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Re: rainsticks

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Becky Alexander (Bekalex)
Thu, 6 Feb 1997 17:43:44 -0700

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>You can make rainsticks with long cardboard tubes - best are the heavier
>ones from printers; tape one end; fill with a couple of
>handfulls of (uncooked) beans; tape and paint.
>Of course you would want to introduce their culture origins, use and
>motifs prior to the activity.
>-Teresa Tipton
>On Thu, 6 Feb 1997 stratk_6 wrote:
>> Does anyone have directions on how to make a rainstick?
>> T.I.A.
>> -Lisa Schaa
>> stratk_6

In this area bamboo is readily available and is used instead of cardboard
Put dried beans in and plug the ends with clay. Do not paint. I think you
could varnish these but I don't think I've ever seen it done.

Becky Alexander
Porterville, Ca.

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