The kid's work the strings measures 7.1 x 6.4 x 1.4". Amazingly, string games are found in diverse cultures around the world. Inuit and Navajo. African and Australian. Melanesian and Polynesian. And strings didn't only appeal to children... Working with lines and ropes was a skill that went with being a sailor, cowboy, and lumberjack. Showing off skills and engaging in fun, interactive gamesmanship has been part of growing up in many cultures the world over... A spliced rope transforms into a loop. In a matter of seconds turn an object like a teacup into cat's whiskers. Show off tricks by sleight-of-hand... Learn how to work the strings... it's fun! Invent patterns and compete for speed!