The 6 Best Kids Percussion Instrument Sets – Our Pick

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On the lookout for a great percussion instrument set for kids that will cover all the bases? We’ve got you covered!

Playing an instrument is a great way for your kids on so many levels, especially their motor skills and eye-hand coordination (we have written a separate article on this topic here). Percussion sets are no different from any of the other instruments out there in that regard.

Percussion is great for small children as they are quite easy to grasp. Kids love playing them with or without the music. So, it’s no surprise that there are different percussion sets made just for children, sized down and producing good sounds.

In this article, we’re going to make a list of some of the best percussion instrument sets for kids out there for you to get your hands on.

If your kids are a little older, also be sure to check out our articles on electronic drum sets for kids and acoustic drum sets for kids.

The Best Percussion Sets for Kids – Our Round Up

1. Toddler Educational & Musical Percussion for Kids & Children Instruments Set 18 Pcs

We start off this list with this 18 piece children instrument set. This is a great investment if you have more than one child or you host children parties often. In this set, you will find one tambourine, pair of egg shakers, hand tambourines, maracas, different sticks and bells, and a triangle. Everything a child can think of basically.

The great thing about this set is that all of the instruments (except of course egg shakers and metal instrument parts for bells and triangle) are made out of wood. They also sound great!

This is a great set to buy if you need to entertain more than one kid on any occasion, especially for classrooms and similar places. Also, the price is really affordable for such quality products, which are sure to entertain the children to the max.

2. TAIMASI Kids Musical Instruments 28 Piece Set

Taimasi Kids is another great instrument set, this one consists out of 28 pieces, making the largest on this list. Included in it you will find literally anything you can imagine. Different shakers, whistles, bells, tambourines, a xylophone, and a triangle.

All of the instruments (again, except those needing metal parts) are made out of wood. All of the instruments are really beautifully painted and are simply even a joy to just look at.

This set will cover your child from infant age for several years, as it contains different instruments meant for different ages. With this set, your kid is sure to develop love for music and all of their functions much more rapidly.

3. ToyerBeeMusical Instruments Toys Set for Kids 22 PCS

Toyer Bee Musical instrument set comes with 22 different pieces of instruments inside. They are mostly made out of wood and some other materials, but they are all safe for kids to play with. In this set, apart from the standard set of different shakes and bells, you will get a xylophone and a harmonica. This is great for teaching your kids melody concept and you can play some easy kid songs on these instruments.

The instruments themselves are beautifully painted and have really vibrant look, so your kid will love to play with them using them as toys if not as musical instruments. Also, great thing is that this set comes with a cute little bag, meaning that your toddler can bring his favorite instruments with him. Considering the price, this is a great, all-round, affordable instrument set for your kids to start learning about music.

4. iBaseToyToddler Musical Instruments 23Pcs

iBase Toy Toddler is another music instrument set that’s not just based on percussion but has several different other instruments on which you can play melodies. Including you will find a tambourine, xylophone, harmonica, and a flute, and the standard set of percussion pieces. The instruments are made out of high-quality materials and are safe for use by children, from any aspect imaginable.

This is a long-lasting set. You will find several different instruments that your child can use in the music class and learn different things about music in general. If the kids are smaller you can just give them shakers or bells to play with and move onto the others later. This is an affordable, long-lasting instrument set which your kids will love.

5. InspiroKids Musical Instruments & Percussion Toys Rhythm Band Value Set

We’re moving on to somewhat smaller set of toy percussion instruments. Inside of this set, you will find a tambourine, pair of maracas, triangle, claves and a set of sleigh bells. The instruments are made out of quality materials and mostly wood. They are designed to be used by small children and as such are sized down versions of normal instruments.

The sound you will get from these Inspiro Kids Instruments is really nice. It’s a bit smaller than other sets on this list, but you will get highquality instruments for your toddler in it.

6. Remo KD-5080-01 Kids Percussion Floor Tom Drum

Last but not least on our list, we’re moving onto Remo KD-5080-01 Floor Tom Drum. This is a single floor drum, not an instrument set. It comes from a renowned instrument making company and as such you’re sure that the build and sound are great.

The great thing about this drum is its durability. Your kids can bang away at this drum for years and do to it all of the stuff kids usually do to things. It won’t budge. Builders of this drum really had in mind what children can do to things and made this drum virtually indestructible.

The drum is 10” wide in diameter and produces really mellow and soothing sound. So, if you’re looking for an affordable and highly durable instrument for your children to play with, look no further, as this drum is everything you need.

Conclusion

We hope that this article has helped you to find the right instrument or instruments you were looking for. Playing musical instruments is a great gift to give to a child, this is a great way to give them a head start.

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