Make an Indian dhol drum

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With multicultural topics high on the agenda, Jim Bernardin shows how to engage children by making a drum and then learning some simple rhythms to play on it

A dhol drum

The dhol drum from the Punjab region in India provides the rhythm for Bhangra dancers and is traditionally played at Punjabi festivals and ceremonies. The materials needed to make this drum – a laundry bin, scraps of fabric, and so on – are inexpensive and easy to obtain. Download the full instructions.

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  1. Ibrahim
    on 30 January 2016


    I like to play dhol