Get rid of the rats and go for the cats! Win by having your cards add up to the lowest number (a poker face helps). Exchange a card on each turn, with Peek, Swap, and Draw Two cards adding an extra twist. Cagey thinkers of all ages will crow with delight over this game of strategy, memory, and a little luck.
As children play Rat-a-tat Cat, they develop a sense of timing and an understanding of basic, but essential, mathematical concepts. They learn ways to remember their cards and strategies to figure out what cards other players might have. They also begin to develop an intuitive sense of probability. Rat-a-tat Cat requires skill, strategy, and awareness, challenging both young children and adults.
Min. Age: 6