Straws turn into panpipes, sticks into sistrums, broomsticks into bilma! Seriously, here are 10 projects where you can get creative and sing a joyful song for the Earth. It’s an E-book, so there’s no wasted paper – just an abundance of creative ideas to turn trash into tunes!
Thanks to everyone who helped us get over 100,000 views on the Earth Day Anthem, - “We’ve Got The Whole World In Our Hands”. Please feel free to check out the video and share it with someone you love!
Is someone you love a child or person of “differing abilities”? This contest is for you! We’ve partnered with WonderBaby to offer 3 mini-grants of $100.00 each to do a project that shows your love of the Earth. You can enter as a child and a parent, a classroom + kids, or as a group. And dream up a special project that inspires you. Read more and enter here:
There have been lots of great resources this year about the rainforest. That’s why we added this fair trade froggie guiro to our Little Village Store. Check her (or him?) out here or enter to win one below!
Made by artisans in Indonesia, this froggy guiro is a nice addition to any type of musical play! Scratch the frog’s back for a cool rhythm!
So many of the world’s folk instruments started as gourds! Take a look at some of our favorites pictured above. Can you grow an instrument? Yes, here’s a fun post we did for the Gardening With Kids section of a great blog called “The Educator’s Spin On It". Read to explore more or enter to win a prize pack with seeds, a dried guiro and shekere instructions below.
Here’s what you get! 3 packs of birdhouse gourd seeds (feel free to share some), an awesome dried gourd (ready to use in a musical craft) and instructions on crafting a homemade shekere.
May Day and Morris Dancers are signs that Spring has arrived to the British Isles. We love this simple Morris Dancing bell craft. Check it out here:
UNTIL NEXT MONTH!
Wishing you magic and music – everyday!
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