Rhapsody® Ditty® Metallophone
Little ones will enjoy making up tunes with the 8 major notes these flat bars make. The Ditty® is at a lower height than the Animato® so younger kids can easily reach.
- Excellent activity for young children
- Perfect for musicians of all abilities
- Great for childcare centers, preschools, and other early childhood facilities
- Bars made from anodized aluminum
- Rubber mallets are optimized to provide the best sound for the range of notes
- Choose one ProShield® color and two Permalene® colors
- Coated steel cable securely attaches mallets to instrument
- Safety surfacing is optional
- Direct bury or surface mount
- U.S. Patent No. 9,773,482
- Auditory, Proprioception, Tactile, Visual
- Motor Skills
- Eye-Hand Coordination
- Cognitive Skills
- Problem Solving, Strategic Thinking
- Social/Emotional Skills
- Cooperation, Imaginative Play, Social Skill Development Learn about Developmental Benefits
- 2 to 5 Years
- 127 lbs
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Playground products shown in video may not be appropriate for every age group. Playsystems shown in video are for demonstration purposes only. Product configurations may vary.
Video features the Rhapsody Outdoor Musical Instruments for ages two to five years of age.
[video: scene fades into a mulched play area where children play on outdoor playground drums, chimes, and xylophones. White text at the bottom of the screen reads: Rhapsody® Outdoor Musical Instruments for Ages 2 to 5.]
[video: the camera slowly pans across the play area where children play the different musical instruments. Scene switches to a young boy banging on a large drum. White text at the bottom of the screen reads: Kettle Junior Drum. The camera pans across the drum as a group of children circle and play the drum together. Camera switches to a top down view as a young girl plays the drum by herself. Scene switches to a young girl as she plays a smaller drum the size of a dinner plate. White text at the bottom of the screen reads: Kundu Junior Drum.]
[video: a young boy gently plays xylophone type playground instrument. White text at the bottom of the screen reads: Ditty™ Metallophone.]
[video: the camera zooms in on the boy’s mallets as plays the metal bars of the instrument. Scene switches to a mother and daughter as they play on a medium sized playground drum. White text at the bottom of the screen reads: Goblet Junior Drum.]
[video: camera switches to a ground view up to a boy as he plays on one of the playground drums. Scene switches to a close-up of a child grabbing a mallet out of the mallet holder of the large playground chimes. Camera pulls back for a side view of a boy as he hits the chimes with the two hand mallets. White text at the bottom of the screen reads: Warble™ Chimes.]
[video: the camera pulls back for a full view of a boy and girl playing the Warble Chimes together. Camera zooms back in to the girl placing the mallet back into its holder. Scene switches to a side view of a boy as he plays another kind of xylophone type instrument. White text at the bottom of the screen reads: Jingle™ Metallophone.]
[video: the camera focuses on the boy’s hands as he hits the metal cylinder of the instrument with the hand mallets. Scene switches to a young girl looking out across the play area. She turns to the camera and smiles with an open mouth. Scene fades to the camera zooming up underneath the Ditty Metallophone and coming into focus on a boy’s face through metal bars. He smiles and plays the instrument with the hand mallets. Scene fades into a young girl as she stylishly stands at a playground drum. Scene fades into a top down view of the mallet holder of the Warble Chimes. Scene fades into a top down view of a young girl grabbing the Ditty Metallophone mallets out of their holder. She looks up at the camera.]
[video: the young girl begins to play the instrument and sing.]
Girl: [singing] Up above the word so high, like a diamond in the sky.
[video: the screen goes black with the Landscape Structures in the center. The Landscape Structures logo is made of a red ribbon undulated above the text Landscape Structures. White text below the logo reads: For a better tomorrow we play today.]
Girl voiceover: [singing] Twinkle, twinkle little star.]
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