Tag Archives: children

Staff Favorites–Spring Product Launch

If you have been to one of our locations, you know that our BrainCoaches know how to play all of the games. When the new items come in, we have to scramble to learn them so we can explain them Read More >

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Game Design Contest Winner

Congratulations to our Game Design Contest winner Dan Bavernik (& family) for the game Marble Groove. The Bavernik family received $2000, and will get to see their game produced by us to sell in our stores and online. The Barvernik Read More >

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Keeping the Easter Bunny’s Mind Sharp

The Easter Bunny stopped by the headquarters of Marbles The Brain Store to get some suggestions on how to improve his brain function. We know that creativity is extremely important to him, so we knew that Colorfall was a must-have. Read More >

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Meditation for Kids

Using meditation with children is not something that’s ever crossed my mind, but an article in the most recent issue of Scientific American Mind revealed that there are classrooms in Canada and the U.S. that have incorporated it into their Read More >

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What was your favorite outdoor game?

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? Read More >

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Game Play Builds Intelligence

Do you believe you are either born with the know-how to solve this puzzle or are not? Or does your intelligence increase with practice? Read on about this debate and leave us your solution to this IQ puzzle in the Read More >

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Update from the Marbles Brain Workshop!

Who knew that Labyrinth had such a rich past? I wanted to find out more about where the labyrinth originated so I began reading, not realizing I was about to be taken on a historical and fantastical journey from Greek mythology to Herodotus’ Egyptian labyrinth to the hedge mazes of the Renaissance to David Bowie’s Goblin King… just kidding! Read More >

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Touchy Feely anyone?

Don’t think I’m a creep quite yet! I’m talking about a new kind of Touchy Feely, a game being developed by Marbles Brain Workshop. What is our version like? I can’t reveal everything but it uses stereognosis, the ability to tell what an object is without looking at it. Read More >

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Braindrops and Brain Cubes

Calling all Rubik’s Cube fans! Come one, come all for the very first Brain Cube – a game not of color-coordination but of sensory perception. This Cube will work your somatosensory system as you arrange the gyri (ridges) and sulci (grooves) toward a perfectly ridged brain. It may sound like a daunting task considering there are upwards of fourty-three quintillion arrangements of the tradition 3x3x3 cube but realize that you will be exposing your brain to new ways of recognizing patterns and tactile perception. Read More >

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The Anatomy of Abalone

In the realm of Critical Thinking and Strategy games, it is easy to get lost in the deluge of fun and intensive games. However, amongst the cream of the crop games found on the shelves at Marbles, Abalone stands above the rest for sheer cognitive rigor and strategic complexity. Read More >

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