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Play the Rainbow to Explore AcousticsView Full Activity
In this activity, your child fills jars with water to learn about acoustics, and practices mixing colors to form a rainbow of colors and sounds.
Make Your Own RainstickView Full Activity
There's no need to hunt down a cactus for this rainstick craft. In fact, you can recycle items you probably already have on hand.
Musical Magical Hoops!View Full Activity
This fun game tests your child's memory and helps him recognize colors, listen well, discriminate between sound and silence, and stop and start on signal.
Paper Cup MaracasView Full Activity
Maracas are most commonly found in music around the world. Introduce your child to percussion and rhythm with this easy-to-make instrument.
Tin Can PhoneView Full Activity
Tin can phones offer something modern versions don't - a fun project to make with a friend, and a dramatic illustration of vibration and sound waves.
Make Paper Plate TambourinesView Full Activity
Looking for a noisemaker that's more musical than your kid's typical banging and clanging? Make a paper plate tambourine!
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Play Animal Musical ChairsView Full Activity
In this variation on musical chairs, no one gets kicked "out" of the game -- instead, they get to tell other kids what to do!
Play Musical StatuesView Full Activity
This simple movement activity helps improve listening skills, as your child will be required to discriminate between sound and silence.