Abacus is an early childhood educational tool. It is made with a sturdy wood frame. It uses beads to introduce children to counting and simple mathematics. This particular abacus is 100 percent handmade. It is a great tool to keep your kid sharp and improve their interest and skill in math! The colourful beads are made using the chennapatna craft technique which is many years old - brought into this country by Tipu Sultan.