Making Music: How to Create and Use 70 Homemade Musical Instruments

Making Music: How to Create and Use 70 Homemade Musical Instruments

by John Langstaff, Ann Sayre Wiseman




Tune up a milk carton guitar and get ready for a kitchen concerto in the key of utensils major! Ann Sayre Wiseman and John Langstaff offer dozens of ideas that encourage children to unlock their musical creativity using everyday objects. Kids will be inspired as they turn a shower hose into a trumpet or pair zippers and Velcro to make their own percussion ensemble. With ideas for creating and playing more than 70 basic rhythm, string, wind, and keyboard instruments, the musical possibilities are endless. 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580175128
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 10/15/2003
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 8.56(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.31(d)
Age Range: 6 - 12 Years

About the Author

The late John Langstaff was known internationally for his ability to unlock any child’s innate musical ability. He was the founder of the original Christmas Revels in 1971 and devoted his life to promoting music education and enjoyment, especially for children. 

Ann Sayre Wiseman was an artist, teacher, and art therapist who led arts and crafts workshops around the world. She authored a dozen books, including Making Music (with John Langstaff).

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