This fabulous magnetic building and construction toy provides youngsters with an endless variety of fun and educational play experiences. The set's 41 colorful pieces have strong visual and tactile appeal coupled with a high level of versatility that inspires kids to perpetually experiment and explore. The ease with which the set's straight and curved magnetic sticks connect strongly to one another and to the set's metallic balls allows 2D and 3D structures to swiftly take shape. Four 2-wheeled pieces result in the creation of a colorful assortment of cool-looking, smooth-rolling vehicles. Another wonderful inclusion is the set's playboard, an attractive 10in x 10in surface that functions as a base-with-handles on which to build, making for incredible play experiences at home and on the go. MagStix also inspires an immense amount of pretend play since the objects kids create fuel countless stories and playacting scenarios, generating tremendous play value from one outstanding toy! MagStix is equally well-suited to solo play or interactive group fun and helps promote logical thinking, problem solving, creativity, improved focus, motor skills development and much more! But what REALLY makes this unique magnetic building set stand out from others is the variety of textures on the straight and curved stix. It's the perfect sensory development toy, quite therapeutic for children with special needs. And the company creators have such a great love for the special needs community that they have committed to donate 20% of their profit non profit organizations that benefit children with special needs.