NAPPA's game awardees this year start with a visualization of our favorite book, and end with a new version of charades. This slide show start with toys for younger kids, then goes up in age.
Peggy Brown works for many of the world's biggest toy companies as an inventor, designer, writer, creative director and consultant. She won the TAGI award for game design. Kim Vandenbroucke is a game inventor and developer, and president of Brainy Chick Inc. She writes for Games for Educators (G4ed.com) and runs a game review website, TheGameAisle.com.
Hot Potato meets kid-friendly brainteasers! Solve the problem at hand in your own unique way, then pass the "Buzz Blaster" timer so that the next player can solve the same problem his way. Loaded with content, it's a different game each time. Highlights for Children; $24.99; discovery baygames.com; ages 7 and up.