6. Have your students try and replicate the rhythm of the
7. Create music by combining the sounds of the thumb pianos
the drums. Record the musical presentations, and post on a
class Web site if possible. The following site describes how
to create a Web site at
http://www .smplanet .com/webpage /webpage.html
In the following activity, two kinds of African craft
projects are described. You may choose to divide the class
into two separate groups and have each group work on a
different one, or you may want to have each student complete
both over an extended time period.
1. Ask the students to brainstorm answers to the following
What are the different purposes of art?
Record their ideas on the board.