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Educational games build language, science, and logic skills. Use them to give your little one a head start on her studies or to keep her mind sharp during school breaks. Options include puzzles, IQ games, brainteasers, strategy games, and math games.
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Vrrroom! Get baby s brain going and growing with the Pull and Learn Car Carrier! He ll be fired up to find three vehicles and thre...e fun characters that fit nicely in the suped up car shaped carrier. And the Pull and Learn Car Carrier revs baby up for roleplay fun. Smart part cars recognize each character when it s snapped into the driver s seat. Plus, a proximity sensor recognizes vehicles as they drive by playing fun phrases for each passing vehicle. The Pull and Learn Car Carrier drives home important lessons with its 12 button CB radio which introduces colors, numbers and musical learning. Take the Pull and Learn Car Carrier for a spin and watch baby s learning pick up speed! For ages 12-36 months. Read More

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The Hulk is ready for action with his powered up armour! His super strength and scientific brain are just what the mighty Avengers... need to rid the world of evil super villains. Those villains had better not make Hulk angry; they wouldn t like him when he s angry! ? Includes Hulk buildable figure ? Customise your model using the flexible building system ? Stands over 7? (18cm) tall! ? Build bigger figures with the exclusive high friction joints ? Combine with 4529 Iron Man to build the an even bigger Hulk ? Collect the other mighty Avengers: 4529 Iron Man and 4597 Captain America! For ages 6 and up. Read More

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How to play: Catch Zeus if you can! The great Greek god has bolted from Mount Olympus and it s up to you to nab this dashing deity.... Play cards strategically, adding numbers as you climb up the mythic mountain. Grab Zeus when the total reaches a multiple of 10. Better yet, summon the strength of Apollo, Poseidon, or all-powerful Hera to bring Zeus within your grasp. Reach the top of Mount Olympus with Zeus in hand and you re a mortal among the gods. To play is human. To win, divine! About this game: Did you know that, in addition to their supreme powers, the Greek gods were endowed with the special ability to change the course of card games? Well, at least that s the case in Zeus on the Loose! As you figure out how harness the strengths of the various gods within, you ll sharpen strategic thinking along with valuable addition and subtraction skills. A quick warning about Hera: Though she may be the most powerful goddess in the game, don t get on her bad side or else she might wind up helping an opponent steal Zeus and win! Details: 2 to 5 players; Playing time: about 15 minutes; reinforces math and strategic thinking skills. Contents: 56 cards, Zeus figurine, rules of play. For ages 8 and up. Read More

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Brain Quest covers the key subjects taught in school in a fast-paced game for kids in grades 1-6. And while they play, the game te...aches and reinforces, with questions that challenge kids to compare, contrast, visualize, interpret, and solve - in other words, to actually think! Brain Quest rewards kids for correct answers to questions from their own grade level - so your first grader can actually beat her older brother. Better yet, the game encourages budding scholars to answer questions from higher grade levels. For ages 5 - 13. 2 - 4 Players. Read More

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ThinkFun Swish Jr. Product Features: · See It! Stack It! card game engages players of all ages · Builds visual perception, matchin...g, and concentration skills · Includes 42 transparent cards · Game-go bag is perfect for travel Product Description: Young players build spatial awareness as they mentally flip and rotate see-through cards to find ?Swishes,? two or more cards layered so every shape fits into its matching outline. A fun game of visual perception the whole family will enjoy! This transparent card game is the much-anticipated little sibling to Swish, a two-time nominee for Toy of the Year. For Ages: 5+ Read More

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PathWords? Jr. The ?Tetris Meets Word Search? Puzzle for Young Players This clever word search puzzle by Thinkfun brings the fun o...f our popular PathWords game to younger players! Players exercise verbal and spatial reasoning as they place Tetris-style puzzle pieces onto the challenge grid so the letters under each piece spell a word. PathWords Jr. engages young players and builds vocabulary skills with clever graphic hints and funny word play. An ideal game to instill a lifelong love of word puzzles and logic games. Includes: ? Game Grid with Storage for Puzzle Pieces ? 1 Spiral-bound Booklet with 40 Challenges from Beginner to Expert ? 6 Colored Puzzle Pieces For Ages: 6 and up Read More

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Here s the food fight that your parents won t mind a bit - it s Alfredo s Food Fight! Use your fork to fling a spaghetti-draped me...atball at Chef Alfredo as he spins. Get the most number of meatballs to stick to the chef, and you win! Includes spaghetti plate, chef, 4 forks w/ napkin bases, 12 meatballs, and instructions. For 2 to 4 players ages 5 and up. Read More

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You don't need a car to play this classic road-trip game. Spot the selected image on the board, and be the first to shout, "I-Spy!" while ringing the bell to score the card.

