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Musical Instruments

Let students explore and learn with Kaplan's selection of colorful and easy-to-use musical instruments. Products include a baby's first music set, baby piano, stuffed animals, drums, tambourines, rhythm sticks and more.

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Boomwhackers Activity Kit
Item: 48088
Status: In Stock
3 years & up. Whack almost anything to produce tones - thigh, hand, table chair, floor, etc. Different surfaces produce different sounds. Boomwhackers CD has seven activities that may be played independently or as a group. Set includes CD and 8 note boomwhackers.
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Floor-Tom Drum 10"
Item: 95111
Status: In Stock
3 years & up. Inspire your future musician with this durable 10" Floor-Tom Drum - Great First Instrument for Music and Rhythm Learning. This drum features illustrations of friendly jungle companions to jam along with our little one. Simply play by gently hitting the drum head with mallets or your hands. This instrument promotes fine motor skills, dexterity, rhythm learning, and hand-eye coordination. Encourage your child to follow along to a rhythm or to come up with their own beat. Measures 7.5"H x 10"D.
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Early Melodies Pound and Tap Bench
Item: 30000
Status: In Stock
12 months & up. Tap the balls on top with the toy hammer and listen to the melodies as they roll down or pull the xylophone out and tap directly on the keys to make your own melody. Promotes fine motor skills and problem solving skills. Made of wood, water-based paint, PA, and metal. Exposes little ones to music for the first time. Measures 9.4"L x 5.3"W x 5.9"H.
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Item: 30130
Status: In Stock
18 months & up. This instrument makes a click-click sound that changes with play. It can start as a gentle ripple to a clattering crescendo that brings smiles across toddler's faces.
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Baby's First Music Set
Item: 39645
Status: In Stock
Birth & up. This is the perfect beginner set to allow babies to discover movement, sound, color and textures with these soft musical instruments. Each piece has different rattle sounds inside for fun when shaking. Promote language and listening skills through repetition of different rhythms. Includes 5 items: xylophone, guitar, microphone, tambourine and trumpet. All items are surface wash. Fabric may vary.
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Rainmaker - Set of 2
Item: 80486
Status: In Stock
6 months & up. Bring the sound of rain indoors with this Rainmaker set. A simple turn creates a combination of sound and color that will captivate inquisitive young ones. Watch and listen as a rainbow of colored beads cascade through the tube recreating the soft sound of gently falling rain. Colors will vary. Each measures 8'H.
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Oval Xylophone
Item: 87756
Status: In Stock
12 months & up. This xylophone will help develop hand-eye coordination and reinforce children's natural sense of harmony and rhythm. The brightly colored bars have rounded corners for safety and made of chemical free, kiln-dried recycled rubberwood. Measures 2.75"H x 7"W x 11"L.
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Adventures In Sound Kit
Item: 85817
Status: In Stock
4 years & up. With the Adventures in Sound booklet in hand, children will begin to explore and learn how to play small percussion instruments and develop a basic understanding about music. Includes: drum, glockenspiel, triangle, tone block, wrist bells, pair of sand blocks, pair of rhythm sticks, pair of maracas, cow bell, guiro, tambourine, Adventure in Sound booklet and storage container. Due to availability, some instruments may be substituted.
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8 Note Hand Bell Set
Item: 43661
Status: In Stock
3 years & up. These bells are a great introductory instrument for little ones with small hands and no musical experience. Each easy-grip bell represents one note and number between the c-c range. Use these bells to introduce tonality and the one-octave scale. Promote cooperation by having each child play one bell, creating their own melody. Create a special rhythm and encourage children to follow along with their instruments. It's fun for the whole classroom or family.
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TinkerTar Tiger Guitar
Item: 301034
Status: In Stock
The TinkerTar Tiger Guitar is the easiest way to introduce children to the enchanting world of music! The 1-string guitar is the ideal beginner instrument to ignite a passion for music and foster creativity. Children will build confidence and develop essential fine motor skills as they work from simple to more challenging songs. The Kaplan TinkerTar Tiger Guitar includes an exclusive easy-to-follow teacher guide written by music teachers to make playing the guitar and teaching children music simple… More »
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Item: 300694
Status: In Stock
Multi-colored beads cascade through the clear tube creating fascinating visual tracking opportunities while enhancing listening skills. Measures 16.46"H.
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Sensory Egg Shakers - Set of 6
Item: 300582
Status: In Stock
12 months & up. Children can explore sound and cause and effect relationships using this set of Sensory Egg Shakers. Each naturally-colored egg is filled with a different material, creating different sounds and various weights for toddlers to explore. Sized just right for little hands, these textured eggs also provide opportunity for tactile exploration.
