Make Your Own Musical Instruments!

February 8th, 2003 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

Recommended Website:
Instrument Construction Zone

At this website you will find step-by-step instructions for how to build a variety of musical instruments using materials you would normally discard. The simple directions are accompanied by illustrations and in some cases, you can even listen to the sound the instrument is supposed to make when completed.

When you get to the site you will see a menu that includes:

  • 4-in-1 Coffee Can
  • Straw Noisemaker
  • Tube Horns
  • Tube Trombones
  • Finger Piano
  • Rubber Band Box Guitars
  • Tube-tar (guitar)
  • Styrocello

Click on any one of these ingenious instruments for an explanation of how to make one, along with directions for how to use it to get the best sound for your efforts. Some of the instruments are simple and take a few minutes to construct; others take a bit more time and effort. You will find an instrument suitable for every age or grade level. All of them will provide hours of joyful noise!


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