Toys and games are an important element of fun for children. So, if you're a parent or someone looking for a toy or game that engages children and offers high play value, then take a look at this list from ASTRA's picks for 2013. It's a great list for holiday shopping, or even for birthdays. These are games and toys selected by top toy retailers from your neighborhood toy store!
We'll admit it, we're a little giddy that Wil Wheaton of Start Trek: The Next Generation tweeted about, Qwirkle, a product that we distribute here in Canada. Yah, it's not our product design, but everyone at Outset Media thiniks it's a great game and we love the MindWare line of products, so we're sharing what we found! His comment about Gillian Anderson is pretty funny too!
In conjunction with National Bird Day 2013, we provided the first- through fifth-place prizes of the board game "What Bird Am I? to the Born Free organization. The six-week competition was open to all and attracted some 200 entries. All material on this page is copyrighted to Born Free Organization and National Bird Day organization.)
Spring is just around the corner and we have plenty to 'tweet' about! Two Birders and Binoculars website just reviewed our bird identification game, 'What Bird Am I?' and it looks like it passed their test! If you think that this game would be too challenging for you or perhaps too easy, read what Sam has to say; we think you'll be pleasantly surprised that this game plays well for just about any level. Though it's more of an adult game, children can learn all about birds by playing too! Click here to open a new browser window and fly on over to their website!
If you are familiar with Mommy Bloggers, then you may have fun across the blog, "Journeys of the Zoo" by Sarah de Diego. She has a humorous writing style that is very honest and upfront. This month, she is running a giveaway for a $75 Gift Certificate to shop the Outset Media website of kids card games, board games, quality jigsaw puzzles, and more! Click here to visit her website and enter the contest!