Skip the princesses or Barbie. If you are interested in exposing your little girl to more challenging and problem solving toys, then this game may be for you. GoldieBlox and the Spinning Machine is a character driven game and after a few missions, it will get your little girl excited about mechanical engineering, a field that is currently dominated by men.
The character Goldie, who is a kid inventor, builds a spinning machine to accomplish different missions. The missions are narrated in an accompanying book. This is a great game to build spatial skills, engineering principles and confidence in problem solving. Inspiring the next generation of female engineers, it comes with 16 design ideas. The creator of this game holds a degree in engineering from Stanford. Recommended age is 6 - 9. Price is $29.99.Buy online at:www.goldieblox.comPhoto Credit: GoldieBlox