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 +======Sphero Specdrums======
 +{{:​digital_literacy:​technology_resources:​sphero_specdrums:​specdrums.jpg?​nolink |}} Specdrums are app-enabled musical rings that make the world your instrument by turning colours into sounds. Connect your Specdrums Rings to the app and tap on anything – your clothes, drawings, or the included playing pad – to create and mix any sounds, beats, and loops that all play through your mobile device. Jam on your own or with friends, anytime, anywhere.
  
 +Specdrums provides an accessible, portable, and tactile way for anyone to discover music creation. Easy for beginners to explore, but open-ended for advanced musicians to get creative, It provides an outlet for practising music using your hands without loud, expensive and large physical instruments.
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 +The Rings don’t just work on the included Play Pad, you can tap them on anything with a coloured object in your world. They mimic the functions of digital drums, keyboards, and MIDI pads and can play an infinite number of sounds, including the ones you create yourself!
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 +| **Recommended Ages** | Prep to Year 3 (ages 5 to 8) |
 +| **Product Cost** | Single Ring Kit - $100-$120\\2 Ring Set - $140-$180 |
 +| **Where to Purchase** | Sphero Specdrums can be purchased from most STEAM stores such as [[https://​www.jbhifi.com.au/​|JB Hifi]] or [[https://​www.teaching.com.au/​|Modern Teaching Aids]] ​ |
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 +====Product Requirements====
 +Sphero Specdrums requires a tablet based device.
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 +{{section>​digital_literacy:​clippings#​loanable_kits}}
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 +=====Resources=====
 +  * [[https://​www.sphero.com/​education/​build-your-own-keyboard/​|Build your own Keyboard]]
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