“Celebrating World Cultures & Our Planet!”
Journeys With Sound presents:
The following are suggestions for classroom activities relating to our programs. It is preferable to do these as follow-
(See also “Instrument Photos & Descriptions”)
World Music & Culture
Rattle – Materials: Empty container (coffee can, jar, etc..). Fill container with sand, rice, beans, pebbles, etc… Shake!
Didjeridoo – Materials: Cardboard tubes – Wrapping paper tubes are ideal. You can also use paper towel tubes, which can be taped together to make longer tubes if desired. Paint or draw designs on the tubes – You can use Australian Aboriginal patterns to make an authentic mini-
Rainstick – Easy version: Take any cardboard tube (or roll up a piece of construction paper to make a tube) – Tape up one end, fill with rice, tape up the other end, and paint. Tip the tube back and forth to hear the rain sounds.
Fancier version: Materials -
Dream journals – Students can keep an on-
Nature and the Environment
Explore and discuss how other cultures relate to and honor nature. How do they use things from Nature, and how can our modern Western culture learn from their ways? How can we learn to protect and heal the Earth and our environment?