One World Drum Circles, which follows Secrets of the Heart®, is designed as a 10-12 week residency program for first grade. It is a weekly workshop presented to a maximum of 30 students in each of four classrooms. The residency can be expanded to include more classrooms.
One World Drum Circles presents arts and universal themes by teaching rhythms and songs from cultures around the world. The secrets, taught through folklore and story themes, include wisdom, cooperation, honesty, generosity, respect, truth, intelligence, and compassion. World cultures children explore include: China, Ireland, West Africa (Ghana), Africa (Egypt), South America (Peru), North America (Ojiwbe), and Australia (Aboriginal).