New Tool for Teachers Turns Writing & Spelling into Thrilling Adventures

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AmuseAmaze® Word Game Named to NAGC Parenting for High Potential Recommended Toy List

Exceptional teachers continuously seek tools that turn ordinary lessons into thrilling adventures that imprint knowledge forever. One such tool has just been added to the NAGC (National Association for Gifted Children) Parenting For High Potential Recommended Toy List.

AmuseAmaze®, published by HL Games USA Limited, is the spellbinding word game for adults and children in grades four and higher.

Director of HL Games, Graeme Thomson, stated, "Great teachers inspire great students by igniting a quest for lifelong learning. AmuseAmaze® is a game for both the young and young at heart so people will never stop playing and learning."

Designed with a board that changes every time you play, and as you play, AmuseAmaze® has garnered a suite of impressive educational accolades including: Mensa Select ®, Creative Child Game of the Year (Word Games for Kids category), i-Parenting award and most recently the NAGC recommendation.

For educators looking to use AmuseAmaze® in the classroom, HL Games can provide a Curriculum Guide prepared by Karen Luciana, fourth grade teacher and winner of the 2007 Golden Game Award for use of games in the classroom. The Curriculum features 18 adaptable lessons to be used in conjunction with AmuseAmaze® that will challenge and excite children while expanding their capacities to spell, write, use common words in new ways and increase vocabulary.

The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) is an organization of parents, teachers, educators, other professionals, and community leaders who unite to address the unique needs of children and youth with demonstrated gifts and talents as well as those children who may be able to develop their talent potential with appropriate educational experiences. NAGC supports and develops policies and practices that encourage and respond to the diverse expressions of gifts and talents in children and youth from all cultures, racial and ethnic backgrounds, and socioeconomic groups. NAGC supports and engages in research and development, staff development, advocacy, communication, and collaboration with other organizations and agencies who strive to improve the quality of education for all students.

HL Games Limited is a Chicago-based, independent board game publisher that has been developing games since the 1980's. Officially opened in 2003, their products include: Go Mental®, Go Mental® FUNDAmental, AmuseAmaze® and many more games on the way. In the past four years HL Games's board games have received more than 20 industry awards including Mensa Select® Award, About.com's Top 10 Board Games of 2007, Games 100, The Toy Man Online's Award of Excellence and Editor's Choice, Major Fun Award, as well as awards from the NAGC, i-Parenting Media, Creative Child Magazine and The National Parenting Center.

With operations in the US and UK, the company is located at 2421 W. Pratt Boulevard, #600, Chicago, IL 60645 and sells their games internationally. For more information please visit http://www.hlgames.com or call at (773) 549-7425.

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