Tag Archives: Products

Under the Radar Gem: Spotcha!

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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Celebrate National Yo-Yo Day!

In ancient Greece, the toy was made from wood, metal, and terra cotta, and the two halves were decorated with pictures of the gods. In the early 1920s, a young Phillipine immigrant named Pedro Flores brought along a homemade toy 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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How to Make a Cowboy Take a Bath

Howdy fellow Brainoids! Winslow here from the Marbles Brain Workshop, where we are workin’ hard on figurin’ out how to get this darn cowboy to take a bath! How to get a cowboy to take a bath is quite the Read More >

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Cubebot Caption Contest – Everyone Wins!

Cubebot Took a Spring Break Adventure – He Brought You Savings & A Chance to Win! Cubebot hit the road for a spring break adventure, and took some fun pictures of his day.  Get your brain buzzing and give us Read More >

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Cubebot’s Spring Break

Sometimes a little wooden robot just needs a break.  Cubebot spends his whole life stress relieving and helping his owners exercise their fine motor coordination and visual processing centers as they twist his parts into unique shapes.  It’s a big 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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From Marbles Brain Workshop: JuggleFit

Chrissy writing to you from inside the Marbles Brain Workshop, where we are hard at fun testing our JuggleFit Kit, set to arrive in Marbles stores this summer! Marbles is excited to be working with Heather Wolf, creator and owner 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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Creating ColorFall

Chrissy here from the Marbles Brain Workshop, where we are excited to be developing ColorFall, set to release in summer 2012! ColorFall is a creative play toy imagined and designed by my project partner, Brad Hoffman, and myself. We first Read More >

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