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Make Your Own Latin American Guiro

Grade Levels
PreK - 3rd, Homeschool
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The Latin American guiro is an easy instrument to make and play. This pdf shares the background of the instrument, several variations and a craft to make your own guiro from a recycled water bottle plus a scraper. It also shares some of the basic rhythm patterns for the guiro that can get teachers and students playing the instrument right away!

This activity is perfect for a Cinco de Mayo celebration or a school music presentation as well as any similar event that showcases Latin American culture.

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This product is also part of an E-Book on Latin American and Hispanic Music. You can save 10 – 15% by buying the complete E-Book, here:

Hispanic Heritage - Musical Craft And Coloring E-Book


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