The Spider can be used to create shapes or plugged into other elements, including the Pad, to create the feeling of a structure.  The Spider Noodle is flexible polyurethane foam and coated with a flexible polyuria skin, and is supported by nylon rods in the center.  The Spider Connector is made from nylon with hook and loop straps.  This wonderful manipulative play piece can stir imagination on your outdoor classroom, stir creative and gross motor juices as well as be used for team building exercises and is great piece for constructivism theory and constructivist play.