Make some homemade instruments and use them to explore the science of sound! These DIY music instruments make great STEM activities for kids.
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Making homemade instruments is always a hit with the kids, but what I especially love about these particular DIY musical instruments is they make great STEM activities too.
By manipulating different parts of the creating process and music making process, children can explore the science of sound vibrations. Below you’ll find all kinds of homemade instruments perfect for both making music and exploring sound!
Exploring Sound with Homemade Instruments
Homemade Rainsticks from Buggy and Buddy
Sound Matching Game with Seeds from Fun-A-Day!
Homemade Egg Shakers from Fun at Home with Kids
Musical Science Pool from And Next Comes L
Homemade Kazoo from Buggy and Buddy
DIY Voicepipe from Babble Dabble Do
Rainbow Water Xylophone from Mama.Papa.Bubba
Mini Sound Shakers from Buggy and Buddy
Rainbow Drums on the Light Table from And Next Comes L
Spinning Noise Maker from What Do We Do All Day?
Guitar Science from Science Sparks
Popsicle Stick Harmonica from Housing a Forest
Be sure to check out STEAM Kids book and ebook for even more creative STEM and STEAM ideas!