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What is STEM Tangram Puzzle?
What is STEM Tangram Puzzle?STEM Tangram puzzles are a type of puzzle known as a “rearrangement puzzle,” or a “dissection puzzle.” The puzzle consi...

STEM Toys – Is Your Child Up to the Challenge?
Everywhere you look these days, educators are constantly talking about STEM and how important STEM skills are to a child’s development and future. ...

Tic Tac Toe: Yesterday, Today, and Beyond
Tic Tac Toe, or Noughts and Crosses in the UK, is often one of the first strategy games many learn to play as young children. This seemingly simple...

Labyrinths and Mazes the original Escape Room!? - Can You Get Out?
Labyrinths and mazes have long played a role in human cultures around the world. While escape rooms are relatively new (first opened in 2007 in Kyo...

Three of the Oldest Strategy Board Games | Games That Take Minutes to Learn and a Lifetime to Master
Checkers, Chess, and Backgammon are some of the world’s oldest board games for two players in human history - It's not a coincidence that all three...

Montessori Child Development Guide
 A child’s growth is an exciting process for any parent or guardian. We all derive joy from watching our children grow and learn new things as they...

Montessori Stages of Development: A Simple Guide for Parents and Caregivers
 A child’s growth is an exciting process for any parent or guardian. We all deprive joy of watching our children grow and learn new things as they ...

Mechanical Puzzles Books
I am often asked about the history and origins of our mechanical puzzles, so I decided to gather a list of free books that explore the history of ...

Nine Men’s Morris
Nine Men’s Morris is an ancient game, popular in Ancient Rome. This game is known by many names, such as Mill or Windmill, most probably, because t...

The Secret of Puzzle Boxes - Puzzle Box Guide
Looking for the perfect gift? We got amazing Japanese Puzzle Boxes and Secret Puzzle Boxes which is an amusing way to surprise a friend or colleagu...

The History of the Japanese Puzzle Box
Himitsu-bako, or Japanese puzzle boxes, have a long and storied history. These beautifully crafted boxes are a delight to look at, but their appeal...

Tangrams for kids
Tangrams: An Ancient Chinese Puzzle and Modern Learning ToolThis traditional Chinese puzzle has been around for a very long time, and it gained pop...