A great starter set for kids to learn! The simplistic design allows for open ended building in unique kid-powered configurations. This 45 piece set includes 2 spinning wheels and starting gates for rapid marble release. It lacks advanced pieces of the larger sets allowing kids to focus on the basics without frustration. Kids will enjoy building without realizing they're learning scientific principles like gravity, momentum and torque. Quercetti has been proudly manufacturing educational toys in Italy for 65 years. Contents include: 14 pillars/tubes/uprights, 4 base elements, 2 swirls,2 starting gates, 1 starting gate container, 10 marbles and 10 straight tracks.