What is it
It’s just like its big brother, Linkee, but cuter and it plays the same way, with four little questions and one big link.
It starts with one player reading out a card with four questions on it. The other players (or teams) write down the answers, if they know them. The first person or team to spot the connection between the four answers shouts “Dinkee!”. If they guess the wrong link they are out until the next card. But answer correctly and they win the card and the letter on the back. Win enough letters to spell Dinkee and they win the game.
It’s so easy to learn, fun to play and children are encouraged to create and submit their own Dinkee cards too. In every game over 80 cards have been written by children. So you could say, it’s a game for kids, partly created by kids.
What our team of testers said
"This is a good game." - Boy aged 9
"I know this answer." - Girl aged 8
- A fun game to encourage friendly competition
- Teaches children new trivia facts
- Finding the 'Linkees' is good for logical thinking
What our experts think
Dinkee was hugely popular with our testers, who were all desperate to win! This is a good way to teach children about friendly competition. The trivia questions had about the right amount of challenge for children to be able to enjoy the game, without losing confidence in their abilities.
We could really see children thinking hard about the ‘Linkee’ (the link between the answers) which is great for logical thinking. The trivia is also a great way to teach children new facts, build vocabulary, and test their general knowledge.
It would be even better if...
Not all of the vocabulary was age appropriate – children didn’t understand some of the words so needed an adult to explain them.
- RRP: £15.00
- Brands: John Adams
- No batteries required
- Toy Types: Puzzles & games
- Types of skills developed: Cognitive
Listening and attention
Logic, strategy & problem solving
Personal, social & emotional development
Speech, language and communication skills
Teamwork, turn taking & sharing
Understanding the world