- Seascape game board
- 1 Sophie Squeezer
- 20 Shells with patterns
- 4 Shell Snack Mats
- 1 Game spinner
Object of the Game
Use your pattern-matching skills and be the first to collect 5 shells (one of each pattern).
Scatter all the shells onto the seascape (inside of box).
Give each player a Shell Snack Mat.
Pass the Sophie Squeezer to the youngest player.
On their turn, players spin the spinner.
Note: You can collect only one shell of each pattern.
If a player Spins:
A Pattern - Find a shell that matches the pattern (the color of the shell does not matter) and use Sophie to place it on the matching space on your Shell Snack Mat.
One Shell - Choose any shell from the seascape and use Sophie to place it on the matching space on your Shell Snack Mat.
Two Shells - Choose any two shells from the seascape and use Sophie to place them on the matching spaces on your Shell Snack Mat.
Hungry Otter - Use Sophie to take a shell from another player and place it on the matching space on your Shell Snack Mat.
Big Wave - A big wave is crashing the shell-collecting party. ALL PLAYERS lose a shell!
Otto The Octopus-Otto loves to play games.
Ante up and try your luck!
Take a shell from your Shell Snack Mat and place it on the table next to Otto.
Spin the spinner.
If you land on Otto OR if you land on the pattern that matches your shell, you can take your shell back AND pick up an additional shell from the ocean!
Spin anything else and Otto will toss your shell back into the ocean. Better luck next time!
Helps children learn to identify and match patterns- an important early math skill.
Squeezer builds manual dexterity and supports fine motor development-important pre-handwriting skills!
Helps develop social skills like following directions and taking turns.