Gertie Balls are the most catchable balls in the world, and this pre-inflated Bumpie Mini 5in Gertie Ball is easy to throw and catch! This fabulous ball is covered with tiny bumps for added grip. This soft, squishy, huggable Gertie Ball has a unique grippy surface that makes it extra easy to throw and catch-even for the youngest of kids.Ages 2 & up. This Bumpie Gertie Football can be inflated to match children’s skill level and the slightly tacky surface facilitates catching. Tossing or rolling this ball back and forth can model turn taking and give-and-take interaction. Ball play also can help children with motor development needs and provide some children with their desired level of physical stimulation.