Want to make a homemade hand rattle drum? All you need is the discarded tube from the inside of a packing tape roll and a few other bits and bobs to build your own musical instrument.
You can even get creative and add colourful drawings and decorations in felt tip or tape.
This guide is part of our Sense Arts, Sport & Wellbeing programme. This activity can be done at a time that suits you, either at home or in an educational setting.
Who is this for
This is a musical and crafting activity for people who are deafblind or have complex disabilities and can be enjoyed by anyone.
Why does this make a difference?
This is a sensory activity that promotes wellbeing and learning, helping people their senses to connect with their surroundings, exploring touch and sound while supporting independent choice and creativity.
How to do this activity
What you’ll need
- Inner tube from a roll of tape
- Tape or glue, scissors
- Straw or stick
- String or ribbons
- Paint and other things to decorate
- Make it more colourful by colouring in the beads