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Wiggity Bang Games, LLC
2801 B Street #102
San Diego, CA 92102

Contact: Jean Walcher/Maya Ellman, 619.295.7140
jean@jwalcher.com; maya@jwalcher.com

WHIZIZZLE PHONICS GAME SERIES LAUNCHES AT NYC TOY FAIR
Wiggity Bang Games Introduces Whimsical New Reading Game for Ages 4 and Up

San Diego, CA – Feb. 17, 2008 – Wiggity Bang Games has introduced Whizizzle Phonics, for ages 4 and up. A line of reading card games that are easier than memorization and more fun than flashcards means kids can now enjoy learning phonics.

Whizizzle Phonics is a fast-paced reading card game series that teaches the sounds of the English language. Designed by a dad and perfected by teachers, the series of phonics games keeps kids engaged in learning. The new product line will be launched at the New York Toy Fair, Feb 17 – 20.

Guided by the brilliant Professor Whizinpiggle, a wise old pig who loves to read, Whizizzle is designed for two to eight players for use at home, in the classroom, and in group settings.

“Whizizzle is an enjoyable and effective way for kids to learn phonics,” said Janna Fischer, a first grade teacher in Turlock, California, and a parent of a six-year-old boy. “Students can learn at their own pace, and parents can easily reinforce language skills at home. Both my students and my son love the game!”

Whizizzle Phonics helps kids learn by using sight, sound and color. The card game covers everything from short and long vowel sounds, to blends, vowel brothers and digraphs.

Whizizzle Phonics comes in two sets, games 1-2-3 and 4-5-6, sold separately:
  • Whizizzle Phonics 1 teaches short vowels and their sounds in consonant-vowel-consonant-words, (dad, ten, pig)
  • Whizizzle Phonics 2 educates kids in long vowel sounds and silent ‘e,’ (game, wise, joke)
  • Whizizzle Phonics 3 focuses on starting blends, (sled, trot, drum)
  • Whizizzle Phonics 4 teaches ending blends, (band, milk, jump)
  • Whizizzle Phonics 5 includes vowel brothers and the letter ‘Y’ as a vowel sound, (aid, seed, fly)
  • Whizizzle Phonics 6 focuses on digraphs, (dash, when, song)

The game’s suggested retail price is $12.95 (available April 2008) online at www.wiggitybang.com. Whizizzle Phonics 1-2-3 and Whizizzle Phonics 4-5-6 are sold separately.

Next up in 2008: Whizizzle Math!

About Wiggity Bang Games
Wiggity Bang Games, LLC was founded on the belief that a sense of humor is the key that unlocks the universe. WBG launched its first board game Quelf, for ages 12 and up, in 2005. Other games include: FlapDoodle, a board game for kids 6 and up, and QUAO, The Ultimate Dictatorship Card Game for ages 12 and up.

In today’s world where tech gadgets replace human contact, WBG games encourage friends and families to come together to talk, play and laugh and most importantly, have fun.

The WBG team is currently hard at work developing other hilariously entertaining and educational games and products. For more information visit www.wiggitybang.com

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