Today we are going to have a look at the Amazon Rainforest. It is the biggest rainforest in the world and runs through six countries. Over half of the Amazon Rainforest is in a country called Brazil.
You can watch a little video about the Amazon here-https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=JEsV5rqbVNQ
Challenge – Can you make a rain maker that sounds just like the rain falling in the Amazon Rainforest.
You will need a cardboard tube (kitchen roll, sweetie tube), small nails, drawing pins, tape to cover the ends, rice, beans/grains to fill it with. You can decorate your rain maker with paper, paint, wool, whatever you can find!
– When all the nails are in you then have to sellotape up one end of the tube so no rice can escape! Then carefully pour about half a cup of rice into the other end. If you have a funnel at home they are really handy to help you pour! You can use dry beans, lentils etc too. Then seal up the other end.
The final step is to decorate your rain maker! Maybe you can make it colourful like the rainforest!