If you want to make button castanets (CSLP manual page 121) that were either demonstrated or on display at the FLYP workshops, you can make them really bright by ordering 94 big buttons for $9.99 from Oriental Trading. The item number is DE-57/8500. The big buttons would work very well made with pipe cleaners rather than glue as in the CSLP manual instructions. The kids would not have to wait until the glue dries and if you pulled the pipe cleaner up on top, you could twist it to make a finger holder just like real castanets have. Another way to make castanets is to use fingers from old gloves and glue the buttons on. If anyone knows of other ways, please post a comment.
Please contact Patricia or me if you want any instructions from the workshops.
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