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The 10 Best Percussion Instruments for Children- Guidebook

You want to give your child a playful introduction to music? Do you want to show them at an early age how much fun it can be to make music together? Then percussion instruments can be the perfect start to early musical education. From about the age of three, your child has the motor skills to have fun making music with percussion instruments.

Percussion instruments should simply be fun. You are going on a musical journey of discovery together with your child and are looking for the perfect support. Percussion instruments should therefore be easy to play. To help you choose the right percussion instruments for children, we have compiled a checklist for you. There we have noted things that you should consider when buying percussion instruments. In addition, you can expect various product recommendations.

Checklist Percussion Instruments for Children

Design Suitable for Children
  • When buying, make sure that your child can handle the instrument.
  • Ease of use is important, so that your child quickly gets fun with the instrument.
  • Small size and weight ensure that your little treasure can also grasp the instrument and make music with it himself.
Good Workmanship
  • Make sure that no swallowable small parts can come loose from the toy.
  • Make sure that the instrument is made of non-toxic materials. It is possible that your sweetheart will try the instrument from time to time to see if it can be eaten.
Appropriate Volume
  • Your child still has very good ears. To keep it that way, a moderate volume of the instrument is important.
  • Parental nerves are also spared if the background noise is pleasant.

We have taken a closer look at the topic and compiled various percussion instruments for children for you that meet all the essential criteria.

Tip: You can find many other great children’s instruments in our guide to musical instruments for children.

The Best Sellers of Percussion Instruments for Children

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FAQ About Percussion Instruments for Children

What are percussion instruments?

A percussion instrument is characterized by the fact that the sounds are produced by hitting. The best-known percussion instruments include cymbals, rattles, drums and drumsticks.

What skills do percussion instruments promote?

Percussion instruments are an optimal start to early musical education. They are easy for children to handle and, in addition to their motor skills, playfully develop their sense of rhythm.

From what age are percussion instruments suitable for children?

Percussion instruments are suitable for children from the age of about 3 years. Then they have the motor skills to have fun with these instruments.

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