By Plan Toys
This beautiful xylophone makes melodious tones to enchant young music lovers. An enjoyable way for children to exercise eye-hand coordination and reinforce their natural sense of harmony and rhythm.
The keys are made of wood and produces different musical tones compared to a xylophone with metal keys. It is not made to be musically accurate.
Made of natural, chemical free recycled rubberwood and finished with non-toxic water based dye.
Product: 11 x 7 x 2.7 inches
Package: 11 x 3.6 x 9 inches
- Recommended age: 19 months+
- Sku: PT6405
- Brand: Plan Toys
- Made in Thailand
About Plan Toys
PlanToys® creates toys to inspire imagination, promote children’s physical and intellectual development, and be socially and environmentally responsible while maintaining good values.
Their toys are made with natural rubberwood recycled from rubber tress no longer able to produce latex. The wood is stabilized with a time consuming chemical-free kiln drying process. Non-formaldehyde glue is used in place of the traditional toxic wood glue. Non-toxic, water based dyes provides colors.
100% of PlanToys® is produced within their own facilities which allows them to completely control the materials and quality.
PlanToys® makes green toys and is committed to being a green company.
bright colors, nontoxic, and makes a nice sound. I count on great quality from plan toys and have not been disappointed. we have quite a few of their products and my daughter loves them. mommy does too :) we bought this about two years ago, it still gets played with and it has held up beautifully – I would highly recommend this as a great first xylophone.
Once again, Plan Toys has scored huge at our house. This xylophone is functional, beautiful, and sturdy. It teaches our son cause and effect as he plays it, which he does over and over again.
Bought this for my 13 month old daughter, since she likes music. It’s a good first instrument. As other reviewers have mentioned, the notes are not in tune. But it doesn’t matter to my daughter – she enjoys banging the keys, and hearing the sounds that come out. This is not an everyday toy, but she enjoys playing with it every now and then when I bring it out. I’m not sure about unsupervised play with it, since the mallet could be dangerous at her age. But for a first musical instrument, it’s a great purchase.
I really like this toy. Yes the keys are wooden so it doesn’t make very accurate noises, but I was still impressed with how each key does make different sounds. I like this one for a younger child because the keys are securely attached and it holds up to a beating. My 8 month old mostly chews on the mallet but she will bang on the keys too and seems pleased with the noise she can make. I would recommend this as a first xylophone if your baby is very young. Older kids should probably just go for a metal one for more accurate notes.
My son loves this xylophone so far. He’s 11 months and it’s a good toy for his age. While he’ll need to progress so to something more accurate sounding when he is older, it is great for now
I would agree with others this is better for an infant than toddler. The wood produces a lovely marimba-like sound as opposed to a true xylophone, and the notes are not in order, which would be confusing if you’re trying to teach an older child music. I’m using it more as an alternative to electronic toys and to introduce my son to the concept of using a tool (the mallet). But it’s not the kind of xylophone you can play a song on.
Our son was given this for his first birthday – so far he is more interested in eating the mallet than playing but he will bang around and make some music. It is lightweight and easy for him to play with – I think he will become more interested in playing with it when he no longer puts everything in his mouth. So far, so good!
Overall, this is nice first xylophone and very nice to play with, as an adult. Our 16 month old son isn’t as captivated by it as we had hoped. We had a baby piano with similar colors that we learned had toxic parts to it so we took it away and replaced it with this. He keeps trying to “play” keys like his old piano and seems to get frustrated a little. I’m sure he will get the hang of it soon. I am looking forward to getting him the melody xylophone, by Plan Toys also, when he is little older, since this one has a nice sound, but is not in tune.
This is a really cute item. I had it in storage for Christmas but took it out today just to see if our 8 month old would be interested in it. She was more interested in putting the stylus in her mouth but did enjoy the various sounds. It appears to be well made and the sounds it makes are very nice…reminds me of a wind chime.
We purchased this xylophone for our twins’ first birthday. Both girls enjoy sitting down and hammering out a tune. The keys aren’t tuned, so you can’t really play a song with it, but the girls don’t care, they still make their own “music”! It is a well made toy with a simple and beautiful design.
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