Wind Chime for Kids to Make

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Last year we made Yogurt Cup Wind Chimes.  The kids loved helping to make the wind chime and it is still out in the tree a year later!  We set out to make a new wind chime this year out of another recycled material.  Here is what we came up with! This wind chime that kids can make is fun and easy.  A great way to decorate the yard for spring or summer. 
 wind chime craft for kids easy and fun to make

 Wind Chime for Kids to Make

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Supplies/What we used:

*Foam stickers from of course!  Thanks for the free goodie box.

*ribbon – like this American Crafts 24 Extreme Value Neon Ribbon

 *a recycled boogie wipes container – Boogie Wipes Canister – Fresh Scent – 90 ct
or  Clorox container – like these Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Fresh Scent and Citrus Blend, 225 Count



How to make a wind chime with kids:

I removed the label from the container and it sat in the garage almost a year, lol.  Finally, a few weeks ago the kids and I got a chance to work on this project.  I had my husband add holes to the now bottom of the container. He put 8 total around the edge.  He added 2 close together on the now top also.

recycled container kid made wind chime

The kids added foam stickers to the container and I threaded the ribbon at the bottom and tied knots to hold it on.  The kids could have done this but since we were pushed for time I did the ribbons myself.  It seemed unfinished so I added a few pony beads to the end. More  goodies to the rescue!

 wind chimes for kids to make
Last but not least, I added some string up top into the 2 holes.  Now I could hang it up for us to enjoy.  The kids and I were thrilled with how it turned out.  We look forward to making a new one when this one gets worn. But for now the bright colors of this recycled container, kid made wind chime, is being enjoyed.
More posts from us:   
10 Bird Feeders Kids Love To Make
Beautiful Kid Made Wind Chimes
 wind chime craft for kids
 Check out more amazing spring inspirations for the kids from some fellow blogging friends:
 DIY Easter Basket for Baby on All Done Monkey

Fruit Flower Pot Snack for Kids on Inspired by Familia

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