For the word-nerd on your holiday gift list, LitReactor has the Complete Grammarian Gift Guide!

You've been Sentenced! word game, 2013, YBS10010LitReactor offers a unique approach to a writing education: You study what you want, when you want, at your own pace. LitReactor brings in veteran authors and industry professionals to host classes covering a wide range of topics in an online environment that’s interactive and flexible.

Now, LitReactor has put together the ultimate gift guide for the word-nerd on your holiday list (and we all have at least one!). Here’s just a little of what the oh-so-funny folks at LitReactor had to say,

“Does your dad constantly point out typos and grammar mistakes on signs or menus? Does your best friend type out all the words in her grammatically correct text messages? Does your coworker obsessively edit any projects you work on together before turning them in? Does your niece have a bigger vocabulary than your college English professor (and use it ALL.THE.TIME!?!)?

Well, here’s what you can get them for the holidays!

You’ve been Sentenced! …you might want to buy this game for your grammarian with the caveat that he or she never asks you to play it. The game asks players to create the longest grammatically correct sentence they can that actually makes some sense. I can see a gaggle of grammarians getting totally into this game and then getting into huge arguments about grammatical correctness. Gift with caution.”

Other gift ideas include A Subscription to the Chicago Manual of Style Online, Gourmet Grammarian Plate Set, Dictionary Print Scarf, and more funny (and fun!) word-nerd gifts!

To see all of the suggestions by LitReactor, visit the Complete Grammarian Gift Guide.

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You’ve been Sentenced! word game included in 100 Family Games for Kids of All Ages

You've been Sentenced! word game, 2013, YBS10010Homeschooler Heather Woodie knows a thing of two about keeping families together. Her brood includes four kids ranging in age from 4th to 11th grades. Finding common ground isn’t always easy, but with a bit of effort, it can be done!

Games are a terrific way to spend time together as a family. Instead of discussing school and business, you can engage with each other on a common goal,” says Heather.

Recently, Heather (author of Blog, She Wrote) highlighted 100 Family Games for Kids of All Ages, including the award-winning You’ve been Sentenced! word game!

To see all of Heather’s suggestions of how to achieve quality family time with games, simply visit Blog, She Wrote.

Want to learn more about McNeill Designs for Brighter Minds award-winning games like You’ve been Sentenced! and more? Visit McNeill Designs for game rulesprintable score sheets, or even order online!

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Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Tots to Teens Magazine has compiled the ultimate gift guide!

tots to teens magazine holiday gift guide 2014If your gift list is long, but you are short on ideas, visit Tots to Teens Magazine for the ultimate Holiday Gift Guide, including great suggestions for kids of all ages.

McNeill Designs was thrilled that this year the magazine included the award-winning You’ve been Sentenced! word game!

Get inspired this season at Tots to Teens magazine!

You've been Sentenced! word game, 2013, YBS10010Want to learn more about McNeill Designs for Brighter Minds award-winning games like You’ve been Sentenced! and more? Visit McNeill Designs for game rulesprintable score sheets, or even order online!

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Homeschool Forum suggests adding a dose of FUN to homeschool curriculum with the You’ve been Sentenced! word game

You've been Sentenced! word game, 2013, YBS10010Homeschooling families and co-ops know that fun beats boring in the classroom any day of the week. Homeschool Forum’s Sara Rask recently offered some tips to teachers in the article “A Little Something Up My Sleeve,” which included, among other great suggestions, the You’ve been Sentenced! word game!

Here’s a little of what Rusk had to say:

“experienced homeschoolers keep a little something up their sleeve to enliven and enlighten their students’ days. Ok, I’m talking about fun here. Fun is not a bad thing, and fun that involves learning or review is a win-win. It can be something as simple as making a big cookie and using frosting for the continents…

If your students are old enough, have them come up with the fun little activity. Let them make a video or teach a lesson to the younger siblings. A sneaky by-product of these little ideas is that Mom gets a break from being the instructor to interact and enjoy their children while still keeping to the content of their lessons.

What to do if you are a Mom who can’t come up with these little diversions off the cuff? Not on Pinterest or other idea websites? Never fear, here are some suggestions for you too from the Rainbow Resource website:

  • Professor Nogin card games in many different topics
  • Dover science and nature coloring books
  • Magic Schoolbus kits
  • Spot it! games
  • Allowance math game
  • Timeline American history game
  • Classwords vocabulary games
  • Pentomino Puzzles for logic
  • You’ve Been Sentenced! for writing/grammar
  • Farkel for math”

To read the article in its entirety, please visit  “A Little Something Up My Sleeve.”

While you’re here, enter our giveaway for a copy of the You’ve been Sentenced! word game, country music edition. Retail $30. Ends 11-1-2014.

Want to learn more about McNeill Designs for Brighter Minds award-winning games like You’ve been Sentenced! and more? Visit McNeill Designs for game rulesprintable score sheets, or even order online!

Need more fun and games? Find You’ve been Sentenced! on TWITTER and Like us on FACEBOOK  for special offers, coupons, and insider gaming news.

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