ALEX Toys - Early Learning, Mix, Stack & Farm, 1481F lets you stack the pieces and create a scene. Mix, Stack & Farm includes (9) chunky, double sided wooden beads with a wooden base. Mix and match stimulates problem solving while improving manual dexterity and teaches simple identification and counting too. Each bead is a whole or half of a farm animal or barn. Mix and match creates new animals or sequences to let your little one be creative and imaginative! ALEX Little Hands is specifically designed for the physical, cognitive and practical needs of toddlers and preschoolers. With big, chunky pieces that are safe and easy to manipulate, Little Hands is perfectly suited to their abilities and attention spans. Hidden under the ?fun factor?, preschoolers are learning and improving basic skills including manual dexterity, sequential thinking and spatial relations. Most importantly, Little Hands encourages success ? a critical element for building confidence and self-esteem. ALEX Toys - Early Learning, Mix, Stack & Farm, 1481F is recommended for age 2 and up. ALEX Toys takes the mission of providing children with quality creative products that foster personal expression and build self-esteem to heart! ALEX products are currently sold in over 80 countries worldwide in specialty toy and retail shops.