Correct use of a knife helps prepare the hand for good fine motor skill. Place the index finger on the "spine" of this beautifully crafted wood knife and "slice" the many foods. Kids love hearing the realistic "crunch" as they cut. Features 1 cutting board, 1 knife, and 8 food items with over 30 pieces! Items store neatly in the sturdy wooden storage case. A great product for the price!