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Other Drums

Cahon, Conga, Terracotta, Thunder and some strange ones . . .

 

Here you'll find a range of drums originating from all over the world. Although some don't look or sound like drums, these are all "membranophones" - instruments where the sound is produced by a vibrating skin or membrane.

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Monkey Drum - 3in diameter Frog Twirler - painted Coconut Drum Thunder Drum - 20cm, painted

Monkey Drum - 3in diameter

Frog Twirler - painted

Coconut Drum

Thunder Drum - 20cm, painted

The ‘Monkey Drum - 3in diameter’ is a small drum on the end of a stick which is played by the beads hitting the surface when you move it.   Childre n like to get their hands on this instrument which is why we've included it in our ‘Lots of Littles Kit...
This is a bigger version of our ‘Creaker Creature’ and is just as easy to play. Just put some tension on the string and twist the stick - it sounds just like a frog.   In fact it can make a wide range of different sounds, depending on the amount of tension...
This ‘Coconut Drum’ is a really simple instrument that can produce a wide range of sounds, including a realistic ‘clippity-clop’.&nbs p;It is a type of wood block with a satisfying wood sound rather than the usual penetrating harsh sound of a conventional wood block. It is a light an...
Thunder Drums are amazing instruments that produce fantastic, roaring, stormy thunder sounds. The ‘Thunder Drum - 20cm, painted’ is a smaller version of the ‘Thunder Drum - 30cm, painted’, so is suitable for older Early Years children from 3 upwards. Great fun for all ages, but...
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Creaker Creature Thunder Drum - 30cm, painted Thunder Drum - 3in diameter, 20cm high, bamboo Baby Drum - 4in diameter, 6cm high

Creaker Creature

Thunder Drum - 30cm, painted

Thunder Drum - 3in diameter, 20cm high, bamboo

Baby Drum - 4in diameter, 6cm high

This wonderful instrument is based on our popular ‘Frog Twirler – painted’ but using the big fruit husks also used in our ‘Agogo – natural’. As with the ‘Frog Twirler – painted’, just put some tension on the string and twist the stick. ...
Thunder Drums are amazing instruments that produce fantastic, roaring, stormy thunder sounds.   The ‘Thunder Drum - 30cm, painted’ is suitable for older Early Years children from 3 upwards. Great fun for all ages, but as with all musical instruments, some ...
Thunder Drums are amazing instruments that produce fantastic, roaring, stormy thunder sounds. We have developed a new style Thunder Drum using bamboo for the resonator which makes a powerful deluge-level cacophony. The ‘Thunder Drum - 3in diameter, 25cm high, bamboo’ is the sma...
This wide-topped mini drum is made from bamboo and goatskin and is a great little drum for Early Years players. The drum can be played with the fingertips or with the wooden beater which is supplied with the drum....
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Kuika Friction Drum Thunder Drum - 4in diameter, 15cm high, bamboo Drum-Scraper-Shaker Tambourine

Kuika Friction Drum

Thunder Drum - 4in diameter, 15cm high, bamboo

Drum-Scraper-Shaker

Tambourine

The ‘Kuika Friction Drum’ is another strange but wonderful instrument used in South American music. Technically it's a ‘membranophone’, which is an instrument which produces sounds from a vibrating skin. In this case the skin is made to vibrate by pulling on the wooden stick. It helps if your hands are dry and dusty (n...
Thunder Drums are amazing instruments that produce fantastic, roaring, stormy thunder sounds. We have developed a new style Thunder Drum using bamboo for the resonator which makes a powerful deluge-level cacophony. The ‘Thunder Drum - 4in diameter, 15cm high, bamboo’ is the lar...
This is a really fabulous instrument, exclusive to Drums for Schools and specially designed for Early Years. It is truly multifunctional and combines three Guiro scrapers, two drum heads and two Shakers. The sound possibilities are endless and it is easy and fun to play. This instrument is also included in our &lsquo...
A small tambourine with a rustic feel. For the older ages of Early Years children (4 onwards), this tambourine is robust and is a useful addition to our various Music Kits....
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Kolshi Terracotta Drum - 11in (27cm) Bongos (African Bongos) Tongue Drum (Slit Drum) - 4 notes Cahon

Kolshi Terracotta Drum - 11in (27cm)

Bongos (African Bongos)

Tongue Drum (Slit Drum) - 4 notes

Cahon

This is an adaption of the Indian ‘Kolshi’ drum - made from a water pitcher. This one has an extra hole on the side as well as a well-stretched skin over one of the end holes. Played with the fingers (on the pot and the skin) and the palm of the hand over the side and end holes...
For Early Years and older players. Everyo ne seems to love Bongos because they are two drums in one. Made of wood and goatskin, these are light but robust. The two drums have different random pitches of 'low' and 'high' making the iconic Bongo sound. 
This is a simple, easy to play, multi-note Tongue Drum made of wood. Tongue drums are types of 'slit' drums and are designed for quick rhythmic patterns; ergo it is supplied with two beaters for faster playing. Experi mentation is encouraged and children as young as 3 can play t...
Rounded edges and thick rubber feet make these ‘Cajon’ so comfortable and stylish that there is really no excuse not to have a set of them as stools in the kitchen (or as occasional or bedside tables). But these are real instruments and the sound quality is excellent....
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Balinese Drum - 50cm Balinese Drum - 70cm

Balinese Drum - 50cm

Balinese Drum - 70cm

The ‘Balinese Drum - 50cm’ is our smallest Kendhang drum. It is of traditional design and has the characteristic double-ended, gently tapered shape to generate two types of tone. It is usually used in religious ceremonies as well as being an integral part of the Gamelan orchestra....
The ‘Balinese Drum - 70cm’ is our largest Kendhang drum. It is of traditional design and has the characteristic double-ended, gently tapered shape to generate two types of tone. It is usually used in religious ceremonies as well as being an integral part of the Gamelan orchestra....
RRP: £210.00
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