Rainforest Extension Activity - Make a Tribal Drum

What you need
 Step by step
  • Drinking cups (styrofoam, plastic or paper)
  • Glue
  • Masking tape
  • Permanent markers
  • Shoe polish (optional)
  • Rags (optional)





  • Glue two cups together (bottom to bottom) and let dry.
  • Using masking tape, completely cover the opening at the top and bottom of the cups.
  • Completely cover the outside of the cups with masking tape.
  • Brush shoe polish all over the masking tape covered cups and then wipe off with rags. (optional step - this is to achieve the colour of a tribal drum)
  • draw geometric or other designs around the top, middle and bottom of the drums with permanent markers.

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