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Doom Ta-Ka: Kids, Drums & Books with Beat!

Friday, July 15th, 2011

Planning to stop by today for the Children’s Drum Circle? Awesome! Come listen to the magical sound of drums. The entire family will be engaged in this interactive drum circle presented by Hakan Kaya and friends!

Enjoy the drum circle and then take home some musical fun!

Tanka Tanka Skunk uses animal names to introduce rhythmic language and rhyme, as Tanka the elephant and his friend Skunk play drums to keep the beat.
Zimani’s Drum: While out walking with his brother Cikungwa, blind Zimani has an encounter with Mkango the lion and tries to trick him before he has a chance to kill them.
Dancing Drum tells the Cherokee legend in which Dancing Drum tries to make Grandmother Sun smile on the People again. Also describes the history, culture, and fate of the Cherokee Indians.
Two Sticks: Maybelle loves to drum, but after bringing home eleven crocodiles in whose mouth she has played a toothy tune, her parents are only too eager to replace them with any drum of Maybelle’s choosing.
Nifty Thrifty Music: Children will be able to start their own band after they create these ten musical instruments for next to nothing. Instruments include the xylophone, rhythm blocks, panpies, finger cymbals, colonial drum, American Indian clapper, tambourine, rain stick, maracas and ukulele.