Instructables user wasabi32746 says that this instrument doesn’t really sound like bagpipes, but works the same way and is fun to play. These bagpipes from recorders and garbage bags might be fun to make with your kids (and educational)!
Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).