Kids activities

A partnership between The a2 Milk Company™ and The Song Room.

Created in conjunction with leading arts education not-for-profit The Song Room, Sustainable Songs is a fun and imaginative music project that introduces children to the food cycle and sustainability while they make music using instruments made from fruit and vegetables and then recycling the scraps into delicious and nutritious meals!

Sustainable Songs is a great activity to do with small or larger groups of children at home using basic materials you’ll and at the supermarket and in your own kitchen. You don’t need to be an expert in music to work through the activities, we’ve supplied all the instructions you need to make the instruments and play the catchy song!

Watch this short clip about the development of this project and click on the vegetable instrument links below to get started!

Learn more about The a2 Milk Company™ partnership with The Song Room here.

Watch the video below to learn how to make a corn guiro and cucumber rhythm sticks. For more instruction on creating the instruments and the follow-up recipes, you can download activity sheet here.

Watch the video below to learn how to make a pumpkin drum and eggplant clapper. For more instruction on creating the instruments and the follow-up recipes, you can download activity sheet here.

Watch the video below to learn how to make rockmelon and watermelon drums. For more instruction on creating the instruments and the follow-up recipes, you can download activity sheet here.

Watch the video below to learn how to make a zucchini kazoo and capsicum shaker. For more instruction on creating the instruments and the follow-up recipes, you can download activity sheet here.

You’ve heard the song. Now learn to play it with all the instruments you’ve just created and follow the score here.

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