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Discover how to make a talking drum ‘speak’ and learn a Yoruba welcome song, play a ceremonial drum for a Chinese lion dance and jingle through an Indian spice market.

This dedicated Early Years workshop begins with an interactive story exploring the music and some of the instruments of Nigeria, China and India. Students will then have the chance to play a wonderful selection of world instruments, whilst exploring clothing, masks or puppets from each country.

This workshop includes private access to the Horniman’s fantastic Hands on Music space.

Key Information.

Suitable for: EYFS

Ages: Under 5

Subjects: Citizenship, Music, Anthropology

Topics: Africa, Early Years, Human & Physical Geography, Identity, Mindfulness, Puppetry, Rehearsing, Rhythm, Rhythms of the World, Storytelling, Team Building, Music, China, India

Type: At Venue

Duration: 45 minutes

Cost: From £2.41 per student (£72.50 per session, excluding VAT)

Dates: Ongoing

Max. Students: 30

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

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The Horniman connects us all with global cultures and the natural environment, encouraging us to shape a positive future for the world we all share.

Learn about their world-class collections and discover information about world cultures, music, different species and the natural environment we all share.

There is more that unites us than divides us, and this can clearly be seen when looking at the 350,000 or so objects in the Horniman collections.

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