Making Music – Homemade Harmonica
Our church has a great child care program and they often inspire me with their craft ideas. In my youngest daughter's class, they made these clever homemade harmonicas. When my daughters twin sisters saw her harmonica, a few fights occurred, so to keep the peace, I made them some of their own. They were super simple to make and my kids made more than one Homemade Harmonica. They had enough to start their own band. If you kids can't get enough of homemade instruments, check out Making Musical…
Do You Hear That? – Experiment with Sound
The raindrops on the windows during a recent storm inspired us to experiment with sounds. I got out our play bag of raw beans, and we gathered various containers to see the differences in sound cre…
13 DIY Musical Instruments
Music is such a great activity for families especially when you do them together. We hope you enjoy our list of DIY musical instruments and that you build great memories with your family, while making them.
How can you see sound? Music science for kids
Find out how can you see sound more music science experiments for kids of all ages. Make a tin, can drum, straw flute and more music crafts and activities
25 DIY Musical Instruments
Life is more fun with music, and your kids will love these musical instruments. Kids will make music with anything. From when they are little and clanging pots together in your kitchen, until when they are big enough to bring home their first recorder from school, kids LOVE making music. These 25 DIY musical instruments are awesome because not only are they pretty and inexpensive to make, they are also all totally playable. So get the band together, it's time to jam! Your young rocker is…
Can You Make Music with Water?
This science center display explores water and sound. To make this display, I used glass vases from a craft store ($0.99 each). I added liquid watercolor paint to a pitcher of water (you could also use
DIY Drums - A Fun and Simple Upcycle Instrument for Toddlers
Your little ones will have a blast making music and banging away on their very own drums made out of items you probably already have at home! Musical instruments help children with their sensory development as they explore the different shapes and sounds. What you’ll need: Formula/Oatmeal size container Construction paper Large balloon Tape/glue 2 chopsticks 2 Styrofoam or felt balls Scissors Markers/crayons/paint Easy Steps: Cut the tip off the balloon and spread across the opening of the…
Easy Paper Plate Instruments: A Fun Rainy Day Activity for Kids
Today I'm sharing an easy rainy day craft for kids: easy paper plate instruments. You probably have all of the supplies already, so it's a good last minute activity if the kids are stuck inside this spring.
Homemade Musical Instruments
Homemade musical instruments are a way to get kids involved in the process of open-ended play. Whether they are involved in the steps it takes to make the musical instrument or not, the creativity in
23 Creative Ways to Use Milk Crates in the Classroom - We Are Teachers
We love these creative ways to use milk crates in the classroom! Make seats, create bookshelves, build a rolling cart, and so much more.
A "bucket jockey" found in your local hardware store serves as a portable writing or coloring center.
Combat the chaos of the classroom with these inspiring organization tips.