The Rubbabu Bubble Ball is a soft, velvety ball that bounces well on floors and carpets. Made from foamed natural rubber it's squishy and safe for babies and toddlers. The tactile texture makes it fun to hold and engages kids for endless hours of active play. It's fun to roll on the floor or on carpet. Graduate to holding, throwing, and eventually to catching the ball. Rubbabu balls are squishy and easy to grasp for little hands, and velvety soft to the touch. Kids love to just hold or hug them. These balls are safe for babies so you can start playing with them with your baby at a few months. Over time the infant learns and practices reaching out, grasping and throwing it. She develops strength in her hands and is able to squeeze the ball to hold it. She learns cause-and-effect when she throws the ball down to see it bounce. So much can be learned with just a simple ball! Rubbabu toys are made from ingredients that are carefully chosen or developed to be extremely safe for babies, infants and toddlers. The rubber is 100 pure rubber from the Hevea tree. The soft surface is made from very high quality nylon flock from Spain. The Rubbabu factory in India is a fair trade, ethically run, environmentally responsible company. It is a family company still run by the parents who founded Rubbabu toys and has been certified by ICTI for its ethical manufacturing practices. Instructions This is not a teething toy. Cleaning Instructions: Wipe clean with a damp cloth. Rubbabu toys do not contain any lead, phthalates, or other harmful or banned substances. All our toys comply with CPSIA standards (for the United States), EN 71 and REACH standards (Europe), AS/NZS ISO 8124 (Australia). They do not contain nitrosatable substances or nitrosamines.