Suzuki rhythm Instruments offer you a refreshing alternative to the old style painted rhythm Instruments of yesterday. Suzuki quality crafts each Instrument from selected hardWoods in exciting oversized designs that make the Instrument easier to hold and give each Instrument a large distinctive sound. Every Instrument is Sanded to a silky smooth natural nontoxic finish. Suzuki rhythm Instruments are even safe for the young child as there is no toxic paint to swallow. Every Suzuki rhythm Instrument is ergonomically designed to fit small Hands and to produce the best possible sounds.