These neat little Latin percussion toys are scraped, rubbed, or tapped and are often shaped like a fish, hence their nickname.
We carry two diffierent kinds of "fish." The first is made by Hohner. This 8" long, multi-colored plastic guiro features several sets of differently sized/spaced ridges for a variety of sound effects. On the bottom, two indentations for fingers encourage children to hold the instrument correctly. It comes with a plastic scraper.
The second one is a more traditional looking guiro made of wood. This 15" guiro produces its ratchet-like sound from scraping the parallel ridges with a wooden stick (included). It is designed with finger and thumb holes in the middle and is hollow on one end for sound projection.