Find a picture with your Eagle Eye. Ring the bell and play I Spy! Find the object on the game board that matches the object on you...r card. Each card and board has only one matching item. Be the first to ring the bell?you win! No Reading Required. 4 ways to play. Encourages observation and social skills. 1 - 4 players. Contents: 4 double-sided game boards, 30 double-sided cards, bell. For ages 5 - 8. Read More

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Place the 6 transparent puzzle pieces on the game board so the polar bears end up on the ice and fish end up in the water. 48 easy... to expert challenges. Develops logical reasoning, strategic planning, visual and spatial perception. IQ building fun! For ages 6 and up. Read More

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One of ThinkFun's all-time bestsellers, this car-themed puzzler requires your big kid to use his noggin to work his way out of a traffic jam.

Escape! That s the goal. Rush Hour is a premier sliding block puzzle designed to challenge your sequential-thinking skills--and pe...rhaps your traffic-officer aspirations as well. Players set up the traffic on a game grid to match one of 40 playing cards, then try to maneuver the red car to escape the gridlock. Includes 16 colorful vehicles; tray with playing grid and 40 cards color-coded for four levels of play. Solutions included. For ages 8 and up. Read More

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Introducing the most flexible, competitive math game ever invented, Math Dice is guaranteed to draw a crowd! Play is easy--roll th...e dice to generate a Tagret Number and three Scoring Numbers. Arrange the Scoring Numbers into a combination of operations, such as addition, subtraction, or even powers, to create an equation whose result is closest to, or equal to, Target Number Improves fundamental math skills Gets players to want to learn more complex math Includes web activities for kids, adults, and teachers Comes with cotton drawstring carrying bag and a booklet with lessons and examples Play solo or with friends For Ages 8 to adult Read More

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Craving a fun time. Bring Snack Attack. to the table and serve up a fast-paced picture matching game. Start play by cranking the S...pinner Platter to reveal seven Snack Tokens, then race to match these tokens to the foods already on your plate. You win by collecting the most Snack Tokens. Snack Attack builds memory and concentration skills in younger players and is entertaining fun for the whole family. For ages 4 - 8. Small Parts, Choking Hazard ? Not for children under 3 Read More

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This puzzle has a fast paced question and answer format. Kids use the colofroms pieces to answer the questions as well as create t...heir own challenges. For ages 3 and up. Read More

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A baby s brain thrives on stimulation and develops at a phenomenal pace...nearly 90% during the first five years of life! The best... and easiest time to learn a language is during the infant and toddler years...when the brain is creating thousands of synapses, or connections, allowing a child to learn both the written word and spoken word simultaneously. Seize this window of opportunity to enhance your child s learning ability with the Your Baby Can Read! Early Language Development System. This package includes four interactive DVDs for an enhanced visual learning experience. For ages 1 and up. Read More

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Three cheery trucks are on the way to their next destination. Can you help them stack everything properly, so it all fits in the b...ack of the truck without sticking out? Start by selecting the truck and pieces indicated in the first challenge; turn the page for the answer! There is only one solution. 48 easy to expert challenges. Develops logical reasoning, strategic planning, visual and spatial perception. IQ building fun! For ages 3+ WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for Children under three (3) years. Read More

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Your first SET game! With this two-sided game board kids can start to play as early as age 3! Side 1: Match your tile to a square ...on the board. Get a point chip for every SET made. Start to recognize SETs while matching color, number and symbols. Side 2: Now that you know what a SET is, it s time to flip the board and have fun racing to find as many SETs as you can! Contains: A two-sided board, 27 tiles, 24 point chips and instructions. For Ages: 3-5 Read More

