Exclusively redesigned to celebrate Hape's 30th anniversary! The sound of wooden balls pounding down onto a musical xylophone is sure to delight and enchant your child's curiosity! With the Pound and Tap Bench from Hape, there are so many different ways to play! Pound the wooden balls down onto the xylophone and listen as a musical scale plays aloud. Kids will love sliding out the xylophone to play on its own, and learning about the different sounds with this early melodies introduction to musical arts. Durable child safe paint finish and solid wood construction make this a toy your child will love for years to come. Hape toys stimulate children through every stage of development and help nurture and develop their natural abilities. All Hape products sold in North America meet or exceed all applicable safety standards. Hape's Pound and Tap Bench is a winner of the 2011 Creative Child Toy of the Year by Parenting Magazine in the Best Toys of the Year category.