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PUPILS EXPRESS THEIR FEELINGS IN YUHUA PRIMARY'S MUSIC GARDEN
Minutes after the recess bell rings in Yuhua Primary School, pupils start exploring an outdoor music garden in a courtyard next to the canteen.
The Jurong East school's music garden, funded by the Ministry of Education and opened in April last year, features eight different outdoor percussion instruments imported from the United States.
These range from a row of vertical metal poles called the Contrabass Chimes, to drums and the Flying Armadinda, a set of suspended wooden blocks.
The above is an excerpt from a report published on www.straitstimes.com.
Full version: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/education/every-space-is-a-learning-space