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Grab the crabs but watch out for my moving tentacles! Jolly is hanging out with his colorful crab friends. Try to grab the crabs w...ith the tongs, but it s tricky as Jolly tries to stop you with his moving tentacles. If you touch them, it ll tickle him and he ll start to laugh like crazy. Be the first to collect all your colored crabs to wind. Two speed settings offer double the challenge! Requires 3 AA batteries (not included) For 2 to 6 players For ages 4 to 6 Read More

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These patterned papers, bright and bold, Are just the thing to cut and fold! Collage? A snowflake? Fold a crane? Be Creative! Stre...tch your brain! For Ages: 5+ Not For Children Under 3 Yrs. Warning: Choking Hazard-Small parts. Not for Children under 3 years of age Read More

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Gridlock on the Game Preserve Feel the rumble of the herd in this exciting safari adventure. Players set up the game board accordi...ng to pictures displayed on different challenge cards, then try to maneuver their Rover through a safari of wild animals, including zebras, lions, and rhinos. The strategy takes a turn in this version, as the Rover and blocking termite mounds can move up and down and sideways. Fifty different challenges offer hours of engaging play. Learning Skills: Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Strategy Development. Features ? 4 Levels of Play, Beginner to Expert ? 50 Mind Challenge Cards? with Solutions ? 18 Safari Game Pieces, 1 Safari Rover For ages 6 and up. Read More

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Have the Scarecrow remind you to have a brain! This Wizard of Oz Scarecrow Pop! Vinyl Figure features the Wizard of Oz s Scarecrow... rendered in the Pop! Vinyl Figure format. Measures 3 3/4-inches tall. For Ages: 5+ Warning- Choking hazard. Small Parts. Not for children under 5 years of age. Read More

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Stix and Stones? A prehistoric picture-making race! Create like a cave dweller using only sticks and stones no drawing skills requ...ired! Challenge the opposition to make a picture with as few pieces as possible. Then, try to beat them by using fewer pieces and have your team guess what it is. Remember, the clock is always ticking! Play this versatile game in pairs or teams. Perfect for mixed-age groups from child to adult. For 2+ players or teams. For ages 7 and up. Read More

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Fun and portable, Think-ets Deluxe is the larger version of the award-winning Think-ets game. It comes with an entertaining and un...ique assortment of 30 miniature trinkets from around the world, specially selected for storytelling and imaginative play. Instructions are included for 10 different games, along with a convenient 4? x 6? carrying pouch. Perfect for restaurants, travel, and at home family fun! For ages 8 and up 1.25? x 8.5? x 6.5? Read More

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QUIZMO is the fun, interactive handheld quiz game with an electronic brain that knows the answers to up to 693,135 questions. To p...lay, you ll need a QUIZMO and a QUIZMO Flip Book-the Flips have the questions and QUIZMO has all the answers. The QUIZMO Starter Set includes 1 QUIZMO and 1 QUIZMO s Greatest Hits Flip, featuring 400 all-new questions from 5 top-selling QUIZMO titles: Kids Brain Power Puzzles, Gross and Yucky Human Body, Kids Know-It-All Quiz, How Things Work, and Math Madness. It s great educational fun for ages 7 and up. Read More

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A Mouth-Watering Game of Logic! You ll be tempted to take a bite out of these life-like candy play pieces in this delightful game ...of pure deductive reasoning. Similar to Sudoku, players examine all the clues on the cards before making a move. Once they discover where to put a chocolate piece, they combine this knowledge with the clues to learn more information. Some clues give exact or possible locations, while others just give you the token color or shape. Feel your confidence build as you narrow down the possibilities to fill each candy assortment. Challenges ranging from beginner to expert will feed your chocolate cravings for hours. Learning Skills: Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Deductive Reasoning Features 4 Levels of Play, Beginner to Expert 40 Mind Challenge Cards with Solutions 9 Chocolate Pieces (Dark Chocolate, Milk Chocolate, and Raspberry) For ages 8 and up. Single Player Read More

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Tons of fun comes in one little box! Play independently or with a friend in school, at home, or while traveling. Find the Hidden M...eanings of visual word puzzles. Complete Comparisons (Analogies) like the ones that appear on standardized tests. Solve Word Workouts and respond to Math Madness. 200 game cards come with directions and ideas for variations and group play. For ages 8 and up. Read More

