Product Code: WP-rastwbEY

Rainstick Wood Block – Early Years

£5.00 exc VAT

  • EYFS
  • KS1
  • KS2
  • SEND

Age 3 - 9

  • Instruments 1
  • Players 1
  • Buddies 1
  • L 25cm x W 6cm x H 6cm
  • Stock: 104
Sound Children

The ‘Rainstick Wood Block – Early Years’ is a great instrument because it is actually three instruments in one – a magical Rainstick, a Shaker and, when played against a second block, it is also a very sharp sounding Clapstick. Brilliant!

The designs on this instrument were created by Balinese Primary school children. We have included two of these in our ‘Lots of Littles Kit – 60 instruments’ collection.

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.

Product Information

What's included

To play the ‘Rainstick Wood Block – Early Years’ as a Shaker, hold in one or both hands and rock it back and forth. To play as a Rainstick hold in both hands and slowly tip upside down. The slower you do the tipping, the longer the ‘rain’ will last. To play as Clapsticks take one block in each hand and smartly clap them together, being very careful where you put your fingers!

How to Play

To play the ‘Rainstick Wood Block – Early Years’ as a Shaker, hold in one or both hands and rock it back and forth. To play as a Rainstick hold in both hands and slowly tip upside down. The slower you do the tipping, the longer the ‘rain’ will last. To play as Clapsticks take one block in each hand and smartly clap them together, being very careful where you put your fingers!

Delivery

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.

Returns

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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Order arrived some time ago and I am delighted with the instrumentts, particularly the Jumbie Jams! All arrived well packed and in perfect condition. Many thanks!

Joe Loughlin
The Gathering Drum

The products delivered have exceeded our expectations in their quality and are being put to very good use!

Linda Powell
James Peacock School

Many thanks for the order which arrived promptly and safely. We are delighted with the items, especially the djembes.

Steve Anthony
Soundhoppers

You are more than welcome to the praise as the instruments are all of high quality and safe for even the smallest of hands at the setting. We also do daily exercising with the children to music so the scope is now endless.

Helen
Margaret Lloyd Playgroup

All arrived safely and are much used by the staff and children on a daily basis thank you.

Margaret Lloyd
Margaret Lloyd Playgroup
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