Making Music By Ann Sayre Wiseman;and John Langstaff Book 96 pages Elementary age children Learn to create and play 70 homemade musical instruments. Using imaginative projects and whimsical drawings, Wiseman shows kids how to make rhythm, string, wind, and keyboard instruments from all kinds of ordinary household items and natural materials. Langstaff teaches children how to make music with their homemade instruments - as a solo, in a duet, in a small family ensemble, or with a full classroom orchestra. He starts with rhythm games and then moves on to teaching such music basics as tempo. This book gets kids excited about sounds, shows them how to make their own instruments, and helps them recognize that everything in the world makes music. Contents: Projects in CAPS = how to make instruments; regular type = how to make music with them. Beginning Notes KITCHEN THINGS THAT RING AND PING;SCRAPERS AND RASPS;GUIRO Names & Notation Fruit Salad CRYING WATER BOWLS & COOKING POTS ;POT COVER CYMBALS Clock Music- Opus 1 BELLS - CHIMES - TRIANGLE GLASS HARMONICA TAMBOURINE MARACAS: RATTLE & CLATTER RAINSTICK THIMBLE FINGERS & TAPPING GLOVES CLAVE & RHYTHM STICKS JINGLING JOHNNY CASTANETS & CLAPPERS TONGUE DRUMS DRUM IMPROVISATIONS MALLETS;Playing the Room Percussion Conversations Canons & Rounds TALKING DRUMS HARDWARE ORCHESTRA CONDUIT PIPE XYLOPHONE WOODEN XYLOPHONE AFRICAN THUMB PIANOS BUGLES & HORNS RANDOM PIPES FLUTES & WHISTLES SHEPHERDS' PIPES DANDELION TRUMPETS WINDOW WIND HARP BOARD & BOX ZITHER ONE-STRING BOX BASS BUSHMAN'S BOW - LYRE MILK CARTON GUITAR PLUCKING FIDDLE MUSICAL SAW;Conducting an Orchestra Kitchen Concerto A Pre-Hispanic Orchestra Paper Orchestra Clock Music- Opus 2 Clock Music- Opus 3 Soundscapes Velcro-Zipper Duet Single-Note Compositions Orchestrating Clapping & Body Drumming Family Fun End Notes Helpful Music Terms Resources Index.