3 years & up. Introduce a new instrument into your music corner with this durable Hand Held Beginners Instruments Smooth Wooden Handle Castanet. The addition of an easy to grip handle makes this castanet easier to hold on to. To play, simply shake back and forth to produce a clicking sound. This instrument promotes fine motor skills, coordination skills, music and rhythm learning, sensory learning. Encourage children to follow along with a beat or create their own.