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Easy Rhythm Instruments

Time

  • 5 to 10 minutes

Materials

  • Objects to hit together such as small pots and pans, aluminum tins, spoon and a small box
  • Metal salt shaker filled with rice
  • Two wooden spoons

Directions

Young children have natural rhythm, and if you put on some music and offer these "instruments," you can have fun moving playfully together.

Extensions

  • Trade instruments or exchange them for others.
  • Take them outside and march barefoot across the grass.

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Copyright © 2004 by Susan Kettmann. Excerpted from The 2,000 Best Games & Activities with permission of its publisher, Sourcebooks, Inc.

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