By MindWare

Reviewed for First Grade, 2012

Color Stix

This colorful race against the clock is to understand, easy to play, and ridiculously easy to enjoy! Fun for little kids and big ones too, Color Stix mashes the traditional matching game with a high-stakes speed bonanza. Each player races to match their “stix” into color blocked groups before the timer dings. The open-ended nature of this toy means the choice between gameplay or simply building is yours. Portable and durable, this game’s perfect for family night in, road trips, camping and everywhere in between. (MindWare, $15.08)