Creative fun for kids of all ages. Make animals, flowers, figures, mobiles, "jewerly" --even bridges, castles, dolls--whatever imaginations and skill levels dictate. Great for collages too! Paper straws are easy to cut, bend, color with markers or watercolors, and stick with school glue. Can be woven, plaited, threaded. Use in all art, crafts, design, and child development programs. 1/4" diameter. WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.