Product Reviews

Boredom Buster:  Monster Trap

Boredom Buster: Monster Trap

The kids have been out of school in most states now for at least a week or two and we are wondering how many are already saying, “I’m bored.” It’s time to tame the beast and trap a monster in this great board game from Thames & Kosmos. Special thanks to Thames & Kosmos for(…)

Get into STEM with Vex Robotics Zip Flyer

Get into STEM with Vex Robotics Zip Flyer

Vex Robotics Zip Flyer We love to tinker with gadgets at our house and if we can build it, all the better. We are also really into STEM and STEAM activities as there is a future engineer in the house who is looking at colleges. When HexBug offered to send along their Zip Flyer Launcher,(…)

Boredom Busters: CAT Dump Truck Floor Puzzle

Boredom Busters: CAT Dump Truck Floor Puzzle

As an adult, I want to drive one of these, as a kid, I use to play with the toy version.  I don’t think we ever grow out of the “big toy phase.”  Now, there is a way for parents and kids to have fun with a Caterpilar Dump Truck and that is putting one(…)

Take Aim with the Rubber Band Game

Take Aim with the Rubber Band Game

You Remember Fun Don’t You? Special thanks to the Ann Williams group for sending this over as a recommended boredom buster for summer.  We played this with a multi-generational group during our review play date.  While the game is recommended for 8 and up, we had a 7 year old who loved it.  We had(…)

You Need a Giant White Swan for the Pool

You Need a Giant White Swan for the Pool

Most pools I know in my area of Ohio open this weekend for Memorial Day which means it’s time for fun pool toys and floats. This year, the breakaway for my family is the Giant White Swan Pool Float from BigMouth Inc. I’ve seen the large floats before and one of our friends has a(…)

Boredom Busters:  Spin-a-roo

Boredom Busters: Spin-a-roo

Summer is here and that means more time with the kids and more playdates with friends. We hope is also means more family playtime and game time. Today we are featuring a wonderful game of sorting and counting for the younger crowd. Spin-a-roo is recommended for Pre-K to 2nd grade children. The game can be(…)