If you'd like to view A Mighty Girl's holiday toy recommendations by category or age, you can choose your area of interest on our 2016 Holiday Gift Guide main page or by using the filters on the left menu -- and for small gifts, check out our Small But Mighty Stocking Stuffers collection. These recommendations are just a small sample of the more than 2,500 girl-empowering toys featured on A Mighty Girl -- to browse the full selection, visit our Toy Collection.
Snap Circuits climb the walls with this new 3D kit! With the new Snap Modules, you can set your Snap Boards up vertically, opening up a whole new dimension of electronic exploration. This set includes over 50 parts that let kids try over 150 projects that introduce concepts around electricity and light, but it's also compatible with all other Snap Circuits sets, so the only limit is your imagination.
Make your own kaleidoscope using elements found in nature! This great kit includes parts to make an 8 1/2" kaleidoscope, as well as dried flowers, polished gemstones, glass marbles, and minerals to create the patterns inside. Two nature drawings and colored pencils are included to make the outside of your kaleidoscope as beautiful as the inside.
The Memorex SingStand 2 microphone speaker system allows you to sing along with music from iPod or any MP3 device with a headphone jack. Impress your friends and family with voice control and echo effects, giving them a stellar vocal performance, then connect your own musical instruments for a truly amazing show.
Spark an interest in geology with this fun science game! An 18-specimen rock collection provides the foundation for a game for up to 6 players that helps teach names, appearances, and properties of different minerals. Even the game chips are made of polished stones! It all comes in a carrying case with a handle for easy geology fun on the go.
Anyone can learn to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using the simple coding in this unique and beautiful board game! Roll the dice, then use mathematical operations to make your way towards the center of the board. Pick up prime cards to bump your opponents back to the start. The first person to get both pawns to space 101 wins! This game for 2 to 4 players is great for both the classroom and the family game room.
With littleBits, budding inventors, designers, and tinkerers can let their imaginations loose -- and with the Gizmos and Gadgets set, you can really get their creative juices flowing! Modular pieces include a light sensor, a fan, a wireless transmitter and receiver, and a servo. Because pieces snap together quickly and easily, without soldering or glue, kids can easily swap parts around when something doesn't work as planned. Use it alone or in combination with other littleBits kits.
Every household needs a globe, especially one as detailed and versatile as this light-up globe from HearthSong. With a little extra light, every feature is easy to see, including national boundaries and the geographical features that are carved in relief, depicting mountain ranges, rivers, and even undersea geography. Use it as a teaching tool, for decor, and even as a nightlight for the whole family.
Turn ordinary stones into beautiful polished gems! This high quality rock tumbler features a rubber barrel that's quieter than many other tumblers, so nothing has to interrupt your polishing. An automatic shutoff timer let you get just the right finish for beautiful results. Plus, it's sturdy enough to last for years! Get started with the 0.5 lb of mixed rough gemstones included in the set, then go rockhounding and polish your own finds.
Turn chemistry into a game with this fascinating game that lets kids tinker with chemicals without setting foot in a lab! Weave together elements to create molecules and cause different reactions. The more you create, the more points you win, but be careful! Some combinations can have unexpected -- and dramatic -- results. Best of all, everything that happens in the game is something that happens in real-life science.
Celebrate everything that makes you special with this empowering poster kit! Kids will layer tissue paper on the 9.75"X 14.75" poster base, then choose words that describe them from a wide selection included in the kit. From brave to silly to adventurous to kind, you can choose the empowering words that describe you. It's a wonderful way to encourage tweens and teens to see their value and power.
Even little kids can learn basic money skills with the Moonjar Moneybox! Moonjar moneyboxes are divided into three separate compartments: Spend, Save, and Share. This division is a great way to teach children about the benefits of saving money for a special purpose versus spending it immediately. It also provides an easy way to make charitable giving a part of your child's life.
Q-Ba-Maze 2.0 is a unique system of colorful cubes that interlock to form a marble run. The big difference? You can create marble maze sculptures in the form of animals, geometric shapes or any other design! Configurations are unlimited, allowing for unpredictable action when steel balls travel the various routes. It's a live demonstration of probability, physics and art, all in one!
