Strummin' String Instrument

Strummin' String Instrument craft

Strike up the band! Kids love art and music, so making both at the same time will really get them in tune with their creativity.

  • 1.

    Cut a slit in the end of a recycled tissue box with Crayola® Scissors.

  • 2.

    Draw a long, rectangular finger board for your instrument with Crayola Markers on cardboard. Cut out the finger board. Draw frets on it if your instrument has them. Slide the finger board through the slit. Glue it to the tissue box with Crayola School Glue.

  • 3.

    Shape the head of your instrument with Crayola Model Magic. Mold tuning pegs and attach them to the head. Glue the head to the finger board.

  • 4.

    Decorate your guitar, violin, or other string instrument with Crayola Glitter Glue.

  • 5.

    Stretch rubber bands or elastic across the instrument for strings.