coffee can drum and tambourine

Keeping kids who are cooped up indoors entertained is a perennial parenting challenge. Luckily you only need to look as far as your recycling bin for hours of entertainment! Heather wrote a great post on Home Made Simple teaching us how to make a drum, rain stick, tambourine and more from items you already have on hand! [how to make DIY Musical Instruments]

Project estimate (for drum):

  • Large can, on hand
  • Newspaper, on hand
  • Craft paint, on hand
  • Paintbrush, on hand
  • Scissors, on hand
  • Craft felt, on hand
  • Rubber bands, on hand
  • Pencils, on hand

Total: Free!