Colorful, heavy-duty chipboard lies flat for smooth tracing of fun shapes. Use the included 36" tipped laces to lace around each 4" to 7" shape! With these activities, children increase perception of shapes and visual discrimination. They also encourage quiet play and concentration. Lacing helps children develop fine-motor skills in a way that is fun and gives them a sense of accomplishment. Lacing is also an excellent preparation for learning to tie shoes, and it promotes good penmanship by developing the pincer grip. Set of 7 shapes and laces. 7 Cards And 7 Laces Classroom tested and ready for home or school.