Fire Chief Walter Blaze is always on duty and ready with his protective hard hat and reflective coat to save the day! Young puppeteers can use one hand to open and close the 15-inch puppets mouth and change expressions, and the other hand to use the removable wooden rod to make the fire chief gesture. Top-quality materials and realistic details make this puppet a playmate that will stand up to the test of time. Puppet play is a wonderful way to make connections and to explore feelings and new perspectives. It helps build vocabulary, dexterity, imagination, and creativity! Detachable rod is suitable for lefties or righties.