Songs, Psalms and Music
The Bible has many poems that praise God. Sometimes these poems are made into songs. Here is a song-poem from a book in the Bible called the Book of Psalms.
A Psalm of Praise
Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth,
Discussion: What do you like about this poem? What surprises you? Do you think the writer had a good imagination? How can rivers clap their hands? How can mountains sing?
Making musical instruments: People all over the world make musical instruments out of everyday things - boxes, string, pieces of wood, hollow sticks and other things. See what you can make out of the materials in this box of supplies.
About the Psalms: The book of Psalms is a book in the Bible of songs and prayers. (The word "psalsms" is one of those words with a silent "p")