It is the perfect size for small hands to grasp, hold and shake; designed specially to soothe the child who is newly cutting teeth. Helps develop gross motor skills, grasp and hold, sensory exploration, helps a baby self-soothe through the teething process. Made from the highest quality materials, completely non-toxic, child safe paints, meets and exceeds all US and European safety testing standards. A great gift for a baby 3 months to 3 years. .