What's New in 2012
by Patrick Matthews
Interested in seeing what new games are coming out this year? Take a look at my rundown of the games and toys I found that weren't only just fun, but also educational.
Toy Review: Zazoo Photo Clock
by Reisa Schwartzman
I'm not actually sure if this qualifies as a toy, but is sure sounds cool, and Reisa's interview with the developer leaves no doubt as to its educational benefits.
Toy Fair, as seen by others
Interested in hearing what others have to say about what they saw at Toy Fair? Here's a list of reviews and top ten lists that we found around the web.
Great Stories from the Web
How Games Teach Empathy
Can playing games help children learn to empathize with others? According to this article, the answer is an emphatic yes.
Young Inventor Workshops
Sharp as a Tack, in conjunction with the Chicago Toy & Game Group is offering young inventor workshops.
Mr. Potato Head Incentive
How's this for a genius idea? Using Mr. Potato Head as a group behavior incentive in the classroom.
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