3 years & up. Building toys help sharpen focus and establish patience, two very important life skills that your little one should develop on their journey through life! Children can build and learn about colors, shapes, and simple construction, all while having fun. Building toys are used to introduce different subjects, such as: the basics of math, science, arts, and even engineering. This set consists 216 pieces: 14 different shapes in 6 colors. Made in safe soft materials, the pieces are very easy for children to connect from all directions to make endless 2D and 3D designs.