Fun! DIY drums out of tin cans with a balloon stretched across the top

Balloon bongo, rice shaker & güiro!

We’ve been having a lot of noisy fun with this 3 in 1 homemade instrument. It’s a balloon bongo, rice shaker & güiro all rolled into one and is a doddle to make!

Homemade instruments

Homemade instruments~To do this, empty and clean cans (making sure that the edge is not sharp) and fill with rice or lentils. Next, cut the bottom of a balloon and place it on top. These instruments can be used as bongos or shakers!

Some amazing make-your-own instrument ideas for kids using items from around the house!

8 Gorgeous Handmade Instruments Made From Recycled Items

{Great Winter Break activity} Save those wrapping paper rolls & Christmas boxes! Make Musical Instruments made from Recycled Items

homemade musical instrument - Cardboard and popsicle stick kalimba by lullatone

Here are some shots of an exhibition of homemade instruments and illustrations we did at Amagasaka in Nagoya, Japan.

Shake up your Cinco de Mayo celebration with raisin-box maracas.

Cinco de Mayo Crafts and Printables: chili favors, paper bag pinatas, raisin box maracas

Musical Instruments for Kids! Awesome

Musical Instruments for Kids

DIY Musical Instruments with Green Kid Crafts -- from Rieck Rieck Rieck Arsenault {Mommy Moment}

homemade musical instruments cup drum

Splendidly Creative {and simple} Homemade Instruments!

Pinch Drum - easy DIY musical instrument from a mug and a balloon - kids will love it! ~International Make Your Own Instrument Day~June Around This World Music

Make your own instruments out of stuff from around the house/in the recycling bin!

Make Your Own Instruments from Recycled Materials

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20 Toddler Activities by teachingmama Kids Toddlers Activities Finally some great ideas! No more momma going crazy on the weekends!

How To: Make Instruments

Simple Halloween Costumes for the Family

If you've ever wondered how to make a musical instrument with your kids, you'll definitely want to check out this round up of over 10 homemade musical instruments!

10+ Homemade Musical Instruments for Kids