The Stirring Xylophone is perfectly sized for small hands to grasp and play. It features a smooth handle that is shaped for easy holding. Stir the included wooden mallet around inside the xylophone to create soft, soothing sounds as it plays off of the bars. Crafted from chemical free Rubberwood with a non-toxic, clear-coat finish over German-made, VOC free water-based paint. As one of the oldest professional musical instrument companies, we believe that every day is a good day for music play.