The Bigjigs Toys Educational Gear Building Set encourages children to create both simple and complex structures. The plastic gears build vertically and horizontally for open-ended construction. Supplying endless playtime possibilities, children can either slide the gears together or stack them up high for cool constructions that are a breeze to connect. Made in non-breakable plastic materials, the gears come in assorted colours. Encourages matching and sorting skills as well as hand/eye co-ordination and manipulative skills. Colours included are red, yellow, green, blue, orange and purple. Ideal for use in the classroom or at home. Supplied in a stackable container. Conforms to current European safety standards. Consists of 192 play pieces.