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Holiday Gift Guide | Hasbro Toys Review

I have enjoyed playing games with my family since I was a child and I am thrilled to be able to enjoy Hasbro® games with my own children during our regular Family Game Nights. I am excited to introduce you to a few of our favorite games from Hasbro that would be wonderful gift ideas for the holidays.

Here is a fun game idea for everyone for your next game night….Bop-It! XT by Hasbro®. With an exciting new twist on the classic Bop-IT! the Bop-It! XT game includes three new action commands and we were challenged to “flick it”, “spin it”, “shake it”, “bop it”, “pull it” and “twist it.”

This game is designed for ages 8 and up but even my younger children have a blast trying to keep up with all of the fun commands. This is the perfect game to play with all ages during those holiday parties and get-togethers. It can be played solo, one-on-one or our favorite which is the party-mode.

Even my husband decided to join in on the fun and we all enjoyed playing together for 90 minutes. Bop-It! XT is lots of fun and the kids loved watching us “move and groove”. It was a blast to see who could keep up the longest with the fast-paced music. When we messed up the game moves, no one wanted to hand it over to the next player…it is really that fun!

Bop-It! XT has a SRP of only $24.99! You can check it out by visiting the Hasbro website or purchase it at a leading nationwide retailer.

Hasbro celebrates Rubik’s® Cube 30th Anniversary!

I will never forget the year that I received my very first Rubik’s® Cube for Christmas in 1980. It is hard for me to believe that it has already been 30 years since the Rubik’s® Cube was introduced by Hasbro!

The Rubik’s® Cube brought me hours of fun as I tried to solve the puzzle as a child. My personal best ever was complete three sides at any one given time. Now that I am the mother of three children myself, I am very excited for them to enjoy playing with their own Rubik’s® Cube and hope that they will actually experience the joy of solving the entire puzzle.

In my opinion, the Rubik’s® Cube is the ultimate strategy puzzle and it remains timeless thirty years later….sure to delight children and adults the same as it did in 1980. This holiday season, consider giving the Rubik’s® Cube as a gift or stocking stuffer idea…..children and adults of all ages will be busy twisting and turning those colors as they try to solve the “world’s favorite strategy puzzle.”

You can purchase the Rubik’s® Cube at retailers nationwide for the SRP of only $9.99. You are also invited to visit the Hasbro website to learn more about the Rubik’s® Cube or to buy it online!

Here is a game for the grownups to enjoy playing once the kids are in bed…..Taboo! This is such a fun party game that is known as “the game of unspeakable fun.” The object of the game is have the team guess the word (there are over 1,000 words in this game) by describing it without using any of the taboo words. For example, how would you express the word “chicken” to the group without saying the words beak, feathers, eggs etc? For every word that you and your team get right during the timed period a point is scored. Sound like fun? Taboo (SRP $24.99) is a blast to play and I will definitely bring this out for our holiday parties and get-togethers. Want to try it out before you buy it? Head over to the Hasbro website where you can play a fun, free demo version of the game online.

*I did not receive any financial compensation for this review, though I did review a sample of the product for evaluation purposes. The opinions are based only on my experiences with the product.*


Maureen is a SAHM who left the Corporate healthcare field to home educate her 6, 7 and 8 year old children. She is a voracious reader for both herself & her kids and also enjoys a natural and organic lifestyle. She lives in Orlando, Fl with her husband Mark, three children and 5 year old boxer, Jack.

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