- plastic containers with lids (for example, food storage containers, yogurt containers, vitamin bottles)
- cardboard and plastic tubes and hoses
- small objects to place inside of the containers and tubes
Model placing small objects into a container with a lid. Slide the objects back and forth and then vigorously shake the container. Encourage children to describe and imitate the sound/s. Then invite children to do what you did. If they’ve created a shaker they especially like, have them save it and put it aside to share with the group later in the week.