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What Does It Takes To Be A Real-World Toy and Game Inventor?

 

Meet The Inventor

Meet Famed Toy Inventor and Creative Artist, Ruth Green-Synowic

Toy and Game Invention

Ruth Green-Synowic is no stranger to the challenge of introducing innovation to

global brands. As an independent inventor and designer, and President of Ruth Green Inc., a product invention and design consultancy, Ruth has successfully worked with dozens of licenses, consulted for numerous toy companies, and was VP of a Creative group that created hundreds of McDonald’s Happy Meal toy programs.

With over 25 years of experience designing and developing consumer products, Ruth’s playful contributions can be seen in more than 1,500 toys and products worldwide, including: … READ MORE

Gift Guide 2017

Your Ultimate STEAM Stocking-Stuffer Nerd Gift Guide

Nerd Gifts2017 Raising Nerd Mega Holiday Wish List:
Stocking-Stuffer Edition

Tired out from braving store crowds on Black Friday? Well, take a load off, sit back, and finish up your shopping online with Raising Nerd. We’ve compiled another Mega Wish List of STEM- and STEAM-related “micro gift” ideas curated just in time for Cyber Monday! It’s the perfect Nerd gifts guide.

We’ve identified 40+ Nerd-inspiring items to fill out our bonus Mega Holiday Wish List: Stocking-Stuffer Edition below. All under $30!

Happy Nerdy Holidays, everyone!

 

Nerd Gifts Under $10

Nerd GiftsKanoodle – The best-selling solo puzzle challenge game.

Stikbot, Green and READ MORE

Gift Guide 2017

Your Ultimate STEAM Gift Guide for Finding the Perfect Nerd Gift – Part 2 ($20-$50)

STEAM Gift

The 2nd Annual Raising Nerd
Mega Holiday Wish List (Part 2)

 

How about a second pre-Thanksgiving helping of Nerd-inspiring, creative problem-solving toy goodness? In Part 1 of our Mega Holiday Wish List, which we considered the shopping appetizer, we recommended more than 60 STEAM Gift toys priced under $20 to satisfy any Nerd’s curiosity and passion for discovery. In today’s edition of our annual gift guide, we cover dozens more STEAM toys in the $20-$50 range. Once again, we’ve segmented toys by age group to help make your online browsing easier.

STEAM Gift Ideas for Little Nerdlings

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Inventors

Young Inventors Find Success in Serious Play at The Chicago Toy & Game Show

“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning.”           

– Mr. Rogers

 

Every year, toy and game companies spend small fortunes researching, testing and retesting kids to better understand their play habits in the hopes of finding and creating the next big thing. That cool new toy that every kid must have. Or the amazing new game that everyone is talking about. But leave it to two young inventors to do it on their first try!

Meet Olivia Wasilewski and Bryanna Siewers, fifth graders from Palos … READ MORE