By HearthSong

Reviewed for First Grade, 2010

Crocodile and hippo want to play. And these cute puppets can do more than put on a show: they can catch, too! Slip one on your hand, the other on the hand of a friend, and stand back. Each animal has a velcro mouth, so kids can practice catching the furry balls by opening their crocodile or hippo mouth wide. A great way to work eye-hand coordination and gross motor skills, this game gives kids an edge: because the puppets have sticky mouths, it's harder for the balls to fall. And for just $9.99, this is a real catch! (Hearthsong, $9.99)