Read about how we got on decorating our own wooden guitar shapes using a kit from online craft retailer Baker Ross.
Baker Ross DIY Star Wooden Clappers Kit
Read about how we got on making these Wooden Star Clappers using a kit from online craft retailer Baker Ross.
DIY Musical Spinner
Here’s a fun game to play with a DIY spinner to get you started with some musical composition.
DIY Wood Block- Decorate Your Own Kit from Baker Ross
Making a woodblock with my 4 year old using DIY Baker Ross Mini Wooden Block kit. A fun way to spend a rainy afternoon, spending family time together.
Baker Ross DIY Castanets Kit
Reviewing a DIY castanets kit from Baker Ross, and demonstrating how to make your own castanets.
DIY Bottle Top Wind Chime
How to make a wind chime for the garden with just metal bottle tops, fishing thread and a dream catcher hoop.
Baker Ross DIY Tambourine Kit
Reviewing a fun activity, making DIY tambourine using a kit from Baker Ross.
DIY Windchime with bells
Fancy making an easy DIY windchime to enjoy in your garden this summer? I made one out of fishing wire and jingle bells, and tell you how I did it here.
Are you looking for something easy to make for your children to play with over the holidays? How about trying out a homemade musical instrument. This percussion instrument is probably one of the easiest instruments to "make" and involves gathering a few items you already have at home. Hours of wholesome musical fun awaits. Or at least 15 minutes.
DIY Slide Whistle
I currently have both children at home given the situation in the UK at the moment. My eldest is set work from school which occupies him (and me with cajoling him to get back to it and helping him understand what he is supposed to be doing), but not the whole day. So we are... Continue Reading →
Making DIY Castanets
Learn how to make your own homemade pair of castanets from items you already have at home.
Making a DIY hand drum
Making a hand drum out of items you have at home. Keeping the children busy with screen free activities.
Making a DIY cardboard box guitar
Another incredibly simple instrument to have a go at making at home this week. Today we have a box guitar! Now you can make these guitars as fancy or as plain as you like. We opted for plain so we could get on with using them- the children couldn’t wait to use them! You can... Continue Reading →
Making DIY straw and foil shaker
Making easy musical instruments with children, to keep children busy during the corona lockdown.
Making DIY Lego shaker
Making DIY Lego shaker. An instrument my 5 year old was able to make entirely independently.
Making DIY windchimes
How to make indoor beaded windchimes from things you may already have at home.
Making DIY panpipes
Another fun activity to do at home with your little ones while we are all on lockdown. Today I made panpipes using only items that I found in the drawers at home. To make panpipes at home you will need to collect together: Straws. We had a stock of plastic straws at home. Paper ones... Continue Reading →
Making Balloon Shakers
More DIY instruments to make with your children while stuck in self isolation. This time: balloon shakers.
Making DIY Drums
Next in my series on DIY musical instruments. How to make a drum from items you already have at home.
Making Homemade Kazoos
Making homemade instruments can be a lot of fun. One of the easiest to make and play with is a kazoo, so I had a go with my children. See how we got on here.