Castanets made from a paper plate and bottle tops.
Recommended for age 4+ with help.
Beaded Clacker Instrument
A paper plate based junk instrument. Twirl to play. Adult help needed to check the instrument is safe before use.
Recommended for age 7+.
Paper Plate Shaker
A simple shaker made from rice or dried pulses and a paper plate.
Recommended for age 8+ (or 3+ with help).
Shell Clod Hoppers
Instructions for making a simple little creature from shells.
Recommended for age 5+.
Cereal Box Blue Policebox
This old fashioned style policebox (similar to the one used by Dr Who as a TARDIS) is made from a Quaker cereal box and thick card. This is a tricky craft which requires the use of a craft knife.
Recommended for age 12+ (or 7+ with help).
A rainstick made from a kitchen roll inner and paper clips. Fairly simple to make but requires a little patience.
Recommended for age 9+.