A hands-on guide to making musical instruments with everyday objects. Anything from newspapers to balloons can be easily transformed into original soundmakers and musical keepsakes. The book and CD set contains lively songs, stories and chants for children to sing and play along to. It enhances communication skills, creativity, mathematics, science, literacy and personal social and emotional development. The wide variety of activities develop knowledge of musical tone, singing, performance and art and craft skills. Includes paperback book and CD.