As they’re exploring the world, kids, as a rule, take great joy in discovering all of the things that make NOISE. So, why not turn that natural curiosity into a fun, creative afternoon? Raid your garage or recycle bin for metal containers without sharp edges, then get inspired by this tin toy drum project from Maggie over at Red Ted Art! (In her post, Maggie also suggests a book about drums to go along with the craft!)


If you’ve got crafty kids, you should definitely explore the rest of Red Ted Art when you’re done banging on drums. It’s a fantastic resource for smart, fun family-friendly projects, and it’s sure to spark hours of creative play!

Ready to give DIY drums a try? Head on over to Red Ted Art to learn more.

Bonus: If you want to make even more kid-friendly musical instruments, Red Ted Art also put together this fantastic roundup of 15 Musical Instrument Crafts for Kids from all around the creative internet!