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10 Under $10 : Musical Instruments Make Great Stocking Stuffers!

Updated on April 6, 2013

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I love music and providing my children with means to express themselves in song. It's a bit of a tradition for my kids to receive some sort of instrument for Christmas. As I have four children, keeping it under $10 is a big bonus! These great little instruments will give your family hours of musical interludes.

Plastic Egg Shakers

Nino Percussion NINOSET540 Kids Four Piece Plastic Egg Shaker Set with Assorted Colors (VIDEO)
Nino Percussion NINOSET540 Kids Four Piece Plastic Egg Shaker Set with Assorted Colors (VIDEO)

Nice clear sound

Bright Fun Colors! A perfect addition to any classroom

Approx 2 inches long, great for all hand sizes

Age: 3 years and older

Priced for individual shakers


Latin Percussion White Wood Clave

Latin Percussion White Wood Clave
Latin Percussion White Wood Clave

Traditional style white wood clave with an attractive finish

Exceptionally resonant with variable sound qualities


Hohner Animal Jingle Bell

Hohner MP346 Animal Jingle Bell 1 pc
Hohner MP346 Animal Jingle Bell 1 pc

Fun animal shapes!

Sold individually

Colors and Animal shapes will vary. Due to ongoing product color changes, we can not guarantee exactly which colors will be shipped

Dimensions will vary by style; most are approximately 3-1/4" x 4-3/4" (some will be smaller or larger than this estimate).

Jingle bells in fun animal shapes - priced per single instrument.has three 1" diameter bells attached to the plastic ring-handle.


Basic Beat Pair of 8" Combination Rhythm Sticks

8" Rhythm Sticks, Pair
8" Rhythm Sticks, Pair

Natural finish wood combination rhythm sticks.

Shorter 8" length is commonly used for early childhood.

Includes one smooth and one ridged stick in each pair.


Basic Beat Wood Castanets on Handle

Basic Beat Wood Castanets on Handle
Basic Beat Wood Castanets on Handle

approximately 8" long x 1.75" wide at the widest point


Pulse Pro Tambourine, Black

Wooden Tong

Wooden Tong
Wooden Tong

Handcrafted Quality, Value Priced

Wooden Construction

Painted Handle

Fun & Easy to Play

30 Day "No Hassle" Return Policy. 100% Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed!


Hohner Single 5" High Cage Bell

Hohner Kids / 5" Handled Cage Bell, Colors Vary
Hohner Kids / 5" Handled Cage Bell, Colors Vary

Sold individually. Colors will vary.

Due to ongoing product color changes, we can not guarantee exactly which colors will be shipped and may be different than colors pictured.

Bell is approx. 2-3/4" wide at the base.

5" height; loop handle is approximately 2-3/4" long x 2" wide

Age: 6 months and older


Will your kids or grandkids be getting some music in their stocking this year? - Which is your favorite instrument?

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      7 years ago

      Great ideas! Blessed by a SquidAngel.

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      capriliz lm 

      7 years ago

      These are wonderful gifts! Nicely put together.

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      7 years ago

      Way cool! My son-in-law is very musical and loves trying out new types of instruments. I can find great choices here.

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      7 years ago

      What a wonderful idea. Get your kids into music.

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      7 years ago

      Our grands would have a wonderful time with these instruments!

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      Kimsworld LM 

      7 years ago

      These are cute!

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      Indigo Janson 

      7 years ago from UK

      You are going to have one noisy, happy house this Christmas! Kids love to make noise so these musical stocking stuffers are sure to be a hit!

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      Treasures By Brenda 

      7 years ago from Canada

      That's a brilliant idea, Carma and these are great, affordable instruments for children. Hmmm, I'll have to find some for my teens...

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      Anthony Godinho 

      7 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Excellent choice here ~ for under $10, absolutely a bonus! :)

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      Dianne Loomos 

      7 years ago

      I loved looking at these instruments. They brought back memories of music class in elementary school. We got to play instruments like these.


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