Rory's Story Cubes are a pocket-sized story generator, perfect for a creativity prompt or for a variety of fun games. The cubes feature images that you combine into a story -- just let your imagination run wild. Now, you can get the original cubes, plus Actions and Voyages, in one complete set. These sets can be used separately or combined for a truly epic tale!
A 3D, gravity-powered logic puzzle in a box! With Gravity Maze, you stack the translucent towers to create a path for your marble from the starting point to the target. Each challenge card increases in difficulty, forcing you to think creatively about how to get the marble where you want it. With 60 challenge cards and 9 towers, these clever puzzles will provide hours of play!
Unleash her inner artist with this case full of inspiring tools! With colored pencils, oil pastels, and watercolor cakes, this set provides plenty of different ways to get just the effect she's looking for in her next masterpiece. The set comes in a wooden carrying case that's sturdy enough to tote your supplies anywhere you need to go. Quality media are guaranteed, so you know she'll get the best possible result.
Let kids explore the sport of archery with this youth archery set! The compound bow has an 18 pound draw and a new soft-touch grip; the handle is ambidextrous so either left- or right-handed shooters can use it. Two arrows, plus packaging that can be used as a carrying case, complete the package. She'll have her sights set on the target in no time!
This high quality action figure from Hasbro's Black Series line is sure to be a hit with young fans of Rey from The Force Awakens! This 6" scale figure has plenty of articulation and lots of fine detail, perfect for both collectors and pretend play. This set includes Rey in the outfit she wore on Jakku and comes with her staff and a scale version of the droid BB-8.
Rey and her friends are ready to travel the Star Wars galaxy in this massive LEGO vehicle! With 1,329 pieces, you'll build an impressive model of the Millennium Falcon with an opening cockpit, rotating top and bottom turrets, dual spring-loaded shooters, and more. Minifigures of Rey, Finn, Han Solo, Chewbacca, and BB-8 are included, plus a few bad guys for their daring escape.
Explore the amazing, microscopic world of nanotechnology with this science kit! Through a series of experiments, kids learn about size, scale, and order of magnitude, then learn how laser light, electron microscopy, and atomic force microscopy can make tiny machines -- some only a few atoms across -- visible. With 41 different experiments to conduct, you can learn all about this giant tiny world in your own home!
Your whole family can have hours of creative fun with the amazing Spirograph Deluxe Set. Simply choose from the gears and wheels, put your paper in place, and create whirling, spiraling, mix and match patterns for a totally awesome image. Use the design guide to try out tried and true designs, or get creative and create cool and colorful graphics of your own.
This tiny robot lets you explore big ideas! The Ozobot Bit is only 1 inch tall, but you'll be amazed at what you can do with its simple, color-based programming language. The scaleable program lets kids start out drawing a "program" path for their Ozobot, then move on to using the OzoBlockly web-based visual editor, starting with an icon-based system and moving on to loops, logic, and equation blocks. With plenty of additional free material to explore online, this robot will provide hours of science- and art-based play.
We can do it! Pay tribute to the inspiring Rosie the Riveter, who has been an icon of women's empowerment for over fifty years, with this great action figure. This 5 1/4" tall vinyl action figure has articulated joints and comes in an illustrated window box. She's great for pretend play or for anyone who appreciates the role Rosie the Riveter has played in women's history.
Turn the whole world into a keyboard! What's MaKey MaKey? Make + Key = MaKey MaKey. MaKey MaKey is an invention kit for the 21st century. Use your wildest imagination and turn everyday objects into touch pads and combine them with the internet. It's a simple invention kit for beginners or experts doing art, engineering, and everything in between.
High in the trees, Alex has build a sturdy treehouse, the perfect place to rest up for her Minecraft adventures! Along with Steve and her tame ocelot, she prepares her resources and crafts new tools. But Creepers and skeletons still threaten their treehouse home; they'll have to make use of some clever trap-building to stay safe! This 706-piece set can be assembled in a variety of different ways for plenty of Minecraft fun.
This Woodburning Kit includes everything needed to begin a new hobby: a hot tool with 4 Points, basswood plaques, colored pencils, patterns, transfer paper, and complete instructions. Wood burning is a unique craft that allows the artist to draw with heat on a wood surface, creating interesting, unforgettable etchings. This kit provides an excellent introduction, and after that the only limitation is their imagination!
