Roll & Play™ ~ Thinkfun, ages 18months+, MSRP $19.99 USD,
Roll & Play is the first game ever designed specifically for toddlers as young as 18
months to play with their parents.
At first I thought well why do we need a game for toddlers and what’s the point, really?
Rules and competition at 18 months seems a bit off to me. Then we sat down with some tots and
Moms and really got the whole picture.
Limiting the category to a “game” isn’t all that accurate. Roll & Play encourages fun, creative,
interaction while fostering learning through play. Play is simple and
gentle, no hard fast rules, you or baby simply toss the big plush cube
and identify which colored side faces up. You are talking and interacting
with your beautiful tot while simply adding a purpose to the play.
choose a matching color card and perform the simple activity shown; “Make
a happy face,” “Give 1 hug” , simple, fun, happy.
Play for as long as you
like, you can play for two minutes, and as you toddlers attention span
grows you can play longer. It is completely up to you and your little
As your budding game player grows more independent, they can begin
to initiate play with others as well. Really its just a great way to
spend purposeful time with your toddler and enjoy every minute of it.
Roll & Play is the ideal way to gently introduce play patterns and rules
through a loving, joyful play experience.
Roll and play comes with a
Large Plush Cube that has a storage pocket on one side for 48
Cards – 8 in each of the 6 categories, and a Parent’s Guide. It promotes
language skills, large motor skill, social, and cognitive development.
the Author: Mary Rose is a Mommy, a writer and an early childhood
educator who believes in learning through play and the value of