This plush, friendly, lovable snake is the ideal partner for children who need to do a lot of squeezing and touching. Each of the 6 sections has a different feel (foam, memory foam, beads, vibration, marbles, quiet rattle), that encourages touch and manipulation giving hands and fingers a great workout. A terrific companion during circle time, homework time or snuggling down to sleep. Pull string vibrator. No batteries needed.