Watermelon Counters are handmade in Austin, TX and invite open-ended play with natural materials. Ten half watermelons are a fun and beautiful way to learn to count 1-10. Watermelon counters encourage intuitive learning, addition and subtraction. They can be used to develop number sense, comparing, and fine motor skills. Sanded to perfection for added softness and durability. (Black beans are not included.) Reccomended for ages 2-5 Did you know we give back? With the purchase of a wooden toy by Austin Nature Works one tree is planted! 1 wooden toy =1 tree planted size: Each half watermelon is 4 by 2.5 inches Made from eco-friendly materials; FSC certified wood maintains that the wood is sourced from sustainable forests in the USA. Paints are water and milk based, certified safe for use on children's toys and free from lead, VOCs, algicides, mildewcides, and rust inhibitors. Some paints are finished with linseed oil and beeswax, tung oil is available if ALLERGY to flax or vegan. Please send a message to specify. Do Not use if ALLERGIC to MILK. Please give 1-2 weeks for delivery as each toy is handmade. Thank you for supporting our small toy company.