Each of the brightly coloured pieces in this animal puzzle features a cut away area in the middle. That makes them easy to pick up, and also helps to spot the perfect match as the pattern on the base peeps through. This educational toy helps develop concentration, dexterity and, of course, matching skills. Made from high quality, responsibly sourced materials. All Bigjigs Toys conform to current European safety standards. Consists of 9 puzzle pieces. Ages 18 months and up.