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This year’s STEAM Toy Staff Pick comes to us from a partnership between retail juggernaut Joe Burke, Inventor of Ollyball and author of “Anatomy of Yes” and the creator of PANDO, Roots Family History, and Potato Days, Thomas Watson. The pair met in Boise, Idaho where they are currently developing a line of disruptive educational toys, books, and games for their company, Treasure Box Toys. Both partners have years of experience in retail mass market, (Walmart, Target, Kroger, CVS) mid-tier, and mom & pop shops around the country.

In a world where educational toys continue to evolve, their game stands out as a true gem for enhancing both spelling skills and cognitive abilities. “SPELLING BELL” has been crowned as our top STEAM toy pick for 2024, captivating children and parents alike with its brain-boosting blend of entertainment and learning. This card game, designed to foster healthy competition and linguistic prowess, challenges players to prove who boasts the most formidable spelling abilities. Beyond the fun factor, “Spelling Bell” serves as a robust brain-training tool that offers a range of benefits to players of all ages.

A Game That Spells Success:

“Spelling Bell” is a card game that brings an exhilarating twist to the world of spelling. Players go head-to-head, racing against time to create words using a set of letter cards. The game not only encourages creativity but also sharpens spelling skills, vocabulary, and cognitive agility. It’s a race against the clock and fellow players to form words and outsmart the competition.

The STEAM Advantage:

One of the most compelling features of “Spelling Bell” is its seamless integration into the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) educational philosophy. The game promotes the “A” in STEAM by fostering linguistic and creative thinking skills. It’s not just about spelling; it’s about stimulating young minds to think critically, problem-solve, and tap into their linguistic potential.

Age-Appropriate and Inclusive:

“Spelling Bell” is designed for players of various age groups and skill levels. Whether you’re a beginner building your spelling foundation or a seasoned wordsmith looking for a challenge, the game offers a customizable experience that accommodates all players. This inclusivity allows for fun family gatherings and educational sessions, reinforcing bonds while learning together.

Spelling Bell’s Rise to Prominence:

The popularity of “Spelling Bell” has been steadily rising, making it a must-have in classrooms and homes alike. Teachers have recognized its potential as a versatile educational tool that can be used to support spelling lessons while keeping students engaged and eager to learn. Parents appreciate its ability to make learning enjoyable, bridging the gap between education and entertainment.

A Word from the Makers:

“We designed ‘Spelling Bell’ with a mission to combine the thrill of competition with the benefits of cognitive development. We believe that learning should be fun, and ‘Spelling Bell’ is a testament to that belief. We’re thrilled to see it receive recognition as a top STEAM toy for 2024!”

In a world where the fusion of education and enjoyment is highly sought after, “Spelling Bell” has found its rightful place as a 2024 STEAM toy staff pick, setting new standards for spelling games and educational play. If you’re on the lookout for a stimulating and entertaining way to boost spelling skills and exercise those cognitive muscles, “Spelling Bell” might just be the next addition to your family’s game night repertoire.

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Rachel Carter

Rachel Carter is an accomplished author and passionate advocate for the world of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) toys, books, and games. With a keen interest in educational products that spark curiosity and creativity in children, Rachel has dedicated her career to exploring and promoting the best in STEM-related content.

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