The bright colors, bold patterns and easy-to-grasp bumps make this ball a must-have. The high contrast colors of the ball allow baby to focus, strengthening vision. The gentle rattle sounds from the trapped beads create neural connections in babys brains from birth through 3 years of age. Chunky sized bumps on the ball encourage reaching, grasping, and transferring from one hand to another, developing babys motor skills. The differing materials engage babys developing tactile sensitivity and teach baby about variety.features:chunky sized bumps encourage reaching, grasping, and transferring from one hand to the otherbright colors and bold patterns are visually appropriate for babys developing visiondifferent materials engage develop tactile sensitivity and teach baby about varietyhigh contrast colors allow baby to focus, strengthening visionages: 6+ months and up.