Fun and FREE Homemade Musical Instruments

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Music time and musical exploration is such an important part of a preschool education. Children thrive when they are able to dance, and play and express themselves with musical instruments.

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One thing I sometimes feel like my children miss out on when we homeschool, is a fun music time with those awesome wooden instruments I remember playing in school when I was little. They don’t have to miss out though, there are so many creative and super fun musical instruments that you can make in your very own home! These would be great for a craft time, or during a music study, or just for fun play.

You must check out these awesome ideas for free musical instruments you can make yourself:

Coffee Can Drums from Kids Activities Blog

Create a Rain Stick from Happy Hooligans

Make a Popsicle Stick Harmonica from Housing a Forest

Make a Magic Drinking Straw Flute with free notebooking page printable from Deceptively Educational

Create a PVC Pipe Xylophone from Frugal Fun 4 Boys

How to Make a PVC Pipe Xylophone
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God is Love Paper Plate Tambourine from Meaningful Mama

How to Make a Rainstick Musical Instrument from Nurture Store

Pringle Can DIY Drum from The Taylor House

Cardboard Rattle Drum from Pink Stripey Socks

DIY Homemade Paper Towel Roll Xylophone from The Inspired Tree House

Homemade French Horn from Savvy Homemade

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Here are some more really fun music and movement ideas for your home preschool:

Music and Movement Ideas and FREE Resources for Preschoolers

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Written by Sarah

Sarah

Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Granola Mama to 4 children ages 16-5. She is a Charlotte Mason style homeschooler and has been homeschooling for 13 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, Coffee and Green Smoothies!

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