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Introduce samba rhythms with this modern cabasa, a Latin American twist on the African gourd.
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Technical Summary


Helping to Support Teaching and Learning

Versatile Sound Creation

This instrument is perfect for music education, enabling children to produce a unique crunchy, metallic sound by shaking or twisting.

Supports Key Stage 2 Music

This tool aligns with the Key Stage 2 music curriculum, helping to improve improvisation, composition, and solo and ensemble performance skills.

Enhances Musical Expression

This resource aids in enhancing musical expression and performance, allowing children to develop their musical fluency and control in a fun, engaging way.

Interactive Learning Tool

Perfect for interactive learning, it encourages children to experiment with sounds, fostering creativity and musical exploration in an educational setting.

Cultural Music Appreciation

Facilitates a deeper appreciation of musical traditions, helping children connect with and understand diverse music styles from various cultures.

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Cabasas Small

Introduce samba rhythms with this modern cabasa, a Latin American twist on the African gourd.


  • This percussion instrument fits well into music education by providing children with a tactile tool to explore sound production through physical interaction. Its compact size makes it suitable for small hands, encouraging participation in music-making exercises.

  • Designed to support Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 curriculum requirements, it aids in teaching improvisation and composition, while fostering skills necessary for performing in both solo and ensemble contexts. Children learn to express themselves musically, gaining confidence and control over their musical abilities.

  • Beyond practical skills, this instrument serves as a bridge to understanding musical diversity. It introduces children to a range of music traditions, fostering an appreciation for different cultural sounds and enhancing their musical literacy and global awareness.

Supports the National Curriculum

Music, Key Stage 2

Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the interrelated dimensions of music.

Music, Key Stage 2

Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression.

Music, Key Stage 1

Experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the interrelated dimensions of music.

Technical Summary


    Age Range

  • Suitable for 5 to 11 years

Size and measurements


  • Small

  • Length

  • 16 cm

  • Width

  • 6 cm

  • Diameter

  • 6 cm