Increase fine-motor control, introduce problem-solving, develop concentration, and encourage quiet play with these unique, durable shapes. Colourful, heavy-duty chipboard lays flat for smoother tracing, and kids love the shapes. The lacing activity develops the pincer grip which is important to penmanship skills. Laces are 27" long with easy-to-thread 1" tips and enough laces for all the shapes. 3-7 yrs.