Recycled percussion – My Shaker


Use some simple craft supplies to recycle toilet roll cardboard into a bright and fun musical shaker.

Not only looks great but sounds really great too – use it to play percussion along with this specially made ‘Shaker Clap Stomp Song’ below!

The City Music schools outreach project is funded by the Youth Music Initiative.
Part of the Tolbooth’s music development programme.

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