Be a comic artist like you've always dreamed with this kit from Lulu Jr.! Write and illustrate your own comic on the included sheets, then send them off to Lulu Jr. and they'll print an 18-page comic book that looks just like the real thing! It even includes a professionally typeset title page. You can order additional copies online as well, so you can have your own mini comic run! (Please note: completed books can only ship within the US.)
Experiment with crystallization with this great kit from Thames and Kosmos! You'll experiment with four different crystals, each with different properties and shapes, as you conduct fifteen experiments. Grow crystals on plaster shapes, use dyes to form colored crystals, and much more. This tremendously popular kit is sure to provide hours of science fun!
Kids love the Snap Circuits modular electronics kits, and this set is the one to top them all! Over 80 pieces allow you to build an amazing 750 different projects -- and that's just the ones in the guide. Once kids have learned the principles, they can start creating their own circuits with ease, since the snap-together components require no soldering. Any budding electrician or electrical engineer will get hours of fun and experimentation out of this amazing kit.
The Dragonwood is a dangerous, ever-changing place...but great rewards are to be found for those daring enough to enter! Collect adventurer cards to give you an edge when you face a foe in the Dragonwood. Choose cautiously: use up too many dice on lesser creatures and you'll be defenseless when you meet the dragon! Since each game plays out different, you can adventure through Dragonwood over and over.
Raspberry Pi is a clever kit that allows you to build your own computer! Assemble a credit-card sized computer, then use an included 8GB SD card loaded with the New Out Of Box Software (NOOBS) to get it running right away -- then, connect to a monitor and input device and get experimenting with programming! A vibrant online community will give you lots of ideas of what you can do with your very own Raspberry Pi.
Who says there are no women scientists in history? 22 notable female scientists, including Elizabeth Blackwell, Marie Curie, Mae Jemison, Rosalind Franklin, and Jane Goodall are featured on this 24" by 36" laminate poster that's perfect for home or classroom. Each scientist's picture features a short biography describing their amazing contributions to our scientific knowledge.
If she loves great art, she'll love this coloring book! Thirty striking works by noted female artists appear in this collection, which ranges from conventional portraits, such Vanessa Bell's depiction of her sister, Virginia Woolf, to a pioneering abstract painting by Sonia Delaunay. Other landscapes, still lifes, and portraits include works by Frida Kahlo, Mary Cassatt, and Berthe Morisot. Replicate the originals or let your imagination run wild with your own color scheme!
You can decorate your own birdhouse to entice your local feathered friends with this kit from Toysmith! The 6.5" birdhouse comes pre-assembled, so all it needs is your colorful touch. Paint it with the included brush and paints, and then attached the link chain and hang it outside. It's a fun way to show your artistic side and your love of nature.
Art and math intertwine in this fascinating origami kit that teaches kids how to fold complex shapes out of square pieces of paper! The set includes both a guidebook and an instructional DVD, as well as 120 sheets of durable origami paper to get them started folding. Projects include beautiful, unique shapes like a lightning bolt octahedron, a butterfly ball, and a magic rose cube.
Children of all ages can create their own stop motion films minutes after first installing Hue Animation Studio. The innovative, versatile design of the plug-and-play USB camera allows limitless positioning options, perfect for filming your animated movie. The included software, which is compatible with both PC and Mac, allows you to record or import sound, add text effects, use a green screen, and more. Lights, camera, action!
Doodle in 3D with this easy to use pen-style 3D printer! The 3Doodler melts plastic that cools and hardens quickly, making it both kid-safe and easy to create sculptures in mid-air. The starter kit includes a pen, a micro USB cable, and two mixed packs of 3Doodler plastic, as well as a project booklet to get you started. Additional packs of the biodegradable, non-toxic and BPA-free plastic are available, so there's no limit to what you can make!
If you've ever dreamed of writing your own music but didn't know where to start, this game is for you! Designed by Philip Sheppard, a world-famous composer and cellist, these transparent cards can be mixed, matched, flipped, and moved. Then, register online to hear your composition played back by a full orchestra. As Sheppard says, "We all talk about playing music, but it's even more fun to play with music!"
