Instruments & Accessories

Beautiful, tactile musical instruments from around the world

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Our instruments come from many of the world’s cultures and regions: Africa, South East Asia, South America, the Caribbean, Japan . . .

And what they all have in common is that they’re¬†easy to play: it’s possible to make a satisfying sound within minutes, and in most cases to master the basics in less than an hour. This makes them perfect musical instruments for educational and community use, as well as for individual playing at home, as it means that the physical and mental benefits of music-making begin on day one.

You’ll find below a very wide range of musical instruments and also some useful accessories, designed to make the instruments even more accessible.

Do visit our Teaching Resources section for lots of mainly free teaching and learning support – videos, audio, cultural info, lesson plans and more.

All Drums for Schools instruments and accessories are fully guaranteed – please see product info for full details.

  • Inclusive, high quality musical instruments from world cultures
  • Accessible and easy to play - master basic techniques in minutes
  • Specially designed for long term use in educational settings
  • World-leading teaching resources freely available online

The items I received on this order arrived safely and were up to my expectations

Anna Martel

All items are in good condition

Bang Bang, Kazakhstan.

Everything was great!

Deborah Rosenlum
Baby Music

The products reached us quickly and were packaged very well. No problems at all, an excellent service and products. Thanks

Jo Palmer

Everything was delivered fine and extremely quickly. The early years children love the instruments, we have our own Forest School band and they work nicely with our forest xylophone and other homemade wooden instruments we have hanging in our trees.
Thank you very much, fantastic products at great prices.

Helena Broadbent
Forest Explorers
  • Overall Winner "All Other Resources" 2016 Primary Teacher Awards GOLD
  • 2016 Practical Pre-School Awards GOLD
  • Nursery World Awards Winner 2010
  • SEADOM Southeast Asia Directors of Music
  • Sound Sense The voice of community music
  • SAME Scottish Association for Music Education
  • Music Mark Influencing Supporting & Connecting
  • MMA Music Teaching Professionals
  • ISM Corporate Member
  • ISME International Society for Music Education
  • BESA British Educational Suppliers Association