Lesson 1: Making Maracas from Recycling

Using Stomp as inspiration, children create maracas using plastic bottles and decorate with West African patterns

Learning Objectives

  • Seeing further uses for recycled materials

  • Creating circular prints of consistent size and shape

  • Creating a musical themed design or pattern

Teacher Video: Making maracas

Pupil Video: Making maracas

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Simon Chubb,  
Art & Design specialist
Simon is a teacher, cartoonist and artist. He uses his 25 years of experience to teach art in schools and has his own workshop business ‘Scartoons’ in which children create comicA series of drawings which tell a story characters and…
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