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Top 10 for Teens and Tweens
By BrainCoach Derik
12/2/2015 3:12:00 PM  
Top 10 Gift Ideas for Teens & Tweens Millennials; the hardest generation to shop for during the Holidays. They seem to have everything and all the things that you would've loved when you were their age seem lackluster and dull. We spend extra time curating gift ideas for those that seem impossible to shop for so we're happy to present to you our Top 10 Gift Ideas for Teens and Tweens! Nefarious In Nefarious, you are a mad scientist attempting to destroy the world. To do so, you must b Read More

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How Flingons Improve your Day
By BrainCoach Derik
12/2/2015 12:26:00 PM  
Flingons and the Brain Our favorite little magnetic helpers sure have proven to be an excellent tool in the office, home, and classroom. With endless ways to play and tons of brainy benefits, Flingons are a true Supertoy; a magnetic fidget set that does wonders for your brain, hands, attention, focus, coordination, and creativity. Fidgeting is Good! New studies have found that having something to fidget with improves attention and focus. Our brain operates on multiple processing lev Read More

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Top 10 for Critical Thinking Brains
By BrainCoach Derik
11/25/2015 2:36:00 PM  
Top 10 For Critical Thinking Brains There's at least one in every family. The thinkers. The ones who always have something they're working through, trying to think out, which leaves them very little room to think about what gifts they might want this Holiday season. Good thing we have something for everyone! Even those who like to think critically when their brains need a brainy break from solving the world's problems! 1.) Otrio The rules of Otrio are simple; get three c Read More

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Holiday Deals & Steals!
By BrainCoach Derik
11/20/2015 4:56:00 PM  
  Holiday Deals! Now that we're ankle deep in the Holidays, not-quite-fully-submerged-but-gettingour-our-toes-wet, we wanted to give you the best deals to satisfy every brain on your list without breaking your wallet! Here are some of our highlights that you don't want to miss. Like really really.   $5 off Tugie Our family favorite is on sale! This awesome 2 player game has been winning the hearts of families of all ages since it's release earlier in 2015 and it doesn't take a b Read More

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BB-8 + Marbles = Complete Joy
By BrainCoach Derik
11/20/2015 10:27:00 AM  
BB-8 + Marbles = Complete Joy   One of our most favorite vendors, Sphero (The makers of BB-8) released an adorable video of a curious BB-8 inspecting a marble, only to be...well, we don't want to ruin it. Just check it out! Read More

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Marbles' Gray Matter & the Brain
By BrainCoach Derik
11/13/2015 4:12:00 PM  
Marbles' Gray Matter and the Brain We've had the honor of introducing countless brainy games, puzzles, and activities for over 7 years as a company. One of our most favorite and versatile bestsellers from our very own Brain Workshop is Gray Matter. This non-newtonian fluid is half liquid, half solid so it takes a shape, and sticks to itself without being sticky. Here's why it's good for your brain: 1.) Gray Matter exercises your fine motor skills Running your hands through the sand is a sen Read More

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How to be Active Indoors
By BrainCoach Derik
10/22/2015 2:15:00 PM  
How to Stay Active Indoors! It's sweater weather. There's no denying it at this point. You've traded in your shorts for warm pants, your flip-flops for socks and shoes, your tank tops are now layered beneath fuzzy cardigans and chunky scarves. With Mr. Sun's heat is not as strong as it used to be, but that doesn't mean you still can't heat things up in your home! It's important to stay active through the winter months to keep your body in shape and your brain hydrated with blood and oxygen. Che Read More

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Our CEO, Lindsay Gaskins in Inc.com
By BrainCoach Derik
8/14/2015 10:20:00 AM  
Lindsay Gaskins, Marbles CEO on why she fidgets for Inc.com!   Our brainy and fearless leader, Lindsay Gaskins, recently spoke with Inc. to discuss how she stays sharp throughout the work day. According to new research from NYU, Lindsay is on to something. Check out her spotlight here! Lindsay Gaskins, CEO of Marbles: The Brain Store When most people think about health and energy, they primarily focus on exercise.While exercise is incredibly important, our non-exercise activiti Read More

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Are you the next Rummikub Champion?
By Derik
11/12/2014 4:03:00 PM  
Hey Brainiac! Have you been regularly dominating your family's Rummikub game night? Do you even have the guts to ruthlessly take down your own Grandma in a heated round of creating runs? Then you, my friend, are the perfect candidate to compete in our Rummikub Tournament on Monday, September 17th. This is a preliminary round before the winner is sent to the Chicago Toy and Game Fair to compete for a spot in the International Tournament. The event starts at 6:00pm and is held in our Skokie, IL l Read More

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Join Marbles' Movember Team!
By BrainCoach Derik
10/30/2014 2:09:00 PM  
  Be Mo’, Give Mo’ and Grow a Mo’… To be Mo’ Marbleous! Join Marbles Moustachers in raising money for mental health awareness!  November is Men's Health Awareness month, and men will be sporting 'stashes all month long to increase awareness for a variety of health topics. Marbles is joining the cause & it’s absolutely FREE for YOU to be a part of the team. Mo’ Men and Mo’ Ladies who participate are dedicated to Read More

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