1. How to Make a PVC Pipe Xylophone Instrument

    This week, we have been exploring the mathematics of music with a homemade PVC pipe xylophone!  This was one of those projects that sort of evolved.  The boys have been…

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  2. Composing Music with Math Activity for Kids

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  3. Duct Tape Practice Drum

    Aidan has been dying to get started on drumming, and unfortunately drums (or lessons) aren't in the budget at the moment.  However, I saw this idea on Journey into Unschooling…

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  4. Make an Upcycled Xylophone Wind Chime

    We have had a broken toddler toy xylophone at our house for several years.  I've never thrown it away because it still worked, but it had some sharp broken plastic…

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  5. Duct Tape Drums

    Several months ago, I saw this idea for duct tape drums on Journey into Unschooling, and tucked it away for future use.  This past week, we did a preschool unit…

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  6. Musical Shakers - Three Ways!

    We've been making musical shakers today!  And we ended up attempting three different types of shakers... #1:  Cardboard Tube Shakers First, we made cardboard tube shakers.  We made four and…

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  7. Preschool Math Game for Learning Larger Numbers

    Gresham has a pretty good handle on the numbers 1-10 - as in, he can recognize them and write them and understands their value.  However, I was realizing that he…

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  8. Suzuki Violin for Kids

    Gresham (age 4) has been playing violin since January I thought it might be fun to post some pictures of the boys and their violins!  Both of the older boys…

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  9. Make a Rainstick - Musical Instrument Craft

    Making a rainstick is easy to do, and the results are totally worth it - with a tube this long, you get a really soothing rain sound. Ever since I…

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