Rat-a-tat Cat by Gamewright

Article number: 1670
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A game of suspense, strategy, and anticipation.

With this fun numbers card game of cats and rats, children develop a sense of timing and an understanding of basic, but essential, mathematical concepts.

Get rid of the rats and go for the cats! In Rat-a-Tat Cat, less is always better, and you want to go out with the lowest score. Can you remember the numbers on the other players' cards? Can you keep a poker face, but notice when another player looks pleased? Sharpen your memory and your timing while you have fun with the cool cats and bad rats of Rat-a-Tat Cat.

How to Play:

Players are dealt four cards, which are kept face- down, except for a quick peek at two of them. Each player in turn pulls a card from the draw pile to replace one of the four. Memory is important, as the object is to end with the lowest score, and players must keep track of the values on their four cards. "Peek," "Swap," and "Draw Two" power cards turn up occasionally, allowing players to maneuver and strategize further.

Features & Pieces:

  • 54 rat, cat & power cards
  • Sturdy storage box
  • Rules (also in Spanish)
  • For 2-6 players

Ages:

  • 6 & up

This game teaches, encourages & supports:

  • Cognitive Learning
  • Social Development

Specific Benefits:

  • Teaches basic math skills
  • Builds memory
  • Sharpens intuition
  • Develops early strategic thinking skills

Awards:

  • Oppeheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Best Toy Award
  • Mensa Best Mind Game

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