Enhancing environmental music

Ms Bernie is currently studying the enhancement of environmental music, she and the children were making instruments using materials within our environment. So far we have made shakers and a harp.

The shakers were made by using a paper plate folded in half and stapled together leaving a hole at the top where we put the pasta through then we sealed the hole using staples. We then drew patterns and pictures onto our shakers.

When making the harps Ms Bernie had the cardboard template of the harps cut out with slits to wrap the elastic bands around as string. Once this was done then they were able to pluck the strings.

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