These percussion instruments, also known as Marimbas, are great gifts for young children on the go! Played by striking the ends of the tines with thumbs, the small instruments emit warm, resonant tones. Although easy to play, young musicians have extensive combinations at their disposal. The design is durable and enhances the stunning sound. With 12 notes to choose from, aspiring musicians have an outlet for their energetic, creative minds! With so many options for instruments to choose from, why is Schoenhut the best? At Schoenhut, we prioritize safety over all else. For over 140 years, our brand has been the optimal choice for toy instruments. We meet and exceed the safety standards implemented in the United States and Europe, including EN17, ASTM, and CPSIA. Our strong, patented construction makes our products the most durable for children and adults. Parents can be reassured knowing that their child is having fun, learning, and enjoying the safest toy instrument in the industry!