Make a musical instrument

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 Cardboard Tube

 Aluminium Foil

 Sellotape

 Dried rice

 Paper

 Crayons, markers, stickers


o Start by cutting two circles out of your paper.

o Wrap one circle around one end of the tube and seal it off with sellotape.

o Take a piece of Tin Foil about three times longer than the tube.

o Crumple it into a long thin strip and then twist into a spiral shape.

o Drop it into the tube.

o Pour a generous amount of dried rice into the tube

o Take the other circle of paper and seal it over the open end.

o Now you can decorate your rainmaker with crayons, stickers etc


  • instrument
  • music
  • rainstick

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