There's a reason ukuleles are a classic of kids' music programs! Easy to handle and played with techniques that can be transferred to other stringed instruments like guitar and mandolin, they are a great introduction to music. This entry-level wood ukulele from Kala has a pleasant sound and an elegant appearance -- perfect to encourage your budding musician!
Make super fun to wear rubber band bracelets and more with the Rainbow Loom 2.0, now including a metal hook! This craft kit has spawned a craze that can keep kids busy for hours as they try new designs. The starter set comes with lots of bands, or you can buy refill bands in dozens of great colors and patterns! Perfect for any Mighty Girl who loves being able to show off what she made herself.
Color the world of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice with this adult coloring book! Each page includes a quote from the novel and beautiful, intricate designs to color. This book also features a foiled cover and a guide to the Victorian language of flowers. It's the perfect choice for any fan of this classic novel.
Stock your brick box with a giant collection of LEGO in bright colors and fun, inspiring shapes! This box includes 1,500 different bricks, including wheels, windshields, and other unique pieces to encourage kids to build vehicles, houses, and more. The colorful bricks encourage kids to get creative with their designs, and with this many bricks to choose from, they'll always be able to find the perfect piece.
Celebrate the distinctive skyline of New York City with this 598-piece LEGO Architecture set. The pieces in this set allow young builders to replicate the Flatiron Building, the Chrysler Building, the Empire State Building, One World Trade Center, and the Statue of Liberty. The set includes a decorative tiled based with a New York City nameplate. An included booklet includes architectural information and historical facts -- perfect for budding builders and architects!
K'Nex goes to the fairground with this fun kit that lets you build a real, moving swing ride! With gears, variously sized connectors, and multiple styles of rods -- short, long, straight, and curved -- plus an electric motor, kids can assemble this ride plus two other models, a Ferris wheel and a boom ride. The included experiment guide encourages kids to think of the "why" and "how" of the way these rides work. It's perfect for one or multiple kids to explore building fun at the fair!
Combining the versatility of the LEGO building system with the most advanced technology we've ever developed, the new LEGO Mindstorms EV3 set allows you to create and command robots that walk, talk, think and do anything you can imagine. Follow the building instructions to create TRACK3R, R3PTAR, SPIK3R, EV3RSTORM and GRIPP3R, or make your own creation, and bring them to life with an easy, intuitive and icon-based programming interface. What will you create?
If she was fascinated by stories of the Mars rovers, she'll love this kit from Thames and Kosmos that allows you to build your very own space exploration robot! Then, use the included remote control to send your rover out on Earth-bound terrain to see how it holds up. This set includes 237 pieces and instructions to build 10 models including a robot rover, a space shuttle with opening and closing cargo bay doors, a robotic space shuttle payload arm, a moon lander, and a cross-wing flyer.
The Ferris Wheel was -- and is -- an engineering marvel, and now you can create it at home! This spectacular LEGO Creator set, with 2,464 pieces, provides a challenge even to expert LEGO builders. When it's done, turn the crank to watch the world turn, or combine it with the LEGO power functions motor and battery box to get it moving electronically. It's the perfect choice for the LEGO fan in your life!
With this massive Magformers set, it's amazing what she'll be able to create! Magformers allow kids to build surprisingly complicated 2D and 3D shapes in a snap with pieces that attach with magnets that always attract, so kids don't get frustrated. With squares, pentagons, multiple sizes and shapes of triangles, and even fun building accessories like wheels, there's a world of possibilities in this set.
Alex is ready for anything with a little help from her villager friends! A library, blacksmith, butcher, and marketplace mean plenty of opportunities for trade, while her helpful Iron Golem patrols the streets. But when night falls, watch out for the Creeper and the Enderman! Weighing in at a massive 1,600 pieces, this set can be configured in a variety of ways and provides plenty of opportunity to bring Minecraft pretend play into the real world.
Construct a whole world of mechanical animals with this great kit! Build the mechanical skeleton, then cover it with a flexible plastic "skin" to make it look like the real thing. Among the eight robotic animals, you'll build a waddling penguin, a leaping rabbit, a walking elephant, and even a bipedal T.Rex! Once you're done building the suggested models, see what other ideas you can come up with. It's a fun way to combine engineering and biomechanics.
