Category Archives: Instrument Making

Making a Paper Didgeridoo

The Travelers and Explorers are studying Australia.  In music, I shared an Australian instrument, the didgeridoo.  The didgeridoo is usually 3 to 10 feet long, made of tree wood.  Australians take their favorite tree branch or trunk, hollow it out, … Continue reading

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Titans and Their Panpipes

Following the Greek Mythology theme, the Titans made their own set of panpipes today!  With our supplies of straws, rulers, scissors, markers, scotch tape, masking tape, and dough, we set out to make something playable.  With this precise instrument, students … Continue reading

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Making Lyres with the Titans

In Ancient Greece, the lyre was a popular and well-known instrument.  Over the course of two music classes, the Titans class were enthusiastic to make their own lyre!  With today’s popular music as our work music, we set out on … Continue reading

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