Nine jumbo lacing beads in six shapes and colors. Includes 28″ heavy cord. Beads measure 1 1/2″ diameter x 2″. The variety of colors, shapes, and textures provides opportunity to explore similarities and differences. Adult interaction comes in when making a game of rolling beads back and forth between participants and sharing the words that correspond to the shapes and textures. Lacing develops eye-hand coordination, fine motor, cognitive, and language skills.