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Bottle Cap Castanets

Make a musical instrument with items from your recycling bin! Experiment with different kinds of bottle caps to hear the different sounds they make!


  • Bottle caps
  • Cardboard
  • Scissors
  • Glue (Elmer's or hot glue gun)
  • Paint and paintbrush


  1. Cut strips of cardboard. Paint one side, let dry.
  2. On the non-painted side, glue bottle caps onĀ each end of a cardboard strips.
  3. Fold in half.
  4. Make music!
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