*I have been compensated for this post in the form of a product. All opinions are mine and mine alone. This post is sponsored by ThinkFun*
Christmas is right around the corner, which means it’s time to finish up that holiday shopping. If you are struggling to find the right gifts for people on your list, be sure to check out ThinkFun. The award-winning company is dedicated to making learning fun and challenge the minds of people of all ages. From toddler games and construction sets to family games and brainsteasers, they have something for everyone. Here are a few ThinkFun games that you’ll find under our tree this year.
This game will have the whole family cracking up. It’s a matching game with a delightfully silly twist. The goal is to match a hidden head tile to the correct body tile. If you don’t make the match, you must walk around the table moving like the animal body while making the noises of the animal head. You may just find yourself slithering like a snake while clucking like a chicken.
- 10 large body tiles
- 10 small head tiles
- Instruction manual
This hilarious game is perfect for preschool aged children. It is so easy to play and it really gets parents and kids interacting. It is great for building visual perception and reasoning skills. Heads Talk Tails Walks is for 2 to 5 players ages 3 and up. It is available on Amazon for $14.99.
This stem toy is a magnet maze logic game that is perfect for puzzlers of all skill levels. You are flying your very own UFO and your objective is to beam up cows while avoiding the farm obstacles. There are 60 challenges in total and five levels of difficulty. It provides kids and adults hours of fun.
- Game grid
- 60 challenge cards with solutions
- 6 magnetic tokens
- 4 cows, a bull
- 9 walls
- 1 silo
- 5 crop circles and instructions.
- Clear instructions
This award winning game helps develop logical reasoning and critical thinking skills. The instruction manual is easy to understand, so you can start playing in minutes. The game starts off simple enough, even for kids. However, as you work your way through the challenges, you really have to put on your thinking cap. The genius-level challenges are truly a puzzle lover’s dream. Invasion of the Cow Snatchers is recommended for 1 player aged 6 and up. Pick it up on Amazon for $29.99.
With Domino Maze, you will have to use your reasoning skills to set off a chain reaction. It takes the excitement of a traditional domino run to the next level. This single player puzzle will have you navigating your way through pivots, around blockers and up the stairs as you try to trigger a domino effect. It comes with 60 challenges that range in difficulty. It is recommended for ages 8 and up. You can find it for $29.99 on Amazon.
- 1 top grid
- 1 bottom grid
- 2 staircases
- 1 START domino
- 21 dominoes
- 3 targets (numbered I, II, and III)
- 2 pivots
- 1 blocker
- 2 walls
- 60 challenge cards (beginner to expert)
The challenges with Domino Maze start off pretty easy and they help familiarize you with how all of the pieces work together. With each challenge, you build on what you learned with the previous one. Once you hit expert, some of the challenges are downright difficult, but not impossible. You just have to really put some thought into it. This game strengthens visual perception and reasoning skills, as well as problem solving skills. The best part? The kids have fun playing it and do not even realize they are learning!
ThinkFun has created games that are not only fun, but also sharpen the mind since 1985. They offer a vast selection of games for all ages to fans in over 50 countries. They have received international acclaim for the their hit games like Gravity Maze™ and Robot Turtles™.