What good is Sadness? It turns out she's pretty important! This 8" plush Sadness from Funko's Fabrikations line is sure to be a hit with any Inside Out fan. This cuddly plush is wearing a real knit sweater and plastic glasses for an extra touch to make her look just like she does in the movie.
Get the brightest witch of her age in the fun, stylized Funko POP Vinyl format! POP Rides feature popular characters with iconic vehicles -- in Hermione's case, a Hogwarts Express train car. The Hermione figure, of course, comes carrying an armload of textbooks so she's ready for the new school year. Sat inside the train car, the total height is 5" perfect for display on a desk or shelf.
In the words of the indomitable Pippi Longstocking, "I am a Thing-Finder, and when you're a Thing-Finder, you don't have a minute to spare." Find these two sweet plush dolls featuring a 10.5" Pippi and a 6" version of her beloved pet Mr. Nilsson. Bring the timeless read aloud books to life with these stuffed dolls.
Fans of the smartest witch of her age will love this Funko POP! Vinyl take on Hermione Granger from the Harry Potter series! Funko's distinctive POP! Vinyl dolls are 3 3/4 inches tall, so they're perfect for display on a desk or shelf. Their wide range of pop culture characters includes many Mighty Girl characters; to view the full selection, visit our Funko POP Dolls Collection.
Brilliant engineer Jillian Holtzmann rides to the rescue in the newly refitted Ecto-1! Funko's POP Rides series combines popular characters with iconic vehicles. This Ecto-1 is 4 1/2 inches tall when Holtzmann is inside, but the figure is also removable so you can display them side by side. It even comes in a collector window box if you want to keep it sealed! Now get out there and get busting those ghosts!
Your child can have her very own Jiji, Kiki's beloved cat from the film Kiki's Delivery Service. This plush black toy cat measures 8" tall. It's an officially licensed Studio Ghibli product, imported from Japan. Your Kiki fan will love it!
Smart, devoted, and with a unique way of looking at the world, there's nobody quite like Luna Lovegood! Now Luna is available as part of Funko's POP Vinyl Harry Potter series. She appears in her Ravenclaw uniform with wand in hand, ready to defend her friends. These 3 3/4 inch figures are perfect for display on a desk or shelf -- or, if you prefer to keep them sealed, they come in a collector window box.
Wonder Woman gets Funko's distinctive POP! Vinyl treatment with this 3 3/4" figurine! This detailed collectible is part of the POP! Heroes line and looks terrific guarding your desk or shelf from supervillains. It's the perfect gift for any DC Comics aficionado.
Star Wars: Episode VII POP! Vinyls are coming to stores just in time for The Force Awakens! Rey is a resilient survivor, a scavenger toughened by a lifetime or dealing with the cutthroats of the harsh desert world of Jakku. At 3 3/4 inches tall, this figurine is perfect for displaying on a desk or shelf. For more POP! Vinyl versions of female pop culture characters, visit our Funko POP Collection.
She's a daring pilot, a fearless leader, and one of the newest additions to Funko's POP Vinyl collection! Hera from Star Wars: Rebels is now available in this fun stylized format. She appears wearing her flight suit, holding a blaster, and standing on a Star Wars base. At 3 3/4 inches tall, she's perfect for display on a desk or shelf -- or, if you want to keep the figure sealed, she comes in a collector's window box.
The remarkable Mary Poppins looks great rendered in Funko's unique POP! Vinyl format! She appears in her flowered hat and traveling coat -- and, of course, with her umbrella in hand. At 3 3/4 inches high, Funko figures are great for display on a desk or shelf, and feature a wide variety of pop culture characters.
In her invisible jet, Wonder Woman zooms off to save the day. Funko POP Rides combine popular characters with iconic vehicles -- and at a full 15" long, this is the largest one yet! The Wonder Woman figure can actually stand in the jet, or be displayed separately. The jet comes with a clear display stand, or you can display both figures in the collector window box.
Daring young Moana goes beyond the limits other people set...and discovers a new world of adventure! Now Moana is available in the Funko POP Vinyl format. She even comes with her animal friend Pua! These 3 3/4 inch figures are just the right size for display on a desk or shelf -- or, if you prefer to display them sealed, they come in a collector window box.
