EDUCATIONAL PLAY: Each wooden piece varies in size or color encouraging children to observe and note the differences. Focus on adding segments to the tree without letting it fall over! Or play a game with a companion - alternating placing branches on the tree and seeing who can add the most without letting the construction fall. SUSTAINABLY-MADE: Handmade from sustainable rubberwood and stained with non-toxic water-based pigments each piece of the Balancing Tree is free from sharp edges and harmful substances. SUPPORTS DEVELOPMENT: Help children understand the relationship between cause and effect while also enhancing their problem solving skills. Develop hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills with intentional play and also support language and social skills by playing with them. INCLUDES: The Balancing Tree consists of 6 birds and 11 wooden segments (branches) of different size and color. Suitable for children 3 years and older.