Step 7: Step Six

Playing your kazoo-- With your mouth a little open, hold the plastic covered side touching your lips. Humm. You can play any tune you can hum.

the sound is controlled by your voice, but can vary some what by
the size (the larger the vibrating membrane area the louder it can be --but if it is very much larger you will need a heavier plastic or try stretching it tighter.)

how loose or tight the membrane is A looser membrane tends to produce more buzz
and amplification.

How to make different types of Kazooz, kazoo history and myths, kazoo design, etc.
For more than most people could possibly want to know about kazooz, go to
Go to <br>http://www.instructables.com/id/Red-White-and-Blue-Pocket-Kazooz/ <br>for pocket kazooz in colors suitable for 4th of July, Memorial Day, Veterans Day, Flag Day, etc.<br><br><br>Make them and hand out to everyone for a holiday concert.<br><br>Find more info (than you probably ever wanted to know) about the kazoo at the Yahoo group Kazooz<br>http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Kazooz/<br>
Just came across this instructable... what a great idea, and beautifully presented! Thanks heaps - kept as a favourite :)
Thank you.<br>I just added another picture to be used on them.<br>http://www.instructables.com/id/Red-White-and-Blue-Pocket-Kazooz/<br>
Any chance of a video or sound-file of it being played?
I'm going to try. I should be able to do it with my digital camera, also takes videos. It had to get sent back to the factory for repair. On the 23rd the estimate was the typical 7 to 10 business days. I am less than pleased with Canon at the moment. I only had the camera 3 months
I just got notice, Cano shipped my camera by 2 day FedEx yesterday. I don't know if FedEx delivers on Saturdays, so I'll probably get it Monday. I'm going to try to remember to get a tripod today, since I don't have anyone to hold the camera. Does anyone know how to edit the video clips? I'll probably need to cut off the extra and the beginning and end.
Has anyone actually made any of these, yet? I know they all come out pretty good for me, but was wondering if anyone had any troubles making or playing them?
I added a link to this from my instructable, it's perfect for it and you can fit lots in there without taking up any room. I have to tell you I'm in love with these little things. Thanks for the fun instructable!<br/><br/><a href="http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-Boredom-pocket-kit/?comments=all#CFBWCQTFXA2ZORK">http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-Boredom-pocket-kit/?comments=all#CFBWCQTFXA2ZORK</a><br/>
Thanks. That's a great kit! I left some suggestions for other tyes of boxes for people who can't find Altoids.
Thanks, that's dang nice of you. Not being able to find an Altoids tins seems to really stump people when in fact you can use any old tin really. Thanks for adding some suggestions.
the picture looks like condoms
I LOVE this. It's silly and fun! I'm going to make loads of them.
Thanks! That's the idea. If you have a small reclosable tin--Altoids, Bandaids, etc.-- You can safely carry a bunch in your pocket., ready for anything!
Neat. I see you suggest using a fixative to prevent coloured lips. If you have access to a colour laser printer then this would be better as the 'ink' is waterproof.
A fixative also protects the front of the paper from moisture; (rain, snow, sweaty hands etc.) The back is covered by the plastic.
I see - so it's waterproofed all round.
Well, at least water resistant; I wouldn't take it swimming. but it should resist becoming a soggy mess from things like moisture laden breath, and other forms of damp. It also depends on how much fixitive you use and how much of the back is covered, then there are the edges. These are pretty much a cheap, easily made, short life item, this just extends the life a bit.

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