Placemat is laminated on both sides for durability and easy cleaning. Write on both sides with a dry erase non-toxic marker (not included). Wipe off with a damp cloth. The number at the bottom corner indicates the level. Placemat measures 12.25x17.25 Lightweight and easy to take to a restaurant, on an airplane or in a car! A letter is included that gives you some great ideas on how to use these placemats to help your child be a confident reader!