This shovel is perfect for the digging around the garden, made with a real metal end and sturdy wooden handle, the little ones can definitely help parent's plant those perennials or for holes around the beach! Perfect to encourage those little ones with real world skills, and will last for years. Gluckskafer-Nic is a Southern German brand built on creating heirloom quality toys. All toys are carefully designed and use only selected materials; and all toys are made with highest safety and quality standards. These wooden toys are best for imaginative play and will last for generations to come! Made from sustainably forested Maple and Beech woods, that are FSC certified, which are also environmentally friendly and non-toxic materials. A variety of Gluckskafer toys have been awarded the “good toys" designation from the “Spiel Gut" Organization. The company also strives to work with disabled workshops, and provide employment for the socially disadvantage.