Don't let Captain America fool you -- Captain Marvel is actually the highest-ranked Avenger! Carol Danvers, the daring pilot and superhero, looks ready for anything as a Funko POP Vinyl figure. At 3 3/4 inches tall, this figure is perfect for display on a desk or shelf -- or, if you prefer to keep her sealed, she comes in a collector window box. Stay fly!
You can pay tribute to one of TV's inspiring female and African-American role models with this Star Trek 50th Anniversary Uhura Barbie doll! Modeled after actress Nichelle Nichols' appearance on the original Star Trek show, this 12" doll features a full articulated body and comes with a Star Fleet uniform, a communicator, and a tricorder with a shoulder strap. Perfect for Barbie or Star Trek collectors, or anyone who images themselves on space adventures!
Forgive our pride, and perhaps we're a bid prejudiced, but we think our Jane Austen Little Thinker Doll is pretty wonderful. This gorgeous doll stands 11 inches tall and wears a morning dress, a popular outfit of her time. The Jane Austen Little Thinker makes a perfect gift for a student, book lover, author, or anyone with the sense and sensibility to appreciate this delightful doll.
Cuddly enough that you'll ignore its cries of "Exterminate!" Doctor Who fans will be thrilled with this 9" talking Dalek plush. The bright colors and fun styling imitate the appearance of the Daleks on the show nicely -- except, of course, that you're more likely to want this Dalek in your house. Whovians young and old will love having this plush as part of their collection!
The Goblin King has no power over her! In honor of Labyrinth's 30th anniversary, Funko has added Sara (along with her friend, Worm) to their POP Vinyl series. These 3 3/4 inch figures are just the right size for display on a desk or shelf -- or, if you prefer to display them sealed, they come in a collector window box. It's perfect for any fan of the film, old or young.
Fans eager for the Wonder Woman movie will love this doll featuring Wonder Woman as she appeared in Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice! This fully articulated 12" doll is based on Gal Godot's appearance and body shape, and comes in her iconic armor with her Lasso of Truth, sword, and shield. Perfect for collectors or anyone who wants to have super powered adventures, this doll is sure to inspire.
Lights and mirrors may make it feel like magic, but it's really science and a good dose of brain power that's needed to direct the laser beam through this series of mind challenging mazes. Your Mighty Girl will love working her way through the hardest mazes -- and designing her own! For younger puzzlers, check out the new version Laser Maze jr., which is simplified for kids aged 6 -10.
Get ready to defend Hogwarts with this cooperative deck-building game that's actually seven games in one! Play as Harry, Ron, Hermione or Neville as you find Locations, counter Dark Arts, and defeat Villains to progress through games that parallel each of the books in the series. Art from the films and fun gameplay that gets more complex as you work your way through each of the seven games makes this a surefire hit for Harry Potter fans!
Create and adapt your own creature in this game that puts your creation against a dangerous world! Traits like a Hard Shell will protect you from carnivores, while a Long Neck helps you get food others can't reach. With a dynamic ecosystem happening around you, you'll have to adjust your plan without warning, so make sure you're ready! An intriguing game with multiple expansions, Evolution will keep you playing for hours.
Live the life of espionage with this social word game! Two spymasters know the identities of 25 secret agents, and they have to tip off their teammates using one word clues -- clues that could apply to multiple words on the table. Players have to guess their team's names while avoiding agents belonging to the opposite team...and the assassin that could put the whole mission in jeopardy. Fast -- and creative -- thinking is the name of the game!
Escape to the islands with Latice! In this simple but deep strategy game, you match tiles by color or shape; matching two or more sides earns you extra moves. Wind tiles can shift tiles already on the board to your advantage, while sun tiles get you an extra turn. It's simple enough for young kids to learn, but complex enough for adults to play and enjoy! This Deluxe Edition of the game comes with a bifold game board and durable acrylic tiles.
It's the year 1900, and you're riding the railway, trying to see the most North American cities possible in 7 days! This fun board game will have kids imagining themselves dashing from train station to train station. Collecting train cards lets you build routes across the continent -- the longer the route, the more points you earn. This cross-country board game for 2 - 5 players will have you feeling like a true adventurer!
