Native American Shell Instrument Activity Kit


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Native Americans loved music and made it an integral part of their cultures. They would make instruments out of natural materials they could find near their homeland. Kids recreate the experience and learn about music and Native American culture as they craft their own Shell Shaker instrument. All the materials for the Shell Shaker have been included, plus we've included a specially produced CD featuring 21 songs from 12 Native American tribes.

Ages 6 and up.

Unit Goals and Concepts:  

  • Explore the rituals and ceremonies of various Native American tribes.
  • Learn about different Native American tribes and then listen to songs from each tribe.
  • Create your own Native American inspired instrument.

Materials Included:  

  • Real seashells, plus popcorn kernels, glue, and decorations to create each Shell Shaker.
  • Our exclusive CD featuring Native American songs that will provide the backdrop for a Shell Shaker orchestra.
  • Our exclusive instructor's activity guide that is filled with facts, puzzles, games and other activities that enhance the experience.

Enter quantity for each item desired:
Shell Instrument Activity Kit (#130s) # of Projects Included: 25 $39.75
Shell Instrument Activity Kit (#130s-1) # of Projects Included: 100 $149.00

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