Homemade Musical Instruments
You will need a heavy paper plate or two thin plates pasted together; a few jingle bells, yarn, and a hole punch. Punch holes around the outer circle of the plate. Tie yarn to the bells, then securely fasten through the plate holes. Be aware of a possible choke hazard for young children, and only use with adult supervision.
Make drums from old oatmeal boxes or coffee cans. Rattles & Shakers- Use old dish washing liquid bottles. Fill slightly with rice, seeds, or sand. Secure tightly. Decorate with contact paper or magazine clippings.
Attach sandpaper to two small cut 2" x 4"s. Rub together.
Here are some pictures of handmade instruments by AIMS:
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