Great tools to help keep children together and safe on field trips, crossing parking areas, or wherever adventure may lead. Each one has an easy-to-use sewn-in hook and loop strap to attach an additional walking rope to accommodate more children. They are made from sturdy nylon webbing. The Original Walking Rope is 146" long and has 12 handles in 6 different colors to make assigning space easy, and front and back handles for teachers. The Short Walking Rope is 68" long and has 6 handles in 3 different colors to make assigning space easy, and a front handles for teachers. A great item for special needs.