Chinese Drum

Create some Chinese New Year music with this Chinese drum craft!


You will need the following :

  • A4 size cardboard
  • Glue/stick tape
  • Beads/buttons
  • Satay stick/ice cream stick/tongue depressor stick
  • String or yarn
  • Markers

 

Step 1
Cut 2 circles from the piece of cardboard. Decorate one side of the circle cardboards as desired. You might want to write Chinese characters such as such as 吉,福,祥, etc.
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Step 2
Tie a bead to the end of the yarn. Do the same for the other piece of yarn and stick both pieces of yarn to the back of the circle cardboard.
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Step 3
Stick the satay stick to the back of the circle cardboard.
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Step 4
Stick the other decorated circle cardboard on top. Now, twist your wrists back and forth and you can start making music with your Chinese drum!
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http://prekandksharing.blogspot.sg/2013/01/making-music-with-young-children.html