Have fun with your class trying to play this traditional 6/8 Afro-Cuban rhythm which is called Bembé. It is the basis for most Afro-Cuban songs in 6/8 time. It's been orchestrated with Brazilian Samba percussion as some schools will have these instruments to hand. However, you can put them on any percussion instrument
A Conversation In Rhythm: Teachers can find lots of information to expose students to Afro-Cuban music.