HST#106 – Short Bite – Snug As a Bug In A Rug

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. On this week’s Short Bite we’re talking about another great cooperative game from Peaceable Kingdom, Snug as a Bug in a Rug, designed by Peggy Brown. 🎂 Ages 3-7👨‍👩‍👦 2-4 Players⌛ 10-15 min📐 Skills: cooperation, basic counting, basic colors, shapes, and […]

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HST#102 – Short Bite – Laser Maze

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Are you ready for a challenge? Laser Maze by Thinkfun is a terrific one player logic game. The perfect combination of laser, mirrors, splitters, and targets is necessary to achieve victory in 60 levels of play. Ages: 6+Players: 1Playtime: 15 […]

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HST#100 – Short Bite – Sum Swamp

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Many games contain some sort of hidden math, which is a terrific way to teach math concepts, but what about those times when your student needs to write and solve equations? Sum Swamp from Learning Resources is a great way […]

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HST#098 – Short Bite – Scrambled States of America

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Uncle Sam’s states are unsettled. They’re bored with their current locations and need a change of pace. What ensues is a madcap adventure where every state finds that there’s really no place like home. Based on the popular Scrambled States […]

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HST#096 – Short Bite – Wig Out (Early Learners First Games Series)

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. On today’s Short Bite we continue with our series on first games! These are games that can be played as young as 2 and help to develop fine motor skills, color recognition, memory, cooperation, counting, and logic. Today we’ll be […]

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HST#092 – Short Bite – Gravity Maze

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Today on the podcast we’re discussing the terrific one player logic game Gravity Maze by ThinkFun. The game is a great workout for your child’s 3D visualization skills. You can check out this episode as an audio only podcast or […]

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HST#088 – Short Bite – Mathery Multiply

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. As gameschoolers we use games to have fun and teach along the way. Math in particular is well served by games. Addition or subtraction are easily found, but multiplication? Not so much. Some games feature small multipliers, but multiplication up […]

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HST#086 – Short Bite – Sagrada (Gameschooling After Dark)

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Continuing our Gameschooling After Dark series, this week we’re talking about Sagrada, a gorgeous dice drafting game from Floodgate Games. With each turn you add dice to create your unique stained glass masterpiece! Ages: 10+Players: 1-4 (5-6 player expansion available)Playtime: […]

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HST#084 – Short Bite – Feed The Kitty (Early Learners First Games Series)

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. On today’s Short Bite we continue with our series on first games! These are games that can be played as young as 2 and help to develop fine motor skills, color recognition, memory, cooperation, counting, and logic. Today we’ll be […]

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HST#082 – Short Bite – Space Base (Gameschooling After Dark)

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Continuing our Gameschooling After Dark series, today we’re talking about Space Base, a dice rolling and card drafting game set in a distant galaxy. As you gather the ships in your fleet you’ll gain resources and the ability to expand. […]

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