When a witch is out of potions, it's time for Broom Service! Search the game board for the components you need to concoct a variety of potions, then deliver them to the witches in need. To win, you'll need a little luck, a good bluff, and careful management of your cards. And keep your eye out for bad weather -- or ask Grizzelda the weather fairy to give you a hand! This fun game for 3 to 5 players also has a 2-player variant.
Better gaming through chemistry! Ion is a card-based game where players have to create neutrally charged compounds -- but think fast. Turns happen simultaneously, so everyone is engaged...but that also means you don't want to wait too long to make your play. The game mechanic is easy to use even for novice players, and variant rules make it more accessible to younger players. It's an amazingly fun way to reinforce basic chemistry concepts.
The world will change forever with this new version of the popular cooperative game Pandemic. In Legacy games, things don't reset after each game is done: your actions in this game will have repercussions in the next. Can your team keep the pandemic at bay for a full "year" of the game? Will you let cities fall to the virus -- and if you do, which ones? By the time you're done, this won't just be a board game: it will be a story, one your game group won't forget.
Guessing words by association is the name of this fun party game! Liquid, food/drink, and white? Probably means milk. A large, green animal from long ago? Probably a dinosaur. But how do you tip people off to a concept like cowboy or Leonardo DiCaprio? Teams earn points for their solutions, but it's the fun of a clever clue or a surprise guess that will really keep you coming back to this game over and over.
Fight ghosts and find treasure in this award-winning German game which is now available in English! There are eight Treasure Jewels in this house, and each player can only carry one; your goal is to get all of them out of the door. But with each turn that goes by, more ghosts appear; three in a room makes it haunted, and if six rooms are haunted, the game is over. You'll have to work together to move Jewels, fight ghosts, and win the day!
This is a puzzle board with a brilliant twist -- when you complete the circuit puzzle, the board lights up! This award-winning game has forty different challenges ranging from beginning to expert difficulty. It's a clever way to build spatial reasoning and abstract thinking. Younger puzzlers don't have to be left out of the fun; check out Cool Circuits Junior for a simpler version of the game.
Get your brain working with this traffic jam that you need to untangle! Your goal is to get the little red car out of the gridlock. Forty challenge cards provide puzzles of increasing difficulty for hours of brain-building fun. You can also check out Rush Hour Jr. for a puzzle challenge for kids age 6 to 9, and the two-player version, Rush Hour Shift, which is for age 8 and up.
You'll have to think fast in this full-tilt brain game! Players arrange tiles so that the corners connect to form an array of patterns -- perhaps the challenge calls for matches with two colors, or numbers that add up to 30. But while you're puzzling out your solution, the other players are working too, so you're racing both them and the clock. You'll need sharp eyes, keen thinking, and nimble hands when the wild skiwampus starts!
From the creators of Laser Maze comes a new logic game that's all about completing the circuit! Arrange your tokens to create a circuit and light up a Beacon. Sound simple? Each challenge increases in difficulty, as you have to incorporate only certain tokens or work around Blockers. 60 different challenges from easy to expert will keep them puzzling for hours!
A colorful alternative to Sudoku! Instead of using numbers to solve the puzzles, Colorku uses brightly colored wooden balls. The board is solid wood, and the set includes 81 balls in 9 different colors, 104 puzzle cards, solutions booklet, color conversion card and storage tray. Get ready for a colorful brain teaser!
If you loved the Ball of Whacks, then you'll love this bigger, more colorful version! 36 pieces are held together by rare earth magnets, allowing you to assemble the various shapes into any number of intriguing designs. Part puzzle, part creativity tool, this set will have people experimenting for hours. A 96-page guidebook provides plenty of inspiration, or you can just take it apart and start playing!
Wits and Wagers, the game of guts and "guesstimates", is a fast-paced game that combines the most interesting elements of trivia with the excitement of gambling. Players can win by making educated guesses or by having the guts to bet on the high-payout answers of their friends. This family edition features 300 family-oriented questions.
It's four-in-a-row meets chess with this game from ThinkFun! All the pieces in this game are Queens, and unlike in regular chess, they can't be captured. Be the first person to get four of your Queens in a line, either vertically, horizontally, or diagonally. Of course, your opponent is going to try to block you... This clever strategy game gets more complex the longer you play it!.
