This week we're thrilled to bring you 3 more brainteasers from our very own Visual Brainstorms set, along with the answers (see below) to last week's brainteasers! 

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September 06, 2018
Cristina Lucas

10 DIY Activities in the Spirit of Maker Faire

STEAM, Learning Through Play, Learning at Home, STEM Education / Play

Have you heard of World Maker Faire, also known as “the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth” to be held on September 22 & 23 in NY? Or Maker Faires, in general? If not, here’s the scoop!

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September 04, 2018
Rachael Tom

Make Learning Fun: Brainteasers

Brainteasers

Hello puzzle lovers!

This week we're thrilled to bring you 3 more brainteasers, along with the answers (see below) to last week's brainteasers! 

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August 30, 2018
Alana Hackes

The Evolution of ThinkFun's Math Dice

STEAM, STEM, Learning Through Play, Learning at Home, STEM Education / Play

ThinkFun has come a long way since its inception over 30 years ago and its games have also evolved over the years. Math Dice, for example, is one of our most popular mental math games! The concept came from a child and has grown into a nationwide activity enjoyed by teachers and students across the country. Here's a look into the evolution of one of our most beloved games.

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