Make Your Own Instrument
Make your own trumpet at home. Paint yourself blue. Call yourself a Blue Man. #itsablueworld (click thru for instructions)
Homemade Musical Instruments
Homemade musical instruments are a way to get kids involved in the process of open-ended play. Whether they are involved in the steps it takes to make the musical instrument or not, the creativity in making ordinary objects part of music helps them see the world a little differently. In fact, knobby puzzle pieces have …
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Make a Talking Drum Out of Funnels
Make a Talking Drum Out of Funnels: Talking drums are these cool West African percussion instruments where you squeeze the strings around the middle to change the tension on the drum heads and change the pitch. Go look at this amazing video. Do it. Didn't realize a drum could sound li…