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  • Spy Alley

    Watch out, James Bond, Jason Bourne and Austin Powers. There are some new spies in town and they’re operating out of a dark, suspenseful place called Spy Alley. Named “Best Mind Game” by Mensa, Spy Alley will have you bluffing, deceiving and double-crossing your friends and family to earn the title of the world’s top spy. The object of the game is simple: each player is a spy for their respective country and you have to use deductive reasoning to uncover your opponents’ identities. But there are plenty of

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  • USA License Plate Game

    A must-do while road tripping will always be the license plate game. There's nothing quite as exciting is being the first to spot that pesky Delaware plate and jot it down with your pen and paper. Now, it doesn't have to be a crisis when your kids' pens run out of ink. That's what Melissa & Doug's U.S.A License Plate Game is made for! The board boats a beautiful wooden design with a map of the US which is not only great for game-play but for learning state capitals and geography. Simply flip the tile over

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  • Suspend

    You may think hand-eye coordination only matters for surgeons, bomb technicians and guys holed up in basements ever-so-carefully painting thousands of tiny Revolutionary War soldiers. But it also comes in handy for everyday things like brushing your teeth and inserting your contact lenses. Plus, good coordination may also be linked to good reading skills. You can give your hand-eye coordination a boost with Suspend. This four-player hanging balance game comes with 24 notched, rubber- tipped wire pieces and

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  • Sneaky Snacky Squirrel Game

    Winter is coming and those sneaky, snacky squirrels need your help storing some munchies for the months ahead. Spread the colorful acorns on the tree. Then, spin the spinner, pick up the designated acorn with the squirrel squeezers and place it in the matching hole in your log. Collect all the colors first to win. But beware: the spinner isn’t always your friend. So be sneaky and strategic, little squirrels. Win or lose, little ones will build hand-eye coordination, strategic thinking and matching skills.

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  • Spot It

    Some people can spot a 90% off designer dress in a pile of discounted rubbish. They make out street signs from superhero distances. And they can identify the rarest of rare birds without even trying. You can be one of those people after a few quick rounds of Spot It! This smart game contains 55 illustrated cards with eight symbols each. There is always one, and only one, matching symbol between any two cards. All you need is a sharp eye and quick hands to take home the title of “Spot It! Master of the

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  • Appletters

    Some things just go together: peanut butter and jelly, movies and popcorn, Sonny and Cher. When you combine dominoes and Scrabble, you get the smart and delightful game of Appletters. Part wordplay and part matching, Appletters challenges players to make words and then build off of them using either the first or last letter of the growing chain. This clever little game includes rules for young players, making it perfect for family game nights, sleepover party entertainment and impromptu after-dinner

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  • Perplexus Epic

    Two things make a maze addictive. First, it has to be challenging enough to hold your interest. And second, it has to be possible to solve so you can experience the thrill of victory (and not go completely mad.) Perplexus Epic meets both criteria. This 3-D labyrinth challenges players to carefully flip, shift and twist a transparent sphere as they try to maneuver a small marble around 125 barriers. Perplexus Epic will entertain both children and adults alike as they think in 360 degrees, exercise their fine

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  • Math Dice Jr.

    The bad news? Despite the increasing importance of math skills in our tech-happy economy, the U.S. continues to slip in international rankings. The good news? You can help put your kids on the path to Pythagorean theorem and professional success with Math Dice Jr. Just roll the 12-sided die to get a target number and the five scoring dice. Then, make the scoring dice match the target number using addition and/or subtraction and move one space on the track for each scoring dice used. Once you've mastered the

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  • Mixed Nuts

    Calling all trivia addicts, knowledge junkies and nerds of every stripe. Mixed Nuts from those brainy folks at Mental Floss is just the game for you. The game is chock-full of hundreds of stories, situations and scenarios. You have to choose one of the outrageous fill-ins on the card and decide whether that makes the story true—or completely nuts! Use your nuts to vote and win nuts when you guess correctly. Win or lose, the real prize is firing up your memory skills and acquiring enough nutty knowledge to

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  • Stormy Seas

    All hands hoay! There be storms a’ brewin’, Scallywag, and it’s your job to keep all of the cargo on deck. Stormy Seas is a delightfully designed balance game of chance and strategy that will teach your little buccaneer basic physics concepts. Roll the dice to determine what piece to carefully place on the ship without tipping it over. Be the one that spills the precious cargo and you lose. Stormy Seas is a great game to play with the whole family, especially those with children ages three and up. Let the

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