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 These fantastic technology-themed books will not only entertain your family, but teach lessons in using devices in moderation, safely. Our list of 11 books (sorry, we just couldn't cut it down to ten) includes tales to combate cyberbullying, real-life stories of female computer heros, and modern renditions of our favorite classic children's stories. We hope this list with a modern twist will encourage your family to power-down and learn a bit about computers! Your unplugged digital adventure awaits!

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September 02, 2017
Alana Hackes

Top 6 ThinkFun Games for Seniors

Learning at Home, Learning Through Play

Everyone who knows our games know that we create mind-challenging puzzles and brainteasers for all ages! While most people think of kids when they think of our games, there is also a wide selection of our games that are great for seniors. We’ve received several calls from customers asking what the best ThinkFun games for their grandparents or in-laws would be and that inspired this blog post. Here are 6 of our games that sharpen minds of all ages:

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August 30, 2017
Rachael Rufino

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 to last week's brainteasers! 

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August 28, 2017
Kacey Templin

Robots: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

STEM

Optimus Prime, WALL-E, C-3PO. What do these all have in common? They’re all robots! Robots are helping humans perform surgery, build cars, and even explore space. They can resemble humans in shape, intelligence, and sometimes both. Some people think they’re cool, some people think they’re scary. What’s irrefutable is that they’re here to stay, and every day technology is enabling us to make them more sophisticated.

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August 26, 2017
Rachael Tom

Pet Series: Meet the Non-Traditional Pets of ThinkFun!

Insider

Our staff members are a pretty fun bunch and we love pets; we even have a sense of humor about non-traditional ones!  You may have also noticed that one of our pets was appointed Chief Executive 'Paw-fficer' for April Fool's Day.  Our company would not be where it is today without the loyalty, support, and enthusiasm from our beloved pets.  In our latest blog post series, we open up our company doors to give fans a chance to meet the non-traditional pets of ThinkFun!

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August 23, 2017
Rachael Rufino

Make Learning Fun: Brainteasers

Brainteasers

Hello puzzle lovers!  This week we're thrilled to bring you 3 more brainteasers, along with the answers to last week's brainteasers! 

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August 21, 2017
Kacey Templin

The Science of Ice Cream

STEM

Summer is winding down, but we still have a few hot days left. And when it gets hot out, people turn to ice cream to cool down. Did you know that people have been enjoying icy-cool desserts for centuries? Ice cream actually has a long and storied past, but it didn’t always look and taste the way we know it today! In honor of National Spumoni Day, we’re taking a look at this tasty treat!

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