What a great way to help little ones work on their gross motor skills and to get some wonderful tactile experiences
The Shape Stacker introduces 4 basic educational concepts:
Shapes - the shapes are a triangle, square, pentagon, hexagon, octagon, and circle
Shape Names - each of the shapes have the name of the shape engraved in the side
Numbers - each of the sides of the shape have a number engraved on the top; triangle has 1-2-3, square 1-2-3-4 and so on.
Patterning - smallest to largest size
It is made from solid hardwood maple and each piece is sanded smooth with engraved details. The entire stack measures just shy of 5" tall (each piece is 3/4" thick) and the largest shape, circle, is 5 1/2" across. The dowel to hold the pieces is a hefty 1" thick.