Post Tagged with: "board games"

Star Wars Epic Yarns Board Book Trilogy Giveaway
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Star Wars Epic Yarns Board Book Trilogy Giveaway

Celebrate May the Fourth and Revenge of the Fifth this week by winning the full trilogy of Star Wars Epic Yarns board books from Chronicle Kids! This new board book series tells the story of each of the first three Star Wars movies in just 12 words and 12 iconic […]

Get Hooked on Chain Letters
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Get Hooked on Chain Letters

The board game with no board blends the delicacy of Operation, the nervous energy of Jenga, and the vocab requirements of a Dabble or Scrabble, while also demanding mental agility, focus, patience, a dash of gumption, and a bit of physical strength.

2012 Holiday Gift Guide: A Very Playful Christmas
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2012 Holiday Gift Guide: A Very Playful Christmas

Everything in these 2012 gift guides can, on some level, be considered playful, right? So why then the existence of this special Very Playful Christmas guide? Because it’s a cheap and easy way to squeeze in some more great gift ideas for kids that aren’t necessarily Tiny, or Personalized, or […]

Magic Feather Family Board Game Review + Giveaway
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Magic Feather Family Board Game Review + Giveaway

If you were baking an OWTK cake, the recipe card would feature some pretty obvious ingredients.  Obvious, of course, if you’ve been reading my reviews and articles over the years.  And if you have, thank you! For the newbs, know that we value products created with, and that inspire in […]

Kid’s Game Review: Learning Resources Smart Snacks Counting Cookies
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Kid’s Game Review: Learning Resources Smart Snacks Counting Cookies

Cookies are yummy. How’s that for board game analysis?  Abstract and confusing, likely, but I feel it an appropriate opener here.  Cookies, like restaurant sugar packets, are a perfect way to introduce early math concepts to young children because, like any hip cat knows, math is pretty darn sweet.  And […]

Kid’s Board Game Review: Dabble
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Kid’s Board Game Review: Dabble

OWTK is a Scrabble-positive household.  And even though we rarely break out our retro, wooden box set of the classic wordsmith game, it’ll always be a triple word score in our hearts.  But sometimes – because I simply cannot wait the 15 minutes it takes the Mrs. to drop a […]

Kid’s Game Review and Giveaway: Who’s The Princess? *WINNER ANNOUNCED*
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Kid’s Game Review and Giveaway: Who’s The Princess? *WINNER ANNOUNCED*

There isn’t a shortage of move along a path, collect pieces, and race to the finish games on toy store shelves.  Does that entire sentence need hyphens?  Not sure.  What I do know is that this kind of game can seem tedious to elders and kids alike after a short […]

Kid’s Game Review: City Square Off
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Kid’s Game Review: City Square Off

CITY SQUARE OFF from Gamewright Games Save for that old Nintendo Ice Hockey game – the one where you’d select from a cast of:  Fast skinny dude, Chubby guy with a cannon for a shot and the average-sized fella who was, well, average at everything) – I wasn’t much of […]

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