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Go Oink! and Go Ape! to make you think and giggle

I’m going to let you in on a little secret. A mommy confession, if you will. Game time with my boys can sometimes be excruciating. I don’t care how cute and sweet your kids are, after the 10,000,000th game of Go Fish, I’m kinda over it. But thanks to Patch Products, there’s a new game in town — 2, actually. Two different takes on traditional Go Fish, Go Ape! and Go Oink! bring more action to the table and more thinking, too!

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In Go Oink!, instead of asking your game partners if they have a particular number, players have to ask using the animal’s sound. So let’s say I have two pigs and I think my 4 year old has the other one. I would say “Miles, do you have any *oink!oink!oink!*” doing my best pig snorts.

Go Ape! is similar but still different. This time, instead of making a bunch of animal sounds, you’ll be acting out the different monkey actions on the cards. So if my 4 year old wants to ask if I have a certain card that matches his, he’ll say “Mommy? Do you have any…” and then he’ll do this:

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Adorable, right?

My 4 (almost 5) year old picked up on Go Ape! so quickly and he absolutely loved it, as did my husband and I. Each game takes only a few minutes to explain, so instead of reading a seemingly endless book of instructions, you can be having fun with some very brief explanation. Each game comes packaged in a cute little plastic figure (a pig and a monkey) to securely hold the game cards (no more bent and damaged cards).

These games are available at many online retailers, including amazon.com  and of course patchproducts.com! Reasonably priced at $9.99, these make a fabulous addition to your game closet and will keep your family entertained each time you play!

Disclosure:  I received these games free of charge to facilitate my review. I was not compensated for the review. I was not required to write a positive review and my thoughts are my own.

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About Krista

Krista is a full-time working mom of two boys, currently aged 6 and 7. She lives in Kentucky with her husband, Brandon.

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