Wooden güiro Instrument
The güiro (Pronouced as ‘gwero’) is a Latin American percussion instrument that is hollow with an open end and is played by rubbing a stick along the notches to make a gentle ratchet style sound. A traditional güiro is made from gourd-like fruit.
These güiro are made from wood and measure 19cm x 4cm with a 15cm stick.
Musical instruments are proven to have many benefits to learning and building skills for preschoolers while helping with brain development and cognitive thinking. Some of these gross and fine motor skills include: hand-eye coordination, listening skills, encourages imaginative play and self expression, developing pattern skills and a sense of beat and rhythm.