This Rainsticks lesson plan also includes:
This rainstick lesson isn't just about making art; it's about understanding Native American symbols and culture. Kids read about the use of rainsticks and why specific symbols were used to decorate them. They then make their own rainsticks out of paper towel tubes, markers, tin foil, and yarn. Tip: This would be a great big buddy activity where fifth graders help their second grade friends in research, reading, and the creative art process.