There are 55 piece set with interlocking plates and decorated meshing gears Includes gears in 3 sizes Movable base, to create unique shapes Made in Italy Ages 3 and above One turn of a handle sets this gear system in motion! Add interlocking plates, connectors and accessories, all compatible from one set to another, to create endless constructions.
My son received this toy for Christmas, and we gave one to our niece. The verdict is that it is almost, but not quite, perfect.The toy is a set of interlocking squares of various colors that are perforated to hold a four-pronged hub that can support one of four sizes of gears. Everything is made of a durable plastic that has some flex to it. You can create systems of gears that spin around and even construct things like gearboxes. (The cover..