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Learning Tools: Out-of-the-Box Thinkers

Does your child think of inventive solutions to thorny problems? Out-of-the-box thinking is crucial for school, work, and life in the 21st century. Encourage your kids to push limits and experiment as they tinker with these fabulous learning picks.

 

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AGE
6
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Super STEM goodies will enchant budding tinkerers.
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URL: http://umigo.org/
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
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LEARNING
Intriguing indie game combines music with puzzle-solving.
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Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
AGE
8
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LEARNING
Worthy spin-off of popular PC game encourages creativity.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
AGE
10
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LEARNING
Inventive and enjoyable spatial puzzler with mild violence.
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Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows, Mac
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
The ultimate puzzle game for imagination and creativity.
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Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
AGE
11
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LEARNING
Sandbox-style game with open online play fosters creativity.
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Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
AGE
11
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LEARNING
Vocabulary-building word puzzle game shines on iOS.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)