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2023 pennycake Gift Guide

By Carolyn Owen

Designed with memorable moments in mind, pennycake® games and activities are for anyone and everyone to play together. Yes, these boxes lend themselves to being wrapped up in a bow, but when gameplay starts the conversations, laughs, and memories you’ll come to cherish are the real gifts.

Read on to find out how pennycake can shine a light on your gift giving season, with something special for everyone on your list.

For the grandparents, in-laws, and extended family

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Are you expecting company this season? Whether your visitors are long lost relatives or your favorite group of cousins, the more ways to spend playful time together, the better. Stock up on good times ahead with these pennycake essentials.

Pennycake Starter Bundle

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With MixItUp, JoinAround, and ChatterTime, plus two on-the-go versions, everyone in your crew will gravitate towards a favorite. It seems to be a common theme that grandparents have a few stories up their sleeves. Set the stories free with ChatterTime® conversation cards, get everyone in on the fun with a JoinAround® puzzle, and never run out of things to do together with the Mix It Up® activity box. Keep reading to learn how  each of these games shine on their own.

For the siblings

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Empowering kids to take control of their imaginations and creativity is baked right into any pennycake activity. See what we recommend when it’s time for siblings to work together to set an adventure into motion:

SpinSpinShare™ Story Teller

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Everyone has a story to tell. Sometimes, they just need a little help telling it. By spinning two or more spinners at a time, and telling a story that includes the spun prompts, your creative juices will start to flow.  Any sized group can join in on the storytelling, but it’s perfect for groups with big imaginations and some time to fill.

JoinAround® Puzzle

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For Mom

Daughter giving mom ChatterTime On-the-GoDaughter giving mom ChatterTime On-the-Go

Celebrate Mom with the gift of quality time. Most families only spend a total of 37 minutes a day together. Now, there are gifts for any mom who wants to turn minutes into memories that last a lifetime. After all, she’s the glue that holds everyone together! She deserves some tools and accolades along the way.

What A Year Memory Box

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How many times a year do you look at your kids and think, “When did you get so big?” This is the perfect gift for a parent who loves walking down memory lane, and getting their family involved in the process. A perfect place to store trinkets, pictures, and stories from the year, What A Year makes memories… literally.

On-the-go

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So much time together is spent on the go-- in the car, in a waiting room, at soccer practice. Let’s face it, there are only so many times you can play “Eye Spy” before it gets old. Help a parent in your life get ahead with on-the-go versions of Mix It Up® and ChatterTime®. Games can be tossed into a bag and pulled out to create memorable moments anytime, anywhere.

For Dad

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Dad, dad, he’s our man, if he can’t do it, no one can! Dads bring so much into any family’s life—from opening a stubborn jar, to turning a hard situation into a teaching moment. Celebrate a rad dad that makes every day cool with the gift of memories to be made.

FrameTheFun™ Family Bucket List

Family talking about FrameTheFun adventure cardsFamily talking about FrameTheFun adventure cards

Whether it’s fishing, hiking, playing a sport, or going to the zoo, FrameTheFun is the perfect way to make plans that actually end up happening. This is the perfect gift for the parent who wants to get in on the action and set the tone for the events ahead.

For the neighbors, teacher, and anyone else on your list

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Whether it’s fishing, hiking, playing a sport, or going to the zoo, FrameTheFun is the perfect way to make plans that actually end up happening. This is the perfect gift for the parent who wants to get in on the action and set the tone for the events ahead.

ChatterTime® Conversation Cards

Sometimes small talk needs a spark, and ChatterTime is the secret ingredient. With six different conversation categories, it’s the easiest way to get your crew to open up. Whether playing with new acquaintances or longtime friends, you’ll learn something you didn’t know before. The best part is that anyone of any age can play, laugh, and enjoy the conversation all the same.

Gift pennycake this season:

Reflect, record, and preserve the moments that made your year together special. Learn more

$24.98

A puzzle for every puzzler to puzzle together. Learn more

$24.98

Get the family talking, laughing, and imagining through playful conversation. Learn more

$22.98

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