Create your own working snare drum! This fun activity will give you hours of fun even after you are finished crafting your drum.
SUBMITTED BY: Marigold Regional Library System
PROGRAM CATEGORY: This program is a craft and a musical activity
PROGRAM DELIVERY (FOR STAFF USE ONLY): This program can be prerecorded or live streamed.
INSTRUCTIONS (FOR STAFF): Prepare the string with beads so that you don’t have to thread it during the demonstration. Follow the patron instructions.
AGE GROUP: 5/6+
TIME REQUIRED: 15 – 30 minutes
SPACE CONSIDERATIONS: Just a table to work on
INSTRUCTIONS (FOR PATRONS):
9. Add a string, yarn, or whatever you prefer as a strap for the snare. You can use this to hang the drum from your neck, making it easier to play.
10. Pull the snare strings tight to turn on the snare or loosen them slightly to turn them off.