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Rain Sticks

Artists of all ages construct a three-dimensional form and fill it with rice to make gentle, percussive sounds. They discover that Native South American tribesmen would harvest dead branches from cactus plants, fill them with small pebbles and cap the ends. An excellent art and social studies lesson!

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Resource Details

Grade
K - 8th
Subjects
Visual & Performing Arts
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Year
2006
Included Materials
  • Project