Two sounds can be made by the caxixi single straw shaker. You can either shake the pebbles onto the disc or you can shake them into the weave.
Variations in sound are produced by varying the angle at which the caxixi is shaken.
With this shaker from Ghana, any player can keep a good rhythm.
These items are musical instruments, not toys, and are suitable for use by 3 year olds and above. It is advised that they are used with supervision as there are small parts on and in some of them