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Halloween Math and Reading Game for Kids 4-6 (Free Printable)

I LOVE Halloween! It is fun to dress up and be silly for a night. To get in the Halloween mood (and practice math and reading, too), we have created a FREE Halloween Brain Game! Download it and print it for your little one to get them thinking and problem-solving with spooky puzzle games. CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE FREE HALLOWEEN GAME! Our Halloween Brain Game covers lots of academic skills that are good for pre-kindergartners as well as kindergarten level children. Let’s take a deep dive into some of the skills you’ll find in our free Halloween brain game for kids ages 4-6. Our brain games are best enjoyed using our Blimey Box Game Kit. This kit goes with...

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5 Tips to Help Your Child Be Successful

As a parent, you want your child to be successful. No matter what kind of parent you are - Helicopter, Free-range, Tiger Mom, Lawnmower (yes, that’s a thing) - we often have the same goal for our kids. We want our children to grow up to be kind, productive, and successful members of society (hopefully). Even though there are many different parenting styles, we basically all want what we think is best for our children. We want to help set them up for success. Helping children feel successful and confident inspired us to design Blimey Box games. via GIPHY Yes, our brain games help young learners with basic math and reading skills. However, the main goal of our games is to...

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4 Ways to Inspire Your Child to Play Independently

We are both strong believers that it is OKAY for our kids to be bored. Out of boredom comes creative thinking and we are all about that! In this post, we share 4 ideas to inspire your kids to entertain themselves. However, that doesn’t mean that we strive to force our kids into boredom. It just means that if they say, “I’m bored,” we don’t rush over to them. We don't automatically play a game or create some engaging experience just because they're "bored." Sometimes kids need to figure it out on their own. This is a form of problem-solving! In fact, I usually get a little annoyed when my son says he's bored. I am thinking, “Then why do...

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A Dad's Rant #ParentProblems

With deprivation and war around the world, this gripe definitely qualifies as a “first world problem.” But, it’s time to get a complaint about parents off my chest. #ParentProblems I try not to be judgey...I really do. However, at my son’s back to school night for his pre-kindergarten class, it was just too difficult. As I sat stooped over in the minuscule chair of a 4-year-old, I did my best to listen as the teacher talked about her expectations for the class. After the teacher gave her schpiel about what happens in a Pre-Kindergarten class, parents had the opportunity to ask questions. That is when my judgeiness came out...just a bit. Here are a couple actual statements/questions uttered by a...

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Spring Theme Math and Reading Game for Kids (4-6) Free Printable

Spring is in full bloom and so it’s time to grab another free printable download! Help your child learn and practice some kindergarten basics with this SPRING GAME FREE DOWNLOAD! Dude, sit back and check it out! Let’s take a deep dive into some of the skills you’ll find in our Spring theme brain game for kids. First of all, who is this game for? Are you wondering if this game will be good for you and your little one? Well, we designed our games for kids looking for a challenge as they prepare for kindergarten. Additionally, it's perfect for kindergarten kids who want to review and practice kindergarten skills. This Spring themed brain game covers a variety of kindergarten...

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