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old school cell phones

Long before cell phones and texting, we made tin can phones and used them to talk to friends across the yard or down the street. Why not try it at home with the kids?

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Make a Play Telephone

Do I ever remember using these, Basic telephone out of tin cans or paper cups. This is such a great classic toy!

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Tin Can Phone

Tin Can Telephone - make them with the students and it is a great way to introduce sound waves. Plus they are just super cool.

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Tin Can Phone

tin can phones - really this is just to remind me of the Turkey call I want to do.... Rope goes on inside and hot glued. Then use a wet rag to pull down on the rope to make it vibrate and make a bird call sound

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Artist Michelle Stitzlein’s ‘Moth’ series is a collection of large, incredibly detailed, sculptures of moths created from recycled items such as: license plates, car parts, piano keys, broken china, rusty tin cans, electrical wire, bottle caps, mirrors, trash can lids, bicycle tires, scrap wood, aluminum siding, faucet handles, oil drum lids and phone hand sets.

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Instead Of Throwing Away This Tin Can, She Transformed It Into Something Adorable

Your kids might have cell phones, but nothing beats a good game of <a href="http://madebyjoel.com/2010/04/tin-can-telephones.html" target="_blank">tin can telephone</a>.

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DIY Solar USB Charger - Altoids

DIY solar phone charger! Cool. Why? Just 'cuz and besides it fits in an Altoid box. I love stuff like this!

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