How-To: Popsicle Stick Harmonica

We’re almost to the mid-point of our summer here, and we are already starting to run low on ideas for inexpensive, fun kid projects to try. I love this DIY harmonica from Maya*Made, and can’t wait to try it with my kiddos.

With a little blowing, they make a satisfying sound that can change pitch by moving the paper sliders up and down. Very cool.

3 thoughts on “How-To: Popsicle Stick Harmonica

  1. cherylp says:

    Another similar project, the “Sound Sandwich”, comes from San Francisco’s Exploratorium:
    Back in the day, when I worked for a children’s museum, this project was a favorite for us to take to outreach events. The Exploratorium includes the science behind the activity – fun and educational!

  2. angels0730 says:

    my harmonica has stopped working. How do i rebuild it?

  3. Make Popsicle Harmonica And Boost Your Child’s Music Skills says:

    […] Play the harmonica by drawing in some air and blowing. What noise did it make? […]

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