When was the rainstick invented?

Answer The origin of rainsticks is unknown, but various theories suggest that Aztecs, Chilean tribes or African slaves in Peru were the inventors. Rainsticks became popular in Mexican music in the 1960s.S... Read More »

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What Is a Rainstick Used For?

A rain stick is a musical instrument made from a long, hollow tube that is sealed shut and has small pins on its inside surface, along with small beans, rice or pebbles inside. When raised to a 90-... Read More »

Rainstick Art Lessons?

A rain stick is a musical instrument originating from South America. Uncooked beans or rice are put into a long hollow tube sealed at both ends. Small nails or spikes are driven into the tube along... Read More »

Where did the rainstick begin?

The rainstick originated in Chile. The people of the South American country used the handmade instruments to ask the gods to send rain to their crops. The Chileans fashioned these rainsticks, known... Read More »

How to Make a Rainstick?

Rainsticks are cylindrical instruments that mimic the sound of rain when shaken. It is believed that rainsticks originated from South America, and were invented to help encourage rainy weather duri... Read More »