DIY Tape Drums

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Channel your inner rock star with our awesome DIY tape drums! This fun recycled craft uses re-purposed coffee cans to create awesome, brightly-colored instruments your kids love. Personalize them for an extra-special touch and get your drum kit ready for your rock star solo!

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What you will need:

Empty coffee cans

Electrical tape in bright colors (we love these awesome neons by Kid Made Modern)

12″ wooden craft dowels

Scissors

Instructions:

Make sure your coffee cans are clean and dry.

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Wrap your can in electrical tape, alternating colors to form stripes. The bottom of the can will be the open end (remember to remove the lid!)

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To personalize, use scissors to cut out tape letters to form your child’s name or initials.

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Wrap the ends of each dowel in tape (two per set) to create your drumsticks.

Now you’re ready to play!

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3 comments responses to "DIY Tape Drums"

  • love the idea of using electrical tape!

    posted by: Lisa on January 14, 2014

  • love these- as long as my son doesn’t drum all day long!

    posted by: Jessica W. on January 14, 2014

  • cute idea and a great way to recycle!

    posted by: tony on January 14, 2014