Jingling Tambourine

Jingling Tambourine craft

Create your own Jingling Tambourine from everyday objects. You'll be ready to play and dance along with your favorite music.

  • 1.

    Using a paper punch, ask an adult to punch about 10 evenly spaced holes around the rim of an aluminum foil pie plate. Place a second pie plate upside down on top of the first plate. Punch holes in the second plate to match the previous holes.

  • 2.

    Using Crayola® Gel Markers, trace the bottom of each pie plate on dark construction paper.

  • 3.

    Using Crayola Scissors, cut out the circles and decorate with Crayola Gel Markers.

  • 4.

    Attach the circles on the bottom of each pie plate with Crayola School Glue. Dry.

  • 5.

    Cut pieces of ribbon long enough to thread through six of the holes so they dangle from the tambourine. Decorate the ribbon if you like with gel markers.

  • 6.

    Line up the holes on both pie plates and thread one piece of ribbon through one set of holes. Tie a knot so the ribbon is secure. Repeat on five more holes all around the tambourine.

  • 7.

    Put two large metal buttons back to back and thread a long twist tie through the buttons. Thread the rest of the twist tie through an open hole in the rim of the pie plate. Twist the ends together, and tuck the loose ends back into the hole. Repeat with t

  • 8.

    Your tambourine is ready to shake as you dance and sing!