• Board games are highly effective tools for fostering active learning when children are immersed in activities that drive them to reflect on ideas and their application. We have uniquely crafted family board games brimming with educational content. Collaborating with award-winning game designers, our team creates games that earn the approval of kids and parents.

Meet game designer Dr. Reiner Knizia

Meet Game Designer Dr. Reiner Knizia

Dr. Reiner Knizia, born in Germany, is one of the world's most recognized and prolific game designers with more than 800 games published worldwide. In addition to becoming a successful game designer, he earned a Ph.D. in mathematics. From dice and card games to children’s games, and even the deep 3–4-hour board games, Dr. Knizia develops games for all audiences, and has partnered with SimplyFun since 2007. There are currently 34 games in the SimplyFun collection, designed by Dr. Knizia.

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    Academics' Choice Awards

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  • SimplyFun NAPPA Award Winners

    NAPPA Awards

    The National Parenting Product Awards (NAPPA) find and showcase the best toys, baby, and family products based on a variety of criteria.

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  • SimplyFun PAL Award winners

    PAL Awards

    Play On Words Awards (PAL) recognizes exceptional toys, games, and books that, through their design, content, quality, and character, promote play that advances language.

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  • SimplyFun Mom's Choice Award winners

    Mom's Choice Awards

    The Mom’s Choice Awards evaluates products and services created for children, families, and educators.

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  • SimplyFun Toy Insider Award Winners

    The Toy Insider Awards

    The Toy Insider Awards feature the best new toys, games, and products for kids to enjoy including travel-friendly toys, educational items, and more.

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