STEAM Learning from Home: Come Home Drum with Ocheami
Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, 10 – 11 a.m.
STEAM Learning from Home: Come Home Drum with Ocheami
WhereOnline
AddressVisit our Kids YouTube Channel to watch the videos.
AudienceKids & Families
LanguageEnglish
SummaryExploring the rich culture of West African through drumming!
DescriptionOcheami is a group of artists and educators with a common goal, to study, share and perform West African culture to support healthy perspectives of life. Ocheami means linguist, the representative who speaks on behalf of the chief in the Ga Language of Ghana, West Africa. Ocheami are "performers speaking on behalf of West African people through drumming, dance, song and storytelling."

Come Home Drum: Gome with Kofi Anang

  • Age range: all ages
  • Items needed: none / clap along


Come Home Drum: Jembe with Kofi Anang


  • Age range: 4+ with parent
  • Items needed: table for drumming (or can use your thighs)


Come Home Drum: Bell and Shaker with Kofi Anang


  • Age range: 4+ with parent
  • Items needed: none / clap along

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Every Day is Earth Day!, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, engineering, arts and math. This year Summer of Learning is a little different, but we still have plenty of activities to keep kids engaged, reading and learning all summer!
AccommodationsWe can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations.
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