You will receive 1 single Maraca shaker, depending on what we think will suit you best. This can be perfectly given as a gift for most ages as there are no small parts on the exterior. It is unlikely to be a choking hazard unless the shaker becomes damaged. Suitable from 3 years plus, all the way up. However, for little ones you should always keep an eye on them. If somehow they manage to break it, you don't want those little pieces going in their mouth.
How to play the shaker instrument? To be able to play the percussive instrument well, it can be a simple or difficult process. Very much depending on what you are trying to accomplish. For shamanism playing a shaker or drum around the fire is a spiritual journey and to learn to play this type of sound, it would take a lot of practice. If you are a beginner, you should start by trying to get a steady rhythmic beat. Another word for a shaker is rattle, clacker, cha-cha or maraca.