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Players work together to return the Lost Puppies to their homes. Paths must be cleared to the puppies homes. Everyone wins or los...es together. Learning skills include strategy, problem solving, linear thinking, social development and cooperation. For ages 5 to 8. Read More

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Fundomino combines the best of fun and the best of domino. Are you ready for the Action? Match the color of each tile and anticipa...te which direction the Action Tiles will take. Who will get to have another turn, draw extra tiles, reverse the order or gain extra points? Fundomino is the best domino party game to gather family and friends together for hours of fun! For ages 6 and up. Read More

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This kit contains instructions and materials to create 8 unique Brainteaser Centers in your classroom. Students build problem solv...ing and critical thinking skills as they play through 8 Brainteaser Centers, using hints and solutions to help scaffold learning as needed. The "A Ha! Moment" that comes from solving a brainteaser encourages students to excercise logic in new ways and builds confidence to take on more difficult challenges. For Ages: 8+ Read More

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Peg Solitaire Jumping Game. Young kids can now enjoy their own version of the popular Hoppers® game from ThinkFun® as they help Re...d Frog Freddie win the leaping contest by being the last one in the pond. Players choose a challenge and place the frogs on the playing board to match the picture shown. To win, players hop all of their frogs around the pond until only the red frog remains. The 40 challenges, ranging from Easy to Super Hard, keep kids minds busy as they will need to use smart moves to beat all of the green frogs to win the title King of the Lilies! Learning Skills: Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Sequential Reasoning. Features ? 4 Levels of Play, Easy to Super Hard ? 40 Bound Challenges with Solutions ? 1 Red Frog, 7 Green Frogs ? Nylon Bag attaches to game board for easy storage For ages 5 - 7. Single Player Read More

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With the Tetris® Card Game the classic video game goes 3D, and still fits in the palm of your hand! Using the Tetrimino shapes tha...t appear on the card fronts, players compete to clear lines that appear on the Tetris® Challenges on the card backs. The first player to clear 10 lines is the winner! 1 - 4 players. For ages 8 and up. Read More

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This go anywhere Electronic Sudoku Reasoning and Logic Game contains millions of challenging games. Now you can play Sudoku anytim...e anywhere! Three different levels of difficulty make this game great for any level of player. Features include: Millions of challenging games. Three different levels of difficulty. Play with or without answer prompts. Backlit screen for lowlight play. Sound effects indicate startup, game start and stop, correct and incorrect answers, etc. Displays time and date. Alarm clock function. Requires two AAA batteries included. Model TY-500B. Read More

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Compose a pattern, make designs, arranging colors, shapes, and lines. Be inventive! Use your eyes! Find beauty in this exercise. F...or Ages: 5+ Warning: Choking Hazard - Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years of age. Read More

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Introducing a MindWare original where you use critical thinking to create pathways. The tricky part? No paths can intersect! Lab M...ice is the cheese-chasing brainteaser where you connect the matching pairs of mice and cheese. Includes 50 double-sided wipe-off cards (100 puzzles rated easy, intermediate or hard), 2 dry erase markers, full-color instructions and a sturdy storage tin. For Ages: 8+ Read More

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The funniest handheld puzzler since the Rubix Cube, this globe requires kids to twist and turn it to progress the ball through the numbered maze. It's harder and more engaging than it looks!

Master the challenge of the crazy, fun world of Perplexus! Inside the Perplexus Rookie you ll face challenging twists, turns and o...bstacles! Flip twist and spin Perplexus to move the ball along the numbered path. When you fall off the track (Yes, it will happen!) head back to the start and try again. There are multiple levels of difficulty to master! Try the Perplexus Rookie, Perplexus Epic and Perplexus Twist. They re easy to play, but hard to master. It s a bendy, trendy, can t put it down challenge! For Ages: 4+ Choking hazard. Small ball hazard. Read More

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Study the diagram and then use your four blocks to make the car, but make sure that the position of the car s eyes and colors corr...espond with your challenge. Turn the page for the solution. 48 easy to expert challenges. Develops logical reasoning, strategic planning, visual and spatial perception. IQ building fun! For ages 3 + WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for Children under three (3) years. Read More

