Celebrate recycling and the joy of music with this easy outdoor craft for kids. Gather your family and friends in the yard or the park and strike up a band of recycled container instruments!
What You'll Need:
- Clean plastic bottles, coffee cans, and butter tubs (all with lids)
- Uncooked pinto beans
- Uncooked rice
- Masking tape
- CD player
- Favorite CD
How to Make Recycled Container Instruments:Step 1: Clean out all of your empty plastic bottles and coffee cans with lids. Step 2: Put a handful of uncooked beans and rice inside each one and tape the lids shut. Step 3: Now that you've found a way to give old things new life, give your new percussion instruments a shake and listen. Step 4: Just add your favorite songs, and you've got a musical tribute to recycling!
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