08 Nov

GummyLump – Melissa and Doug Grand Piano – CLOSED

My father’s side of the family is very musical.  I have tapes of myself singing songs with my father before I was in preschool while he played the guitar and piano.  I definitely have some of that musical gene as well, I love to sing and I play guitar and can play a few songs on piano.  My brother is an incredible guitar player, and I have aunts and cousins who play music as a full time career – needless to say music is in my blood.

I think that DD has got some of that blood in her too.  She might only be 2, but she can hold a tune just as good as anyone on American Idol (I might be stretching it a little bit, but she can really sing well).  She can also dance to a beat – not just jump up and down, I am talking about break dancing – yes, my 2 year old daughter break dances.  Anyway, I am going off topic here a little bit, but I wanted to express how much music is a part of my family.

DD has recently received a mini grand piano by Melissa and Doug from GummyLump for review.  The delivery guy chuckled as he came up the stairs because it was apparently playing a tune while in the back of his truck.  The piano does not play songs by itself, but the keys must have been bouncing up and down as he drove.

Surprisingly, I put this together myself in about 1/2 an hour, probably even less.  The piano itself is pretty much complete, I just needed to add the legs.  I did however have to put the matching bench together.  It was pretty straight forward, if I can do it, you can do it.  So, in less than a 1/2 an hour, I had a fully functional grand piano in my living room.

DD loves her new piano and so does the rest of my family.  The piano comes with a music book with simple songs like Twinkle Twinkle.  The book has easy to follow play by number  musical notes, which coordinate with the piano keys (each key is colour coordinated with the book, and also shows the music note’s letter).  My Mom, who doesn’t have the musical background like I do, has been enjoying learning the tunes with DD.  It’s a great way for her and DD to spend some quality time together.

I also spend some time with her playing and singing songs.  I try to hold her little fingers in place and play Mary Had a Little Lamb, and we sing together.   Sometimes it works well, and other times she just wants to play her own songs.  Either way, I am so happy to see her expand her musical talents.

This mini grand piano is adorable in my living room.  Each and every person that visits our house makes a comment on how cute it is, and then are amazed about how great it sounds too.   It looks like DD has her Grandpa’s talent, I am so glad that we can start her off this young to develop it.  With her being able to play as she pleases there is no pressure with lessons and hopefully it will be something that she continues to enjoy as she grows up.  I enjoy watching her express herself in song.

Gummy Lump carries a variety of musical instruments, and they have a sale section which includes 20% off all Melissa and Doug toys.

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1,026 thoughts on “GummyLump – Melissa and Doug Grand Piano – CLOSED

  1. The Melissa & Doug Easel – On Sale $55.99 – Wooden Floor Easel is pretty cool!


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  2. I love all of the play food.. but my niece she would absolutely love the Trunki Ruby Red Kids Suitcase by Melissa & Doug. That is a great gift idea for her.. Thanks!!

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  5. I really like the Melissa and Doug Trunki ruby red suitcase. That will come in handy for travelling with a 3 year old!

  6. i love the Holly Ann Dollhouse Kit – The House That Jack Built by Melissa & Doug
    really nice
    staceyx at telus dot net

  7. i really like the Grocery Store Food Play & Lemonade Stand by Melissa and Doug

  8. I love the Melissa and Doug easel; just what my son needs to encourage him to get dirty a little more! (He doesn’t like to paint because he might get it on his hands!) 🙂

  9. The lacing tree by beleduc looks like something my boys would like. THey’d absolutely love the grand piano, too.

    thanks for the giveaway

  10. I visited GummyLump and like the Melissa and Doug Fold ‘n Go Castle (or Melissa and Doug products in general, for that matter).

    megancrose at gmail dot com

  11. The Band in a Box music set would be cool! He really loves instruments. We got him a little drum set for his 2nd birthday and he loves it and every instrument he sees on TV or elsewhere!

  12. I like the White Gourmet Chef Kitchen Wooden Toy by Educo, I’ve been looking for something like this for Christmas. The Piano is adorable but I didn’t see it on their site to purchase.
    Thanks for the chance!

  13. The GummyLump Automoblox X9X Wooden Sport Utility Green Vehicle
    is ultra-groovy. Heck, I’d love a real car just like it.

    Thanks for a great giveaway. I love that piano!

  14. I love everything made by Melissa and Doug but The KITCHEN is absolutely awesome.Thanks for sharing your site with all Moms and Grandmothers too.

  15. I really love Melissa and Doug and musical instruments. The earlier the betteer to introduce kids to music (IMHO). I would also like to get the Giant wooden xylophone and the Band in a box set. Oh the fun we could have! 🙂

  16. The grand piano to a child is like having a princess dress party, just so amazing and that every little girl must have.

  17. I really like the Decorate Your Own Jigsaw Puzzle Wooden Craft Kit for Kids by Melissa and Doug

    charmtime at gmail dot com

  18. I also love the Basic Cardboard Blocks 40 piece Set by Melissa and Doug.
    hmhenderson AT yahoo DOT com

  19. I like the play food…and I think the Kidkraft Pastel Toaster Play Food Set is adorable! Thanks for the review and giveaway!
    jackievillano at gmail dot com

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