Includes a pair of 9" wood maracas and a 15" wood guiro, complete with scratcher. The maracas and guiro produce authentic Latin-American sounds. The guiro is traditionally made from a hollowed out gourd. It is played by using the wood stick to rub along the notches. These are replicas of instruments which are often handmade in Latin-American countries. Ages 3 - 6
ECERS-R: Music/movement 5.2 - Various types of music are used with the children (Ex. classical and popular music; music characteristic of different cultures; some songs sung in different languages).
ECERS-R: Promoting acceptance of diversity 3.1 - Some racial and cultural diversity visible in materials (Ex. multi-racial or multi-cultural dolls, books, or bulletin board pictures, music tapes from many cultures; in bilingual areas some materials accessible in children's primary language).