This little shoe is an educational multitasker! Children that utilize this learning toy will hone fine motor skills, coordination, increased patience, problem solving, and concentration skills - all while learning to independently lace and tie a shoe! You can teach children multiple different methods of knot tying and more. The toy is comprised of sustainable rubber wood that is made in an environmentally friendly way, so you can feel great about adding this to your classroom or home. It is sanded to a buttery softness and stained with eco-friendly dyes. The portable design allows children to practice shoe tying anywhere. It is an ideal addition to classrooms, preschools, and the home environment. The Tie Up Shoe can be wiped clean with a mild soap and water mixture and a soft, damp cloth. Constructive Playthings Tie Up Shoe measures 4.33” W. x 2.76” L. x 1.57” H. This product is recommended for children ages 3 yrs. +.