Farai introduces you to the djembe and talks about its historical importance to the Mali Empire. For more on music and dancing, visit artsedge.kennedy-center.org.
Some lively African stuff...The music and dance of the African diaspora, formed to varying degrees on African musical traditions, include African-American mu...
Musique du monde
5th grade lesson- Kalimba, African song, teaching form, rhythmic patterns, students performing, improv. (Video called Fifth Grade Lesson, part 1) part 2 is easy to find when you go to the video
Music Room Resources
One of the best djembe lessons I've seen so far. He uses words to teach rhythm (good for Orff!)
Dr. Nicola F. Mason (Assistant Professor of Music Education EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY) West African song/game. Used with elementary children to explore ste...
Amazingly beautiful song. I want one of these for Christmas... SaReGaMa - Kalimba solo for Lotus (that would take an incredible amount of experience to learn to play that!)
Multicultural Music Videos for kids: Great website with lots of videos!
Education & Music Education
Zimbolé - African Folk Song all over the World (HD) Music for A week could be African Folk music, and we could learn the motions for this one.
Hendry African Circle Dance for Children - YouTube
Learning Multiplication Facts with Rhythm This worked with other math facts as well