A splendid way for children to learn classification skills and develop logical thinking through fun play! Recognizing shapes and shape names, colors, counting, and grouping are just some of the learning possibilities. Kit includes fifty pieces with five different shapes and five different colors. The pieces are made with a center hole to fit on to the base which serves as an abacus. Eighteen pattern cards are also included, encouraging the following of directions and making a fun memory game. Learning is fun with the Shape N' Color Coaster!