Categories is on the Toys are Tools Blog! + Giveaway

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The Toys are Tools Blog is one of our favorites when it comes kid-testing and thoughtful reviews. It is all about the educational and skill building without sacrificing fun. They just reviewed our game Categories. Categories is full of friendly faces doing all sorts of funny things, playing with balls, wearing hats, eating snacks! The objective is to find sets of three that one trait in common, for example, they are all eating.

The expert  Nicole Kolenda, M.S., CCC-SLP, P.C., Speech & Language Pathologist and Jenn both took a look at this game. I think they nailed it when they write,  ”For the eeBoo cards, I think kids need the time to observe and really look at everything….you can’t just LOOK, you have to THINK about what you are looking at.”

Head over to the Toys are Tools blog QUICK and you can enter to win 2 free games.

Purchase Categories at your local toy store or at the www.eeBoo.com 

 

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Time Out New York Kids Chooses About Face!

Posted by design on Nov 11, 2013 in Learning through Looking, Press Articles, Product Feature

Time Out New York Kids Holiday gift guide 2013: Gifts for preschoolers selected About Face! Thanks Time Out New York!

About Face was created by Saxton Freymann. Saxton collected found objects on the streets of New York, the beach, in the country and wherever else he may have traveled. Once photographed the individual elements come together to create a wide array of funny faces and surprisingly honest facial expressions. eeBoo sales associate Cait captures the flexibility of About Face when she explains why it is her favorite eeBoo product: “About Face is an educational GOLDMINE! By simply using objects arranged to resemble facial features, About Face teaches out-of-the-box visual thinking, encourages the development of facial expression recognition skills, expands vocabulary (name each object with your child), teaches color identification (ask your little one to choose only tiles with red or green objects), and helps a kid express how they feel.”

About Face Time Out Kids

 

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Design Tiles is Getting Excellent Press

Posted by design on Nov 4, 2013 in Learning through Looking, Press Articles, Product Feature
Design Tiles got a whole page feature in the holiday gift guide!

Design Tiles got a whole page feature in the holiday gift guide!

The cover of Novembers Canadian Family Magazine.

The cover of Novembers Canadian Family Magazine.

 

We’re so proud Design Tiles made a big splash in Canadian Family’s Holiday Gift Guide in their November magazine.

If you haven’t read Jen Choi’s review of this product on her blog:  Toys are Tools you should take a moment to give it a read through! Jen’s thoughtful reviews and creative toy testers ended hit on many of the high points of Design Tiles: an art medium that doesn’t require drawing, detail oriented, pattern recognition and more. But our favorite point the review makes is towards the end. Design Tiles teaches one “How to make sense without saying a word!”

Thanks Canadian Family and Toys are Tools!

*Below is an image from Saxton Freymann when he was making the prototype for Design Tiles.

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