Travel around the globe and explore world cultures through music!
These 12 activities and 8 coloring pages introduce kids to a world of music-related fun, from Australian clapsticks to Indian ankle bells and Egyptian rattles. From Andean panpipes to rocking rainsticks and soothing ocean drums, these projects fit perfectly into any homeschool curriculum where music is a part of the learning and discovery!
INSTRUMENT MAKING ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:
Indian Style Ankle Bells (Ghungroo)
Egyptian Sistrum (Rattle from Recycled Materials)
Egyptian Sistrum (Version With Natural Materials)
Tingsha (Tibetan Handbells)
Native American Style Turtle Ratte
Vuvuzela (South African Stadium Horn)
Australian Bilma (Rhythm Sticks)
COLORING PAGES INCLUDE:
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
World Music performer DARIA (Daria Marmaluk-Hajioannou) has spent the last two decades performing in the USA and around the world, creating music to inspire all the world’s children. Along with numerous national awards for her culturally diverse music, Daria’s website (www.dariamusic.com) was given a Parent’s Choice Award and offers many great resources for teachers, parents and kids of all abilities.
Along with bilingual versions of popular world music songs, Daria’s “I Have A Dream” Song is used widely to celebrate MLK Day. Her Earth Day anthem “We’ve Got The Whole World In Our Hands” is used in the US as well as in Singapore and Japan and China. Her “Beautiful Rainbow World” song is used in Australia as part of a “Respecting Others” curriculum for preschoolers as well as in South African schools as part of a “Teach Tolerance” initiative. Daria’s live show is fully interactive as she brings a variety of exciting world traditions to life, allowing children to become a part of the celebration and the fun of exploring world cultures.