Throw-Eez Throwing Game
Objective
to throw the balls into squares
Primary Market
Education, Pre School, Primary Ed
Character Focus
Gross Motor Skills, Spatial Skills
The Activity Time
10-30 minutes

Step 1- Have kids make 1  square out of each of the 4 different lengths of Think-EEZ (so you will have a large green, small green, large cream, small cream square)

Step 2- Put your cloth materials down on the ground and place the squares on it from largest to smallest square (smallest being farther away)

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Step 3- Put a starting line of some sort on the ground away from the cloth (a large toobeez works for this, but we had a lightsaber handy at the time)

Step 4- Get the Think-EEZ balls (or you can use 2 teams and use both toobeez/blinkeez) to throw in  the squares you made

The goal is to get the Think-EEZ balls (or BlinGkeeZ) into the squares for points.

We used 5-10-15-20 points when we did this game. The farther and smaller square is the most points if you get them inside the squares.

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Joe Donahue is the manager of day-to-day operations and the person who originally conceived of the TOOBEEZ product.

Joe had a vision to create a life-sized Tinker Toy(TM) for families to play with to help reconnect with each other. It took four years of business planning, market research, manufacturing trips, endless conference calls with engineers, designers and patent attorneys but finally on September 21, 2003, the Toobeez product was born!

Often referred to as Giant Tinkertoys(TM), Toobeez is a life-sized construction building system comprised of interlocking tubes and spheres that can be linked together to create anything imaginable, from a simple cube shape to a complex structure like a lemonade stand, house, airplane or submarine. Just connect, twist and create!

Initially, Toobeez was sold exclusively to the specialty toy market, but due to its open-ended nature, it didn’t take long to realize the versatility of the product and the many different ways it could be used.

Today, the Toobeez system is currently being used by educators, team building/training professionals, occupational and recreational therapists, camp counselors, Boy and Girl Scout troops, church youth groups and the list grows every day. There is even a group of forward thinking dog trainers who use Toobeez to create challenging courses for agility training (we're not making this up)!

Armed with the knowledge that there was more to Toobeez than just a toy, Joe reached out to industry experts and educators with the goal of developing a collection of materials that provide activities, educational tools and lesson plans for use with Toobeez. Among the topics covered: team building, math, language arts, occupational therapy and special needs and senior needs. Currently under development is a corporate team building workbook and a physical education activity book.

Whether in a playroom, classroom, corporation, camp or healthcare setting, Toobeez aims to provide every participant with a positive, healthy and fun learning experience!

Since the inception of Toobeez in 2001, it has been the company’s mission to connect people, inspire creativity and foster imagination. As a testament to their roots, Joe and the entire Toobeez team continuously strive to deliver a quality product that promotes connection and teamwork to ultimately bring people together.
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