Remember those totally unusable instruments you were given for music class in elementary school? Well, it turns out, they're not so unusable after all - Jimmy Fallon enlists Madonna and The Roots and his collection of children's music things in an epic new video.

Madonna at the 2015 Brit AwardsMadonna performs 'Holiday' with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots

You never see real musicians using the likes of maracas, cowbells, glockenspiels or tambourines in their compositions (not often, anyway) so why do teachers expect children to learn the art of music making this way? Well, legendary neo-soul collective The Roots and Queen of Pop Madonna have proved on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' that with proper execution these instruments aren't so lame after all.

Watch Jimmy Fallon, Madonna & The Roots perform 'Holiday' here:

Jimmy Fallon, Madonna & The Roots Sing "Holiday" (w/ Classroom...

Madonna stops by the Tonight Show Music Room to perform her classic song "Holiday." Rebel Heart is available on iTunes now:

Posted by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Thursday, 9 April 2015