Bear A World of Sound Adventure: Retired

Music notes on a red background with an image of the Bear A World of Sound Cub Scout adventure belt loop.

BSA retired this adventure on May 31, 2022. This information remains here for historical purposes.

Bear Cub Scouts learn about musical instruments from around the world while working on the A World of Sound adventure. They make a mbira, a sistrum, and a rain stick .

Make your own music with these related ideas and achievements:

Make a Mbira from Bobby Pins

A mbira is a “thumb piano” of African origin.  Music is made by plucking metal tines. Make a Mbira from Bobby Pins shows how to make a mbira from bobby pins,  craft sticks, and thumbtacks.

How to Make a Simple Rainstick

This article gives step-by-step instructions to make a rainstick from common household materials. A rainstick is an instrument which sounds like rain when you turn it.

Make a Sistrum

This tutorial shows how to make a simple sistrum from a forked stick from a tree, some craft wire, and buttons or beads.

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