LALABOOM’s big, colorful beads and delightful characters are uniquely designed to grow with your child and embody the principles of the Montessori method, inviting children to learn at their own pace through experimentation, imagination, and play. Pop, twist, mix, stack, and lace along 5 STEP-BY-STEP activities designed to develop essential motor skills from 6 months through 36 months and beyond. With 100s of possible Step-by-Step discovery activities, Lalaboom educational toys are meticulously designed to encourage open, creative development. Pop the colorful, textured beads together to create anything from helicopters to caterpillars, twist the tactile pieces into new combinations, and learn physics through constructing tops and spinners. This 21 piece set is fully compatible with all other Lalaboom sets.