Monthly Archives: March 2020

  1. 10% OFF SALE ON EVERY PUZZLE AND GAME - NO COUPON CODE REQUIRED

    15 percent of sale discount on all wood games puzzles and brainteasers

    Yes. You read that right. Creative Crafthouse is having a 10% Off sale on every puzzle and game. If it is on the website then it is 10% off, no coupon code required! Below are a few of my favorite brain teasers and games to play inside. They are a great way to keep yourself entertained and fight off the dreaded boredom. You can also check out our Puzzle of the Week Blog for other suggestions. Exercise your mind from the comfort of your home!

    Sale ends May 1st 2020.

    The discount will be automatically applied to your shopping cart before you submit payment.

    Barricade Premium with Frog Pegs

    One of my favorite games. This can turn in to an all out slug fest, especially if players decide to team up against one another. Expect to

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  2. Game of the Week - Penny Hockey

    Penny Hockey Indoor Board Game

    We are switching up the puzzle of the week for one of my all time favorite skill games, Penny Hockey. It an extremely fun hybrid of Bumper Pool  and Paper Football in a sense. The objective of the game is quite simple: be the first to score 5 goals. The puck is a penny and the stick is your finger. As in bumper pool there are multiple bumpers (posts) which serve as players on the ice. They can either assist or hamper you depending upon your skill level and how you choose to utilize them. The penny (or puck) is moved across the gameboard (ice) much like you would a paper football, by flicking it with your finger.

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  3. Benefits of Adding Puzzles to Your Homeschool Curriculum

    Benefits of Adding Puzzles to Your Homeschool Curriculum

    Introducing puzzles to children at a young age can have longstanding benefits to children. If you are currently or plan on homeschooling your child(ren) in the future consider introducing brain teasers to your homeschool classroom. Not only will they assist in a multitude of developmental facets, but they will do so in a way kids find fun. The benefits of puzzles are threefold: Mental, Physical, and Emotional.

    Let's start with the mental benefits of brainteasers.

    1.) Cognitive - In order to solve a puzzle you must first understand the goal. Is it a jigsaw puzzle where you are trying to complete the picture? Perhaps it involves

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  4. 7 Things To Do When You Are Stuck At Home

    7 Things To Do When You Are Stuck At Home

    A lot of us are going to be spending much more time inside our homes over the next few weeks due to the Caronavirus (Covid-19). With sporting events, concerts, schools, restaurants, and more closing down finding entertainment will be more difficult than normal. Fortunately, being stuck at home does not have to equal being bored. I have put together a list of 7 things to keep you from going stir crazy and keep you entertained.

    1.) Take a trip into VR. This one is not as practical as it requires specific (often expensive) equipment. However, more affordable Virtual Reality options are available. Through VR you can visit virtually (see what I did there) and spot in the world. Stop by and visit the pyramids or the Eiffel tower without having to leave your living room. Y

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  5. Puzzle of the Week - Surgeon's Challenge

    Puzzle Gift Idea for Surgeons

    This week our featured puzzle just happens to also be our newest: The Surgeon's Challenge. This wood brain teaser is a wonderful way to say thank you to your doctor or have on display in an office. We can personalize the puzzle with a laser engraved name or message as well to add a special touch.

    The puzzle itself contains 20 precision cut laser engraved wood pieces connected multiple disicplines such as a heart, brain, instruments, monitor, stethoscope, operating room lights, operating table, bones, Surgeon making cut, and more. The goal of the puzzle is to return the pieces to the frame after they are removed.  Not as difficult as med school, but may take longer to solve.   It is a difficult puzzle.

    Each puzzle contains at least 4 different woods 1/4” thick and precision laser engraved and cut.  Comes with base cover and measures about 7” square in the cover.

    An original Creative Crafthouse design with artwork by Alexandra Plummer & Anjali Rani.  © 2020 Cr

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