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Listen to the music of the wind! Kids can make their own simple Beaded Utensil Windchimes from old utensils. Recycled kids crafts like this lovely windchime are great low-maintenance homemade musical instruments that kids can make.
Celebrate to the beat of your own drum for the Chinese New Year. You can easily craft Chinese Drums to make noise for a new start. Chinese New Year crafts are wonderful ways to learn about different cultures while having a great time. You can use this drum year round whenever you feel like playing some music. Discuss the differences in cultures to make this craft an educational one.
La, la, la isn't the only note in songs. Discover the basics of making music when you create the Do Re Mi Musical Bottles craft. You will learn about different pitches and notes by blowing on water bottles filled with colorful water. Each color of the rainbow is a different note, and you can play whichever one you want. This recycled craft is a perfect way to reuse old water bottles that you have around the house. Everyone loves to sway their hips and do a little dance, so make up your own song with this musical craft for kids and join on in.
March to the beat of your own drum, literally, with the Duct Tape Drum Craft. You'll learn how to make your own drums with this awesome drum craft tutorial. Since these homemade instruments kids can make are crafted with duct tape, they're extremely inexpensive. You are sure to have a blast drumming and making music with your very own tape drum set. Music crafts for kids are wonderful ways to frugally introduce kids to instruments. There are so many instances where parents buy their kids expensive instruments, and then a few weeks later the child is no longer interested. These duct tape crafts allow you to try out an awesome instrument without spending much.
Easter Egg Maracas are a great way to reuse mismatched plastic Easter eggs once the holiday has passed. Create these homemade musical instruments and quick homemade toys out of your old Easter egg decorations for fun and colorful rhythms.
Shake, shake, shake your booty! Dance and play as you shake your simple-as-can-be Cinco de Mayo kids' crafts. Your Easy Easter Egg Maraca Instrument is a great noisemaker for lots of occasions like New Year's Eve or a birthday party. If you use leftover plastic eggs from Easter, this craft will be so affordable that your Mom will let you make a ton. Decorate your maraca instrument so that it matches the holiday you are celebrating, and then make some noise for the kids' craft of the hour.
I've got a bright idea! Play music in the dark. The Glow Xylophone is one of the best crafts for kids to do at home because it is fun, it doesn't make a mess, it's quick, and it's completely affordable. Good crafts for kids that cost almost nothing are hard to find, but this wonderful kids' craft is just that. You will spend hours listening to the sounds you can make with simply water in a glass, and you will marvel at how cool your instrument looks because of the glow sticks.
Golden Fairy Bells make a lovely tinkling, jingling sound when you shake them, like the chime of fairy voices. These homemade musical instruments look and sound lovely, and music crafts for kids help develop fine motor skills and shape future musicians.
Jazz up the room with a Musical Medley Art Collage. This kids coloring project is a fantastic art project for kids and will teach them about the shapes of musical instruments. Kids collage projects are also a fascinating way to teach kids about the complexity of art and perspective.
Native American Rain Makers are a great way to help kids remember their history lessons about Native American culture. Little anthropologists will love to make their own version of these phenomenal homemade musical instruments and kids crafts from recycled materials.