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Tube Shakers - Set of 8
Item: 300700
Status: In Stock
3 months & up. Introduce your little to the magic of sound with this colorful set of shakers! A simple turn creates a combination of sound and color that will captivate inquisitive minds. Watch and listen as a rainbow of colored beads cascade through the tube to recreate the gentle sound of falling rain. Measures 3.5"H x 2.25"D. Colors may vary.
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Jambourine™ - Tambourine Instrument
Item: 39631
Status: In Stock
2 years & up. Inspire your future musician with this exciting Jambourine™ - Tambourine Instrument for Music and Rhythm Learning. This tambourine is perfect for your little one's first instrument! The tambourine is sized perfectly for smaller hands, featuring a comfortable grip. This tambourine has a unique design with the jingles on the inside for added safety. Playing the tambourine promotes fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Measures 7" diameter.
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6" Tambourine
Item: 89544
Status: In Stock
3 years & up. This beautiful instrument features 4 sets of jingles, a natural skin top, and a natural, satin finish on the rim. Shake, tap or rattle to play.
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Rhythm Sticks Musical Instrument
Item: 2633
Status: In Stock
3 years & up. Use these rhythm sticks to enhance your musical fun. Set of 2 sticks, 10" x 0.5" diameter. Made in the USA.
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Item: 1384
Status: In Stock
3 years & up. Shake to find your rhythm and express your musical talents! This pair of durable Maracas feature an authentic Latin-American sound and made from non-toxic plastic that is safe for children.
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Musical Wooden Marble Tree
Item: 37780
Status: In Stock
3 years & up. Invite children to experiment with sound using the Musical Wooden Marble Tree! Encourage children to hypothesize as they drop a marble at the top of the tree and listen to the beautiful, acoustic tones each branch produces. This musical toy enhances hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills as children grip each marble and visually track the path down the tree. Includes four glass marbles. Marble Tree measures 6.3"L x 6.3"W x 14.6"H.
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Shake, Rattle and Rhythm Kit
Item: 31484
Status: In Stock
3 years & up. This beautifully made set of musical instruments invites children to explore other cultures using music, sounds, textures and rhythm. Includes 4 den den drums, 2 wooden fiddle sticks, a piccolo block with mallet, confetti bells, bell jingle, 3 way scraper, and more. Instruments stored in a colorful fabric bag.
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Band In A Box
Item: 12774
Status: In Stock
3 years & up. Little musicians can form a traveling band with this compact wooden music set. Featuring fun musical pieces, this quality kit is the perfect way to introduce youngsters to musical play. Pieces include a colorfully designed pair of maracas, hand cymbals, tambourine, triangle and two other wooden noisemakers. Every piece fits conveniently into a sturdy wooden storage crate. Measures 3"H x 11"W x 14.7"L packaged. Includes: Colorful Pair of Maracas, 2 Hand Cymbals, Tambourine,… More »
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Soft Sounds Wooden Animal Shakers - Set of 4
Item: 34655
Status: In Stock
12 months & up. Give little ones an engaging pathway to sensory exploration with the Soft Sounds Wooden Animal Shakers. Each shaker in this set makes a soft, pleasant sound that is gentle on babies� ears and beneficial to their auditory development. The shakers� smooth textures and weight of the rattle helps in developing their sense of touch and will also provide pleasant tactile experiences that ensure multisensory stimulation. Animal shapes may vary. Includes 4 pieces.
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Wooden Barrel Drum with 2 Mallets
Item: 300954
Status: In Stock
12 months and up. This childproof, wooden drum is a perfect introduction to the fundamentals of music. The drum measures 6.5"L x 6.5"W x 3"H and includes 2 mallets for a real-life drumming experience.
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8" Rhythm Sticks
Item: 30422
Status: In Stock
18 months & up. Sized right for children, these natural American hickory wooden rythym sticks feature one smooth and one ridged stick. 8" long.
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Jamtown Around the World 9 Pieces
Item: 300231
Status: In Stock
3 years & up. A multicultural musical journey begins with easy-to play rhythm instruments -- handmade by artisans in Africa, South America, and the South Pacific. The instruments were chosen for their distinct sound that help create interesting music and encourage listening and playing together. Includes caxixi shaker, fire-burned gourd drum and gourd shaker, paddle drum, egg shaker, bamboo scraper, pair of wood claves, frog rasp and sturdy canvas bag. Due to availability, instruments may vary.