Introduction: Cool Kazoo/Harmonica Thingie

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This toy is very fun and easy to make and use with little kids and adults alike!*** Have fun playing "Mary had a Little Lamb" and "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" on your new, super easy to make, DIY, Cool Kazoo/Harmonica Thingie!!!

Step 1: Materials

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You will need:

  • a straw
  • two fat popsicle sticks
  • two rubber bands
  • scissors

Step 2: Preparing the Straw

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To prepare the straw, cut two pieces off the straw that are about 5-8 or about an inch, just slightly thicker than the Popsicle stick. centimeters. One straw can usually make two to three kazoo/harmonicas.

Step 3: Making It

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Wrap a rubber band around a popsicle stick lengthwise. Then insert one of your straw pieces in between the rubber band and the popsicle stick at the end of the stick. Add the second popsicle stick on top and wrap a rubber band around the whole thing, then insert a straw in between the sticks on the opposite side from where the first straw is. Ta da! Blow in it to play and move the straws to adjust the pitch.

*** WARNING: This toy does give you headaches because of the fast vibrating of the rubber band, so don't use it for very long periods of time!

Comments

Hammerguy84 (author)2016-03-01

This also works as a great coyote call, when you master it.

CRAZEDCLAM (author)Hammerguy84 2016-03-03

Cool

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