This homemade tambourine can be made with simple things that include soda bottle caps, wooden embroidery hoops, and painters' tape. As you shake the tambourine, the caps will strike each other making a great sound.
Paper Plate Banjo Stack two heave weight paper plates and staple them together for durability. Attach a paint stick to the back and glue beads to the end as the pegs. Finally, add strings by stretching rubber bands around the stacked plates.