Instruments From India – Make Your Own Ankle Bells (Ghungroo)

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Traditional ankle bells worn by dancers are known by various names in different parts of India. In Tamilnadu, they are known as Salangai. In Kerala, they are called Chilanka. In North India, you can find ankle bells called ghungroo. In this easy craft activity you can learn more about traditional ankle bells and find several ways to make great-sounding ankle bells for students or young children.

This craft can be used to explore Indian culture as well as a way to explore sound through movement for children of any age or for special needs classrooms.

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