The Desk Buddy® was designed for children who constantly fidget at their desk or at home while doing homework etc.A team of occupational therapists, school teachers, and product engineers combined efforts to create this product for use both at home and in the classroom. For children who are constantly seeking different textures to touch or "fidget" with, the Desk Buddy® is both practical and socially acceptable in a school setting. It is simply a ruler sitting on their desk.The Desk Buddy® is constructed from an FDA approved material and is BP and Phthalate free. Should the need arise this product is completely safe for chewing in children over three years of age. Desk Buddy® is available in plain blue and orange citrus scent.Completely dishwasher safe, and naturally bacteria resistant.