This is an Easy-to-Shape sand that molds into simple desktop designs. Playing with Kinetic Sand is a magical and mesmerizing experience, giving a moment of relaxation for both young and old. Sand play stimulates and develops children's fine motor and creative playing skills. Kinetic Sand is the perfect material for open-ended, non-directed play and it leaves no sand or residue on your hands. This sand is great for sensory therapy! Kinetic Sand is based on 98% pure sand. The secret to the movement is the patented technology hidden within the binder. Kinetic Sand is also great for kids with allergies- as it is wheat, gluten and casein free, 100% safe and non-toxic. Product conforms to the safety directives for the US and EU markets.