A big box of instruments showed up from the local council for the tykes. They seem to be free (for a private school?) and I'm super excited: chimes, triangles, some bongos, wood blocks, a whole set of fancy bells that you push a button to ding, and TONS of claves.
It's pretty sweet.
Is it weird that *actually* the part I'm most excited about is the delightful, lid-locking, plastic box that it all came in? I've been carting around the drums and egg shakers in a decrepit, slowly falling apart cardboard box the whole semester so it's SUPER exciting to have a nice carrying case with easy handles.
Oh! And the beautiful wooden xylophone that can be in F, C, or G! It's super fancy deliciousness and I had to keep taking the mallets away from the kids because they would not stop playing it.