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Top 10 Indoor Coordination Boosters
By BrainCoach Derik
11/23/2015 2:42:00 PM  
Top 10 Indoor Coordination Boosters Brrrrrr. It's getting cold out there. I'd say we're about ankle deep into the winter season when the wind is stinging your toes and biting your nose. At this point, all we want is to cuddle up indoors with a cup of hot chocolate, a cozy blanket, and Netflix. But do you really think gone are the days of sports, active play, and other coordination boosting activities? Think again! Now is the season to be as active as ever! Take it from our Top 10 Indoor Co Read More

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Exercise is Key to Brain Health
By BrainCoach Derik
8/5/2015 9:55:00 AM  
Exercise is Key to Brain Health Research is popping up everywhere suggesting that one of the healthiest things you can do for the brain is exercise! Aerobic exerise changes your brain on a molecular and behavioral level. Based on a study done at the Department of Exercise Science, working out for just 20 minutes a day has a major impact on boosting information processing and memory centers. To quickly break it down for you, exercise: Gets your blood pumping which increases oxygen to t Read More

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Get Active!
By BrainCoach Derik
7/24/2015 11:15:00 AM  
                                                      Get Moving for a Healthier Brain!Sun’s out fun’s out! The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and your body and brain is itching to get outside to enjoy all of nature’s gifts. Recent studies have shown that one of the best ways to prevent cognitive decline is to exercise regularly. Pump Read More

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Introducing: Deluxe Roominate!
By BrainCoach Derik
10/15/2014 1:28:00 PM  
                                            A quick word on our new favorite: Deluxe Roominate!At Marbles: The Brain Store, we carry many products that are so innovative, unique, and just plain AWESOME that we’re itching to spread the word to you fellow Brainiancs. Deluxe Roominate is one of our newest, greatest products that we’re honored to retail and we want to make sure y Read More

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Brain Workshop Interview for Straight Shooter!
By BrainCoach Derik
10/10/2014 12:06:00 PM  
"Straight Shooter"- Straight from our Product Development Team to You   We're lucky here at Marbles: The Brain Store to have such a creative, innovative, and hard working product development team in our Brain Workshop. A lot of hard work and planning goes into creating our exclusive Marbles branded products. Here's an interview with the Brain Workshop to get an inside peek of what happened with the production and developement of "Straight Shooter," the rootin', tootin', disc shootin' fami Read More

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The Summer Makers are Here!!
By Marbles Blog
6/23/2014 10:37:00 AM  
New Products at Marbles are sure to be The Summer Makers! I don't know if you are as excited as we are about summer but at Marbles the Brain Store we are more ready than ever!!! It's time to hit the road to vacation, break out the sunscreen, fire up the grill, throw some chairs in the yard, and have some good old fashion FUN because the Summer is here. And The Summer Makers are here at Marbles the Brain Store! What are the Summer Makers? Anything and everything to help make your summer the b Read More

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Marbles Kendama Jam
By Marbles Blog
5/7/2014 3:11:00 PM  
*** The following post was re-blogged from KendamaUSA This past Saturday I was at Marbles in San Francisco teaching kendama and hanging out with some rad people who wanted to learn and play. Marbles is a store dedicated to flexing your brain power with games, puzzles, and activities. It's no surprise that they have discovered the benefits of the Kendama. For 2 hours we jammed new tricks and talked about how the kendama play affects your brain and your psyche. Everyone that came in the store Read More

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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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Lindsay's Picks for Summer Vacation
By Paulette
6/24/2013 4:25:00 PM  
Our CEO, Lindsay Gaskins, loves to play. Whenever we get a new batch of games, she is one of the first to buy them. I asked her about an order she placed today and she said these were all things she was taking on vacation with her. Lindsay loves being active, so you will notice a few active play items for her whole family to play. Here's what she is taking: OgoSport Mezo Disks- An all-time favorite with staff and customers, OgoSport disks are great for vacation fun. They are great for the Read More

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Brain Workshop: Four Square Kit with a Wonky Bit
By Austin Call
3/13/2013 1:14:00 PM  
Back when you were a kid, you didn't need iThingamijigs to keep you entertained. You were quite content spending an entire Saturday afternoon playing Four Square with your friends (or at least my friends and I were). If anyone told you that one day you'd be zealously "checking in" to trendy restaurants on a mobile app of the same name, you would've laughed them off the playground. Here in the Workshop we've decided to bring Four Square back to the pavement. From my research, Four Square has no Read More

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