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Children's drumming
Parties and school. Fun with Rhythm

  • We offer:
    • A fun-filled 45 minutes of interactive drumming entertainment at your child’s party!
    • A lively extra-mural drumming programme your school
    • Age 5 and older
    • We use small djembe drums: easier for children to handle

  • We teach:
    • Simple African drumming rhythms with easy songs
    • Rhythm copying games
    • Fun and easy dancing
    • Lots of laughter and entertainment

  • All you need to provide:
    • A venue
    • seating – chairs, cushions, or lawn

  • How will drumming benefit your child?
    • Drumming helps in the development of reading, writing and maths skills in young children.
    • Drumming helps helps develop gross and fine motor skills, visual and auditory discrimination, memory recall, sensory integration and much more.
    • Drumming helps improve children’s attention spans and concentration. (It's widely used to help ADD and autistic children.)
    • Scientific studies have shown that rhythm and music-making improve one's “spatial-temporal reasoning skills” - these allow us to visualize mathematical and scientific concepts in order to solve complex problems.
    • Drumming helps to release body tension, emotional stress, frustration and pent-up anger, and drumming promotes relaxation.
    • Drumming improves self-esteem and social interaction.
    • Drumming encourages the development of listening skills, which facilitates team work and group cooperation.
    • Drumming improves auditory development by focussing on “tone” and “bass” notes, as well as by playing loudly and softly.
    • Drumming also has all the benefits of physical exercise, such as increased heart rate and blood flow.


Catherine +27 (0)84 686 3872
Email: info@drummingsa.co.za

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Gaye Dorkin, Autumn 2004, ‘Drumming does it!’ in Independent Education, p.27.

Friedman, R.L., 2000. The Healing Power of the Drum: a psychotherapist explores the healing power of rhythm. Reno, NV: White Cliffs Media

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