Developing fine motor skills requires patience, practice and determination. The tangible nature of playing and manipulating this product gives your child opportunities to develop muscle movement and hand-to-eye coordination. Children see and understand the world much differently than adults. As there are no limits or restrictions regarding how to play with this product, it offers unlimited possibilities for children to express their creativity and imagination. Children's imagination will grow through their natural desire to discover and create with this product. Children perceive shapes and colours through observation, touch and taking objects into their hands. This product offers a variety of solid colours and basic shapes imperative to teaching your child the distinction of shapes and colours by playing.