Easter Egg Musical Instruments

All those plastic Easter eggs scattered about the house… what are you going to do with them?

Why not turn them into musical instruments with a few simple household items?

#1 – Easter Egg Shakers

  • Open eggs and fill 1/2 way with sand, uncooked rice, small pebbles, dried beans, etc., or any combination of the above mentioned
  • Close/snap back together
  • Go around the crack with masking tape, decorative tap, ribbon, etc.
Kids DIY Egg Shakers. Cute in a little ones Eater basket.

Idea from Pinterest

 

#2 – Easter Egg Maracas 

  • Open eggs and fill 1/2 way with sand, uncooked rice, small pebbles, dried beans, etc., or any combination of the above mentioned
  • Close/snap back together
  • Place a plastic spoon on each side of the egg
  • Tape plastic spoons around the middle of the eggs with masking tape, decorative tape, ribbon etc. (picture below does not accurately show this)
    • To further hold together, tape spoons directly under the eggs
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Idea from Pinterest

Now you are ready to make some beautiful music together as a family.

Enjoy this shaker song and plenty others via You Tube.

Hope you are having a wonderful Easter Monday!

Wash your hands, wipe off door handles, counter tops, etc. and remember to be kind to others. 

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