Make Your Own Shekere (African Percussion Instrument) Tutorial

Grade Levels
K - 5th, Homeschool
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4 pages
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A shekere is a beautiful and unique instrument from Africa that makes a great addition to any classroom or homeschool. But how are they made?

This tutorial takes you through each step, including selecting and cleaning the gourd, making the net “skirt” and adding the beads. These simple instructions make it easy and fun to make your own version of this beloved and versatile instrument now played not only in Africa, but in various cultures around the world.

Also available from DARIA MUSIC on TPT – Shekere tutorial plus dried gourd combination for $14.95 (Shipping is free within USA).
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