'SMATH is a crossword-styled board game designed for 2-4 players ages 6 and up. Players take turns creating equations (instead of words) while trying to earn the most points. The game can be played with or without brackets making 'SMATH easy to adapt for younger players.
Appleletters (Review) (Updated)
Appletters is designed for 2-6 players and includes game variations for ages 5 and up. The object of Appletters is to be the first player to use all of his or her tiles by forming words that, depending on which game variation is being played, can be connected to other words in a snake/worm-like or crossword-style manner.
Cooking Up Sentences! (Review)
Cooking Up Sentences! A Parts of Speech Game is designed for 2-4 players ages 7 and up. Players "cook up" tasty desserts (create sentences) by collecting "ingredients" (parts-of-speech cards) as they move around the "kitchen" (game board). The parts-of-speech cards are color-coded and double-sided, so this game can be adapted for younger and older players, too.
Ion: A Compound Building Game (Review)
Ion: A Compound Building Game is designed for 2 to 7 players ages 8 and up. Players create neutrally charged compounds and sets of noble gases by strategically combining element cards and playing action tiles. Players play simultaneously and exchange cards after every turn, so it's fast-paced and engaging. Prior chemistry knowledge is not required, and cards can be removed to make this game fun for younger players.
Kidstir: Snack Happy! (Review)
Kidstir, founded by two health conscious moms, is a subscription-based cooking kit program designed to get our future chefs into the kitchen and excited about shopping for, preparing, and trying healthy food. This review is for the Snack Happy! kit.
Little Passports: A Global Adventure (Review)
Little Passports is a subscription-based service that introduces children to different states around the US and countries around the world through exciting, monthly mailings. Little Passports offers two subscription packages: a World Edition and a USA Edition. This review is for the Little Passports World Edition subscription. With a Little Passports World Edition subscription, children will learn fun, age-appropriate facts about 24 different countries and their languages, history, culture, and geography.
Math Dice (Review)
Math Dice is a pocket-sized dice game designed for 2 or more players ages 8 and up. Players (or teams) race to create equations using addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, powers, and roots to match or come closest to a specific target number. This game can be adapted for younger players by eliminating powers and roots or using only addition and subtraction.
Pizza Fraction Fun (Review)
Pizza Fraction Fun is designed for 2 to 6 players and includes game variations for beginners to grade 5+. Players build pizzas while working with halves, thirds, fourths, sixths, eighths, ninths, twelfths, and sixteenths. Fraction numerals are printed on one side only. Younger players can use the pizza slices to begin identifying fractions; older players can add and subtract fractions and say equations.
Science Unit Studies for Homeschoolers and Teachers (Review)
Science Unit Studies for Homeschoolers and Teachers was written to help homeschooling parents teach science concepts to their children through guided hands-on activities. Most of the activities can be done using common household items. Instructions include what to say to teach each concept and what you need to do to prepare for each activity.
Word Shout (Review)
Word Shout is a pocket-sized dice game designed for 2 to 4 players ages 8 and up. One player rolls the dice, and all players race to shout out words to collect dice for points. Word Shout can easily be adapted for younger players by taking turns instead of competing against each other.
You've Been Sentenced! (Review)
You've been Sentenced! is designed for 3 to 10 players ages 8 and up. Players build grammatically correct sentences using pentagon-shaped cards containing variations of common words and famous people, places, and things. Players read their sentences aloud, and they can be challenged by the other players. Sentences can be as short as 2 cards, so with a little assistance, this game can be played by younger players, too.