Castanets have long evoked an image of Spanish music and dance but they weren't traditionally a part of flamenco. They have been a part of the Escuela Bolera, Classico Español and folkloric repertoire. Now there are many dancers who choose to use castanets with flamenco dance. With this tutorial you can learn how to start playing castanets with José from Flamenco Bites.
castanets using bottle caps & cardboard. fiesta theme for storytime. to cover up the beer bottle caps I gave each cap a coat of Mod Podge. It acts as a sealer so that the paint will stick to the cap. Then I painted each cap with acrylic paint.