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Musical Instrument: Rainstick

23 Mar

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Musical Instruments: Sand Blocks

22 Mar

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Musical Instruments: Shakers

20 Mar

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Musical Instruments: Drums

19 Mar

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Materials for March 19-23: Musical Instruments

17 Mar

Not only is music fun, music also develops many educational skills for kids. This week we’ll make some homemade instruments to create your own rock band!

These are the materials you’ll need this week. Recycle what you have around the house.

Monday: Drums

  • Can or oatmeal container (any size)
  • Scrapbook or construction paper
  • Scotch tape
  • Foil, plastic wrap or waxed paper
  • Rubber band
  • Two new unsharpened pencils

Tuesday: Shakers

  • Plastic Easter eggs
  • Rice, dried beans, beads, etc.
  • Hot glue gun and glue

Wednesday: Guitar

  • Empty Kleenex box
  • Paper towel tube
  • Six rubber bands
  • Masking tape
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Paint

Thursday: Sand Blocks

  • 2 1″ x 4″ pieces of wood
  • Medium grit sandpaper
  • Scissors
  • Tacky Glue

Friday: Rainstick

  • Paper towel or wrapping paper tube
  • Packing peanuts
  • Rice
  • Paper
  • Masking tape
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