Fun Finds for May 2010
Play a Little Tune
High Sea Symphony
Shake the seahorse, clack the clams, jingle the octopus, and rattle the crab! The cheery instruments in this wooden percussion set are easy for small hands to grasp.
Melissa & Doug, $30 for the set. Ages 2 to 6.
Sun Moon Star Drum
Make heavenly music with this three-in-one drum that’s also a fair trade item from Peru. Includes instructions.
Jamtown, $30. Ages 5 and up.
Musical Hand Bells
Eight tuned musical bells make for a full octave. Includes an easy-to-follow songbook.
Streamline, $40. Ages 3 and up.
What’s shakin’? These two cuties! A fun twist on the centuries-old Latin music staple.
Schylling, $4 each. Ages 3 and up.
Kids can enliven any music party with these perky, hand-painted clackers.
Tatiri, $10, set of 2. Ages 4 and up.
Paint the Pond Pak
Evoke sounds of nature with this paintable percussion set. Hand-carved by Vietnamese artisans. Includes water-based paints.
Jamtown, $40. Ages 5 and up.