Learn how to make musical shakers using paper cups. These are great for parties, play dates and for music and movement activities.
When we started out, we never had the intention of making musical shakers. I just set up the craft basket for an open ended paper cup painting activity.
Once it was done, the kids wanted to make a shaker using the cups and that is what we did.Stuck inside the house on a rainy day? Make these musical shakers and have fun indoors with kids Click To Tweet
What is in the craft basket?
- Paper cups
- Tissue paper (to wipe off the paint)
Step 1: Painting the paper cups
Spread the newspaper on the work area and start painting the cups
My son mixed colors and painted however he wanted.
Let the cups dry.
Step 2: Making musical shaker using paper cups
What is the craft basket?
- Painted paper cups
- Glitter tape
- Put some beads inside the cups
- Apply glue on edges of the cups and seal the cups together. Let it dry.
- Tape the edges using the glitter tape to ensure that the cups do not come apart
- Shake and have fun
Your turn now:
Paper cups are great for doing craft activities. What did you make using paper cups. Comment below and let us know