Tag Archives: Creativity


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 Read More >

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Under the Radar Gem: UberArc 3200

From Best Sellers to Featured New Arrivals to Marbles Originals, there are so many great games to choose from. But sometimes a product doesn’t get as much attention as we think it deserves. This post attempts to redress that wrong, Read More >

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The Geeks’ Guide to World Domination

Garth Sundem’s book The Geeks’ Guide to World Domination. Sounds like a list of To Do’s in order to exact nerdy revenge on every popular kid who was mean to us in school. However, it is actually a helpful tome Read More >

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Marbles University–Enhance Creativity

It’s that time of year again when kids will be heading back to school. Whether you are in school or just a lifelong learner, our Marbles University featured products are fun and interesting products that will keep your brain sharp Read More >

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Do You Know How to Play All of These Games?

This is one of the most asked questions our BrainCoaches hear in the stores. And the answer is usually “Yes”. Quite a bit of training is involved in developing product knowledge, which allows us to help you find products that Read More >

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Doonerism Spay!

In honor of Spoonerism Day, the majority of today’s post is written in spoonerism form (i.e., with initial consonants & vowels transposed).  Yesterday, July 22nd, was the anniversary of the dirthbay of Rev. William Archibald Spooner, dean of the Kew Read More >

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Benjamin Franklin’s Kite Experiment

On June 10, 1752, 46-year old Benjamin Franklin tied a key to some hemp rope attached to a kite, and raised the kite into the air above his Philadelphia home. He had been convinced that electricity from lightning could be Read More >

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Imagine: How Creativity Works

How do breakthroughs happen?  What causes creative sparks and moments of insight?  In Imagine: How Creativity Works, Jonah Lehrer explores these questions through a combination of stories of artistic genius and companies that are renowned for their innovation, as well Read More >

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Marbles Dads Are Cool

Father’s Day is just around the corner (OK, actually it’s June 17) and for this occasion we present the Top Marbles Gifts for Dads. What do you get for the father who has everything? Why, something cool to play with, Read More >

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Happy 560th Birthday Leonardo

“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” – Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci was a painter, sculptor, architect, Read More >

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