Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Kwanzaa and African Instruments

In second and third grades we discussed Kwanzaa and played our new African percussion instruments.  The kids really like these!  Thank you again, PTA!

 A student plays the seed rattle (left) and another plays the shekere (right).

Students really like the frog quiro (left), and the agogo bell (right) has a high bell and a low bell. 

The talking drum (above) is interesting because the pitch can change.
We realized it sometimes sounds like it's talking!

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