This hedgehog lost his spikes and only your little ones can help him get them back! Spike is a fine motor toy that helps children develop hand muscles and fine motor skill development as they replace the thick, peg-like "spikes" inside the holes that dot the smiling hedgehog's back. The learning doesn't stop there - Spike's colorful feathers also lend themselves well to lessons in counting, sorting and identifying colors. Children can arrange the feathers with warm or cool colors, work on sequences and patterns by alternating colors, or count the feathers with numbers printed on this fine motor toy for toddlers. Once playtime is over, the Hedgehog is easy to clean: each piece is made of plastic that can be easily wiped clean and the quills store conveniently inside the Hedgehog's body.