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KenKen on Martha Stewart Video

KenKen gained a new audience and continued to become a household name last week when the educational puzzle was featured on the Martha Stewart Show as part of the program’s live, one-hour Puzzle Show special. Admittedly a traditional crossword player, … Continue reading

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KenKen on the Martha Stewart Show

To all Kenthusiasts and puzzle lovers- I have some very exciting news! On February 22, KenKen will be featured on the Martha Stewart Show during her LIVE, one-hour puzzle special. Guests will include New York Times Crossword Editor and KenKen … Continue reading

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Cool KenKen Facts #2

Here are some more fun facts about KenKen- Did you know… “Kashikoku Naru Puzuru” was the original name for KenKen? In Japanese that translates to “It-Makes-You-Smarter Puzzle.” Did you know… KenKen puzzles range from introductory 3×3 up to complex 9×9? Did … Continue reading

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Cool KenKen Facts #1

Here are some fun facts you may not know about KenKen- Did you know… 100,000 interactive KenKen games are played online daily? Did you know… “Ken” means “wisdom” in Japanese? That’s why KenKen is Wisdom (squared). Did you know… KenKen … Continue reading

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KenKen Tournament Video Article

NewCastleNow.org, an online publication in Westchester, New York, has recently published an article on the increasing popularity of the KenKen Tournament video (mentioned in the last post). The article details the experience of the three local filmmakers responsible for the footage, … Continue reading

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The World’s First KenKen Tournament

The world’s first KenKen Tournament took place in Westchester, New York this past October! There was an unbelievable turnout and everyone had a blast. Watch the video featuring all three rounds of action, the championship showdown, and commentary by New … Continue reading

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KenKen in Scholastic

So KenKen has finally made its way into one of the most prominant math education magazines in the U.S! Scholastic Math & DynaMath, two magazines that focus on developing the mathematical minds of young children, have begun to include KenKen … Continue reading

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Promoting KenKen to Squirelles!

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Shooting the bossman @ Nextoy LLC

So yesterday I got a package delivered to my house. I knew it would either be the Staples Easy Button, or my USB Missile Launcher. Thankfully, it was the missile launcher. Since the bossman, Mr. Fuhrer, loves toys and novelties, … Continue reading

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होमेस्चूल मैथ ब्लोग्स व्

I found the following blogs while searching around for good places for parents to learn about teaching math to their children. http://www.themathmom.com I would like to share with you a great site for parents: http://www.TheMathMom.com It is funny, informative and … Continue reading

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