Hape Pound & Tap Bench with Slide Out Xylophone

Last updated: November 21, 2019

Hape Pound & Tap Bench with Slide Out Xylophone

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Product Details

In our analysis of 55 expert reviews, the Hape Pound & Tap Bench with Slide Out Xylophone placed 16th when we looked at the top 17 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Hape’s Pound and Tap Bench with Slide Out Xylophone is a multifunctional musical delight and sound experience for toddlers. Toddlers ages 12 months to 3 years can explore different notes and sounds by letting the balls fall on the keys or slide out the xylophone to create their own unique sound with a wooden mallet. This musical instrument allows for different sounds and melodies making it the ideal introduction to the exciting world of music for your child. Develop Your Child’s Motor Skills This wooden toy not only gives toddlers an early music education, but develops important motor skills as well. It develops hand-eye coordination, promotes dexterity, and manipulation. It also introduces problem-solving skills of logic, matching, spatial relationships, critical thinking and understanding of cause and effect. Pound and Tap Bench Material and Finishes Hape’s musical toy has well-polished surfaces, round edges and sturdy materials to ensure the toy is safe for your child and able to withstand years of pounding and tapping. This musical delight is finished with non-toxic water paint decorated with bright rainbow colours and shapes for your child to enjoy. Award Winning Product Silver Medal for Mother Baby Awards 2017, India Silver Medal for Best Activity/Developmental Product of National Parenting Product Awards 2015, UK Gold Award in Eco category of Independent Toy 2015, UK Golden Rocking Horse 2011, Germany Winner of the 2018 Cribsie Award for favorite first musical toy Safety & Quality Control -Tensile Test, Chemical Test ,Drop Test ,Bite Force Test Brand Story By Hape

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

The balls also can be played separately which is a cool function. Hape company is really great when it comes to replacing broken parts.
The wooden xylophone for toddlers will probably be appreciated by growing youngsters for a long time to come it is suggested for those aged around three years of age.
The Xylophone is one of the best musical baby toys we all played as children, and this one brings innovation to the table with a unique design for discovery and extra fun.
The colorful musical toy also makes it look bright and attractive to your children.
This award-winning musical toy has been praised for its colorful, non-toxic wooden design and its ability to teach kids about cause and effect.
Giving your child many different ways to play, and working on an impressive array of motor and cognitive skills, this is a toy that will make any parent happy and will provide hours of versatile stimulation and entertainment to any developing mind.
The construction of the toy has little ones in mind, with water-based paint, curved edges, and non-toxic finishes. It comes in two bright colors, red and yellow, each of which are colorful enough to catch a toddler’s attention, even in the most crowded of playrooms.
Pounding the balls with the mallet, and getting the xylophone to make musical sounds, gets toddlers excited and fully engaged.
We like the variety of play the Pound and Tap Bench offers. Kids can pound the wooden balls down onto this toddler xylophone and hear the musical scale play aloud.

What reviewers didn't like

May be out of tune for some but not all.
The balls are hard to push for kids.
Some parents complain that the xylophone is slightly out of tune, and that the balls are small enough to fit into their child’s mouth.
Careful with that wooden mallet!
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