Pushing the elephant strengthens gross motor skills and encourages crawling, plus the handle makes it easy to take on the go. Buttons introduce the elephant and his animal friends, shapes and counting. Each button also plays a variety of sounds, melodies and phrases. Push the friendly elephant to activate the motion sensor and hear playful sounds and short phrases, which introduce cause and effect. The elephant's textured ears provide tactile stimulation and encourage fine motor skill development. Intended for ages 6-36 months. Requires 1 AAA battery. Battery included for demo purposes only, new battery recommended for regular use.