Hape e0305 Early Melodies Pound & Tap Bench Music Toys
Hape Toys is one of the world's largest producers of toys made from sustainable materials. Today we are going to focus our attention on the Hape Early Melodies Pound & Tap Bench toy.
This wonderful hybrid between music instrument and fun game it’s unique and will promote learning in your kids. The game it’s simple, your little baby will tap balls through the holes of the wooden bench, then the ball drops producing a cascading of sounds while the ball is runnin over the xylophone.. or, if your little musician wants, he/she will play the xylophone separately.
Surely it’s a nice introduction to the world of music. It's made with high quality standards and fun designs for kids to play. Why You'll Love It: It teaches cause and effect while promoting coordination, creativity and early appreciation of music in children.
Most children of a certain age bracket, love making lots of noise, and with this hape music toy you will take that natural passion to transform noise into beautiful sounds after each and every pound of the balls into the holes. The toy it’s made to be durable, it’s sturdy, so won’t break easily.
The musical keys sound good but not too loud and promote coordination and a little effort for tapping the balls through the holes, which is good for capturing baby’s attention. You will be happy watching your little toddler playing with this bench. With the hape early melodies xylophone you will draw your baby’s attention for discovering the amazing world of music early on his/her life.
Your kid will have fun banging on this toy xylophone and also developing hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills. The keys are painted with cheerful primary colors in order to stimulate your baby even more while playing.
Also it's great your kids to learn rhythm with some basic rhythm exercises before introducen them to a musical instrument, like clapping hands while singing or stomping their feet. When they feel comfortable you can give them this Rock And Rhythm Band Set also from Hape Early Melodies or another percussion set that helps to develop the inital stages of rythm.
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This toy it’s made with high quality standards keeping your baby in mind, with easy-to-grip mallets and handle perfect for little hands. It’s recommended for kids from Ages 1 and up. Sure, your kids kids to have fun, and you also will have fun watching your kids enjoying pounding the keys and producing fine tunes with a ball. Nontoxic paints are used for this bench, so safety it’s number one and it’s made of plywood and maple wood.
This toy comes with three wood balls, a toy mallet and a nice wooden xylophone with handle, and of course the bench with the three holes where the balls are going through in order to pound playfully the xylophone keys. So your kid will be happy with this interesting musical game of pounding the colored balls in order to produce nice music with the not-so-hidden xylophone while the balls tinkling over the xylophone.
Of course your kid can pull out the xylophone and pound the keys directly for more tunes for playing solo. This way your are stimulating your kids for music and eye-hand coordination. Surely, you will enjoy the game while you hammer the balls through the holes teaching your little toddler how to do it, until he/she masters the game.
Play your fave songs with your wee one or sit back and listen as your little love creates new melodies. Durable child safe paint finish and solid wood construction are hallmarks of Hape toys and hape musical instruments. With these wooden toys you will inspire your little ones to play, learn and explore the world we live in, enhancing your child’s developmental skills.
So if you want lots of fun and an early introduction to the world of music then you can consider get your kids this hape early melodies pound and tap bench with xylophone where a lot of nice sounds will be produced.
With musical instruments, they'll have a quality instrument for learning about rhythm, which is the foundation of all music making.(#ad)
How to Play Xylophone?
The information needed is basic music theory, but if you have never played a xylophone or the piano before, it would be easy for you to get lost in this intractable. You must first understand that different notes are present for each note on the xylophone, as seen in diagram 2. Also you must know what a C-major scale is.
This sequence of notes involves the playing of notes upward or downward on the xylophone until the note is again reached. In order, the C-major scale notes would be: C, D, E, F, G, A, B, C. To complete the C major scale sequence, you must then play the notes backwards, C, B, A, G, F, E, D, C. The other notes are used for other scales, but you will focus on the C-major scale.
1. Achieving a Relaxed Posture
Before even picking up the mallet, you must consider how to stand, when approaching the instrument. For the best, most consistent sounds, you need to ensure you are relaxed and standing in a balanced position. Your legs are spread shoulder width apart, ensuring that your shoulders aren't hunching over or you chest too far out. Your arms especially are relaxed and are naturally hung by your side. An example of this is seen in diagram 3, where the person is demonstrating ideal standing posture while playing the xylophone. The hard part is ensuring that you maintain this posture throughout the playing of the C-major scale.
2. Holding the Xylophone Mallet
When you grab a hold of your mallets, there is a specific technique that you need to use in order to ensure each note is consistent. This also ensures that your hand looks aesthetically pleasing and feels natural when you play. The first and most important part of holding the mallet involves the fulcrum. As seen in diagram 4, the fulcrum involves the "pinching" of the index finger, and the thumb finger onto the mallet. Make sure you are not squeezing the mallet keeping your hands and wrists relaxed. Once you have ensure this, you wrap the fingers around the mallet, making sure that you do not grip the mallet tightly. Lastly, you turn your hand over, so that the top of your hand is parallel to the ceiling.
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3. Moving the Xylophone Mallet
From the correct holding position achieved in the third step, you are ready to learn how the mallet moves. Tilting only from your wrist, and holding onto your fulcrum, you must raise the mallet leading with the ball at the end of the mallet. In diagram 5, it clearly demonstrates where you should "pinch" with your fulcrum and which end of the mallet must move up and down in order to ensure your best sound. Once lifting the mallet, you must let gravity return your mallet downward until it strikes the xylophone. After your mallet hits the xylophone, make sure you return your hand to the upright position, to prepare for your next stroke.
4. Deciding Sticking
When you play a C-major scale, you have to take into account which hand you are gonna use on each note of the scale. Since there are 8 notes in this scale, and were are moving up the xylophone at first (left to right) it would make sense for you to start this scale with your left hand. Then by alternating hands, (left, then right, then left, etc...) you can easily navigate up the xylophone. When descending the xylophone, (right to left) you do the exact opposite, starting with your right hand, so it is easy to move down the xylophone.
5. Apply Skills
Lastly, you must use all of these skills to play the perfect C-major scale. To you, it may seem like an easy task, but if you do not pay attention to each step, it could lead to a bad sound on the xylophone. Remember to keep your posture, maintain your fulcrum, rotate from the wrist, all the while thinking about which hand you will need to use to play the next note. Once you can focus on all of these things while hitting the correct notes on the xylophone, you have correctly executed the C-major scale on a xylophone.
One of the abilities musical instruments certainly helps to develop is creativity with imagination, for that reason couple early musical education with children storytelling, and what better way your little ones will pay attention to your stories than using this set of Manhattan Toy hand puppets, your kids will be delighted to watch how those tiny furry animals act your educational or fiction stories.
The wonderful thing about telling stories is that they could be told when you and your kids are in any space, your house, your car, the park. Your kids will enjoy listening to them from the backseat in your car, laughing, asking questions while they think and imagine. Even the dog will be happy to see your kids back there while he is limited there by this backseat dog barrier for small cars.
Make of this Hape Early Melodies Pound & Tap Bench toy and from fun stories the best educational resources for your little ones while they are in your home. They are one of the many fun things available to help your kids grow with basic artistic abilities.
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