How to Make Musical Instruments for Kids


Make homemade trumpets, xylophones, maracas, kazoos and more! In this free instructional video clip series, an expert will show you how to make a variety of musical instruments with your kids using everyday items around the house.

Series Summary

Your child is probably fascinated with music, musical instruments, and dance – most children are! There are many ways for your kids from infancy to prepubescence to enjoy the thrills of participating in and enjoying music in all its forms, whether that be through listening to headphones, dancing and singing, or playing instruments themselves. Naturally, a child's involvement with music is a huge bolster to their self-worth, their confidence and (last but not least) their creative spirit. Make the most out of their innate drive to create and enjoy the arts by combining two artistic outlets together for one fun project: gather regular and available household items and craft them into homemade musical instruments for your kids and their play friends to enjoy alongside their other musical and artistic projects. In this free video clip series, our expert will show you ways to take numerous household items that you probably have in your kitchen at this very moment and utilize them with a little creativity to form a virtual orchestra for your kids. Teach them how to make their own trumpets from cardboard rolls, shakers and maracas with dried beans and paper bags, and kazoos from empty toilet paper rolls! They will delight in seeing these typically benign household items (and some trash, too!) become fun playthings they can enjoy making themselves as well as playing with later. Inexpensive art projects for children combined with musical exploration and creativity made simple with these free videos!

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