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African Bolga Market Basket and Set of 6 African Music Instruments

Item # AFRICA
$158.14
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Product Overview

The African Bolga Market Basket and set of 6 African Music Instruments in one easy order!

Africa Bolga Market Basket
Endless classroom uses! Each basket, handmade using naturally, locally available materials, is hand-woven in village co-ops in Ghana, West Africa.
  • Use for classroom storage, dramatic play centers, cultural studies, and more
  • Proceeds from each purchase directly support the weavers and their families and villages through provided healthcare and school supplies
  • Each handmade basket is unique; exact size, shape, and colors vary
  • Baskets measure 16"-18"Dia.

Set of 6 African Music Instruments
Add a unique beat, rattle, and shake to your classroom! Set of 6 authentic African instruments includes:

Nigerian Shekere
*Measures 5"-6"Dia.
*Made from the thickest gourds, selected for extra durability and ease of playing
*Shekeres may be played in many ways: by shaking, twisting, tapping, pulling on the netting, etc.
*Each one has a unique sound, size, and shape

Ghanaian Caxixi Rattle
*Measures 8"H
*Woven out of river grass and colored with fabric dyes in Ghana, West Africa
*Two different sounds: Shake the rattle on its side and turn it so the pebbles hit the calabash, or just hit the side of the rattle
*Experiment with different ways of shaking it to get different sounds and rhythms
*Each rattle is unique in color, shape, and sound

Ghanaian Calabash Rattle
*Measures approx. 4-1/2"Dia x 8-1/4"L
*Handmade in Ghana, West Africa
*Made from a gourd with a woven cane base and handle
*Filled with pebbles, bottle caps, or seeds to create a bell-like sound
*Try shaking, turning, and tapping the rattle to discover the variety of sounds you can create
*Each rattle is unique in color, shape, and sound

Nigerian Agogo Bell
*Measures 10-1/2"L
*Features two bells with distinct pitches
*Can be played with included mallet.

African Piccolo Cabasa
*Measures 2-3/4"Dia. x 6"L
*The piccolo cabasa is a smaller, higher pitched version of a full-size cabasa, perfect for early learners
*Features a unique ergonomic handle that makes it easier and more comfortable for a child to play
*Made of wood, with a black painted finish and 6 rows of metal beads

Ghanaian Musical Ball
*Measures approx. 4-1/2"Dia.
*Similar to egg shakers
*Made from small, hallowed out pumpkin gourds
*Filled with pebbles, sea-shells, or bottle caps to create a unique sound
*Each music ball is unique in color, shape, and sound

Specifications

Age / Grade
Ages 4+ / Grades PreK+
Alias
AFRICA
Assembly Required
No
Manufacturer
Westco Educational Products
MPN
AFRICA