Model Train Scenery Tutorials

Did you know that Hub Hobby created a 4-part YouTube series on model train scenery? Throughout these videos, former Hub Hobby employee, loyal customer and model train expert, Michael Colegrove, will walk you through a few simple procedures that can help you get started in the world of model train scenery. Keep in mind, these techniques and tricks are applicable to model train layouts of all sizes! These techniques will also work on school dioramas! We’ve embedded the videos below for your convenience. You can view the videos here or you can jump over to our YouTube Channel and watch our playlist! Continue reading

The Hidden Benefits of Puzzles

The Hidden Benefits of Puzzles by Thomas Kaeppeler, Ravensburger CEO   |   January 29   | The WooHoo Factor

One of the most wholesome and kid-friendly activities a family can do together is assemble a puzzle. Puzzling is a great way for families to relax and enjoy one another’s company while they work collaboratively to reach a common goal.  A wonderful hobby and learning experience that transcends the generational divide – appealing to everyone from preschoolers to seniors –puzzling promotes fine motor and associative skills as it helps improve concentration.