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When Marbles Games Meet
By Chrissy
7/29/2013 4:59:00 PM  
Our brilliantly creative Brain Coaches are always looking for exciting new ways to play Marbles' toys & games. But why limit the gameplay brainstorming to just one toy at a time? Some of the best new innovations have been born when Marbles games meet. There are hundreds of choices when it comes to selecting the perfect chess set. But once you've learned the pieces and how they move, why not mix things up a little? Some of our favorite Brain Coach created combinations have been one of a kind Read More

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A New Twist on the Puzzle (Literally)
By Chrissy
10/8/2012 9:00:00 AM  
We know that puzzles are good for strengthening the organization, fine motor tasks, and visualization areas of the brain. Many studies have found that people who exercise their mind with jigsaw puzzles may have a smaller chance of being affected by Alzheimer's, memory loss, or dementia. These major health benefits inspired the Marbles Brain Workshop to find a fresh new way to put a puzzle together. smART Puzzles, our new Marbles original puzzle series, literally puts a new twist on the idea of t Read More

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Fiddlesticks!
By Chrissy
9/19/2012 2:03:00 PM  
Our hands and brains share a very special relationship. They are constantly talking to one another, whether we realize it or not. Our hands are happiest when they can deliver information for our super computer brains to process. Next time you are working on a task that requires your undivided attention, take notice to what your hands are up to. Are they tapping a pen, drumming on your desk, or making masterful doodles? Giving your hands something to do allows the brain to focus its energy on the Read More

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What was your favorite outdoor game?
By Chrissy
8/16/2012 3:26:00 PM  
We've been doing a lot of reminiscing here in the brain workshop lately. It seems that some of the best childhood games make the best games for grown-ups too! So what was your favorite game to play as a youngster? Austin loved 4 square, for Scott it was tetherball, while my personal favorite was a gym class game called "Clean Out Your Own Backyard". These games and activities have entertained kids for generations and as we get ready to begin development on our 2013 Marbles brand projects, we ar Read More

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