(Expressive Art (Choral)). This unique book/audio package lets children sing and play songs from around the world by making their own musical instruments. The book includes easy-to-follow instructions for making and playing 10 percussion instruments by using recycled, everyday items. Each instrument project includes background information on its culture of origin, activities and games involving the instrument, a suggested reading list for more information on the culture, and a song to play with the instrument. The delightful accompanying recording features traditional songs so kids can play and sing along. The book is full of close-up photos to help in making and playing the instruments.