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Put your brain into high gear by solving this original brain child of a genius puzzle inventor. Players slide the cars and twist t...he sphere in an effort to park each car beside its matching color spot. But make sure your brain does not overheat! For ages 7 and up. Read More

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Enrich your mental power and well being with these Brain Boosting wordsearch puzzles. Packed with over 150 pages of the best puzzl...es around from the beginner to the pro these books won t disappoint. Read More

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Meet the BrainBox where everyone shows what they can remember. Turn over a card, turn over the timer, and then memorize the card. ...Can you answer all of the questions about the card after only 15 seconds of looking at it? If you can, you win. Excellent memory building and subject recognition game for young children. Great for travel and home and at school play. For ages 8 and up. Read More

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Meet the BrainBox where everyone shows what they can remember. Turn over a card, turn over the timer, and then memorize the card. ...Can you answer all of the questions about the card after only 15 seconds of looking at it? If you can, you win. Excellent memory building and subject recognition game for young children. Great for travel and home and at school play. For ages 8 and up. Read More

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Brain Noodles stems are jumbo silky fiber stems that resemble giant pipecleaners on steroids! Bend twist create anything you can i...magine! Instruction idea booklet included with step by step pictures to guide you. Great as a toy, craft , as part of school projects, and more. Make a sun, a tree a snail- a puppy with a tail! Contains 16 brain noodles that unfold to 18 inches long and 1 /4 inch wide easy handle to carry fun wherever you go. Versatile fun for ages 3 and up. Read More

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Kids of all ages can amuse and stretch their brains with these 52 activities, including tricky math puzzles and wacky word riddles.... Without too much brain strain, you ll learn to decipher a secret code, make a marble maze, or create a Mbius strip. Read More

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Think of an animal and leave the rest up to Magic Jinn! Be amazed as Magic Jinn guesses your thoughts in this new interactive gues...sing game. For Ages: 6+ Read More

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There s a whole new way to play Whac-A-Mole®! Whac the construction site to get the moles out of their holes and then be the first... to fill up your mallet. Grab the mallet and start hitting away on the lever found at the base of the play set. As you hit, moles will fly out and onto the ground. Use the suction mallets to hit the moles and suck them up into the mallet. Be the first player to fill your mallet with the moles and get your winning "mallet" mole all the way to the top. Includes three different levels of play. For ages 4 and up. Read More

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It s fun to be smart with this fast-paced game! Brain Quest covers the key subjects taught in school. Each card has 6 different qu...estions tailored to grades first through sixth so that players answer questions corresponding to their grade level. Players win subject letter tokens as rewards for correct answers. Players answer questions in five different subjects: Science, Math, Arts, Reading and The World. The first player to spell out SMART is the winner! Contents Include: 224 Cards with 1,344 questions and answers, giant spinner, scoring chips, SMART letter tokens and instructions. For 2 - 4 players, ages 6 - 12. Read More

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Players use the 18 enclosed precision-cut geo-blocks to construct each of the 60 two dimensional shapes illustrated in the enclose...d challenges book. Initial challenges are easy, however, as players progress in the game, the challenges become more sophisticated requiring rather creative thinking. A simple color coded progress indicator allows players to track their advancement.Tangramino is an all time classic that will captivate children and adults alike. For ages 6 and up. For 1 player. Read More

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Introducing LEGO® Games, the world s first collection of games that you build, play and change. With the unique buildable LEGO Dic...e and changeable rules, LEGO Games is a great way of having fun together with family and friends. Enroll in the magical Hogwarts? School of Witchcraft and Wizardry to search the castle for your studies in the new LEGO Harry Potter? Hogwarts? game. Be the first to race down moving staircases, through secret passageways and back to your commonroom with all of your homework to win! This fun and challenging family game is for 2 - 4 players. Contents: 1 buildable LEGO Dice, 9 LEGO microfigures, 5 Special microfigures include Harry Potter, Hermione Granger?, Ron Weasley?, Draco Malfoy? and Albus Dumbledore?, 4 Hogwarts student microfigures (one from each house), 1 rule booklet, 1 building instruction booklet. For 2 - 4 players. The game play is approximately 10 - 20 minutes. 332 LEGO elements. For ages 8 and up. Read More

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