What makes a Gertie ball so wonderful? Its' s the soft squishy, huggable feel! Our Gertie balls have unique, slightly-sticky surface that makes them extra easy to throw and catch-even for the youngest kids. Simply inflate the balls to three desired size and skill level. Whether they are full and bouncy or light and gentle, for both indoor and outdoor play. And, it's the only ball that travels small!! Deflate flat for easy packing, then rein late quickly with the included straw. blister carded and safe for all ages unless otherwise included.