Make a toy of your choice
A piece of strong cardboard 15cm x 15cm.
Two bottle tops (5 cent coins can be used instead of bottle tops but it is easier to make music with bottle tops)
Aim of Badge:
To encourage an interest in creative art and craftwork
Complete 3 of these options. Subsequent badges may be earned when you complete 3 additional options
Introduction SIMPLE CASTANET
Castanets are used by flamenco dancers. The flamenco is a lively dance which originate in Southern Spain. Female flamenco dances wear long, frilled dresses and click a pair of castanets in their hands
• Fold the cardboard in half.
• Glue the bottle tops to the inside of the cardboard; one on each side.
• When the glue has dried the castanets will click when pressed together sharply.
• Practice using the castanets with the girls.
Other methods of how to make castanet can be found on http://www.firstpalette.com/Craft_themes/Music/castanets/castanets.html
IGG Outreach Pack 2008
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