The World's Most Catchable Ball! What makes a Gertie Ball so wonderful? It's the soft squishy, huggable feel! Gertie Balls have a unique, slightly-sticky surface that makes them extra easy to throw and catch - even for the youngest kids. The Original Gertie Ball has a smooth, untextured surface -- no latex! Simply inflate the balls to the desired size and skill level. Whether they are full and bouncy or soft and squeezable, Gertie Balls are always light and gentle, for both indoor and outdoor play. And it's the only ball that travels small! Deflate for easy packing, then reinflate quickly with the included straw. Blister carded and safe for all ages. Over 10 million sold. Fun for all ages! Available in sky, bubblegum, grass and plum - which color you get will be a delightful suprise! Inflated diameter 9 inches.