Introduction: Ra-ta-tan-tan

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Make some noise! Drum to entertain kids of all ages.

Step 1: Materials

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Recycling an empty crackers can.

Step 2: Also

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needed scissors, ribbon, glue, marker.

Step 3: Bambo

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about 12 bamboo sticks and a rubber band.

Step 4: Paint

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I chose red paint for this project, paint it entirely.

Step 5: Mark

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about eight spots inside and at the bottom of the can.

Step 6: Cut

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16 pieces of ribbon of about nine inches for the can, and 2 pieces of 22 inches for the bamboo sticks.

Step 7: Put

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glue on each piece of ribbon an paste them on the can, securing the bottom and inside the can.

Step 8: Work

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in a diagonal pattern.

Step 9: Make

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two groups of six bamboo sticks and put a rubber band around.

Step 10: Cut

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the point side of the bamboo sticks.

Step 11: Take

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one of the 22 inches ribbon, by the center make a knot on one extreme of the sticks grouped, take off the rubber band, and work around de lenght of the sticks and make another knot at the other extreme. Make another one.


BeanGolem (author)2009-03-24

This reminds me of all those toys that you have for a large part of your early childhood that you never throw away because you were obsessed with them for so long and could never bear to see them leave.

cremolada (author)BeanGolem2009-03-25

you know what is this about!

caitlinsdad (author)2009-03-24

Add a hanging strap for a marching band! Louder drums can be made from the 5-gallon plastic buckets from paint/drywall compound.

cremolada (author)caitlinsdad2009-03-25

I agree, thanks.

Sandisk1duo (author)2009-03-24

step 12?

cremolada (author)Sandisk1duo2009-03-25

Thank you, I didn't notice I added an extra step.

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