Summary: My daugther wanted this game and hasn't put it down since it arrived. I can say that it helps her to spell words so there is an element of education involved so I don't feel "mommy guilt" at letting her play her Nintendo for long periods!
Summary: My son desperately wanted to buy this game for his DS. I am anti video games and highly discouraged him not to. Yet he has his own money and so he won out. I have been highly satisfied with the purchase. I like that it teaches spelling and rewards one's spelling attempts with results. My son has been asking me the spelling of difficult words and getting more involved with the spelling world.
Summary: I ordered this game to go with my 9yo son's first DS. I debated between Scribblenauts and Scribblenauts 2, but ultimately went with the original. It is a HUGE hit! He loves finding ways to solve the challenge. It gives you the option to replay a challenge, earning more points by being more creative. In the beginning we were asked how do you spell -water or -boat, now we're asked how do you spell -pteradactyl or -triceratops.