The First Note Flutophone from the Trophy Music Company is a real musical instrument made from durable plastic and perfect for the beginner or classroom enviornment. It is the perfect pre-band instrument to introduce children to a muscial instrument. The molded mouthpiece and fingerholes and lightweight plastic body make it easy to play and it comes with a fingering chart. The Flutophone was designed in 1943 as an inexpensive way to introduce children to the wonderful world of music. Since then, the flutophone has been played by well over 35 million children and has created countless future musicians by stimulating their natural interest in music. This high quality, easy to play musical instrument teaches proper fingering techniques, how to read music, and most of all, it's fun! To this day, the flutophone is a favorite with band directors and music teachers everywhere. Ages 4 & up.
Early music education can affect how children's brains get wired for general cognitive functioning related to memory and attention. Studies have shown that children with music lessons had better memories as well as higher literacy and math levels.
HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.