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Does your child love to play drums? Do you want to channelize his love for drumming in a productive way? Then why don’t you consider giving him some wonderful drum coloring pages?
Drums are part of the percussion instruments, built by stretching a membrane of a vessel across an opening. The sound comes from the vibration caused by striking the membrane with an object or hands. Drums fall into various categories, namely conga, barrel, waisted, bowl or goblet. Here are ten mind-blowing drum coloring pictures for your tot.
10 Lovely Drum Coloring Pages:
1. D For Drum:
This alphabet coloring page features one of the most fun, but noisy music instruments, the drums. The worksheet will help your child practice uppercase and lowercase D while coloring a simple image of a drum. Afterward, you can talk with about the different kinds of drums and their distinct characteristics.
2. Electronic Drum:
Electronic drums are pads that represent the acoustic drum. All the pads in an electronic drum can be of the same or different size. These pads can imitate almost all kinds of sounds. The electronic drums also include computer software, online drum machines and many other things that use programming and samples to produce drum sounds.
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Here’s a drum coloring page of a cute dhol smiling at you. A dhol is a two-headed drum coming from the Indian state of Punjab. Each head produces a different pitch. It has rope lacing and screw-turnbuckle. The dhol is a folk musical instrument and lacks the playing technique and tuning of a pakhawaj or a table.
4. Timmy The Timpani Drum:
Here is a cute diagram of Timmy the Timpani Drum. Timpani or kettledrums is a type of drum that has a skin called “head” stretched over a large copper bowl. A special drum stick called timpani mallet is used for playing timpani. Timpani drums have an extensive use in orchestras, concert bands, rock music and marching bands.
5. Donald Playing Conga:
Here’s a fun drum coloring sheet featuring Donald Duck playing a conga. A conga is a tall, barrel-shaped drum from Cuba. Congas have a fiberglass or staved wooden shell and a tensioned drumhead. These drums are very popular in American and Cuban folk music.
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6. Tribal Girl Playing A Drum:
This coloring page features a tribal girl playing an African drum. The drum has some uses in Africa. The natives play drums on many occasions, including a full moon and a wedding. Djembe is the most popular African Drum. We wonder which type of African drum this little girl is playing.
Here is a simple coloring image of a tabla. Tabla is one of the most popular musical instruments used in Indian classical music. It consists of two hands-drums- daya and baya. The baya drum is larger than the baya drum, which results in two different sounds. The main drum is the daya tabla that you should play with the dominant hand.
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8. Boy Playing Acoustic Drum:
Here is a neat coloring image of a boy playing acoustic drums. An acoustic drum set consists of all the major percussion instruments like a snare drum, bass drum, cymbals and tom-tom drums. Most of the musical groups use an acoustic drum set to create the rhythm of the music.
9. Military Officer Playing Drum:
This srums coloring page features a military officer playing a drum. A military drum has uses in military ceremonies, martial music, honor music and drill. Do you know what the sticks that accompany the drums are called? They are known as mallets. The mallets hit the diaphragm of the instrument, producing a distinctive sound.
What would be a musical band without a pair of bongo drums? Bongos are hand percussion musical instruments native to Africa. You will mostly hear bongo-played in Cuban styles of music. A fun fact about bongo drums is that the two drums are always of different sizes. The larger one is “hembra” and the smaller one is “macho”.
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Our drum coloring sheets will help your child explore different kinds of musical instruments. You can also check out our other musical instruments coloring pages. They are equally fun to color. Which of these drums does your child enjoy coloring the most? Tell us here.