Celebration Cymbals

Celebration Cymbals craft

Celebrate Chinese New Year, Carnival, Cinco de Mayo, or whenever a musical mood strikes. Join your friends for a musical parade.

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    Get ready to march in a band! Lead the beat with your own colorful, fun cymbals. Long ago, these delightful percussion instruments were invented in Asia. Musicians around the world play cymbals in parades, orchestras, and bands.

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    Using Crayola® Gel Markers, doodle and design patterns and shapes, swirls and curls on both sides of two aluminum pie pans. Create a look as striking as the sounds you’ll make!

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    Hold the pans by their rims and clap them together. Make your own drums and other instruments, too, with recycled things. Left, right, left, right….