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Giggle Wiggle Board Game Rules Explained With Pictures

Giggle Wiggle Board Game Rules Explained With Pictures

Objective of Giggle Wiggle

The objective of the Giggle Wiggle is to be the first player to place all of your balls on Giggle Wiggle’s hands.


  • Insert batteries into the bottom of the base.
  • For your first game you should place the eye and bow tie stickers on the corresponding spots on Giggle Wiggle.
  • Place the caterpillar body into the base. Attach the head to the top of the body.
  • Separate the balls by their color. Place each color of balls into a different tray in the base.
  • Each player should choose a color and one of the columns of hands to use during the game.

Playing Giggle Wiggle

To start the game you will press the caterpillar button on the base. This starts the game.

Once the game starts all of the players will play at the same time.

You will use your fingers/hand to place one of your colored balls on the bottom hand in your chosen column.

Placing a ball on the bottom hand
The blue player has placed their first ball on the bottom hand in their chosen column.

Once you have placed a ball on the bottom hand and it stays in place, you can move onto placing a ball onto the second hand. This continues as you move up one hand at a time.

Placing a ball into one of Giggle Wiggle's hands
For their second ball the blue player places it on the hand above the hand they placed the previous ball on.

While you are placing marbles, Giggle Wiggle will turn making it harder to place the balls. If any of your marbles should fall off of one of the hands, you need to replace that ball before you place the next ball.

Resetting a ball
The blue ball on the third hand has fallen off. The blue player has to place a ball back on that hand before they can continue placing balls on other hands.

Winning the Game

The first player to successfully place all of their balls into each of Giggle Wiggle’s hands, wins the game.

Winning Giggle Wiggle
The blue player has placed one of their balls onto each of the hands in their column. They have won the game.

Giggle Wiggle FAQ

If you have any questions about how to play Giggle Wiggle, leave a comment below on this post. I will try to answer any questions asked as best and as quickly as possible.

Components for Giggle Wiggle


  • Caterpillar
  • Base
  • 28 colored balls (7 of each color)
  • Sticker sheet
  • Instructions

Year: 1991 | Publisher: Goliath Games, Hasbro, Milton Bradley | Designer: Ned Strongin

Genres: Children’s, Dexterity, Electronic

Ages: 4+ | Number of Players: 2-4 | Length of Game: 5 minutes

Difficulty: Light | Strategy: Light | Luck: Moderate

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