How to Make Mobiles

Wind Chime Mobile

Wind chime mobile
Wind chime mobile

Hang your wind chime mobile outside and listen to its sounds. It's as if the soft breezes are singing to you.

What You'll Need:

  • Plastic coffee can lid
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • String
  • Plastic egg carton
  • Large jingle bells

Adults should help kids with the cutting in this project. To make the wind chime ring, cut the center from a plastic coffee can lid. Make sure the ring is at least 1/2 inch wide. To make the wind chime hanger, punch 4 holes evenly spaced around the ring. Thread a piece of string through each hole. Bring the ends of each string together at the top, and tie them in a knot. Punch 4 more holes between the others. Hang string down from each hole on the ring. Make egg carton bells for each string. Cut out a cup, and poke a hole in the center. Thread the cup through the hanging string, and tie a jingle bell into each cup.See the next page to learn how to create a nature-themed mobile.For more fun activities and kids' crafts, check out: