Nochi checks the box , all sound and perfectly packaged – no mistake who this is from – Orchard Toys, of course!
So what’s in the box?
Ages: 5-9 Players: 2-4
Educational Values: English & PSHE (Personal, Social & Health Education)
How to Play: Fill your swag bag with rhyming pairs, but beware of rhyme robbers!
“A fun, rhyming game. Collect the sets of rhyming words to put into your swag bag, but beware of robbers pinching your cards! The player with the most rhyming cards wins.”
New to Orchard Toys, Rhyme Robber is another innovative game, that is both lots of fun and has great educational value.
I had to get this out of the box and take the photos before K’Boo got home from school. She had seen the box and knew that it was going to be something exciting. I was on borrowed time to explore the game myself.
To test it out, HonieDaddy and Me played this game with K’Boo (just 5 years) and I thought that she might need some time to get used to it… she is after all learning to read (albeit rather rapidly) and is learning ‘new’ words every day.
Linking games that are colourful and durable like this one by Orchard Toys to what children are currently learning is genius. It reinforces what they know and encourages them to show off their skills, whilst learning new ones.
K’Boo didn’t need the rhyme guide as she recognised the sounds that the words made and made a huge point of pointing these out as she ‘stole’ our rhyme card tokens and built her pile higher. She did of course win!
This game is suitable for all children aged 5-9. As well as being fun, the colourful, well illustrated pictures will help your child (whatever level of reading they understand) to identify rhyming sounds and recognise how they are written.
From a social aspect, playing games that require turn taking and build on educational skills, promote social skills like sharing, patience, respect, praise and give confidence to your child as they learn new skills.
The verdict: Rhyme Robber is a HIT – HonieLikes!