Native American-- Kindergarten

We are starting to make rattles like the Native American rattles.  Here are the steps so far: 
Tape a wooden paint stirrer to a small paper plate.

Place beans, rice, dry noodles on the plate.
Put another paper plate on top and tape shut!   Our next step will be to add paper mache on top and paint symbols on the rattle.  We will also add feathers and yarn to the handle.


I divided the kindergartners in 2 groups so that they could receive extra help while they made their rattles.  The other group was using Native American symbol sheets to draw symbol stories.  Here are some of them: