The Wooden Skwish from Manhattan Toy has amazed babies and parents for over 30 years. This classic toy is instantly recognizable as an intriguing blend of ingenious design and developmental function. This Skwish rattle and teether is suitable from newborn. The colors and the unique shape will intrigue infants as they learn to track and turn their heads. They'll be eager to touch, lift and shake this crazy looking thing as soon as their little hands are able. The lightweight wooden dowels, smooth finish, and elastic ties make it easy for little hands to grab and hold. Wood construction with elastic ties allow rattle and teether to flatten, or "Skwish", and always return to its original shape. This heirloom quality wooden rattle and baby toy is constructed from dense rubberwood, which is splinter and chip resistant. The unique shape and interconnecting wooden dowels have long piqued the curiosity of adults, imagine how it must appear to a baby as they begin to experience the world around them?