Brownie Match Game for Preschoolers

Brownie Match Game - Super Sweet Fun for Preschoolers

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There is one absolutely horrible thing about Educational Insights’ Brownie Match game. Edible brownies are not included. And that’s a problem because it will make you want brownies. It will make you want delicious, fudgey, hurt-your-teeth sweet brownies. 

Brownie Match Game Set Up

The game is composed of twelve delicious-looking brownie pieces, each with either a one, two, three or star on the bottom; four “plates,” a spinner and a spatula. The object of the game is to be the first player to collect five brownies. Let’s face it: if they were real brownies, there’s no way I’d be able to keep five on a plate in front of me without shoving them in my pie hole. 

Although recommended for ages four and up, this memory game is perfectly suitable for many children closer to age three. Cub has known his numbers for a long time, so recognizing numbers one, two and three is a piece of cake (brownie?) for him. In order to collect brownies for your plate, you try to flip over a brownie with the same number as the number you spin.  As with the other Educational Insights games we’ve tried for this age group, there’s a bit of hand-eye coordination involved. You don’t want to get icing on your fingers, so you have to flip your brownie with the spatula!

Cub uses the spatula in Brownie Match Game

If you don’t flip a brownie that matches the number you spin, you have to put it back. If you flip a brownie over with a star, you get to keep it—it’s like a wild card! Now, if you are playing strategically, you’ll want to watch which brownie your opponent flips over, and keep your eyes on its position if it’s returned to the pan. If you play like me and Cub, you wind up with a messy, mixed-up pan, and you’ll be flipping brownies over blindly because you haven’t seen which brownies your pint-sized foe has turned over since you’ve been busy tending to his younger sister. This is likely for the best, since smaller versions of yourself likely don’t much care to lose.

Cub puts a piece of brownie on his plate in Brownie Match Game

To spice up the competition, your spinner might land on a burnt brownie (put one back) or spilled milk (lose a turn). Likely, if you’re my son, your spinner will land exactly where you want it to thanks to a not-so-subtly placed finger.

Cub wins Brownie Match - Om Nom Nom

As with Sophie’s Seashell Scramble—the other Educational Insights game we reviewed—Brownie Match is the kind of game that doesn’t make Mama want to pull her hair out. (It just makes her really, really want chocolate.) It has a variety of educational aspects, but they’re delivered with a spatula-full of sugary fun. Plus, if you’re into triumphing over mini versions of yourself, stave off senility by exercising your short-term memory to win all the brownies!

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37 responses to “Brownie Match Game for Preschoolers”

  1. Darlene Owen

    I love to play board games with my 4 year old granddaughter.

  2. Janet W.

    I love to play educational board games with my grandsons!

  3. Amanda Austin

    I play outside with my children as much as possible, but also enjoy board games and cards indoors especially when the weather is not cooperating.

  4. My favourite way to play with my grandchildren is helping them out on the big trampoline.

  5. Kathy Harrigan

    My two and a half year old is just getting into games so I would love to have this!

  6. Lisa Williams

    My favorite way to play with the kids is we play Pretty,Pretty Princess game and we like coloring and drawing,and play-doh.

  7. Amber Ludwig

    We love playing outside!! Lakes and hiking trails are so fun for us!!

  8. elizabeth miller

    I love to get down and play on the floor or play games with my daughter.

  9. Penni

    My favorite way to play with kids is outdoors – swimming, hiking, biking, or gardening!

  10. Holly MacRitchie

    We love to do outdoor activities such as swimming or hiking!

  11. Laura

    I like to play board games with my nieces. We also like to play outside.

  12. Julie L

    I love playing outdoors or reading books together.

  13. Carrie

    We love to play board games or do arts and crafts

  14. Jan Lee

    We like to play house with all their dolls. We also like to watch videos and sing the songs in the videos, plus dance to the music 🙂

  15. Colleen Maurina

    I like to play with Legos , play games and read to my four little grandchildren. They are such a wonderful part of my life!

  16. Carissa joslyn

    We love being outside. Doing anything! as long as it’s 55 degrees or above, we are outside 🙂

  17. Israel Y

    basketball, hockey, baseball outside is our favourite

  18. Krista

    I like painting and doing crafts together. It can be messy, but she loves it!

  19. Heidi c.

    I get down on the floor and play LEGO or cars or Play Doh with my little guys. I love to witness their imaginations in play.

  20. Heather w

    We love to play pretend a lot & get dressed up as superheros & fight daddy

  21. Edna Williams

    I love helping my little niece with her Legos!

  22. Robin Abrams

    We like playing on the swings and slides with our grandkids

  23. LeAnn Harbert

    We like to catch bugs and examine them.

  24. courtney b

    we like to play train with our train toys!


  25. Laurie P

    Our current favorite way to play is in the yard with lot of water…..spinklers, buckets, kiddy pool, TONS of water guns!! Great way to get involved with both kids seeing as they have a huge age gap!

  26. Briana S

    I love to play pretend restaurant at the park with my daughter. She has a great imagination!

  27. polly

    Both of our grandsons love to play Cards or Board Games

  28. Christina A.

    We really love to play board games at our house–it’s a fun family activity that gets everyone to smiling and laughing!

  29. Rosanne Robinson

    We love to read, play board games, play cards, singing & dancing, crafts, and outdoors we play with water guns, blow bubbles, sprinkler, badminton, ball tossing, soccer, and t-ball.

  30. Terri S.

    I love to play board games with my 2 grandkids and we love to draw outside with sidewalk chalk.

  31. Karen Blank

    Love going to the river to see the salmon run, watch the eagles and check out the trees.

  32. denise low

    We like playing board games with our grandkids. They like to play Uno.

  33. K Powell

    We love to play outside when we can…..but my little man and myself are totally diggin’ cars and duplo right now!

  34. Andrea Amy

    We love going to the park on nice days and playing board games on rainy days

  35. Bailey Dexter

    My grand-kids sleep over every weekend, we start off baking together & then have out treats playing board games or maybe a puppet show with them. The next day always outside some where playing!

  36. Ashley F

    I love playing outside with the kids when the weather cooperates and also love coloring and painting with my kids!

  37. Laurie Nykaza

    I like to play outdoors with my kids and also do crafts and board games too.

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