In Catan, your success depends on how well you can trade, build, and settle your new land! Players collect resources and use them to build roads, settlements, and cities. Manage your resources carefully, and plan your expansion strategically, or you could end up overstretched. Fans of this award-winning game can also get Catan Junior, a simplified version that is perfect for introducing kids age 5 to 10 to the world of Catan.
Shape-O-Metry is a fun way to develop spatial, abstract, and quantitative reasoning skills. To solve the puzzle challenges, stack green pieces on top of blue pieces, or vice versa, to create identical shapes. Through hands-on play with 20 pieces and 50 challenge cards, kids build key skills, strategies and mathematical understandings, such as part-to-whole relationships, in this fun and challenging game!
Plan your descriptive strategy carefully in this card game! Players have hands of oversized cards with various artistic pictures. The active player secretly selects one of his cards and gives a very brief description; the other players secretly select their own cards which match the description. Different outcomes result in different points values -- so if you make your description too easy, or too difficult, you'll actually end up behind!
Block By Block expands your spatial problem-solving skills as you combine seven puzzle pieces to construct three-dimensional structures depicted on the 60 challenge cards. The puzzle pieces are the same as the famous Soma Cube of the 1970s. This spatial puzzle is tough - and very fun! Includes sixty mind challenge cards with hints and solutions.
In this unique game from SmartGames, you have to duplicate the multi-colored shapes on the challenge cards. Sound simple? The challenge is doing it by layering see-through tiles with single-color shapes on them! This clever puzzle game includes 100 progressive challenges to tease your brain and develop your spatial skills.
A team of adventurers is seeking treasure on the Forbidden Island, but watch out -- the island is sinking and you don't have much time! In this cooperative game, players must work together to find and capture four treasures, all while avoiding the obstacles lurking on the island. Once the treasures are in hand, race to Fool's Landing for your helicopter extraction, before the water swallows the island forever... This game is easy to learn and quick to play, perfect for family game night!
All you have to do to win in Lift It! is build the structures on the cards you draw. Sound simple? Think again! You can only move the pieces with one of the game's special cranes...that attached to your head! The whole family will get a laugh out of one another's antics as they try to build -- without knocking it all down. 1 to 8 people can play, so it's perfect for a quiet afternoon or for family game night!
Be the first to blurt the right word! With a total of 1800 different clues of varying difficulty, the fun never ends. A roll of the die determines which clue is read as well as the amount that a correct guess will be worth. There's no penalty for blurting our wrong answers, so things can get crazy in a hurry. Whoever guesses the correct answer first gets to move his or her token forward. It's a terrific, fast-paced, word game.
The highly anticipated sequel to 2007's Game of the Year Portal, Portal 2 is a hilariously mind-bending adventure that challenges you to use wits over weaponry in a funhouse of diabolical science. Using a highly experimental portal device, you'll once again face off against a lethally inventive, power-mad A.I. named GLaDOS. Plus, Portal 2 adds a new two-player campaign for even more portal mind-benders!
Ubongo is a fast-paced, addictive, and easy-to-learn geometric puzzle game. Players race against the timer and against each other to solve a puzzle of interlocking shapes. The faster you solve the puzzle, the more gems you get. You can download a free companion app to help you learn and perfect your game!
This unique bundle allows jumpers of all ages to show off their basketball skills by jumping, dunking, and shooting their way to victory. Parents will like safety features like the soft material basketball hoop, stay-put safety enclosure with patented gap-free design, reinforced galvanized steel and t-socket construction, and extra-wide vinyl-coated safety pad covers; kids will love the 12' size and the extra-bouncy springs!
Make the traditional tree swing a little more exciting with the Swurfer! The Swurfer lets you "surf" through the air on a maple swing that can swoosh in all directions. Adjustable handles allow anyone to use the Swurfer, and with a weight limit of 250 pounds, even adults can get in on the fun. This set includes high-strength, UV- and mildew-resistant rope. It's the perfect way to build balance and core muscle strength -- and, of course, have a ton of fun!
Razor scooters have always been a favorite, and now the Razor A3 Kick Scooter is updated with bigger wheels and faster bearings for an even better ride! This scooter has a springless front wheel and shock system, a wheelie bar, and patented rear fender brake and folding mechanism. It's a fast -- and fun! -- way to get from Point A to Point B.