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Little Birdsong Treasure Basket – 22 Instruments

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Age 3 - 9

  • Instruments 22
  • Players 22
  • L 22cm x W 28cm x H 28cm
  • Stock: 37
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This set contains the following items:

Product Quantity

1x Djembe Drum 3" diameter, 12cm high, carved, wood

1x Djembe Drum 3.5" diameter, 15cm high, carved, wood

1x Animal Clacker - Early Years

1x Chime Bar - 1 note, stainless

2x Animal Tambourine - Early Years

1x Heart Shaker

1x Caxixi - Cylinder

2x Clapsticks (Claves) - Early Years

1x Egg Shaker - Small - 5cm, Early Years

1x Egg Shaker - Medium - 7cm, Early Years

1x Egg on Stick - Small - 5cm, Early Years

1x Egg on Stick - Medium - 7cm, Early Years

1x Guiro Shaker - Small - 11cm, Early Years

1x Jingle Ball - Early Years

1x Jingle Bells - Early Years

1x Kenari Shaker - Early Years

1x Squeezer Shaker

1x Pad Shaker - Medium - 9cm x 15cm

1x Pangi Shaker - Early Years

1x Tik Tok - carved

2x Wooden Drum Stick / Beater - Small (15cm)

1x Little Birdsong CD and Cards

1x Basket - Medium - 26cm, bamboo

1x Good Practice Guide

Temporarily unavailable

1x Taking Care Card

1x Basket Security Tag / Warning Label

1x Basket Label Little Birdsong Treasure Basket

Full Teaching Support Included

Formerly called the Music House Treasure Basket this wonderful instrument collection has been completely re-designed and upgraded by our expert friends at London’s Music House for Children, and is part of their ‘Little Birdsong’ range of Early Years music resources. It now contains 22 instruments.

There’s a wide range of different instruments here, with extras of some of the more versatile ones, together with great new song cards and a CD for parents and practitioners.

Please note that the collection is intended for 3 year olds upwards and also that these are not toys but real musical instruments (just like professional ones but in most cases scaled-down to suit smaller players) and that the younger children will need close supervision. Do let the children explore and play independently as well as together with parents and/or practitioners but do always keep an eye on things.

It is our experience that both children and grown-ups get so much more out of music-making by playing together. Music-making is a powerful learning experience for grown-ups as well as children and learning and exploring together multiplies the benefits for everyone.

The Little Birdsong Nursery Treasure Basket was awarded the Bronze award in the Practical Pre-School Awards 2016.

N.B. For SEN settings: Please put a note with your order to indicate that it is needed for an SEN setting, so that we know to include the relevant materials.

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Product Information

What's included

Please note that for reasons of stock availability we may need to make the occasional substitution of the more minor pack components. If so, we’ll always ensure suitability/equivalence and we’ll always clear any significant changes with you in advance.

How to Play

The basket comes complete with 4 Little Birdsong Music Cards and a CD which will give you lots of inspiration and ideas for music-making with your little ones.


We work with a small number of specialist logistic companies to deliver your order quickly and economically. The delivery method varies, depending on your location and the size of the order, as follows:

UK Locations

Orders up to 5kg – Courier 2 to 3 working day delivery. This would typically include books, smaller instruments, percussion baskets and djembes up to 40cm.

Orders over 5kg – Courier, next working day delivery. Most orders are sent this way.

Large orders – Pallet service, 3 to 5 working day delivery. Used for large orders and those with more fragile contents.

Please note:

  1. Above timings are from dispatch date. Time from placing your order will usually be one or two days longer, depending on the order and destination.
  2. Delivery to offshore or Highland addresses may take longer and may cost more than to UK mainland addresses and we’ll quote and agree the costs with you in advance. Please note that in these cases it’s fine to go ahead and place your order, and there’s no obligation on your part until the delivery costs have been quoted and accepted by you.
  3. For some destinations, where a courier service isn’t available, we may send by Royal Mail instead.

International Locations

Orders weighing less than 1kg and not too bulky – Post Office Airmail. This would include books and smaller percussion instruments.

Orders weighing more than about 1kg and large orders – international courier or pallet service. We’ll obtain competitive quotes and agree these with you in advance.

Please note that it’s fine to go ahead and place your international order prior to confirming shipping costs, and that there’s no obligation on your part until the delivery costs have been quoted and accepted by you. Payment for international orders, including shipping costs, is required before dispatch of the goods.


Please let us know straight away if anything arrives damaged or otherwise in a substandard condition and we’ll be happy to replace it, refund the cost or provide you with an alternative product to your satisfaction. Speed is of the essence here as most courier companies will only accept responsibility for damage in transit if the damage is reported within 24 hours of delivery.

 In the event of damage, please take photographs, including any damage to the packaging, and email these to us ASAP.

Similarly, if an instrument  develops a fault within 12 months of purchase in the course of normal use (though excluding fair wear and tear), please let us know, and we’ll replace it or refund the cost. It’s also very helpful for us to see photos of the issue as this gives us solid information for changing the design, the production method or the packing materials.

But please do contact us before returning any damaged or substandard items. Once we’ve approved their return, please send to:  Drums for Schools Limited, 21 Shaftesbury Avenue, Burton Joyce NG14 5GL 

We really appreciate your feedback in the case of faults (or if you think an instrument could be improved in any way) and we take all such feedback very seriously indeed.


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Our drums arrived safe and sound and have been a fabulous addition to our music resource.

Julie Coackley
Millennium Minis

All great, thank you, very pleased with all the instruments and the service

Kate / Lee Barnard
We’re loving the beautiful instruments we ordered. You have offered incredible service all round – it’s been a real pleasure working with you.
Gillian Travis
The Baby Room Exeter

I unpacked the order today – looks great, can’t wait to use them, thank you so much!

Georgina Reynolds
Broadford Primary School

Both myself and the pupils at school love the instruments in the baskets you provided and have had enormous fun with the djembe drums we purchased before them

Gill Stuart
Bewsey Lodge Primary