If the little ones are a little scared of the ball or they???re just not ready for the real thing, play with Franklin MLB Foam Baseballs. These foam baseballs are soft and lightweight so they won???t hurt or harm if mishandled. They???re designed to look like baseballs so the kids will feel like they???re playing with the real thing. Foam balls are a great way to learn America???s favorite pastime quickly and safely.