Here’s a great promotion that’s worth looking at. Buy 3 Hasbro Games and get a $10 gas card. Click here for all the details!
Yehuda (of the Purple Pawn) wrote this article for the DiscoverGames web site. It lays out 6 easy steps to playing with your kids. Click here to check it out!
Scrabble is celebrating its 60th anniversary – and their doing it the right way. Check out this article to see how you can help them raise money for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital – and maybe even get a signed diamond edition of the game!
Here’s a fun little article about the history of games. Fascinating stuff. I’d never seen Annie Over before. Click here to check it out!
This article makes a great point about games helping lower-income preschoolers build math skills. If you needed yet another argument to convince your school or library to have games available to kids… this is it!
Here’s a great idea from Newburg Middle School – have the students create the games. It looks like everyone involved had a blast. Click here to see the story!
Here’s an interesting article that was run last year in American Chronicle. It’s a psychiatrist’s view of the benefits of playing games with your kids. It’s pretty tough to argue with… Click here to read it!
Scholastic has a great article about the benefits of boardgames, including listing games they recommend for five and six year olds. Click here to read it!
Here’s a great article written by Julie Anne Nitz-Weiss about how the Lincolnwood Public Library District is using games to enrich their programs. Great stuff. Thanks, Julie, for letting us add it here!
It was great seeing ourselves mentioned in Playthings. Thanks Richard! Thanks also to Yehuda, who gave us some press over at the purple pawn. I also wanted to give a shout out to say thank you for all the great suggestions you’ve been sending in. We’re working as fast as we can. Don’t be surprised if…
Scott Nicholson gave a great speech at the 2007 ALA TechSource Gaming, Learning, and Libraries Symposium. Click here to watch!
Looks like game Olympics (in contrast to Olympic Games) are gaining in popularity. Check out this fun article from the U.K.