Multi-stage crawling companion in the shape of an adorable puppy Baby-activated electronic dog encourages baby to crawl by barking and playing a friendly tune. Flexible middle allows Fred to turn in circles. Promotes fine motor skills, cognitive and emotional abilities. Adjustable speed control. Before baby begins to crawl, place Follow Me Fred in circular mode. Alternate between clockwise and counter clockwise. Place the toy in front of your baby on the floor and touch it to trigger its movement. 9-12 months The cheerful music and slow movement will attract baby's attention and encourage him to reach forward and eventually to start crawling.