Bored with your standard beads? Add life, color and pizzazz to a classic developmental activity with this new set. At approximately 1 inch, these brightly colored, high quality plastic beads are a good, challenging size for hands. Set includes 48 beads, 12 in each of 4 categories: transportation, safari animals, marine life; pets, and 100 multi-colored pony beads for use as spacers. Great for stringing, sorting, patterns, in-hand manipulation, tool use and classifying. The possibilities are endless. A perfect pairing with our handy bead stick!