Beezi the spelling game
Age range 7 years thru 12 years
Toy Type BG ES GE LA Beezi the spelling game was brought to market in 2012. Brother and sister, Tony and Robyn Goldstein, created the game, which stemmed from an interest in words, reading, misspelling and mispronunciation. Most people misspell 'misspell', as they do 'separate,' which is said to be the most commonly misspelled word in the English language. The game comprises 1500 curriculum based words. The object of the game being to spell correctly as many words as possible so as to be the first player to reach the 'beehive' and to be crowned Queen or King Bee. The game can be played by up to 6 players/teams and lasts approximately 1 hour. There are 375 cards divided into 5 levels by age and grade Each card has four levels of spelling difficulty, Honey Bee (Easy), Bumble Bee (Medium), Digger Bee (Difficult) and Killer Bee (Expert). Helpful phonetic spelling, word origin, part of speech and definition add to the educational value of the game. Rene Milot, internationally renowned artist, is responsible for all the design and illustration.