Lindsey from Filth Wizardry amazes and delights me with every post at her blog, and now she’s guest-posting incredible projects over at AlphaMom. Anyone who has been following the World Cup this year has heard the term “vuvuzela.” (If you haven’t heard it, it’s pronounced something like “voovoo-zella” and it’s the name of the South African stadium horns blown by fans.) Well, Lindsay has created a stadium horn made from dollar store stuff so your kids can toot along with all the World Cup soccer crowds (or, just use them to annoy the neighbors!) [how to make a vuvuzela stadium horn]

Project Estimate:

  • Two plastic bats, $2
  • Party horns, $1 (optional)
  • Plastic party cup, on hand or $1
  • Electrical tape, on hand

Total: $2 and up

Additional Resources:

  • Kickstarter Project to raise funds for a vuvuzela concert for BP (ha ha!)
  • Overheard on ESPN: During the 2010 FIFA World Cup match between South Africa and Uruguay, ESPN commentators were talking about the controversy over vuvuzelas ( S. African stadium horns). Said one reporter to the other: “I have 5 children at home, so I find the vuvuzelas quite relaxing.” (Sorry, I can’t remember where I found this, I just