The tambourine is usually played using the "Timbrel Praise" method created by Dodie V. Sarchet-Waller. It is played by hand, the musician strikes the head using his bare hands. Attached to the tambourine are metal jingles so that when the musician shakes the tambourine it will create a sound. The tambourine is a drum that has a small polygonal or circular frame. Usually the instrument is played in christmas celebrations.