VIC FIRTH Educational Launch Pad. Designed to include the correct tools for producing quality sound at the student level, the Vic Firth Education Packs were developed with a "step up" approach. As the student advances from beginner to intermediate, he or she will acquire the essentials for band and orchestra literature.
The Launch Pad is a great starter kit, including an SD1 Jr,. a practice pad and Vic Firth's Snare Drum Method - Book 1.