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Product Code: MES603
A traditional Japanese woodblock, crafted from rosewood for varied sounds and easy handling.
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Helping to Support Teaching and Learning

Versatile Sound Creation

This traditional Japanese instrument made of rosewood produces sounds from rustling to clicking when its ends are moved.

Durable Design

Constructed from rosewood, this woodblock is robust and well-suited for continual use in educational settings, offering long-term reliability.

Cultural Music Exploration

Enhances cultural awareness and musical diversity in classroom settings by introducing students to traditional Japanese music through engaging, hands-on experiences.

Supports Music Curriculum

Aligned with Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 3, this woodblock supports students in experimenting with, creating, and combining sounds using various musical dimensions.

Creative Sound Experimentation

Designed to support the UK music curriculum, specifically aiding in the development of understanding the interrelated dimensions of music at Key Stage 1.

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A traditional Japanese woodblock, crafted from rosewood for varied sounds and easy handling.


  • Explore the rich sounds of traditional Japanese music with this rosewood woodblock. Suitable for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 3, it allows children to creatively engage with musical dimensions. It enables them to experiment with, create, and select sounds, thus enhancing their early musical skills.

  • In Key Stage 1, it assists students in exploring fundamental musical concepts and sound patterns. As they advance to Key Stage 3, the woodblock helps them in appreciating more complex musical dimensions and devices, thereby enriching their musical understanding and expression.

  • This woodblock is expertly made from durable rosewood, ensuring it withstands frequent use in busy educational environments. It represents a blend of cultural education and musical exploration, making it a valuable resource for diverse musical education.

Supports the National Curriculum

Music, Key Stage 1

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

Music, Key Stage 3

Identify and use the interrelated dimensions of music expressively and with increasing sophistication, including use of tonalities and different types of scales

Technical Summary



  • Rosewood

  • Material

  • Wood

  • Age Range

  • Suitable for 5 to 11 years