Chew Stixx, when used properly, provides a safe and bacteria free alternative for children who chew on shirts, pencils, fingers, Etc. Chew Stixx combines multiple food simulating textures into one cost effective device.Due to the alternating textures of this product, it is an excellent chewable hand fidget for children craving sensory input, and the input received from destructive oral motor grinding. The textures of this product were designed by therapists to simulate the ever changing textures of food, therefore assisting with children who have sensory issues when certain textures are placed in their mouth. This product is an oral motor device and not a toy. Not recommended for use with children 4 months of age and younger.