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We are introducing game bundles! Our bundles are carefully selected to provide thematic, educational fun for the whole family! Each of these games will help to strengthen the foundations of knowledge built through learning, fun, teamwork, and competition!

The FAMILY FANTASY BUNDLE promises endless magical and enchanted fun for all!
Order online and pick up curbside!

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Every Friday we’ll share one of our favorite products for families! Tune-in to Mike Haile on WHMS 97.5 FM at 6:55 am M-F during the Dr. G’s Rock n Roll History Book. Click the links below to read more about these awesome games, purchase online, then pick up curbside or have them shipped to your door!

Friday, May 22, 2020

  • Fun and easy-to-learn Board Game
  • A best-seller for game night!
  • 2018 Parent’s Choice and Family Choice Award Winner
  • 3-8 players
  • Minimum age = 8 years old

Simple to play! One player picks one of over 250 Word Cue cards (with 500 total cues), everyone else writes the word they think best completes the phrase – and tries to match it exactly to another player’s word without giving a single hint. Just grab a slate, write a word, and get ready to make a match!

Friday, May 15, 2020
Pass the sushi! In this fast-playing card game, the goal is to grab the best combination of sushi dishes as they pass by. Gather the most points and consider yourself the sushi master!
2-5 players, Ages 8 to 99
Easy to learn, Easy to play!
Highly recommended game
Super fun for all ages
Sushi Go! never gets old!
Great introduction to card games
Encourages strategic thinking
Develops math skills
Artwork on cards is loved by all!

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We are so happy to announce that Curbside Pick-Up is available on Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 1 – 5 pm!

  1. Shop online and select “local pick up” at checkout, or call us at 217-355-0093 to request a phone order. Credit Card Payment only.
  2. A Dr. G’s Brain Guide will contact you within 24 hours (M-F) with instructions for pick-up and to schedule your pick-up time.
  3. Call Dr. G’s when you arrive and we’ll bring your purchase to your vehicle in compliance with Market Place Mall policies and procedures.
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Browse our puzzle gallery for kids and kids-at-heart! We have puzzles with glitter, your favorite animated characters, and Ravensburger Disney Collector’s edition. These are wonderful puzzles to introduce children to the fun of jigsaw puzzles and they are also perfect to do together.

We are happy to take your puzzle order by email and ship it to you! Use the CONTACT US page or email us at

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We have more than 400 Jigsaw Puzzles for all ages!
From beginner to intermediate to puzzle masters! Please email us at, or call us M-W-F between 1-5 pm, and we can personally help you find the perfect puzzle… or two!

What age range? We have puzzles for toddlers through octogenarians!
How many pieces? We have 100 piece puzzles to 5000 piece puzzles!
Do you like landscapes, city scapes, buildings, collages? Our selection is extensive!
Are you a beginner? We’ll help you select a puzzle that’s fun and not overwhelming.
Puzzle Master? Yep, we can keep you challenged!
Somewhere in between? NO PROBLEM!

Below is a limited sampling of our puzzles. We sell the trusted brands of Clementoni, Ravensburger, and Schmidt. We are now offering curbside pickup M-W-F between 1-5 pm, and can ship orders too!

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LEARNING and FUN for YOU during COVID-19

In accordance with the State of Illinois “Stay-at-Home” mandate, Dr. G’s BrainWorks store in Market Place Mall is currently closed. We can help you enjoy your new-found inside time with learning and fun!

We are pleased to offer a limited selection of our favorite products online!

We have created a special category to make your shopping easy: TOP PICKS FOR STAY-AT-HOME TIME. These are trusted brands and best sellers, this is your best place to start!

You can also browse by category or search for a specific item by name.

Shop online and we will ship anywhere in the continental United States via USPS. Shipping charges apply.

If you have any questions, please contact us at

Thank you for your support of local business.
From our Dr. G’s BrainWorks family to yours–stay well and take care of one another!

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Online Store !

Hello all,

You may have noticed some website maintenance in the past few days, as we upgraded our website to be easier for our customers to use. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE!!

We are proud to announce that our online store is fully functioning. You may place an order online through our ‘Shop’ page and we will ship it out as soon as possible during this time through USPS.

You may notice that we are still working on product images and descriptions. We can guarantee at this time that all products listed as ‘In Stock’ are available and we are updating our product catalog every day. Please pardon this work in progress, and please check out for product reference, reviews, and community images if needed.

Please contact us with any questions you may have.