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Bottle-cap Tambourines

You'll need:

a strong y-shaped branch

a dozen metal bottle caps
a strong wire
acrylic paint and brushes
assorted decorations (feathers, colored cord, beads, etc.)

Let's start:

First paint the stick and decorate it.
Next step is to flatten the bottle caps with a hammer and use a nail to punch a small hole into the centers of the caps.
String the caps onto the wire and then wrap the wire around the stick.

Now you have yourself a tambourine that will keep children entertained for hours.

*project idea via familyfun