Our new Thunder Maker is a great addition to your instrument collection for children over 4. It has a decorated 8" long cardboard tube with a 14" spring tail attached. Holding it with the tail down, one can start gently jiggling the tube, and it will start making a sound like thunder far away. Shake a bit more vigorously and the thunder comes closer! Experiment to see how many different sounds you can get out of it! My assistant's son received one when he was 8 and still loves it at 12! Made in Thailand. For children 4 and over.